Jon Lewis

India vs England 1st Test: Visitors’ refusal to declare baffles many, coach Jon Lewis defends approach

England set India a world record chase of 420 after being bowled out for 178 in their second innings. Lewis said the aim is to make a strong start on the final day and put India under pressure. Lewis praised left-arm spinner Jack Leach, who came back strongly after being hammered by Rishabh Pant on the third day.

Feb 09, 2021, 07:15 AM 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

Sangakkara signs for Durham

Kumar Sangakkara will warm-up for Sri Lanka`s forthcoming tour of England by appearing in the next two rounds of County Championship matches for title-holders Durham.

Apr 28, 2014, 20:08 PM IST

Sangakkara on Durham`s radar

In a bid to bolster their county campaign this season, defending champions Durham are reportedly keen to sign Sri Lankan veteran Kumar Sangakkara on a short-term basis.

Apr 17, 2014, 14:46 PM IST