Ponting to lead Australia vs Sri Lanka

Ponting to lead Australia vs Sri Lanka

🕔10:24, 14.Feb 2012

Former captain Ricky Ponting will lead the Australian cricket team in Friday’s ODI tri-series match against Sri Lanka in the absence of an injured Michael Clarke, while veteran pacer Brett Lee has made an earlier than expected return to the

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Lee to make a comeback

Lee to make a comeback

🕔08:30, 13.Feb 2012

Ruled out for over a month due to a broken toe, Australian pacer Brett Lee could make a stunning early comeback in the ongoing ODI tri-series against India and Sri Lanka this week itself. Lee was expected to be out

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Clarke stars as Australia beat Sri Lanka

Clarke stars as Australia beat Sri Lanka

🕔19:50, 10.Feb 2012

Australia survived a frenetic Sri Lanka fightback to post a thrilling five-run one-day victory at the WACA Ground on Friday. Sri Lanka, chasing 232 for victory, looked dead and buried after slumping to 9-180 in the 45th over. But a

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Lankans to test Australian attack

Lankans to test Australian attack

🕔21:56, 9.Feb 2012

Australia’s 50-over attack is set to come under intense scrutiny from Sri Lanka on Friday after captain Mahela Jayawardene declared Michael Clarke’s bowlers as the weak point in the home side. The Sri Lankans will enter the clash in Perth

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Virat Kohli, Ashwin take India to victory

Virat Kohli, Ashwin take India to victory

🕔18:36, 8.Feb 2012

India defeated Sri Lanka by 4 wickets in the second ODI of the tri-nation series on Wednesday. Chasing a target of 234, India reached the score with 20 balls to spare. Virat Kohli top-scored with 77 before being run-out by

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Moody praises Mahela’s appointment

Moody praises Mahela’s appointment

🕔13:52, 8.Feb 2012

Former Sri Lankan cricket coach Tom Moody has praised the appointment of Mahela Jayawardena as captain. Mahela replaced T.M. Dilshan as captain of the team selected for the tri-series in Australia after Sri Lanka suffered a string of defeats under

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Australia beat India by 65 runs in 1st ODI

Australia beat India by 65 runs in 1st ODI

🕔17:43, 5.Feb 2012

Australia beat India by 65 runs in the first tri one-day series international at the Melbourne Cricket Ground today. Earlier, Debutant Matthew Wade clubbed 67 and David Hussey a brisk unbeaten 61 as Australia reached 216 for five off 32

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Yuvraj diagnosed with cancer

Yuvraj diagnosed with cancer

🕔14:14, 5.Feb 2012

Yuvraj Singh, who played a stellar role in India’s ODI World Cup triumph last year, has been diagnosed with cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy in the United States. The 30-year-old left-hander has been in US since last month being treated

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Lee out of ODI tri-series

Lee out of ODI tri-series

🕔13:25, 5.Feb 2012

Australian paceman Brett Lee will miss the entire tri one-day series against India and Sri Lanka after being diagnosed with a broken toe, Cricket Australia said on Sunday. Cricket Australia said Lee, 35, suffered the fracture after he was struck

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Mahela sold for $ 1.4 mn at IPL

Mahela sold for $ 1.4 mn at IPL

🕔12:10, 4.Feb 2012

Mahela Jayawardene was bought by the Delhi Daredevils for $ 1.4 mn, while his Sri Lankan teammate Muttiah Muralitharan was picked up by the Royal Challenges Bangalore for $ 2,20,000 in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction today. The auction

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UPDATE: Sri Lanka PM XI match abandoned

UPDATE: Sri Lanka PM XI match abandoned

🕔07:32, 3.Feb 2012

The Australian Prime Minister’s X1 one-day cricket match against Sri Lanka in Canberra was abandoned today following heavy rain. It was due to kick off at 10am Australia time at Canberra’s Manuka Oval, but could not even start by afternoon.

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Australia continues domination over India

Australia continues domination over India

🕔18:22, 1.Feb 2012

By Dinouk Colombage   India recorded their fifth straight loss in Australia as they went down by 31 runs in the first of two 20/20 matches in Sydney. Chasing 171 for victory, the hosts were pegged back in their chase

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Mahela among expensive IPL players

Mahela among expensive IPL players

🕔08:29, 31.Jan 2012

Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene is among the top players commanding the highest prices at the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction for this year, the Indian media reported. According to the Indian Express VVS Laxman, S Sreesanth and Brendon McCullum

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Holyfield meets the President

Holyfield meets the President

🕔15:52, 30.Jan 2012

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is seen here inspecting the ear of former world boxing champion Evander Holyfield when the latter called on the President today. Boxer Mike Tyson bit Holyfield’s ear during a match in 1997. Holyfield is in

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Sanga maintains top Test ranking

Sanga maintains top Test ranking

🕔17:56, 29.Jan 2012

Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara continues to maintain his number one position in the latest ICC Test rankings for batsmen. Sangakkara heads the rankings for this week with 850 points followed by South Africa’s Jacques Kallis who has 846

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Haddin may miss tri-series opener

Haddin may miss tri-series opener

🕔17:14, 29.Jan 2012

Australia’s woefully out of form wicketkeeper Brad Haddin could be replaced by Matthew Wade behind the stumps in the first three one-dayers of the tri-series against India and Sri Lanka starting on February 5. Haddin, retired from Twenty20 cricket, was

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Dharmadasa backs SLC changes

Dharmadasa backs SLC changes

🕔19:38, 27.Jan 2012

Sri Lanka Cricket Board President Upali Dharmadasa has backed the major changes announced recently in the cricket management and team. In a statement to the media Dharmadasa said that the changes were required to take Sri Lanka cricket forward. The

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Clarke and Ponting smother India

Clarke and Ponting smother India

🕔17:12, 24.Jan 2012

By Dinouk Colombage   India’s chances of regaining some pride in the fourth and final test in Australia took a serve beating on the first day in Adelaide as Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke both posted dominating centuries. The pair

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Ford named new cricket coach

Ford named new cricket coach

🕔11:26, 24.Jan 2012

South Africa Graham Ford was named today as the new coach of the Sri Lankan national cricket team. He will replace Geoff Marsh who is among several officials to lose their spots as part of a major shakeup in Sri

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MU legends to visit Sri Lanka

MU legends to visit Sri Lanka

🕔06:36, 24.Jan 2012

Two legends of top British football club Manchester United (MU) will visit Sri Lanka this week on a promotional tour for a leading mobile company. Bryan Robson and Dwight York will be in Sri Lanka to announce a deal with

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