Australia vs Sri Lanka

Women's T20 World Cup: Rachael Haynes spares Australia’s blushes against Sri Lanka

Australian women vice-captain Rachael Haynes was the hero for her side with a classy half-century as the defending champion overcome a mighty scare against Sri Lanka and clinched a five-wicket win in their second Group A clash of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's T20 World Cup at WACA Ground in Perth on Monday.

Feb 25, 2020, 10:35 AM IST

David Warner's fifty helps Australia complete 3-0 T20I sweep over Sri Lanka

After Sri Lanka posted 142/6 in their 20 overs, Warner led the Aussie chase once again with a 50-ball 57, his innings laced with four fours and a six. 

Nov 01, 2019, 18:07 PM IST

Mitchell Starc to miss 2nd Sri Lanka T20I to attend brother's wedding

Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc is all set to miss his side's second T20I of the three-match series against Sri Lanka at the Gabba in Brisbane in order to attend his brother's wedding. 

Oct 28, 2019, 14:21 PM IST

Aaron Finch confident of getting fit for first Sri Lanka T20I

 Australia T20I captain Aaron Finch is confident of getting fit for the first T20I of the three-match series against Sri Lanka beginning Sunday at the Adelaide Oval.

Oct 25, 2019, 16:22 PM IST

ICC World Cup 2019: Australia look to continue winning run against Sri Lanka

After registering a nervy win against Pakistan, Australia will look to come out with a commanding performance when they meet Sri Lanka in their fifth World Cup encounter at the Kennington Oval on Saturday.

Jun 14, 2019, 14:09 PM IST

Australian batsman Usman Khawaja admits off-field issue took focus away

While he managed to get starts, Khawaja failed to convert them into big scores. He paid tribute to his wife Rachel for helping him through a mentally taxing period.

Feb 03, 2019, 16:00 PM IST

Fiery Mitchell Starc returns to form with five-wicket haul against Sri Lanka

Kusal Perera did not return to bat for the touring side after being hit on his helmet and leaving the field.

Feb 03, 2019, 12:45 PM IST

Kurtis Patterson hits maiden ton as Australia post mammoth total against Sri Lanka

After resuming on 384-4 Australia declared their first innings closed after lunch, with Patterson, in just his second test innings, unbeaten on 114 and captain Tim Paine 45 not out.

Feb 02, 2019, 10:57 AM IST

Australia's Joe Burns, Travis Head ground Sri Lanka after early wobble

The hosts, who lead the series 1-0 after their win in Brisbane by an innings and 40 runs, were reduced to 28-3 at that stage before Burns and Head steadied the innings.

Feb 01, 2019, 10:32 AM IST

Tim Paine wants winning attitude from unchanged Australia

Their comprehensive win against Sri Lanka in Brisbane was only their second Test victory of the summer and the hosts are determined not to take their foot off the pedal in the first ever Test at the Manuka Oval.

Jan 31, 2019, 14:19 PM IST

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal banking on pitch help to level series

Chandimal was of the view that the pitch for Manuka Oval's debut Test match resembled the ones back home, known to be low on bounce and provide assistance for slow bowlers.

Jan 31, 2019, 13:18 PM IST

Tim Paine's Australia seek relief against Sri Lanka after tumultuous year

Australia defeated Sri Lanka by an innings and 40 runs in Brisbane, for only their second Test victory of the summer and the hosts are determined not to take their foot off the pedal in the second and final Test.

Jan 30, 2019, 13:48 PM IST

Australia crush Sri Lanka by innings and 40 runs in Brisbane

Resuming at 17-1 Saturday, Sri Lanka’s hopes of saving the match were dealt a heavy blow when Dinesh Chandimal and Kusal Mendis fell in consecutive overs from Cummins at the start of the day.

Jan 26, 2019, 13:53 PM IST

Marnus Labuschagne, Travis Head put Australia ahead in Brisbane against Sri Lanka

Head (84) and Labuschagne (81) featured in a 166-run stand for the fifth wicket, surpassing the 112-run stand between Marcus Harris and Aaron Finch in the Perth test against India as Australia's best this season.

Jan 25, 2019, 17:58 PM IST

Bowlers put Australia in command in Brisbane Test against Sri Lanka

Pat Cummins and Jhye Richardson were the pick of the Australian bowlers, as Sri Lanka was bundled out in just 56.4 overs.

Jan 24, 2019, 17:03 PM IST

India inspired Sri Lanka seek history in Australia

India justified their top ranking by beating Tim Paine's men 2-1 earlier this month, ending their agonising 71-year wait for a test series victory in Australia.

Jan 23, 2019, 18:11 PM IST

WATCH: Has IPL discard Ben Dunk just played the cleverest cricket shot ever?

Regarded as one of the cleanest strikers around, the Big Bash League star was hoping to get a deal in the cash-rich IPL.

Feb 22, 2017, 20:06 PM IST

Lasith Malinga vs Travis Head: IPL preview in Australia — WATCH

And come April, both the players will be in India, turning up for their respective IPL franchises in the world's premier cricket league.

Feb 22, 2017, 18:12 PM IST

Australia vs Sri Lanka: Niroshan Dickwella suspended for showing dissent during second T20I against Aussies

Dickwella was punished after he paused to view the replay, kicked the turf and stared over his shoulder "for a prolonged period of time", an International Cricket Council statement said.

Feb 21, 2017, 12:55 PM IST

Watch: Scoop Six and last ball finish - How Sri Lanka edged Australia in a nail-biter!

The pulsating win was made possible by a dashing 52 off 37 balls by Asela Gunaratne, who was named man-of-the-match for his match-turning innings.

Feb 17, 2017, 20:07 PM IST