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Sri Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera to retire from Tests

Sri Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera to retire from Tests

Perera has played six Tests since his debut against England in 2011 at Cardiff.

Cricket World Cup: Keep an eye on AB de Villers, Sri Lanka PM tells team ahead of QF

Cricket World Cup: Keep an eye on AB de Villers, Sri Lanka PM tells team ahead of QF

Wishing the Sri Lankan team ahead of their knock-out quarterfinal clash against South Africa, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Sunday warned the Angelo Mathews-led side to "keep an eye on" Proteas skipper AB de Villiers" who has been in rampaging form in the tournament.

ICC World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka crush Scotland as Kumar Sangakkara notches more records

ICC World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka crush Scotland as Kumar Sangakkara notches more records

Kumar Sangakkara created history by notching up a record fourth consecutive ODI century that powered Sri Lanka to a crushing 148-run win over Scotland in their final group league match of the ongoing cricket World Cup here today.

Asian Cricket Council chief dismisses security concerns in Pak

The chief executive of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has said that he has no security concerns in Pakistan and called on the country`s cricket authorities to restore the confidence of the game by bringing back international cricket.

Asia Cup: Sri Lankan cricketers get a rousing reception back home

Sri Lankan cricket team which returned home from winning the Asia Cup in Bangladesh were given a rousing welcome home today.

Dominant Sri Lanka beat Pakistan in second Test

Sri Lanka produced a professional performance to register their biggest victory over Pakistan by nine wickets in the second Test in Dubai, taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

Sri Lanka board refrains from confirming Bangladesh tour over `security fears`

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has reportedly refrained from confirming their scheduled tour of Bangladesh, where they are set to play two Tests, two Twenty20s and three ODIs, starting from January 27.

Murali to inaugurate cricket pitches in former LTTE stronghold

Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan will be inaugurating the new cricket pitches laid in a stadium in the former LTTE stronghold of Kilinochchi.

Graham Ford to take charge of Surrey next season

Graham Ford of South Africa has been confirmed as the new head coach of Surrey.

Ford rejects Sri Lankan offer to extend coaching role beyond January 2014

Sri Lankan coach Graham Ford has reportedly declined the offer to extend his two-year term beyond January 2014 and has indicated that he will quit after that period.

Sri Lanka to tour England in May next year

The England and Wales Cricket Board ( ECB) has confirmed that Sri Lanka would visit England in a tour starting on May 2014 for the first time in two years.

Dinesh Chandimal picked to lead Lanka for two ODIs vs Proteas

Young Dinesh Chandimal will lead Sri Lanka in the first two of the five ODIs against visiting South Africa in an stop-gap arrangement in the absence of regular captain Angelo Mathews.

Pollard blames both bowlers and batters for loss to Sri Lanka

West Indies stand-in skipper Kieron Pollard has blamed both his bowlers and batsmen alike for the 39-run defeat against Sri Lanka in the crucial rain-affected ODI of the Tri-Nation series here.

Will look to stamp our authority at home, says Gayle

Champions Trophy winners India are already on Chris Gayle`s mind and he says the West Indies would look to "stamp our authority" by using the home advantage when the ODI tri-series, also involving Sri Lanka, kicks off here on Friday.

Sri Lanka`s pioneer umpire K T Francis passes away

Renowned Sri Lankan umpire K T Francis, who stood in islanders` inaugural Test match in 1982, has passed away after losing battle against acute diabetes, family sources said on Monday.

Dilshan and Jayawardene reprimanded for excessive appealing

Sri Lanka`s Tillakaratne Dilshan and Mahela Jayawardene have been reprimanded for excessive appealing during their Champions Trophy match against New Zealand.

SLC to summon IPL bench warmers for CT practice games

Sri Lanka Cricket is mulling to call back its players who have been warming benches in the ongoing Indian Premier League for preparations for next month`s Champions Trophy.

No threat to IPL matches: Rajiv Shukla

After Sri Lanka Cricket Players` Association expressed concerns over ongoing attacks against Sri Lankan nationals in Tamil Nadu, Rajiv Shukla said that there is no threat to the upcoming tournament.

ICC Women’s World Cup: India lock horns with Sri Lanka in must-win match

After suffering a 32-run loss against defending champions England, Mithali Raj led Indian team would have to pull up their socks before locking horns with Sri Lanka.

No major overhaul in Sri Lanka team too soon: Jayasuriya

Sri Lanka`s new chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya on Wednesday denied plans to target senior players in a major overhaul of the national team.