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Dhananjaya de Silva leads Sri Lanka fightback with his maiden hundred against Australia in Colombo

Dhananjaya de Silva leads Sri Lanka fightback with his maiden hundred against Australia in Colombo

Paceman Suranga Lakmal recovered from a hamstring injury to replace Vishwa Fernando in the only change for the hosts from the team that beat Australia by 229 runs in Galle.

Steve Smith wants Australia batsmen to ''reinvent'' game to avoid whitewash against Sri Lanka

Steve Smith wants Australia batsmen to ''reinvent'' game to avoid whitewash against Sri Lanka

They brace for another trial by spin, this time at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground.

Australia lose both openers after Sri Lanka make 281 on Day 1 of the second test at Galle

Australia lose both openers after Sri Lanka make 281 on Day 1 of the second test at Galle

Australia were 54 for two at stumps, still trailing the hosts by 227 runs.

Sri Lanka vs Australia, 2nd Test: Preview — Another trial by spin awaits Aussies

Sri Lanka vs Australia, 2nd Test: Preview — Another trial by spin awaits Aussies

Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews said the 38-year-old Herath had once again "proved his brilliance" in the first Test.

Sri Lanka vs West Indies, 1st Test: Opener Dimuth Karunaratne makes visitors toil on Day 1

Sri Lanka vs West Indies, 1st Test: Opener Dimuth Karunaratne makes visitors toil on Day 1

Opener Dimuth Karunaratne scored his third Test century and made the West Indies bowlers toil as Sri Lanka finished on 250 for two at stumps on the opening day of the first Test.

India vs Sri Lanka: R Ashwin's maturity paying dividends for visitors

India vs Sri Lanka: R Ashwin's maturity paying dividends for visitors

Ravichandran Ashwin spun Sri Lanka to a low score of 183 in the first innings of the Galle Test match on Wednesday. Ashwin stood out amongst India's four other lead bowlers and made a big contribution for the team to give them impetus in the first Test match.

India vs Sri Lanka 2015: 1st Test, Day 1 - As it happened...

The first day of first Test between Sri Lanka and India, being played at Galle International Stadium, belonged to the tourists. 

 

Ravi Shastri set to join Indian team in Sri Lanka

Ravi Shastri set to join Indian team in Sri Lanka

 Team director Ravi Shastri will join the Indian cricket team here later on Friday ahead of the first Test against Sri Lanka beginning in Galle on August 12.

2nd Test, Day 3: Ahmed Shehzad, Azhar Ali lead Pakistan fightback

2nd Test, Day 3: Ahmed Shehzad, Azhar Ali lead Pakistan fightback

Pakistan`s batsmen bounced back after the first innings debacle to throw open the second Test against Sri Lanka at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo on Thursday.

Sri Lanka take 177-run lead over Pakistan

Sri Lanka take 177-run lead over Pakistan

Sri Lanka, replying to Pakistan`s first innings total of 138, were dismissed for 315 in the morning session of the third day`s play in the second Test in Colombo on Saturday.

PCB requests ICC to test Mohammed Hazeez's bowling action

PCB requests ICC to test Mohammed Hazeez's bowling action

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has requested the International Cricket Council (ICC) to schedule a bowling assessment test for all-rounder Muhammad Hafeez in Chennai.

Sri Lanka take lead in Pakistan Test

Sri Lanka take lead in Pakistan Test

Sri Lanka, trailing Pakistan by 117 runs on the first innings, were 144-4 in their second knock at lunch on the fifth day of the first Test in Galle on Sunday.

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 1st Test, Day 2: Kaushal Silva, Kumar Sangakkara defy visitors

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 1st Test, Day 2: Kaushal Silva, Kumar Sangakkara defy visitors

Sri Lanka`s opener Kaushal Silva frustrated Pakistan with an unbeaten 80 when the rain-hit first Test finally got underway on the scheduled second day in Galle on Thursday.

Kumar Sangakkara might retire after first Test against India

Kumar Sangakkara might retire after first Test against India

Veteran Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara is likely to retire from international cricket after the first Test against India in Galle later this year.

Pakistan opt for 'mission cleanup' on suspect 'chuckers'

Pakistan opt for 'mission cleanup' on suspect 'chuckers'

After the ban on ace off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, Pakistan are on 'mission cleanup' with an astonishing 28 cases of suspect bowlers being reported in the ongoing national T20 championship at the national stadium.

PCB to discuss ways to help bowlers with suspect action

PCB to discuss ways to help bowlers with suspect action

A special committee formed by the Pakistan Cricket Board to identify and help bowlers with suspect bowling actions will hold its first meeting in Lahore this weekend.

Pakistan team management yet to review video clips of Saeed Ajmal`s deliveries

Video clips of deliveries of off-spinner Saeed Ajmal are yet to be reviewed by the Pakistan team management as the ICC reported him for a suspect bowling action after the first Test of the ongoing series against Sri Lanka in Galle.

Former Pakistan players angry at team`s performance against Sri Lanka

Pakistan`s batting capitulation on the final day of the first Test against Sri Lanka has left many former players angry and red-faced.

Sri Lanka beat the rain to down Pakistan in first Test

Retiring Mahela Jayawardene took on the unusual role of opening batsman to hand Sri Lanka a thrilling seven-wicket victory on the final day of the first Test against Pakistan in Galle on Sunday.

Pakistan slip after Kumar Sangakkara`s double ton in Galle

Veteran Kumar Sangakkara hit a 200-plus score for the 10th time to light up the fourth day`s play in the first Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Galle Saturday.