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.

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.

Kumar Sangakkara ton lifts Sri Lanka to win over England

Kumar Sangakkara ton lifts Sri Lanka to win over England

Sri Lanka beat England by 90 runs in the sixth one-day international at Pallekele on Saturday to take an unbeatable 4-2 lead in their seven-match series.

Joe Root steers England to win over Sri Lanka

Joe Root steers England to win over Sri Lanka

Joe Root`s third hundred powered England to a five-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the fifth one-day international in Pallekele on Thursday and kept alive their hopes in the seven-match series.

Inconsistency cost Sri Lanka series against India

Having lost both the five-match ODI series 4-1 and one-off Twenty20 International, Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene said inconsistency was the main reason behind his team`s dismal performance against India

Injured Vettori doubtful for New Zealand’s India tour

Former New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori has only a 10 per cent chance of being fit for upcoming test and Twenty20 tour of India

Cricket: Sri Lanka fined for slow over-rate in fifth ODI

Sri Lanka has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during its 20-run defeat against India in the fifth and final ODI in Pallekele

Pakistan vs SL, Pallekele Test: Perera puts Sri Lanka in control

Tharanga Paranavitana hit an unbeaten fifty (52*) to lead Sri Lanka’s fightback against Pakistan on Day 3.

SSC to host Pallekele’s relocated warm-up matches

The two ICC World Cup warm-up matches that had been scheduled to take place at Pallekele, Sri Lanka, will now be played at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) ground in Colombo.