New Zealand overtake Pakistan in Test rankings

New Zealand have overtaken Pakistan to go up to fifth position in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Rankings after completing a 2-0 win over...

Mathews to return from South Africa for child’s birth

Captain of Sri Lanka’s national team Angelo Mathews is expected to return to Sri Lanka to join his family this week, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced...

Injured Mathews wins it for Sri Lanka in South Africa

Injured captain Angelo Mathews hit two sixes in the last over to hand Sri Lanka a series-levelling three-wicket win in the second Twenty20 international...

Warner ton sets up series win for Australia

Australia clinched the five-match ODI series against Pakistan after winning the fourth match by 86 runs at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday. Opening batsman David Warner...

Miller powers SA to victory in 10-over thrash

There is no substitute for experience in international cricket and South Africa showed that as they claimed the T20 series lead in a shortened...

Mathews to remain captain till World Cup

Sri Lanka Cricket and Sanath Jayasuriya, the head of the national selection committee, have backed captain Angelo Mathews after SLC president Thilanga Sumathipala announced...

Sri Lanka eager to hit back against South Africa

Sri Lanka are eager to regain some pride after a dismal Test series when they start the limited-overs section of their tour with the...

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...