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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 selector Haroon Rasheed said Wednesday.

3rd ODI: Sarfraz Ahmed, Yasir Shah star in Pakistan`s big win against Sri Lanka
3rd ODI: Sarfraz Ahmed, Yasir Shah star in Pakistan`s big win against Sri Lanka

Sarfraz Ahmed scored 77 and Yasir Shah grabbed four wickets as Pakistan thrashed Sri Lanka by 135 runs in the violence-hit third one-day international in Colombo on Sunday.

Crowd violence holds up Sri Lanka-Pakistan ODI
Crowd violence holds up Sri Lanka-Pakistan ODI

Rioting crowds forced cricketers to retreat to their dressing rooms as projectiles reached the outer field of the Premadasa Stadium during the third one-day international between Pakistan and hosts Sri Lanka on Sunday.

Pakistan to bat in second Sri Lanka one-dayer
Pakistan to bat in second Sri Lanka one-dayer

Pakistan captain Azhar Ali won the toss and elected to bat in the second one-day international against Sri Lanka in Pallekele on Wednesday.

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 1st ODI: Under-scanner Mohammad Hafeez seals win for visitors
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 1st ODI: Under-scanner Mohammad Hafeez seals win for visitors

A dominant all-round performance by Mohammad Hafeez steered Pakistan to a six-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the first one-day international in Dambulla on Saturday.

Always took criticism constructively: Younis Khan
Always took criticism constructively: Younis Khan

 Senior Pakistan batsman and the toast of the cricket community, Younis Khan, has said that he always took criticism constructively.

Former players hail Younis Khan for match-winning century
Former players hail Younis Khan for match-winning century

Former Pakistan cricketers hailed Younis Khan's match-winning hundred in the third Test against Sri Lanka and said the senior batsman is the best judge to decide on his retirement.

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.

3rd Test: Woeful Pakistan hand Sri Lanka advantage in series decider
3rd Test: Woeful Pakistan hand Sri Lanka advantage in series decider

Pakistan`s brittle top-order undid the good work of leg-spinner Yasir Shah as Sri Lanka seized control of the series-deciding third and final Test in Pallekele on Saturday.

3rd Test: Pakistan, Sri Lanka reshuffle pack for decider
3rd Test: Pakistan, Sri Lanka reshuffle pack for decider

Pakistan and Sri Lanka will ring in several changes, most of them forced on them, in a bid to win the decisive third and final Test starting in Pallekele on Friday.

3rd Test: Sri Lanka enter new era in Pakistan decider
3rd Test: Sri Lanka enter new era in Pakistan decider

Sri Lanka will get a glimpse of a future without their batting greats when the decisive third and final Test against Pakistan begins in Pallekele on Friday.

2nd Test, Day 2: Yasir Shah battles for Pakistan with another five-fer against Sri Lanka
2nd Test, Day 2: Yasir Shah battles for Pakistan with another five-fer against Sri Lanka

Leg-spinner Yasir Shah claimed five for 95 as Pakistan halted Sri Lanka`s march towards a big first innings lead in the second Test at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo on Friday.

Former teammates pay tribute to hard working Younis Khan
Former teammates pay tribute to hard working Younis Khan

Pakistan`s Inzamam-ul-Haq Thursday hailed his former team mate Younis Khan for completing 100 Tests, praising his uncompromising hard work and commitment as key to reaching the milestone.

2nd Test, Day 1: Tharindu Kaushal bags five-for as Pakistan slump to 138
2nd Test, Day 1: Tharindu Kaushal bags five-for as Pakistan slump to 138

Sri Lanka off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal scythed through Pakistan`s order to pick up his first five-wicket haul as the visitors were bundled out for 138 on the opening day of the second test on Thursday.