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 Cricket defends decision to tour India
Sri Lanka Cricket defends decision to tour India

 Sri Lanka Cricket on Monday defended its decision to send the national team for a tour of India next month amid criticism coming from certain quarters, saying that it was taken at the best interest of the game.

India series chance for fringe players: Sanath Jayasuriya
India series chance for fringe players: Sanath Jayasuriya

Sri Lanka Cricket's (SLC) chairman of selectors Sanath Jayasuriya on Sunday said the upcoming five-match One-Day International (ODI) series against India will help their team in trying out their fringe players before the World Cup.

India's 1983 win inspired me, says Arjuna Ranatunga
India's 1983 win inspired me, says Arjuna Ranatunga

Sri Lanka's 1996 World Cup-winning captain Arjuna Ranatunga said that India's 1983 Prudential Cup triumph inspired him to take his country to the peak of 50-over cricket.

Sri Lankan cricketers concerned about skills training ahead of India tour
Sri Lankan cricketers concerned about skills training ahead of India tour

With the breaking of the news of Sri Lanka Cricket and the BCCI agreeing to a five-match ODI series, the Lankan players appeared to be concerned about their skills training required for the series.

Sri Lanka identifies 85 school bowlers with suspect action
Sri Lanka identifies 85 school bowlers with suspect action

Sri Lanka has identified 85 school cricketers bowling with suspected illegal actions in its campaign to clean up the cradle of the sport in the country. The bowlers include 60 spinners and 25 seamers, Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement on Thursday.

Pakistan seek Sri Lanka help to host international cricket
Pakistan seek Sri Lanka help to host international cricket

The newly-appointed Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaheryar Khan has sought Sri Lanka's help to host international cricket again in the strife-torn country.

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.

Marvan Atapattu takes over as Sri Lanka head coach
Marvan Atapattu takes over as Sri Lanka head coach

Former captain Marvan Atapattu became Sri Lanka`s first full-time local coach in 15 years after he was put in charge of the national cricket team on Wednesday.

PCB constitutes internal committee to probe into Shehzad-Dilshan chat
PCB constitutes internal committee to probe into Shehzad-Dilshan chat

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday constituted a three-member committee to look into the religious comments by Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shehzad to Sri Lanka player Tillakaratne Dilshan.

Australia U-19 to tour Sri Lanka next month

Cricket Australia’s (CA) Youth Selection Panel Monday announced a 15-player Australian U-19 squad to tour Sri Lanka next month.

Wish I played more Tests in Australia, England: Mahela Jayawardene

As his illustrious innings in Test cricket came to an end, the artistic Mahela Jayawardene wished he could play more matches in Australia, England and South Africa and built his reputation of being a connoisseurs delight the world over.

Thank you all for your support, says emotional Mahela Jayawardene

An emotional Mahela Jayawardene ended his glittering, 17-year Test career on a high Monday as Sri Lanka won the second and final Test against Pakistan by 105 runs to sweep the series 2-0.

Mahela Jayawardene rules out politics and coaching

Mahela Jayawardene, who retired from Test cricket today after a glorious Test career, ruled himself out from entering politics or seeking a coaching position with the national team.

A quick look at Mahela Jayawardene`s Test career

Factfile on Sri Lanka`s Mahela Jayawardene, who retired from Test cricket here on Monday.

2nd Test, Day 1: Junaid Khan, Wahab Riaz rattle Sri Lanka

Mahela Jayawardene scored four streaky runs in his last Test as Pakistan`s bowlers dismantled Sri Lanka`s first innings at the start of the second and final match, here on Thursday.

Shoaib Akhtar criticises Pakistan after Test defeat against Sri Lanka

Former Pakistan fast bowler, Shoaib Akhtar has said that the players in the present national team need to show more heart and courage if they are to bounce back against Sri Lanka in the ongoing series.

1st Test: Younis Khan battles on for Pakistan

Younis Khan hit an unbeaten 171 as Pakistan smashed their way towards a huge first innings total in the first Test against Sri Lanka on Thursday.

1st Test: Drained out Sri Lanka wary of well rested but rusty Pakistan

A drained out Sri Lanka will be wary of a well rested but rusty Pakistan when both sides taken on each other in a two-Test series starting from today.

Anti-Sri Lanka wave in Tamil Nadu forces Under-15 cricket team to return home

A junior cricket team from Sri Lanka, which arrived here to participate in a private tournament, was sent back today owing to security concerns, senior police officials said.