Sri Lanka beat England by 75 runs

Sri Lanka beat England by 75 runs

🕔16:24, 29.Mar 2012

England lost their last six wickets for 31 runs as they collapsed to a 75-run defeat in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle. Chasing a record 340, England seemed well set as Jonathan Trott (112) and Matt Prior

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ICC World Twenty20 tickets in great demand

ICC World Twenty20 tickets in great demand

🕔09:36, 28.Mar 2012

Thousands of Sri Lanka cricket fans snapped up sought-after tickets for the ICC World Twenty20 2012 when box offices, MoneyGram outlets and online booking sites opened at 9am Colombo time today. Following a spectacular launch on Saturday attended by tens

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England on top despite Jayawardene century

England on top despite Jayawardene century

🕔17:48, 26.Mar 2012

A cultured unbeaten 168 from Mahela Jayawardene lifted Sri Lanka to 289-8 after the opening day of the two-Test series against England in Galle. Sri Lanka were 15-3 after three wickets fell in 10 balls, Kumar Sangakkara out first ball

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PCB agree to host Australia in Sri Lanka

PCB agree to host Australia in Sri Lanka

🕔07:51, 26.Mar 2012

Pakistan’s home limited-overs series against Australia this August is likely to be played in Sri Lanka, with SLC secretary Nishantha Ranatunga and PCB director Intikhab Alam both saying they had agreed in principle to the arrangement. Cricket Australia’s stand has

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Randiv, Prasanna in Sri Lankan squad

Randiv, Prasanna in Sri Lankan squad

🕔14:01, 23.Mar 2012

Off-spinner Suraj Randiv forced his way back into the Sri Lankan team for the upcoming two-match Test series against England, scheduled to commence from March 26 in the southern port town of Galle. The other cricketer to make a return

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Pakistan win thrilling Asia cup final

Pakistan win thrilling Asia cup final

🕔21:51, 22.Mar 2012

Pakistan beat Bangladesh in a thriller to lift the Asia Cup 2012 at Mirpur on Thursday. Chasing a score of 237, Bangladesh fell short by two runs. Bangladesh looked set for a win after the openers got the team off

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T20 world cup tickets go on sale

T20 world cup tickets go on sale

🕔09:24, 22.Mar 2012

Tickets for this year’s ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka go on sale to the public from Saturday. The official ticket launch takes place on Saturday, with President Mahinda Rajapaksa purchasing the first ticket of the tournament, which will run

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Packed itinerary not to blame says Mehela

Packed itinerary not to blame says Mehela

🕔08:27, 21.Mar 2012

Less than two weeks ago, when Mahela Jayawardene and the Sri Lankans landed in Dhaka after a spunky performance in the Commonwealth Bank series in Australia, he was asked what he had done to revitalise the side since taking the

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Sri Lanka’s loss to Bangladesh raises questions

Sri Lanka’s loss to Bangladesh raises questions

🕔23:05, 20.Mar 2012

Sri Lanka’s humiliating loss to Bangladesh in the Asia Cup match on Tuesday has raised questions if the team lost the game intentionally or if they were tired after playing too much of cricket back to back. The Sri Lankans

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Olympic rights ‘will not be transferred’

Olympic rights ‘will not be transferred’

🕔07:55, 20.Mar 2012

The sports minister in Sri Lanka says that exclusive broadcasting rights of 2012 Olympics obtained by state-owned Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) will not be sold to private channel as reported by media. The Sunday Leader newspaper said the Carlton

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Swan brands Lankan batsman a cheat

Swan brands Lankan batsman a cheat

🕔15:01, 19.Mar 2012

England batsman Graeme Swann branded a Sri Lankan player a cheat – then railed against cricketers who do not play to the spirit of the game. Swann was furious after Dilruwan Perera, who made his one-day debut against England in

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India crush Pakistan in Asia Cup

India crush Pakistan in Asia Cup

🕔21:43, 18.Mar 2012

Led by Virat Kohli’s magnificent 183, India stayed in contention of the Asia Cup final berth as they crushed arch-rivals Pakistan by six wickets at Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Sunday. Scorecard | Match in Pics | Asia Cup Stats | Asia Cup Schedule 

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Bangladesh stun India

Bangladesh stun India

🕔21:43, 16.Mar 2012

Clinical show by Mushfiqur Rahim and Nasir Hossain helped Bangladesh pull off a sensational five-wicket victory over India in Asia Cup in Mirpur on Friday. Bangladesh achieved the stiff 290-run target with four balls to spare in the day-night match

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Sachin Tendulkar gets his ton of tons

Sachin Tendulkar gets his ton of tons

🕔16:44, 16.Mar 2012

After a year of keeping India waiting, Sachin Tendulkar scored his 100th international ton today. The 100th Sachin ton came against Bangladesh during the fourth match of the Asia Cup on Friday. Fittingly, or perhaps sensing that history could be

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Pakistan thrashes Sri Lanka

Pakistan thrashes Sri Lanka

🕔21:29, 15.Mar 2012

Pakistan on Thursday relied on a clinical display to storm into the final of the Asia Cup cricket tournament after thrashing a hapless Sri Lanka by six wickets to record their second successive victory. After bundling out Sri Lanka for

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Eranga replaces injured Mathews

Eranga replaces injured Mathews

🕔21:47, 14.Mar 2012

Sri Lanka’s fast—bowling all—rounder Shaminda Eranga was on Wednesday named as replacement for Angelo Mathews, who had been ruled out of the ongoing Asia Cup cricket tournament due to a calf injury. Sri Lanka Cricket’s chairman of selectors, Ashantha de

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India beat Sri Lanka by 50 runs

India beat Sri Lanka by 50 runs

🕔16:48, 13.Mar 2012

Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir cracked sparkling centuries as defending champions India launched their campaign in the Asia Cup cricket tournament with a comfortable 50-run victory over Sri lanka today. Put into bat, the Indians rode on the heroics of

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Sanga on top of Test rankings

Sanga on top of Test rankings

🕔04:30, 13.Mar 2012

Sri Lankan wicketkeeper and former captain Kumar Sangakkara remains on top of the latest ICC Test rankings for batsmen. Sangakkara is just ahead of South Africa’s Jacques Kallis and Australian captain Michael Clarke. The Sri Lankan has 850 points while

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Bruised India face resurgent Sri Lanka

Bruised India face resurgent Sri Lanka

🕔08:55, 12.Mar 2012

Desperate to restore their battered reputation after the recent debacle in Australia, title holders India would be hoping for a positive start to their campaign in the Asia Cup when they take on Sri Lanka on Tuesday. Asia Cup Points Table | Asia Cup Stats | Asia Cup

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Dravid retires from international cricket

Dravid retires from international cricket

🕔14:26, 9.Mar 2012

Batting great Rahul Dravid, the second most prolific batsman in the game’s history and India’s middle order bulwark for years, on Friday bid adieu to Test cricket, bringing down the curtains on a glorious 16-year career. The 39-year-old Dravid, a

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