After a decade in international cricket, patient Liam Plunkett proud of 50-wicket landmark

After a decade in international cricket, patient Liam Plunkett proud of 50-wicket landmark

Rain may have cut short Sunday's third one-day international between England and Sri Lanka but for Liam Plunkett there was the satisfaction of taking his 50th wicket at this level -- more than a decade after his first.

England vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI: Alex Hales, Jason Roy power hosts to crushing win

England vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI: Alex Hales, Jason Roy power hosts to crushing win

England lead the five-match series 1-0 after the first match in Nottingham was tied.

3rd Test: Alastair Cook & Co eye whitewash against depleted Sri Lanka

3rd Test: Alastair Cook & Co eye whitewash against depleted Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, who had just two warm-up matches against two under-strength English Second Division counties in Essex and Leicestershire before the Test series started, may well head to Lord`s fuelled by a sense of unfairness.

2nd Test, Day 4: Record-breaker Alastair Cook leads England to Sri Lanka series win

2nd Test, Day 4: Record-breaker Alastair Cook leads England to Sri Lanka series win

Cook`s innings Monday saw him score the five he needed to become just the 12th player of all time to make 10,000 Test runs.

2nd Test, Day 3: Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews leads from front to frustrate England

2nd Test, Day 3: Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews leads from front to frustrate England

Captain Angelo Mathews led from the front with a combative 80, sharing a partnership of 82 with Kaushal Silva, who made 60. Dinesh Chandimal remained unbeaten on 54 at the close.

Sri Lankan batsman Kaushal Silva out of danger after being airlifted with blow to head

Sri Lankan batsman Kaushal Silva out of danger after being airlifted with blow to head

The wicketkeeper batsman scored a ton on Day 1 of the two-day practice match.

ICC World T20 2016: It was one of our nightmares, says South African skipper​ Faf du Plessis

ICC World T20 2016: It was one of our nightmares, says South African skipper​ Faf du Plessis

Faf attributed his side's failure to make it to the semifinals to the first match loss to England.

We are good cricketers, just need more self-belief, says Shahid Afridi after Pakistan victory

We are good cricketers, just need more self-belief, says Shahid Afridi after Pakistan victory

Afridi was happy that the reserve players were also given a chance ahead of the World T20 in India.

Asia Cup 2016: Pakistan trump Sri Lanka to finish third despite Tillakaratne Dilshan heroics

Asia Cup 2016: Pakistan trump Sri Lanka to finish third despite Tillakaratne Dilshan heroics

Sri Lanka, who were cruising at 110/0 off 14 overs, lost their way from there on after managing to score just 40 runs from last six overs.

Asia Cup 2016, Match 5: Bangladesh stun Sri Lanka with 23-run win

Asia Cup 2016, Match 5: Bangladesh stun Sri Lanka with 23-run win

Sri Lanka looked like chasing the target easily till the first 10 overs but suffered a dramatic batting collapse as they could only score 124 for eight in the end.

Asia Cup 2016, Match 5: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka - As it happened...

Bangladesh displayed a professional performance to beat Sri Lanka by 23 runs.

Asia Cup 2016, Match 2: Classic Lasith Malinga leads Sri Lanka to tricky 14-run win over minnows UAE

Asia Cup 2016, Match 2: Classic Lasith Malinga leads Sri Lanka to tricky 14-run win over minnows UAE

Malinga dealt twin blows in the very first over with two block-hole deliveries to peg back UAE, who only managed 115 for 9.

Asia Cup 2016, Match 2: Sri Lanka vs UAE - 5 players to watch out for

Asia Cup 2016, Match 2: Sri Lanka vs UAE - 5 players to watch out for

Lasith Malinga's Sri Lanka take on qualifiers United Arab Emirates in the second match.

India vs Sri Lanka: Poor play in Power Play, inexperience cost us series, says Dinesh Chandimal

India vs Sri Lanka: Poor play in Power Play, inexperience cost us series, says Dinesh Chandimal

The Sri Lankan captain though took out a few positives from the lost series, saying they found a few future players.

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I: As it happened...

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I: As it happened...

India trounced Sri Lanka by 9 wickets to register back-to-back Twenty20I series wins.

India vs Sri Lanka 2016: 3rd T20I - Preview

India vs Sri Lanka 2016: 3rd T20I - Preview

The Indian batsmen had struggled to cope with the 'green' track in Pune but adjusted well on a slow strip at Ranchi.

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I: Dhawan, Ashwin star as clinical hosts hit back to level series 1-1

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I: Dhawan, Ashwin star as clinical hosts hit back to level series 1-1

Chasing India's 196/6, the visitors could managed only 127 from the stipulated 20 overs with the loss of nine wickets.

2nd T20I: India vs Sri Lanka - As it happened...

Welcome to the live coverage of the second T20I between India and Sri Lanka to be held at JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi.

India managed 196/6 on the board and Sri Lanka need 197 runs to win from 20 overs. 

India vs Sri Lanka 2016, 2nd T20I: Squads, date, time, TV listing, live streaming

India vs Sri Lanka 2016, 2nd T20I: Squads, date, time, TV listing, live streaming

For 2nd T20I, while the Indian squad is expected to be the same, Tillakaratne Dilshan, who missed out on the Pune T20I due to a hand injury, is likely to make a comeback for the second match.

India vs Sri Lanka series, 1st T20I: After triumph vs Australia, MS Dhoni & Co get a reality check

India vs Sri Lanka series, 1st T20I: After triumph vs Australia, MS Dhoni & Co get a reality check

The defeat came as a huge shock for the Men in Blue and also for the Indian fans who weren't expecting a contest from Dinesh Chandimal and his boys, as the team comprised fresh faces and debutants.