ICC World Twenty20 tickets in great demand

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...

England on top despite Jayawardene century

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...

PCB agree to host Australia in Sri Lanka

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...

Randiv, Prasanna in Sri Lankan squad

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...

Pakistan win thrilling Asia cup final

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...

T20 world cup tickets go on sale

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...

Packed itinerary not to blame says Mehela

Less than two weeks ago, when Mahela Jayawardene and the Sri Lankans landed in Dhaka after a spunky performance in the Commonwealth Bank series...

Sri Lanka’s loss to Bangladesh raises questions

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...

Olympic rights ‘will not be transferred’

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...

Swan brands Lankan batsman a cheat

England batsman Graeme Swann branded a Sri Lankan player a cheat – then railed against cricketers who do not play to the spirit of...

India crush Pakistan in Asia Cup

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...

Bangladesh stun India

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...

Sachin Tendulkar gets his ton of tons

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...

Pakistan thrashes Sri Lanka

Pakistan on Thursday relied on a clinical display to storm into the final of the Asia Cup cricket tournament after thrashing a hapless Sri...

Eranga replaces injured Mathews

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...

India beat Sri Lanka by 50 runs

Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir cracked sparkling centuries as defending champions India launched their campaign in the Asia Cup cricket tournament with a comfortable...

Sanga on top of Test rankings

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...

Bruised India face resurgent Sri Lanka

Desperate to restore their battered reputation after the recent debacle in Australia, title holders India would be hoping for a positive start to their...

Dravid retires from international cricket

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...

Tests for food poisoning at Adelaide Oval

Australian and Sri Lankan players have been assured Adelaide Oval's kitchen is safe following a spate of food poisonings of state cricketers. At least six...