2nd ODI: Sri Lanka fight back to level Pakistan series
2nd ODI: Sri Lanka fight back to level Pakistan series

Dinesh Chandimal hit an unbeaten 48 to guide Sri Lanka to a series-levelling two-wicket victory over Pakistan in the second one-day international in Pallekele on Wednesday.

3rd Test, Day 4: Pakistan rattle Sri Lanka with Masood-Younis show
3rd Test, Day 4: Pakistan rattle Sri Lanka with Masood-Younis show

Shan Masood and Younis Khan compiled unbeaten centuries to keep Pakistan in the hunt for a landmark victory in the series-deciding third and final Test against Sri Lanka on Monday.

3rd Test, Day 3: Skipper Angelo Mathews puts Sri Lanka on top against Pakistan in series decider
3rd Test, Day 3: Skipper Angelo Mathews puts Sri Lanka on top against Pakistan in series decider

Skipper Angelo Mathews battled his way to an unbeaten 77 as Sri Lanka seized the advantage in the series-deciding third and final Test against Pakistan in Pallekele on Sunday.

2nd Test, Day 2: Yasir Shah claims three, Sri Lanka 231-6 at tea
2nd Test, Day 2: Yasir Shah claims three, Sri Lanka 231-6 at tea

Sri Lanka failed to make the most of Pakistan`s depleted attack and lost three wickets in the second session to reach 231 for six at tea on the second day of the second test on Friday.

Seven-star Yasir Shah leads Pakistan to Test win over Sri Lanka
Seven-star Yasir Shah leads Pakistan to Test win over Sri Lanka

Leg-spinner Yasir Shah claimed a career-best seven for 76 as Pakistan stunned Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in the first Test on Sunday to take the lead in the three-match series.

Ready to even play as a specialist batsman: Kamran Akmal
Ready to even play as a specialist batsman: Kamran Akmal

It is not easy for a 33-year-old to make a comeback but veteran wicket-keeper Kamran Akmal is not ready to throw in the towel yet, expressing his desire to play even as a "specialist batsman" alongside Sarfraz Ahmed in the Pakistan team.

Sri Lanka blames fitness for Cricket World Cup flop
Sri Lanka blames fitness for Cricket World Cup flop

Sri Lankan cricketing authorities blamed a lack of fitness and the poor form of the side`s top order batsmen for failing to progress beyond the quarterfinals of the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Sri Lanka coach says focus only on Scotland
Sri Lanka coach says focus only on Scotland

Sri Lanka coach Marvan Atapattu has promised full intensity for Wednesday`s World Cup match against Scotland even though his team have already qualified for the quarter-finals and their rivals are out of the race.

ICC World Cup 2015: Kusal Perera replaces Dinesh Chandimal in Sri Lankan World Cup squad
ICC World Cup 2015: Kusal Perera replaces Dinesh Chandimal in Sri Lankan World Cup squad

The Event Technical Committee of the ICC Cricket World Cup on Tuesday approved Kusal Perera as a replacement player for Dinesh Chandimal in Sri Lanka's squad for the tournament.

Cricket World Cup: All-round Sri Lanka humble Bangladesh by 92 runs in Melbourne
Cricket World Cup: All-round Sri Lanka humble Bangladesh by 92 runs in Melbourne

Tillakaratne Dilshan smashed an unbeaten 161 off 146 balls and Kumar Sangakkara marked his 400th one-dayer with a century as Sri Lanka whipped butter-fingered Bangladesh by 92 runs in the World Cup on Thursday.

New Zealand fight back to win Sri Lanka Test, series
New Zealand fight back to win Sri Lanka Test, series

New Zealand recovered from first innings turmoil to beat Sri Lanka by 193 runs in the second Test in Wellington Wednesday and record a 2-0 victory in the two-match series.

2nd Test: Kumar Sangakkara's double gives Sri Lanka control over New Zealand
2nd Test: Kumar Sangakkara's double gives Sri Lanka control over New Zealand

Kumar Sangakkara provided a cricket master class Sunday with an exquisite 203 to lift Sri Lanka off the ropes and put them in command of the second Test against New Zealand.

New Zealand face tough task but wicket getting easier: BJ Watling
New Zealand face tough task but wicket getting easier: BJ Watling

New Zealand will have a fight to ensure they get back into the second test against Sri Lanka on Monday but the wicket was aiding a recovery, according to wicket-keeper BJ Watling.

Imperious Kumar Sangakkara double gives Sri Lanka control
Imperious Kumar Sangakkara double gives Sri Lanka control

Sri Lanka were all out for 356 in the final session on day two of the second Test against New Zealand in Wellington Sunday, a first innings lead of 135.

Kumar Sangakkara ton gives Sri Lanka first innings lead
Kumar Sangakkara ton gives Sri Lanka first innings lead

An imperious century by Kumar Sangakkara steered Sri Lanka to a 59-run first innings lead over New Zealand Sunday at tea on day two of the second Test at Wellington`s Basin Reserve.

Kumar Sangakkara ton lifts Sri Lanka to win over England
Kumar Sangakkara ton lifts Sri Lanka to win over England

Sri Lanka beat England by 90 runs in the sixth one-day international at Pallekele on Saturday to take an unbeatable 4-2 lead in their seven-match series.

Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Thirimanne dropped from Lankan ODI squad for Indian tour
Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Thirimanne dropped from Lankan ODI squad for Indian tour

Sri Lanka on Wednesday named their 15-member squad for the five-match ODI series against India with notable omissions being former T20 captain Dinesh Chandimal and Lahiru Thirimanne.

Asian Games: Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan to lift cricket gold medal
Asian Games: Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan to lift cricket gold medal

Test nation Sri Lanka denied Afghanistan their first ever Asian Games gold medal as they overcame a batting slump to win the cricket final by 68 runs on Friday.

Mahela Jayawardene impact will be felt for years

Mahela Jayawardene closed the curtain on an illustrious test career on Monday, leaving a huge gap in the Sri Lanka batting order as well as the dressing room, which the island country will find difficult to bridge.

Sri Lanka drop Dinesh Chandimal and Ajantha Mendis for Pakistan series

Wicketkeeper Dinesh Chandimal and spinner Ajantha Mendis were left out of the Sri Lanka squad of 15 named for the two-test series against Pakistan starting at Galle next week.