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Cricket: New Zealand 93-2 at lunch against Sri Lanka
Cricket: New Zealand 93-2 at lunch against Sri Lanka

 Sri Lanka struck back after a wayward start in the second Test to have New Zealand 93-2 at lunch on a bowler-friendly Basin Reserve wicket in Wellington on Saturday.

Dimuth Karunaratne ton delays New Zealand victory push
Dimuth Karunaratne ton delays New Zealand victory push

Dimuth Karunaratne thwarted a tiring New Zealand bowling attack to score his maiden test century and stymie the hosts` push for a win inside three days in the first test as Sri Lanka reached 293 for five in their second innings at close of play on Sunday.

1st Test: Trent Boult double gives New Zealand crucial break against SL
1st Test: Trent Boult double gives New Zealand crucial break against SL

Two late wickets by Trent Boult put New Zealand back in control of the first Test against Sri Lanka today after a maiden Test century by Dimuth Karunaratne had briefly given the tourists a glimmer of hope.

1st Test: Dimuth Karunaratne hits maiden ton as Sri Lanka fight on against NZ
1st Test: Dimuth Karunaratne hits maiden ton as Sri Lanka fight on against NZ

Dimuth Karunaratne posted his maiden Test century Sunday as Sri Lanka fought to push the first Test against New Zealand into a fourth day at Christchurch`s Hagley Oval.

Sri Lanka in fight to survive against in-form New Zealand
Sri Lanka in fight to survive against in-form New Zealand

Sri Lanka were fighting for survival in the first Test against New Zealand Saturday after being decimated by a lethal Blackcaps` swing attack in their first innings and forced to follow on.

Uncapped fast bowler Fernando named in Sri Lanka squad

Uncapped fast bowler Binura Fernando and left-hand opener Dimuth Karunaratne were included in Sri Lanka`s 15-man squad for the second test against Pakistan starting on Thursday.

Upul Tharanga joins Sri Lanka Test squad after 7yrs

Sri Lanka`s opening batsman Upul Tharanga might make his first Test appearance in seven years after being named in the Sri Lanka squad for the two-match series against Proteas starting at Galle on July 16.

Root`s double ton puts England on top against Sri Lanka

Joe Root`s maiden Test double century took England to 575 for nine declared on the second day of their series opener against Sri Lanka at Lord`s on Friday

Sri Lanka lose early wickets in second Test

Sri Lanka lost both openers after a slow start in the second and final Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong today, reaching 71-2 by lunch on the opening day.

Kaushal Silva`s maiden ton puts Sri Lanka in command against Bangladesh

Opener Kaushal Silva hit a maiden Test century to lead a dominant batting display by Sri Lanka on the second day of the first Test against Bangladesh in Dhaka today.

Sri Lanka 64-1 at lunch in third Test

Sri Lanka reached 64-1 at lunch on the opening day of the third and final Test against Pakistan in Sharjah on Thursday.

Dominant Sri Lanka beat Pakistan in second Test

Sri Lanka produced a professional performance to register their biggest victory over Pakistan by nine wickets in the second Test in Dubai, taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

Sri Lanka fight to save first Test against Pakistan

Sri Lanka were left fighting to save the first Test against Pakistan on the third day in Abu Dhabi on Thursday, still trailing by 108 runs at tea.

Junaid Khan, Bilawal Bhatti destroy Sri Lanka in first Test

Pacemen Junaid Khan grabbed five and Bilawal Bhatti took three wickets as Pakistan caught Sri Lanka napping at 167-8 at tea on the opening day of the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.

1st Test: Sri Lanka lose Karunaratne after solid start

Sri Lanka were 66-1 at lunch after a confident start in the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.

Mahela Jayawardene to miss Sri Lanka`s tour of Pakistan

Mahela Jayawardene will miss Sri Lanka`s tour of Pakistan in Dubai next month as the senior batsman has requested for leave on personal grounds, Sri Lanka Cricket said on Monday.

Bird’s brilliant start to Test career could cost experienced Hilfenhaus Ashes spot

Australia fast bowler Jackson Bird’s impressive start to his Test career may have cost experienced swing bowler Ben Hilfenhaus his spot in the squad for next year’s Ashes.