Watch: Dhammika Prasad sings to pay tribute to retiring great Kumar Sangakkara!
Watch: Dhammika Prasad sings to pay tribute to retiring great Kumar Sangakkara!

Many tributes from across the world have poured in for the retiring Kumar Sangakkara, as the Sri Lankan great played his farewell Test against India at Colombo.

England to host Sri Lanka and Pakistan in 2016
England to host Sri Lanka and Pakistan in 2016

 England are to play three home tests against Sri Lanka next year and four against Pakistan.

WATCH: Kumar Sangakkara's emotional farewell speech
WATCH: Kumar Sangakkara's emotional farewell speech

Legendary Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara's illustrious career came to an end on Monday as India thrashed the home side by 278 runs in the 2nd Test at Colombo.

India vs Sri Lanka: Dinesh Chandimal's ton is nothing less than oxygen for struggling hosts
India vs Sri Lanka: Dinesh Chandimal's ton is nothing less than oxygen for struggling hosts

As Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara bids adieu to Test cricket after playing two more innings at most, the smashing ton by Dinesh Chandimal against India on Day 3 of the first Test was a huge sigh of relief for the Angelo Mathews-side which is deseperately short of experienced players.

1st Test, Day 3: Dinesh Chandimal slams fourth ton, India need 153 runs with 9 wickets remaining
1st Test, Day 3: Dinesh Chandimal slams fourth ton, India need 153 runs with 9 wickets remaining

India were set a tricky target of 176 runs to win the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka after Dinesh Chandimal produced a counter-attacking unbeaten 162 to lead a spirited fightback for the hosts, here on Friday.

Lanka going through transition phase: Muttiah Muralitharan
Lanka going through transition phase: Muttiah Muralitharan

Blaming their woeful performance to the 'transition phase', Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan on Thursday said it is advantage India in the ongoing series and they would take couple of years to rebuild the team.

India to play opening Test against SL in Galle from Aug 12
India to play opening Test against SL in Galle from Aug 12

Indian cricket team will play the first of the three-Test series against Sri Lanka in Galle from August 12-16 according to a media release issued by the hosts broadcasters Sony Six.

SLC elections will be held on time: Sidath ​Wettimuny
SLC elections will be held on time: Sidath ​Wettimuny

 Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) governing body elections will be held on time so as not to have any friction with the ICC's laid down procedures, chief of the interim committee Sidath Wettimuny said on Tuesday.

Kumar Sangakkara yet to confirm Test retirement: Angelo Mathews
Kumar Sangakkara yet to confirm Test retirement: Angelo Mathews

Sri Lanka's batting great Kumar Sangakkara is still in talks with selectors to discuss his retirement from Test cricket, captain Angelo Mathews said on Wednesday.

Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara expected to play his final Test against India
Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara expected to play his final Test against India

Sri Lanka's successful batsman Kumar Sangakkara is expected to play his final Test match against India when the two teams meet later this year, according to Cricinfo.

Jehan Mubarak back in Sri Lanka's Test squad for Pakistan series
Jehan Mubarak back in Sri Lanka's Test squad for Pakistan series

Left-handed batsman Jehan Mubarak`s nearly eight-year wait for a test recall finally ended with Sri Lanka naming him in their squad for the three-match series against Pakistan starting on Wednesday.

Sri Lanka name Test squad for Pakistan series
Sri Lanka name Test squad for Pakistan series

Sri Lanka Cricket on Wednesday named a 16-man squad for the three-Test home series against Pakistan starting next week:

Sri Lanka Cricket sacks officials over sex scandal
Sri Lanka Cricket sacks officials over sex scandal

Sri Lankan cricket`s governing body on Wednesday announced the sacking of three officials after allegations that members of the women`s national team were asked to perform sexual favours to keep their places.

No criminal proceedings against Sri Lanka officials in sex bribe
No criminal proceedings against Sri Lanka officials in sex bribe

Three male officials have been identified in the sex bribe scandal that rocked Sri Lankan women`s cricket but there are no grounds or evidence to justify criminal proceedings against them, the country`s cricket board said on Thursday.

Sri Lanka rope in Jonty Rhodes for short stint to improve fielding
Sri Lanka rope in Jonty Rhodes for short stint to improve fielding

Sri Lankan cricketers are to get fielding tips from the man who pretty much revolutionised the art after former South African player Jonty Rhodes agreed to a short stint with them.

SL Cricket (SLC) appoint panel to probe past corruption
SL Cricket (SLC) appoint panel to probe past corruption

 Sports Minister Navin Dissanayake has on Tuesday appointed a three-member panel to investigate alleged corruption in the past cricket administrations. Ravi Algama, Jaliya Bodinagoda and Waruna Mallawarachchi, all lawyers, have been appointed to go into the alleged past corruption in the game's administration, Sports Ministry said.

Sri Lanka women’s cricket team forced to perform sexual favours for officials
Sri Lanka women’s cricket team forced to perform sexual favours for officials

Sri Lanka's sports ministry said on Friday that an investigation had found evidence that members of the national women's cricket team had been forced to perform sexual favours for officials in order to earn or keep their places in the squad.

Sri Lanka probe finds evidence of sex bribes in women's cricket team
Sri Lanka probe finds evidence of sex bribes in women's cricket team

Sri Lanka`s sports ministry said on Friday that an investigation had found evidence that members of the national women`s cricket team had been forced to perform sexual favours for officials in order to earn or keep their places in the squad.

Sri Lanka to discipline officials over harassment of women cricketers
Sri Lanka to discipline officials over harassment of women cricketers

Sports Minister Navin Dissanayake is to institute disciplinary proceedings against officials who have been faulted in an investigation to probe sexual harassment of members of the Sri Lankan women's cricket team.

Sri Lanka Cricket elections in six months
Sri Lanka Cricket elections in six months

Elections to appoint office bearers to the governing body Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) will be held by January next year.