Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath likely to be fit to face Proteas
Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath likely to be fit to face Proteas

 Sri Lanka`s front-line spinner Rangana Herath is recovering well and looks likely to face South Africa in Wednesday`s World Cup quarter-final at Sydney Cricket Ground, chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya said on Monday.

Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews, Rangana Herath set to be fit for quarters
Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews, Rangana Herath set to be fit for quarters

Sri Lanka were on Thursday "a 100 percent sure" that skipper Angelo Mathews, down with a heel injury, will be fit for their quarter-final outing of the cricket World Cup in Sydney next week.

Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne ruled out of World Cup
Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne ruled out of World Cup

Sri Lanka batsman Dimuth Karunaratne was on Thursday ruled out of the remainder of the cricket World Cup after suffering an injury to his little finger during the team's practice session ahead of Sunday's crucial tie against Australia.

World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka summon Seekkuge Prasanna as Rangana Herath cover
World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka summon Seekkuge Prasanna as Rangana Herath cover

Sri Lanka have called-up Seekkuge Prasanna as World Cup cover for injured spinner Rangana Herath, the country`s cricket board announced Tuesday.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Muttiah Muralitharan pleads for Rangana Herath's recovery time
ICC Cricket World Cup: Muttiah Muralitharan pleads for Rangana Herath's recovery time

Sri Lanka great Muttiah Muralitharan pleaded on Monday for key spinner Rangana Herath to be kept on ice for the World Cup quarter-finals after suffering a nasty injury to his finger.

ICC World Cup: Rangana Herath splits skin of spinning finger
ICC World Cup: Rangana Herath splits skin of spinning finger

Sri Lanka's left-arm spinner Rangana Herath split the skin on the inside of his spinning finger during their World Cup Pool A encounter against England at the Westpac stadium here on Sunday.

ICC World Cup: Sri Lanka have a terrific, well-balanced squad, says Rahul Dravid
ICC World Cup: Sri Lanka have a terrific, well-balanced squad, says Rahul Dravid

Former India captain Rahul Dravid feels that Sri Lanka are a "terrific" side and one of the most "well-balanced" units in the Cricket World Cup starting February 14.

New Zealand fight back to win Sri Lanka Test, series
New Zealand fight back to win Sri Lanka Test, series

New Zealand recovered from first innings turmoil to beat Sri Lanka by 193 runs in the second Test in Wellington Wednesday and record a 2-0 victory in the two-match series.

2nd Test: NZ in trouble in second test after Nuwan Pradeep double strike
2nd Test: NZ in trouble in second test after Nuwan Pradeep double strike

 Nuwan Pradeep put New Zealand on the back foot by taking two quick wickets as the hosts went to lunch on the third day of the second test on 96 for three, still 39 runs behind Sri Lanka`s first innings.

Kumar Sangakkara ton gives Sri Lanka first innings lead
Kumar Sangakkara ton gives Sri Lanka first innings lead

An imperious century by Kumar Sangakkara steered Sri Lanka to a 59-run first innings lead over New Zealand Sunday at tea on day two of the second Test at Wellington`s Basin Reserve.

Injuries hamper New Zealand, Sri Lanka ahead of Test
Injuries hamper New Zealand, Sri Lanka ahead of Test

Concerns Friday over injuries to Tim Southee and Rangana Herath disrupted preparations for New Zealand and Sri Lanka on the eve of the second Test in Wellington.

It has been tough for us so far, says Sri Lanka's spin coach
It has been tough for us so far, says Sri Lanka's spin coach

Looking to pull something special out of the bag in the must-win game to stay alive in the series, Sri Lankan spin coach Roger Wijesuriya on Saturday admitted that the Indian tour has been very tough for the Islanders.

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.

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.

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 105 runs in second Test to win series

Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene got a fitting farewell from Test cricket as his side won the two-match series against Pakistan.

2nd Test: Sri Lanka prosper as Rangana Herath wrecks Pakistan again

Sri Lanka stepped closer to giving former captain Mahela Jayawardene a winning farewell after Rangana Herath skittled Pakistan once more in the second Test in Colombo on Sunday.

Sanga, Mahela put Sri Lanka on top against Pakistan

Mahela Jayawardene scored an unbeaten 49 in his last Test innings as Sri Lanka took charge of the second and final match against Pakistan in Colombo on Saturday.

Herath takes nine for 127 as Pakistan take 12-run lead

Wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed scored 103 and left-arm spinner Rangana Herath claimed nine wickets as Pakistan took a 12-run lead against Sri Lanka in the second Test in Colombo on Saturday.

Alastair Cook contemplated resignation last month: Paul Downton

Alastair Cook has succeeded in pulling England out of Ashes defeat depression with two massive victories over India but the England captain was mulling putting in his papers during the Sri Lanka series, it has been revealed.

2nd Test, Day 2: Rangana Herath flummoxes Pakistan again with five-fer

Test cricket`s top-ranked spinner Rangana Herath skittled Pakistan`s top order on way to surpassing the 250-wicket mark to put Sri Lanka on top in the second Test in Colombo on Friday.