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Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 2nd Test: Dilruwan Perera bags five wickets as Sri Lanka sweep series 2-0

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 2nd Test: Dilruwan Perera bags five wickets as Sri Lanka sweep series 2-0

Perera had figures of 5-98 as Pakistan, chasing a tough 317 to win, were bowled out for 248 in the second hour of fifth and final day at Dubai stadium.

Oct 10, 2017, 23:52 PM IST
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 2nd Test: Sri Lanka sniff victory after Dilruwan Perera's triple strike

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 2nd Test: Sri Lanka sniff victory after Dilruwan Perera's triple strike

Perera dismissed Haris Sohail (ten), Shan Masood (21) and Babar Azam (nought) to leave Pakistan in tatters on 62-5 at dinner after they were set a tough target of 317 to win.

Oct 09, 2017, 22:24 PM IST
SL vs PAK, 2nd Test: Dimuth Karunaratne puts Sri Lanka in strong position against Pakistan

SL vs PAK, 2nd Test: Dimuth Karunaratne puts Sri Lanka in strong position against Pakistan

The left-hander was unbeaten on 133, adding 118 for an unbroken fourth-wicket stand with skipper Dinesh Chandimal (49 not out) after Sri Lanka won the toss and batted on a flat Dubai Stadium pitch.

Oct 06, 2017, 23:35 PM IST
Lasith Malinga left out of Sri Lanka squad for Pakistan ODIs

Lasith Malinga left out of Sri Lanka squad for Pakistan ODIs

Sri Lanka, who lost 5-0 to India at home recently, will also be without former captain and all-rounder Angelo Mathews, who is struggling with a calf injury.

Oct 05, 2017, 10:37 AM 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
Sri Lanka Cricket gets new selectors ahead of Pakistan series

Sri Lanka Cricket gets new selectors ahead of Pakistan series

The previous selection panel, headed by former captain Sanath Jayasuriya, resigned following a string of defeats, including a tour whitewash by India.

Sep 19, 2017, 17:45 PM IST
Sri Lanka to play first day-night Test against Pakistan in UAE

Sri Lanka to play first day-night Test against Pakistan in UAE

The Test series will start September 28 and is due to end on October 10 with one of the games slated to be played as a day-and-night match.

Sep 04, 2017, 23:35 PM IST
SL vs PAK: Pakistan Cricket Board adds 200 runs to Sri Lanka's score, gets destroyed by Twitterati

SL vs PAK: Pakistan Cricket Board adds 200 runs to Sri Lanka's score, gets destroyed by Twitterati

Having qualified as the second team from Group B, Pakistan now face hosts England for a place in the final.

Jun 13, 2017, 00:04 AM IST
WATCH: Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed asks for referral despite dropping catch vs Sri Lanka

WATCH: Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed asks for referral despite dropping catch vs Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka looked set for a big score after being asked to bat in the final Group B match but Amir (2/53) and Junaid (3/40) scripted a turnaround with fiery spells.

Jun 12, 2017, 20:53 PM IST
VIDEO: Have you seen the world's smallest six?

VIDEO: Have you seen the world's smallest six?

The batsmen took a single, while umpire Steve Bucknor signalled additional five runs in the batting team's favour.

May 17, 2016, 14:48 PM IST
ICC World Twenty20: Focus shifts to cricket as Pakistan take on Sri Lanka in warm-up match

ICC World Twenty20: Focus shifts to cricket as Pakistan take on Sri Lanka in warm-up match

Pakistan face Bangladesh on March 16 in their WT20 opener, while Sri Lanka play Afghanistan on the same day.

Mar 14, 2016, 11:15 AM IST
Don't lose the first Test of an away series: Sunil Gavaskar

Don't lose the first Test of an away series: Sunil Gavaskar

Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar has put the premium on winning the first Test of an away series as teams hardly get the time to acclimatize to different playing conditions.

Aug 02, 2015, 18:46 PM IST
2nd T20: Shahid Afridi, Anwar Ali help Pakistan win thriller against Sri Lanka

2nd T20: Shahid Afridi, Anwar Ali help Pakistan win thriller against Sri Lanka

Shahid Afridi and Anwar Ali played key roles as Pakistan ended a successful tour of Sri Lanka with a thrilling one-wicket victory in the second Twenty20 international in Colombo on Saturday.

Aug 01, 2015, 23:19 PM IST
Sarfraz Ahmed should remain quiet on Pakistan team management's decision, says Rashid Latif

Sarfraz Ahmed should remain quiet on Pakistan team management's decision, says Rashid Latif

Former Pakistani skipper Rashid Latif has advised wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfraz Ahmed to remain silent on the team management's decisions, adding that it is his best strategy as well as strength.

Aug 01, 2015, 17:35 PM IST
Pakistan tame Sri Lanka in first T20

Pakistan tame Sri Lanka in first T20

Umar Akmal smashed 46 off 24 balls and Sohail Tanvir grabbed three wickets as Pakistan beat top-ranked Sri Lanka by 29 runs in the first Twenty20 international in Colombo on Thursday.

Jul 30, 2015, 23:40 PM IST
Sri Lanka end Pakistan ODI series with big win

Sri Lanka end Pakistan ODI series with big win

Kusal Perera led Sri Lanka`s strong batting display to give the hosts a comprehensive, but academic, 165-run win over Pakistan in the fifth and final one-dayer in Hambantota on Sunday.

Jul 26, 2015, 22:39 PM IST
Tillakaratne Dilshan becomes 4th Sri Lankan to get past 10,000-run mark in ODIs

Tillakaratne Dilshan becomes 4th Sri Lankan to get past 10,000-run mark in ODIs

Sri Lankan opener Tillakaratne Dilshan on Sunday joined an elite club of cricketers by crossing the 10,000 ODI run-mark during the 5th ODI against Pakistan at Hambantota.

Jul 26, 2015, 17:48 PM IST
Pakistan include in-form Yasir Shah in Twenty20 squad

Pakistan include in-form Yasir Shah in Twenty20 squad

Fast-rising spinner Yasir Shah is set to make his Twenty20 comeback in Pakistan`s upcoming series against Sri Lanka while injured pacer Wahab Riaz could also make a return subject to fitness, chief

Jul 22, 2015, 18:21 PM IST