Kusal Mendis

New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel restricts Sri Lanka with a five-wicket haul

New Zealand were bowled out for 249 in the first session but Sri Lanka struggled to get going during Patel`s spells and finished on 227-7, trailing by 22 runs.

Aug 15, 2019, 19:44 PM IST

ICC World Cup 2019, Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: As it happened

Pak vs SL Live updates, Scores: The much-anticipated clash between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in the ICC World Cup 2019 at the County Ground, Bristol was called off. The tenth clash of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 witnessed a victory for Australia by a margin of 15 runs against West Indies. 

Jun 07, 2019, 14:30 PM IST

South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 41 runs in 5th ODI, clean sweep series

After electing to bat, Sri Lanka were bowled out for 225, three balls short of their 50 overs, for another below-par score in a series where they have found no answer to South Africa`s rampant pace and spin attack.

Mar 17, 2019, 11:50 AM IST

Faf Du Plessis ton helps South Africa register easy win against Sri Lanka in first ODI

After winning the toss and electing to field, South Africa bowled the visitors out for 231 in 47 overs before chasing down their victory target for the loss of two wickets and with 67 balls remaining.

Mar 03, 2019, 21:12 PM IST

Test rankings: Kusal Mendis, Oshada Fernando make big gains after historic Sri Lanka win

The unbroken 163-run stand between Mendis and Fernando enabled Sri Lanka to become the first Asian team to win a Test series in South Africa and they had individual gains too. 

Feb 24, 2019, 15:13 PM IST

Who said what: Laxman, Sangakkara hail Sri Lanka's historic series win in South Africa

Oshado Fernando and Kusal stitched a vital partnership to help propel the tourists to an eight-wicket win in the second and final match of the Test series. 

Feb 23, 2019, 20:47 PM IST

South Africa seek to continue home dominance as ailing Sri Lanka visit

Proteas supremacy has been built around a fierce fast-bowling attack and lively wickets, the opposite of the conditions they faced when they lost 0-2 in Sri Lanka last July.

Feb 12, 2019, 14:16 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

Wellington Test: Ajaz Patel optimistic despite New Zealand's wicketless toil on Day 4

While still 37 runs in deficit, with rain forecast for Wednesday, the visitors are well-placed to survive what had looked to be a crushing defeat after the hosts dominated the first three days. 

Dec 18, 2018, 14:15 PM IST

Sri Lanka top order crumbles, England eye series sweep

The tourists, who had taken a 96-run first-innings lead, overcame a top-order collapse of their own to post 230 all out in their second innings on day three of the contest.

Nov 25, 2018, 19:15 PM IST

West Indies crush Sri Lanka by 226-runs in first Test

West Indies completed a crushing 226-run victory over Sri Lanka just after lunch on the final day of the first Test  as the tourists surrendered meekly following the demise of century-maker Kusal Mendis and captain Dinesh Chandimal.

Jun 11, 2018, 08:37 AM IST

Kusal Mendis nears century as Sri Lanka battle to save West Indies Test

Kusal Mendis led a strong Sri Lankan second innings effort but West Indies still held the advantage at stumps on day four of the first Test at the Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad on Saturday.

Jun 10, 2018, 09:48 AM IST

Sri Lanka wilt after Shane Dowrich ton leads West Indies to 414

 Shane Dowrich's second Test century put the West Indies in control of the first Test against Sri Lanka as the home side declared their first innings at 414 for eight before a period of hostile fast bowling had the visitors struggling at 31 for three at stumps on day two at the Queen's Park Oval.

Jun 08, 2018, 09:07 AM IST

Nidahas T20I tri-series: Manish Pandey-Dinesh Karthik impressive in convincing chase against Sri Lanka

Manish Pandey and Dinesh Karthik added an unbeaten 68 for the fifth wicket to help India register their second win in the Nidahas T20I tri-series in Colombo on Monday. 

Mar 12, 2018, 23:49 PM IST

Kusal Mendis drives Sri Lanka to T20 series sweep against Bangladesh

Opener Kusal Mendis hit a blazing half-century as Sri Lanka thrashed Bangladesh by 75 runs in the second Twenty20 to complete a 2-0 series sweep on Sunday.

Feb 18, 2018, 21:32 PM IST

Kusal Mendis, Dasun Shanaka scale Bangladesh's 190, end Sri Lanka's eight-match losing streak

Opener Kusal Mendis scored his maiden half-century in T20 Internationals to lead Sri Lanka's six-wicket rout of Bangladesh in the first of the two matches in Dhaka on Thursday. Mendis smashed 53 off 27 balls while Dasun Shanaka hit an unbeaten 42 as the visitors eased past Bangladesh's record total of 193/5 with 20 balls to spare.

Feb 16, 2018, 10:27 AM 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