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Dominant Sri Lanka beat Pakistan in second Test

Last Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014, 17:44

Sri Lanka produced a professional performance to register their biggest victory over Pakistan by nine wickets in the second Test in Dubai, taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

Murali to inaugurate cricket pitches in former LTTE stronghold

Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 16:39

Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan will be inaugurating the new cricket pitches laid in a stadium in the former LTTE stronghold of Kilinochchi.

Ford rejects Sri Lankan offer to extend coaching role beyond January 2014

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 09:38

Sri Lankan coach Graham Ford has reportedly declined the offer to extend his two-year term beyond January 2014 and has indicated that he will quit after that period.

Sri Lanka to tour England in May next year

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 10:12

The England and Wales Cricket Board ( ECB) has confirmed that Sri Lanka would visit England in a tour starting on May 2014 for the first time in two years.

Dinesh Chandimal picked to lead Lanka for two ODIs vs Proteas

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 20:57

Young Dinesh Chandimal will lead Sri Lanka in the first two of the five ODIs against visiting South Africa in an stop-gap arrangement in the absence of regular captain Angelo Mathews.

Pollard blames both bowlers and batters for loss to Sri Lanka

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 09, 2013, 13:40

West Indies stand-in skipper Kieron Pollard has blamed both his bowlers and batsmen alike for the 39-run defeat against Sri Lanka in the crucial rain-affected ODI of the Tri-Nation series here.

Will look to stamp our authority at home, says Gayle

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 23:22

Champions Trophy winners India are already on Chris Gayle`s mind and he says the West Indies would look to "stamp our authority" by using the home advantage when the ODI tri-series, also involving Sri Lanka, kicks off here on Friday.

Sri Lanka`s pioneer umpire K T Francis passes away

Last Updated: Monday, June 10, 2013, 13:33

Renowned Sri Lankan umpire K T Francis, who stood in islanders` inaugural Test match in 1982, has passed away after losing battle against acute diabetes, family sources said on Monday.

Dilshan and Jayawardene reprimanded for excessive appealing

Last Updated: Monday, June 10, 2013, 10:29

Sri Lanka`s Tillakaratne Dilshan and Mahela Jayawardene have been reprimanded for excessive appealing during their Champions Trophy match against New Zealand.

SLC to summon IPL bench warmers for CT practice games

Last Updated: Saturday, May 04, 2013, 15:02

Sri Lanka Cricket is mulling to call back its players who have been warming benches in the ongoing Indian Premier League for preparations for next month`s Champions Trophy.

No threat to IPL matches: Rajiv Shukla

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 16:56

After Sri Lanka Cricket Players` Association expressed concerns over ongoing attacks against Sri Lankan nationals in Tamil Nadu, Rajiv Shukla said that there is no threat to the upcoming tournament.

ICC Women’s World Cup: India lock horns with Sri Lanka in must-win match

Last Updated: Monday, February 04, 2013, 14:41

After suffering a 32-run loss against defending champions England, Mithali Raj led Indian team would have to pull up their socks before locking horns with Sri Lanka.