'Slinger Malinga' set to return for Lanka against Kiwis
'Slinger Malinga' set to return for Lanka against Kiwis

Sri Lanka frontline seamer Lasith Malinga is on course for a return to the national squad towards the end of the seven match series against New Zealand.

World Cup preparation is on track: Mahela Jayawardene
World Cup preparation is on track: Mahela Jayawardene

Sri Lanka might have surrendered the five-match ODI series against India in the third game itself but former captain Mahela Jayawardene on Wednesday said that there was nothing to worry about their World Cup preparation as things are on track.

2nd ODI: India vs Sri Lanka - Preview
2nd ODI: India vs Sri Lanka - Preview

After starting the series with a crushing victory, an upbeat India will aim to maintain their stranglehold over an under-prepared Sri Lanka when they meet in the second ODI here on Thursday.

ODI series a chance to test bench strength ahead of 2015 World Cup: Angelo Mathews
ODI series a chance to test bench strength ahead of 2015 World Cup: Angelo Mathews

They may not have of an ideal preparation for the stop-gap five-ODI series against India but Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews on Saturday said that the short tournament would give the team's think-tank an opportunity to assess the bench strength ahead of next year's World Cup.

Can 'under-prepared' Sri Lanka give India a tough fight?
Can 'under-prepared' Sri Lanka give India a tough fight?

Sri Lankan players were working on their fitness during a break from international cricket when the Sri Lankan cricket board gave BCCI a nod to play a hastily scheduled five-match ODI series against India.

CLT20: Southern Express in fix as Dilshan not playing
CLT20: Southern Express in fix as Dilshan not playing

In a huge blow to Southern Express, representing Sri Lanka in the Champions League T20, their ace batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan has pulled out of the contest due to "personal reasons".

CLT20 2014: Mumbai Indians appoint Kieron Pollard as captain
CLT20 2014: Mumbai Indians appoint Kieron Pollard as captain

Dashing all-rounder Kieron Pollard has been named the captain of the Mumbai Indians after shoulder injury and fractured finger forced regular captain Rohit Sharma to pull-out of the upcoming Champions League T20, starting here from Saturday.

Mahela Jayawardene impact will be felt for years

Mahela Jayawardene closed the curtain on an illustrious test career on Monday, leaving a huge gap in the Sri Lanka batting order as well as the dressing room, which the island country will find difficult to bridge.

Lasith Malinga opts for Mumbai Indians over Sri Lankan team in CLT20

Lasith Malinga has chosen Mumbai Indians over his Sri Lankan side, Southern Express in the Champions League Twenty20 cricket tournament, scheduled to be played in September.

Tillakaratne Dilshan shines as Sri Lanka thrash South Africa

Tillakaratne Dilshan starred with both the bat and the ball as Sri Lanka crushed South Africa by 87 runs in their second one-dayer Wednesday to draw the three-match series level at 1-1.

Sri Lanka confident of winning Test series in England

Sri Lanka have said that they are confident of winning their Test series against England this month after their final warm-up match against county side Northants ended in a draw after a rain-hit game.

Sri Lanka beat England by seven runs in 4th ODI

Kumar Sangakkara`s first century at Lord`s laid the platform for Sri Lanka`s nailbiting seven-run series-levelling win against England in the fourth one-day international on Saturday.

Sri Lanka happy to rely on senior service

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews is banking on his side`s core of vastly experienced players to continue the tourists` recovery in their one-day international series with England.

IPL 2014: Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Daredevils - Preview

The victory against Kings XI Punjab has brought them back in the play-offs mix but Mumbai Indians have no time to relax as they take on struggling Delhi Daredevils in another must-win IPL clash, here on Friday.

Morgan rues Malinga impact

Eoin Morgan was left marvelling at the skill of rival captain Lasith Malinga after the Sri Lanka skipper played a key role in the tourists` nine-run Twenty20 international win at The Oval on Tuesday.

Malinga leads Sri Lanka to nine-run T20 win over England

World champions Sri Lanka held off an England fightback to win by nine runs in a Twenty20 international at the Oval on Tuesday helped by an explosive innings from Thisara Perera and superb bowling from Lasith Malinga.

IPL 2014: Amit Mishra becomes second bowler to take 100 wickets

Sunrisers Hyderabad spinner, Amit Mishra, became the second bowler in the history of the Indian Premier League to take 100 wickets.

IPL: Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore - Statistical highlights

Statistical highlights of the IPL match between Mumbai Indians and the Royal Challengers Bangalore here.

IPL 2014: Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore - As it happened...

Live updates from the 27th match of the Indian Premier League between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore to be played at the Wankhede Stadium.

Bailey hails Malinga`s bowling in death overs

Kings XI Punjab skipper George Bailey on Saturday praised Mumbai Indians pace spearhead Lasith Malinga and said the two overs from the Sri Lankan towards the end played a crucial part in stopping their winning wheel.