Mahela Jayawardene to bid final goodbye to home ODIs against England
Mahela Jayawardene to bid final goodbye to home ODIs against England

Making it obvious that he will retire after the 2015 World Cup, former Sri Lankan skipper Mahela Jayawardene on Monday revealed on social media that the seventh and final ODI against England tomorrow will be his last at home turf.

Sri Lanka`s Kumar Sangakkara fined for dissent
Sri Lanka`s Kumar Sangakkara fined for dissent

Sri Lanka`s star batsman Kumar Sangakkara was Sunday fined 15 percent of his match fee for showing dissent at the umpire`s decision in the sixth one-day international against England in Kandy.

5th ODI: Rain postpones England's ODI innings against Sri Lanka
5th ODI: Rain postpones England's ODI innings against Sri Lanka

England will start their one-day international innings against Sri Lanka on Thursday after rain ended play in Kandy on Wednesday.

Sepp Blatter hopes to kick cricket in Sri Lanka by popularising football
Sepp Blatter hopes to kick cricket in Sri Lanka by popularising football

FIFA boss Sepp Blatter Tuesday vowed to make football Sri Lanka`s most popular game by overtaking cricket in line with an emerging trend in the giant neighbour India.

Kumar Sangakkara asked to review retirement: Reports
Kumar Sangakkara asked to review retirement: Reports

 Sri Lankan veteran Kumar Sangakkara has been asked to review his retirement plans after he had told national selectors in April of hanging up his boots post the 2015 World Cup in Australia.

Kumar Sangakkara to retire after ICC World Cup 2015?
Kumar Sangakkara to retire after ICC World Cup 2015?

It what would be a major blow for Sri Lankan cricket fans, legendary Kumar Sangakkara is likely to retire from all forms of cricket after the ICC World Cup 2015, according to reports.

Alastair Cook seeks revenge in Sri Lanka
Alastair Cook seeks revenge in Sri Lanka

England captain Alastair Cook Thursday vowed to try and win a seven-match series in a tit-for-tat revenge against Sri Lanka ahead of next year`s World Cup.

Sri Lanka Cricket snubs IPL spot-fixing probe: Reports
Sri Lanka Cricket snubs IPL spot-fixing probe: Reports

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) had opted not to assist the Justice Mudgal Committee investigating Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting scandal, according to media reports.

Sanath Jayasuriya takes responsibility for Sri Lanka's Indian debacle
Sanath Jayasuriya takes responsibility for Sri Lanka's Indian debacle

The chairman of selectors Sanath Jayasuriya has taken responsibility for Sri Lanka's 0-5 thrashing in India following the sudden decision to make the tour.

Bowling biggest concern going into World Cup: Lahiru Thirimanne
Bowling biggest concern going into World Cup: Lahiru Thirimanne

Blaming bowlers for their downfall in the ongoing series against India, Sri Lankan vice-captain Lahiru Thirimanne on Saturday said bowling would be their main concern going into the World Cup.

World Cup preparation is on track: Mahela Jayawardene
World Cup preparation is on track: Mahela Jayawardene

Sri Lanka might have surrendered the five-match ODI series against India in the third game itself but former captain Mahela Jayawardene on Wednesday said that there was nothing to worry about their World Cup preparation as things are on track.

India vs Sri Lanka: We need to attack a bit more in initial overs, says Tillakaratne Dilshan
India vs Sri Lanka: We need to attack a bit more in initial overs, says Tillakaratne Dilshan

Sri Lanka's Tillakaratne Dilshan today urged his team to change its approach and said that the batsmen must look to attack more in the first 10 overs when they clash against India in the second match of the five-game ODI series, here tomorrow.

Sri Lanka to investigate sex bribe claims in women`s team
Sri Lanka to investigate sex bribe claims in women`s team

Sri Lanka`s sports minister has ordered an investigation into sex bribe claims involving the national women`s cricket team, an official said Wednesday.

Sri Lanka to probe sexual bribe allegations in women's cricket
Sri Lanka to probe sexual bribe allegations in women's cricket

 Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage on Monday asked Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) board to appoint an investigative committee, led by a retired female judge, to probe into allegations that officials in women's cricket administration demanded sexual bribes to give places in the national team.

India vs Sri Lanka: Challenge ahead for Virat Kohli in MS Dhoni's absence

If you don't consider his record in Test matches, especially overseas, MS Dhoni is someone who has led the Indian cricket team exceptionally well over the years in ODIs.

Sri Lanka opt for Trevor Penney as assistant coach
Sri Lanka opt for Trevor Penney as assistant coach

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has opted for Trevor Penney, who till recently was involved with the Indian team, as an assistant to the national coach Marvan Atapattu.

Sachithra Senanayake to face Chennai 'action' test
Sachithra Senanayake to face Chennai 'action' test

 Sachithra Senanayake, the Sri Lankan off-spinner banned for illegal bowling action, is to proceed to Chennai's ICC accredited centre for suspect actions.

Cuttack to host India-Sri Lanka ODI series opener
Cuttack to host India-Sri Lanka ODI series opener

Cuttack will host the opening match of the hastily-arranged ODI series between India and Sri Lanka on November 2 after the West Indies' stunning pullout over a pay dispute.

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.

Sri Lanka Cricket defends decision to tour India
Sri Lanka Cricket defends decision to tour India

 Sri Lanka Cricket on Monday defended its decision to send the national team for a tour of India next month amid criticism coming from certain quarters, saying that it was taken at the best interest of the game.