Sri Lankan spinner Akila Dananjaya banned from bowling for 12 months

The 25-year-old was assessed after his bowling action came under scrutiny by the match officials in the first Test against New Zealand in Galle from August 14-18. 

Sep 19, 2019, 21:48 PM IST

Coach Gary Stead asks New Zealand to be wary of Sri Lanka

 New Zealand have a poor Test record at Sri Lanka home soil as they have never won a series since their 2-0 victory over the island nation in their first tour in 1984. 

Aug 12, 2019, 17:41 PM IST

New Zealand players still discuss World Cup heartbreak, reveals Tim Southee

The two teams have not played Tests in Sri Lanka since 2012, when New Zealand won the second Test (also at the P. Sara Oval) to draw the series following a heavy defeat in Galle. 

Aug 06, 2019, 16:10 PM IST

New Zealand reveal Test jersey numbers for series against Sri Lanka

The two-match series against Sri Lanka will mark the commencent of New Zealand's campaign at the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Test Championship.

Aug 05, 2019, 17:34 PM IST

Mitchell Starc takes 10 to guide Australia to 2-0 Test series win over Sri Lanka

The series win against Sri Lanka was the first for Australia since they thrashed England 4-0 in the Ashes early last year.

Feb 04, 2019, 10:18 AM IST

Sri Lanka vs England 3rd Test: Jonny Bairstow guides tourists to 312-7 on Day 1

Jonny Bairstow scored a blistering century to help England reach 312 for seven on the opening day of the third Test against Sri Lanka.

Nov 23, 2018, 18:51 PM IST

BCCI decides to wait and watch on pitch-fixing sting

The BCCI on Sunday reacted cautiously to a sting operation which alleged pitch doctoring in three Test matches featuring India, saying it would consider action against implicated former cricketer Robin Morris only if he is found guilty in an ongoing ICC probe.

May 27, 2018, 14:39 PM IST

Sting operation claims 'Pitch Fixed' during India-Sri Lanka Test, ICC starts probe

A Test match between India and Sri Lanka last year might have been played on a pitch doctored at the behest of match-fixers, a sting operation has claimed, prompting the ICC to launch an investigation into the matter on Saturday.

May 26, 2018, 17:22 PM IST

Sri Lanka vs India 2017: County cricket has been a huge help, says Cheteshwar Pujara after century in Galle

Pujara hit 153 off 265 balls on Day 1 and 2 in the first Test versus Sri Lanka at Galle.​

Jul 27, 2017, 19:11 PM IST

Sri Lanka vs India, 1st Test: Hardik Pandya, Mohammed Shami put visitors on top at end of Day 2 in Galle

At stumps on the second day, Sri Lanka were struggling at 154 for 5 after Pandya's 49-ball-50 helped the visitors reach a mammoth first innings score of 600. 

Jul 27, 2017, 18:02 PM IST

Sri Lanka floods, landslides toll rises to 126

The deaths in floods and landslides in Sri Lanka following heavy rain rose to 126 on Sunday, an official said.

May 28, 2017, 13:59 PM IST

Bangladesh recall 'fit-again' pacer Mustafizur Rahman for Test series against Sri Lanka

The 21-year-old has struggled on the international stage since returning from a shoulder injury he sustained in July last year, while bowling for Sussex in the English T20 tournament.

Feb 21, 2017, 13:51 PM IST

Dhananjaya de Silva leads Sri Lanka fightback with his maiden hundred against Australia in Colombo

Paceman Suranga Lakmal recovered from a hamstring injury to replace Vishwa Fernando in the only change for the hosts from the team that beat Australia by 229 runs in Galle.

Aug 13, 2016, 17:39 PM IST

Steve Smith wants Australia batsmen to ''reinvent'' game to avoid whitewash against Sri Lanka

They brace for another trial by spin, this time at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground.

Aug 12, 2016, 16:55 PM IST

Australia lose both openers after Sri Lanka make 281 on Day 1 of the second test at Galle

Australia were 54 for two at stumps, still trailing the hosts by 227 runs.

Aug 04, 2016, 19:11 PM IST

Sri Lanka vs Australia, 2nd Test: Preview — Another trial by spin awaits Aussies

Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews said the 38-year-old Herath had once again "proved his brilliance" in the first Test.

Aug 02, 2016, 08:29 AM IST

Sri Lanka vs West Indies, 1st Test: Opener Dimuth Karunaratne makes visitors toil on Day 1

Opener Dimuth Karunaratne scored his third Test century and made the West Indies bowlers toil as Sri Lanka finished on 250 for two at stumps on the opening day of the first Test.

Oct 14, 2015, 20:18 PM IST

India vs Sri Lanka: R Ashwin's maturity paying dividends for visitors

Ravichandran Ashwin spun Sri Lanka to a low score of 183 in the first innings of the Galle Test match on Wednesday. Ashwin stood out amongst India's four other lead bowlers and made a big contribution for the team to give them impetus in the first Test match.

Aug 12, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

India vs Sri Lanka 2015: 1st Test, Day 1 - As it happened...

The first day of first Test between Sri Lanka and India, being played at Galle International Stadium, belonged to the tourists. 


Aug 12, 2015, 08:45 AM IST

Ravi Shastri set to join Indian team in Sri Lanka

 Team director Ravi Shastri will join the Indian cricket team here later on Friday ahead of the first Test against Sri Lanka beginning in Galle on August 12.

Aug 07, 2015, 21:01 PM IST