International cricket stadium in Jaffna

Giving every outstanding cricketer a "just and fair" opportunity to represent Sri Lanka is the underlying theme of Sri Lanka Cricket’s (SLC) ambitious National...

Thilanga holds urgent discussion with Mathews

Sri Lanka cricket captain Angelo Mathews engaged in a lengthy discussion with the President of Sri Lanka Cricket Thilanga Sumathipala this afternoon. During the discussion, the...

Harris, Perera help Renegades stay alive

Melbourne Renegades ensured they stayed alive in the competition with a six-run win over Adelaide Strikers on Monday (January 16), much to the disappointment...

Voges to captain PM’s XI against Sri Lanka

Dumped Test batsman Adam Voges has been granted a prestigious honour by being named captain of the Prime Minister’s XI side to face Sri...

Mathews says series his worst defeat as captain

Angelo Mathews has labeled the 0-3 whitewash in South Africa his worst series defeat as captain, after Sri Lanka lost by an innings and...

Proteas destroy Sri Lanka, secure whitewash

The Proteas seam attack obliterated the Sri Lankan batting order on Saturday as South Africa wrapped up the third Test in Johannesburg to win...

Bangladesh declare for 595 against New Zealand

Bangladesh have declared their marathon first innings at 595 for eight against New Zealand at the Basin Reserve 65 minutes into the third day. It...

Duminy, Amla tons crush SL underfoot

Few players in the modern age can bend Test cricket to their will in the manner of Hashim Amla. Coming into his 100th Test,...

Sri Lanka pick uncapped Thikshila for T20Is

Uncapped batting allrounder Thikshila de Silva has been named in Sri Lanka's squad for the T20 series against South Africa, which starts from January...

Dengue fever sidelines Lasith Malinga

Sri Lanka paceman Lasith Malinga has been ruled out of the Twenty20 and One Day series against South Africa as he has yet to...

South Africa name weakened T20 squad

South Africa on Monday named a diminished 13-man squad short of all-rounder David Wiese and captain Faf du Plessis to play Sri Lanka in...

Anderson’s six-laden 94* wipes out Bangladesh

Corey Anderson ushered in 2014 with the then fastest ODI century off just 36 balls. He threatened to shellack the fastest T20I century in...

Lakmal feared for Test future

Sri Lanka have lost the series inside nine days of cricket, been rolled for 110, failed to muster a single triple-figure partnership let alone...

Rabada runs riot as South Africa subjugate Sri Lanka

Kagiso Rabada claimed a six-wicket haul yesterday as South Africa bowled Sri Lanka out for 224 in their second innings to win the second...

Dhoni steps down as India’s ODI, T20 captain

Mahendra Singh Dhoni has paved the way for Virat Kohli’s selection as captain of the Indian team across all formats. Eleven days before the first...

Rabada, Philander dismantle Sri Lanka

The Cape Town monster was more in Sri Lanka's own mind than the startling nature of the Newlands pitch, but the monster reared its...

Elgar’s ton anchors South Africa’s recovery

The serious demeanour of Dean Elgar, a batsman not given to fripperies, dominated the opening day of the second Test at Newlands as Sri...

Proteas favoured in second Test against Sri Lanka

Another seam-friendly wicket stacks the odds overwhelmingly in favour of hosts South Africa when they take on Sri Lanka in the second test starting...

Abbott five-for in vain as Strikers win big

Despite the best efforts of Sean Abbott - who avenged his mauling by Travis Head here last New Year - the Adelaide Strikers saw...

South Africa thump Sri Lanka by 206 runs

South Africa took the last five wickets in the first 14 overs of the final day to beat Sri Lanka by 206 runs in...