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Dimuth Karunaratne leads Sri Lanka victory push in Galle

After New Zealand made 285 all out to leave the hosts with a tricky fourth-innings target, Karunaratne and Thirimanne batted sensibly through the last two sessions to swing momentum their way.

Aug 17, 2019, 20:03 PM IST

ICC World Cup 2019: Dhananjaya De Silva says Sri Lanka can beat any team in the world after England triumph

Sri Lanka, the 1996 winners, kick-started their bid for a place in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup semi-finals in dramatic fashion with a 20-run win against hosts England at Headingley.

Jun 22, 2019, 10:14 AM IST

Kusal Perera blasts Sri Lanka to victory in first Test against South Africa

The win, Sri Lanka`s first in any format since October, ends South Africa`s run of seven home series victories in a row with the second and final test in Port Elizabeth from Feb. 21-25.

Feb 16, 2019, 19:59 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

Sri Lanka's Dhananjaya de Silva joins West Indies tour after funeral

Sri Lanka allrounder Dhananjaya de Silva rejoined the national team touring the West Indies after attending his father's funeral, officials said Monday.

Jun 04, 2018, 12:50 PM IST

Sri Lanka cricketer Dhananjaya de Silva quits tour after father's murder

The father of Sri Lankan cricket allrounder Dhananjaya de Silva was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on the eve of the national team's departure to the West Indies, police said.

May 25, 2018, 15:10 PM IST

Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva lead Sri Lanka run fest in Chittagong

Kusal Mendis and Dhananjaya de Silva piled on the runs to put Sri Lanka in a comfortable position on the third day of the first Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong on Friday.

Feb 02, 2018, 17:36 PM IST

1st Test: Sri Lanka come up with strong reply to Bangladesh's mammoth total

Sri Lanka reached 187-1 at stumps on the second day, replying to Bangladesh`s 513, in the first Test in Chittagong on Thursday.

Feb 01, 2018, 18:43 PM IST

Dhananjaya de Silva, Roshen Silva performed in tough conditions: Dinesh Chandimal

Dhananjaya (119 retired hurt) and Roshen (74 not out) played vital knocks to salvage a draw in the final Test against India here.

Dec 06, 2017, 23:52 PM IST

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Day 5: Delhi encounter ends in a stalemate, Virat Kohli & Co take series 1-0

Sri Lanka were never going to chase 410, but did well enough to bat as many as 102 overs in the second innings, finishing at 299 for five. The captains decided to shake hands after the end of seven mandatory overs.

Dec 06, 2017, 17:12 PM IST

Sri Lanka drop Kusal Mendis, Kaushal Silva for India Tests

During Sri Lanka`s home series against India, the hosts lost all nine games -- three Tests, five one-day internationals and a lone Twenty20 -- between July and September.

Nov 05, 2017, 20:20 PM IST

WATCH: Ravindra Jadeja bowls a deceptive spin to outfox Dhananjya de Silva vs SL in 2nd Test

Jadeja achieved his 150th wicket in just 32 Test matches, thereby edging past the above two names along with Harbhajan Singh. Anil Kumble had taken 34 Test matches, Harbhajan in 35, while Haryana Hurricane Kapil Dev in 39 Tests.

Aug 05, 2017, 16:49 PM IST

SA vs SL, 3rd T20I: Sri Lanka beat South Africa by five wickets, claim T20 series 2-1

Angelo Mathews, who played a match-winning innings to level the series in the second match in Johannesburg last Sunday.

Jan 26, 2017, 09:11 AM IST

SA vs SL, 1st T20I: Daivd Miller's quick-fire 40 helps South Africa Beat Sri Lanka by 19 runs

Miller hit three sixes and three fours, he and new captain Farhaan Behardien put on 51 off 23 balls for the fourth wicket.

Jan 21, 2017, 09:27 AM IST

SA vs SL, PREVIEW: Sri Lanka eager to hit back after Test whitewash against Proteas

South Africa have not played a T20 international since defeating Sri Lanka in their last match of  World T20 campaign in March.

Jan 19, 2017, 15:28 PM IST

South Africa hammer Sri Lanka by 206 runs, take 1-0 lead in three match series

South Africa took the last five wickets for just 206 runs as they opened a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

Dec 30, 2016, 15:48 PM IST

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 4 at Port Elizabeth: As it happened

Kagiso Rabada made two crucial breakthroughs as South Africa chipped away at a stubborn Sri Lankan batting order on the fourth day of the first Test.

Dec 29, 2016, 12:34 PM IST

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 3: As it happened

Follow Day 3 actions of the first Test between South Africa and Sri Lanka being played at Port Elizabeth.

Dec 28, 2016, 10:41 AM IST

SA vs SL, 1st Test, Day 2: Sri Lanka 181 for seven, Dhananjaya de Silva 43 not out

Dhananjaya de Silva kept Sri Lanka's hopes alive with a defiant innings on the second day of the first Test against South Africa.

Dec 27, 2016, 23:35 PM IST

Triangular ODI series: Sri Lanka hand Zimbabwe thrashing in first match

Four days after Sri Lanka sealed a 2-0 Test series sweep, the tourists bowled Zimbabwe out for 154 before chasing their target inside 25 overs to claim a bonus-point victory.

Nov 14, 2016, 21:38 PM IST