Rangana Herath

Sri Lanka rule Rangana Herath out of crucial 3rd Test against India

Sri Lanka rule Rangana Herath out of crucial 3rd Test against India

Sri Lanka trail the series 1-0 after the first rain-hit Test in Kolkata ended in a draw.

Nov 29, 2017, 00:02 AM IST
WATCH: Ravindra Jadeja steals the show against Sri Lanka with remarkable ground fielding

WATCH: Ravindra Jadeja steals the show against Sri Lanka with remarkable ground fielding

Jadeja is regarded as India's best fielder, and boasts a strong arm.

Nov 19, 2017, 12:37 PM IST
WATCH: Amused Virat Kohli can't hide his laughter after seeing Rangana Herath survive Bhuvneshwar Kumar screamer

WATCH: Amused Virat Kohli can't hide his laughter after seeing Rangana Herath survive Bhuvneshwar Kumar screamer

At Day 4 lunch, Lanka have taken a 91-run lead over India's first innings total of 172 runs with tailender Herath playing a defiant knock. He was unbeaten on 43 with Lanka 263/8.

Nov 19, 2017, 11:46 AM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Statistical preview

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Statistical preview

Ravichandran Ashwin needs another eight wickets to become fifth Indian and 31st overall to reach the 300-wicket mark.

Nov 15, 2017, 20:50 PM IST
ICC uses names of four Sri Lankan cricketers to welcome Twitter's #280characters

ICC uses names of four Sri Lankan cricketers to welcome Twitter's #280characters

Sri Lankan cricket team is in India for a full series, comprising three Tests, three ODIs and another three T20I matches.

Nov 11, 2017, 13:36 PM IST
I dream of winning a Test series in India, says Rangana Herath

I dream of winning a Test series in India, says Rangana Herath

India recently beat Sri Lanka 3-0 in three-match Test series Sri Lanka. 

Nov 05, 2017, 21:25 PM IST
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Lankans gain 220-run lead on Day 3

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Lankans gain 220-run lead on Day 3

Earlier in the day, spinners Rangana Herath and Dilruwan Perera shared six wickets between them as Pakistan were dismissed for 262.

Oct 08, 2017, 23:47 PM IST
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Lankans target landmark series win

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Lankans target landmark series win

The narrow win in the first Test gives Sri Lanka a unique chance for a series win over Pakistan at their neutral venues of the UAE, where they have never lost a series in nine attempts.

Oct 05, 2017, 23:32 PM IST
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 2nd Test: Dinesh Chandimal and Co target Pakistan record in UAE

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 2nd Test: Dinesh Chandimal and Co target Pakistan record in UAE

The 39-year-old took 6-43 on the final day to fail Pakistan`s modest 136-run chase in the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Monday.

Oct 04, 2017, 18:41 PM IST
Rangana Herath surpasses Kapil Dev to become first bowler to bag 100 wickets against Pakistan  in Tests

Rangana Herath surpasses Kapil Dev to become first bowler to bag 100 wickets against Pakistan in Tests

As interesting as it may sound, Herath is the very same bowler who had scalped 22 wickets against this same team, back in 2014, which now stands as a world record for most wickets in a two-match Test series.

Oct 02, 2017, 19:47 PM IST
SL vs PAK, 1st Test: Wily Rangana Herath spins Sri Lanka to fighting victory over Pakistan

SL vs PAK, 1st Test: Wily Rangana Herath spins Sri Lanka to fighting victory over Pakistan

The veteran left-arm spinner took 6-43 -- 11-136 in the match -- to scupper Pakistan, set a modest 136-run target, for just 114 on a weary fifth day Sheikh Zayed Stadium pitch.

Oct 02, 2017, 18:49 PM IST
BAN vs AUS: Shakib Al Hasan becomes fourth bowler in history to take 5-wicket haul against 9 teams in Tests

BAN vs AUS: Shakib Al Hasan becomes fourth bowler in history to take 5-wicket haul against 9 teams in Tests

Ergo, with a fifty-plus score and a fi-fer in the same Test, the No. 1 ranked Test all-rounder, stands second on the list with eight such doubles in the same Test. Leading the chart is England great Ian Botham (8) which he had achieved in 102 innings.  

Aug 28, 2017, 18:31 PM IST
SL vs IND, Pallekele Test: Virat Kohli and Co aim for first overseas whitewash – Preview

SL vs IND, Pallekele Test: Virat Kohli and Co aim for first overseas whitewash – Preview

India have won the first two Tests by comprehensive margins -- by 304 runs in Galle and an innings and 53 runs in Colombo. The island nation, which has been going through a transition phase for quite some time, has decided to roll-out a green top with an aim to salvage some pride from the inconsequential game.

Aug 11, 2017, 14:39 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Back pain rules Rangana Herath out of Pallekele encounter

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Back pain rules Rangana Herath out of Pallekele encounter

With Sri Lanka already losing the series and a hectic Test season ahead, the team management decided on resting the veteran spinner.

Aug 08, 2017, 10:13 AM IST
SL vs IND: R Ashwin becomes fastest cricketer to achieve Test double of 2000 runs & 250 wickets

SL vs IND: R Ashwin becomes fastest cricketer to achieve Test double of 2000 runs & 250 wickets

He achieved his feat in the 123 over of their innings when he stepped out to smash Rangana Herath for a fabulous six over long-off. With that, he not only notched up his 11th Test fifty, but brought up 2000 Test runs.

Aug 04, 2017, 14:26 PM IST
WATCH: Virat Kohli becomes third Indian Test skipper to be dismissed on 'unlucky 13' twice

WATCH: Virat Kohli becomes third Indian Test skipper to be dismissed on 'unlucky 13' twice

With the fall of his wicket, he found his name alongside former Indian skippers Sunil Gavaskar and Gundappa Viswanath, for Indian Test captains to be dismissed on "unlucky 13" most times. All three of them were dismissed twice in their Test career.

Aug 03, 2017, 16:15 PM IST
SL vs IND, 2nd Test: Virat Kohli faces opening conundrum as India look to seal series against Sri Lanka – Preview

SL vs IND, 2nd Test: Virat Kohli faces opening conundrum as India look to seal series against Sri Lanka – Preview

KL Rahul has recovered amply and if he is successful in proving his fitness for the energy-sapping humid conditions predicted during this Test, the toss-up will be between Shikhar Dhawan and Abhinav Mukund for the second opener's slot.

Aug 02, 2017, 15:25 PM IST
India's Tour of Sri Lanka: Pneumonia-hit Dinesh Chandimal to lead hosts in recovery bid

India's Tour of Sri Lanka: Pneumonia-hit Dinesh Chandimal to lead hosts in recovery bid

Chandimal, who was only appointed last month, sat out the first Test in Galle when Virat Kohli`s India won by 304 runs -- their biggest margin of victory in terms of runs on foreign soil.

Aug 01, 2017, 18:32 PM IST
ICC Test Rankings: Ben Stokes, Shikhar Dhawan earn big boost - See Full Lists!

ICC Test Rankings: Ben Stokes, Shikhar Dhawan earn big boost - See Full Lists!

Stokes was the chief orchestrator for England as they securing a 239- run win over the Proteas on Monday to take a 2-1 lead in the four-match series.

Aug 01, 2017, 13:59 PM IST
India's Tour of Sri Lanka: Kohli & Co wrap up Galle Test inside four days, register biggest overseas win

India's Tour of Sri Lanka: Kohli & Co wrap up Galle Test inside four days, register biggest overseas win

For Sri Lanka, it was their biggest defeat (in terms of runs), surpassing their 301-run loss against Pakistan in 1994.

Jul 29, 2017, 17:02 PM IST