Dean Jones wants a World Cup in Test cricket

Former Australia batsman Dean Jones has said that Test cricket needs a World Cup that would help provide a better perspective on which country...

Perera fined, Starc reprimanded by ICC

Sri Lanka’s Thisara Perera has been fined 15 per cent of his match fee while Mitchell Starc of Australia has received an official reprimand...

T.M. Dilshan to retire after Australian tour

Batsman T.M. Dilshan is to retire from international cricket after the ongoing Australian tour. Dilshan has announced he will play in the third ODI against...

Mendis the ‘future’ of Sri Lanka – Mathews

He has been an international cricketer for barely nine months, and has only played as many ODIs, but great expectations are already being thrust...

Amila Aponso 4 for 18 seals Sri Lanka’s 82-run victory

Sri Lanka's openers gone cheaply. A recovery led by Kusal Mendis. A Sri Lankan attack heavy on spin options. Australia's batsmen struggling to have...

Voges and Hales ‘wickets’ prompted no-ball trial

Marais Erasmus and Simon Fry will be the two men taking turns in the TV umpire's chair during the forthcoming series and getting to...

England U-19s learn hard lessons from Sri Lanka

England’s latest crop of Under-19s returned to their counties this week, in many cases to A-level results, having benefited hugely from a cricketing lesson...

Rio wraps up challenging Games on upbeat note

A blustery storm, a touch of melancholy and a sense of pride converged at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics on Sunday as...

Australia defeat Sri Lanka in opening ODI match

Half-centuries from Steve Smith and Aaron Finch lifted Australia to a morale-boosting three-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the opening one-day international in Colombo...

Neymar hands Brazil precious soccer gold medal

Neymar shed tears of joy after delivering Brazil's first men's soccer gold medal with the winning penalty in a 5-4 shootout triumph over Germany...

Bolt wins 9th Olympic gold as Jamaica take 4x100m

Usain Bolt ended his Olympic career by claiming an unprecedented 'triple triple' and his ninth gold as Jamaica won the 4x100m relay final in...

Sri Lanka pick 18-year-old Avishka Fernando for ODI

A starring turn in the recent Sri Lanka Under-19 team's tour of England has earned top-order batsman Avishka Fernando a call-up to Sri Lanka's...

Peerless Bolt powers to 200m gold

The incomparable Usain Bolt powered his way around the Rio track to win the Olympic 200 meters gold for the third straight Games in...

Bolt through to 200m final, Gatlin out

Jamaica's Usain Bolt and Canadian Andre de Grasse set up an Olympic 200 meters showdown after crossing the line laughing together in their semi-final...

Sri Lanka beats Australia in 3rd Test and secures clean sweep

Sri Lanka beat Australia in the third and final cricket Test match by 163 runs today and secured a clean sweep of the three...

Regeneration has begun quicker than I expected – Ford

Sri Lanka's regeneration has begun quicker than he had expected, coach Graham Ford said, in light of several encouraging individual performances. Ford had taken...

Imperious Bolt completes amazing 100m treble

For 9.81 glorious seconds on Sunday, all the ills that have dogged athletics recently were forgotten as Usain Bolt stormed to victory in the...

SA Emerging team ready for Sri Lanka

South Africa Emerging team coach Shukri Conrad is expecting their Sri Lanka counterparts to bounce back strongly when the two sides begin their four-day...

I’m ready to retire, says Phelps

No means no. No amount of cajoling, arm-twisting and pleading by his team mates and swimming fans around the world will make Michael Phelps...

Australia set to face spinning track in Colombo

Australia face another trial by spin in Colombo after the surface at the SSC was revealed to have been prepared along similar lines to...