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.

Asian Games: Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan to lift cricket gold medal
Asian Games: Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan to lift cricket gold medal

Test nation Sri Lanka denied Afghanistan their first ever Asian Games gold medal as they overcame a batting slump to win the cricket final by 68 runs on Friday.

Asiad 2014: Minnows on show as cricket big guns stay away
Asiad 2014: Minnows on show as cricket big guns stay away

Cricket's minor nations get a rare chance to shine on the big stage when the Asian Games Twenty20 competition opens on Saturday in the absence of powerhouses India and Pakistan.

Sri Lanka bat against Pakistan in second Test

Sri Lanka`s captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and elected to bat in the second Test against Pakistan in Colombo on Thursday, the final one for the home team`s retiring Mahela Jayawardene.

Sri Lanka 104-3 at lunch on day three

Sri Lanka were 104-3 off 36 overs at lunch on the third day of the first Test against South Africa in Galle on Friday.

Sri Lanka`s Thirimanne upbeat after Northants draw

Sri Lanka`s Lahiru Thirimanne was in positive mood ahead of Thursday`s first Test against England after the tourists` warm-up match against Northamptonshire ended in a draw.

Thirimanne issues `Mankad` warning to England

Sri Lanka`s Lahiru Thirimanne on Thursday insisted the tourists would have no qualms about running out an England batsman backing up too far during their upcoming Test series, despite the furore over Jos Buttler`s dismissal at Edgbaston.

Lahiru Thirimanne will be perfect fit for Kumar Sangakkara`s shoes: Angelo Mathews

Heaping praise on Lahiru Thirimanne for his match-winning hundred against Pakistan in the Asia Cup final, Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said the youngster is shaping up to be the perfect replacement for veteran Kumar Sangakkara once he calls it a day.

Bowlers failed to create pressure: Misbah

Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq blamed his bowlers for the team losing the Asia Cup crown to Sri Lanka, stating that they failed to create pressure on the opposition.

Malinga, Thirimanne guide Sri Lanka to 5th Asia Cup trophy

Sri Lanka today regained the Asia Cup trophy with a comfortable five-wicket victory over defending champions Pakistan, riding on Lasith Malinga`s five-wicket haul and opener Lahiru Thrimanne`s fluent century, here.

Asia Cup: Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka - Statistical highlights

Statistical highlights of the Asia Cup match between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan here.

Asia Cup: Preview - `Giantkillers` Afghanistan await Sri Lanka test

After steamrolling Bangladesh for their first major win over a Test-playing nation, giantkillers Afghanistan would look to continue their flirtation with cricketing history when they take on leaders Sri Lanka in their Asia Cup cricket match, here tomorrow.

Sri Lanka virtually make it to the finals of Asia Cup

After beating two strong teams – Pakistan and India – in their first two matches of Asia Cup, Sri Lanka have proved that they are a strong contender to lift the trophy this time around.

Asia Cup 2014: Malinga, Thirimanne shape Sri Lanka`s thrilling win

Speedster Lasith Malinga`s brilliant five-wicket haul under pressure and opener Lahiru Thirimanne`s second ODI century helped Sri Lanka script a thrilling 12-run win over Pakistan in a nail-biting opening match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament, here on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka recall Ajantha Mendis for Bangladesh Tests

Sri Lanka`s selectors on Thursday recalled unorthodox spinner Ajantha Mendis for two Test matches in Bangladesh starting next week after keeping him out of the recent series against Pakistan.

Perera to replace Thirimanne in Sri Lanka squad

Sri Lanka called up opener Kaushal Perera on Monday after experienced batsman Lahiru Thirimanne was ruled out of the remainder of the three-Test series against Pakistan.

Jayawardene urges talented Lankan players to ‘up ante’ in order to succeed

Outgoing Sri Lanka captain has urged his young teammates to work hard and raise their game in order to succeed at the international stage and help the national team come out of their current tragic state.

Sri Lanka vs England Galle Test, Day 2: As it happened…

At the end of the second days play between Sri Lanka and England, the Lankans lead by 209 runs with five wickets in hand.

Have told Thirimanne to hold himself: Jayawardene

Mahela asks batsman Lahiru Thirimanne to avoid stepping out too much while backing up for runs in match against Australia on Friday.

India vs Sri Lanka: Statistical highlights

Statistical highlights of the tri-series cricket match between India and Sri Lanka, here on Tuesday.