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Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera dropped from Sri Lanka squad for New Zealand T20Is

Paceman Suranga Lakmal and batsman Dhananjaya de Silva are among other high-profile players who have been omitted for the upcoming New Zealand T20Is.

Aug 25, 2019, 12:22 PM IST

Tom Latham ton puts New Zealand on course to take lead against Sri Lanka

The touring side, trailing 1-0 in the series after Sri Lanka won the opener in Galle, reached 196 for four in their first innings, trailing the hosts by 48 runs on a pitch offering sharp turn for the spinners.

Aug 25, 2019, 08:29 AM IST

2nd Test: Sri Lanka reach 144/6 against New Zealand before rain plays spoilsport on Day 2

Trent Boult and Tim Southee both bowled double wicket maidens in the first session that broke the Sri Lankan middle-order. Boult's double strike took his Test wicket tally to 251. 

Aug 23, 2019, 16:09 PM IST

New Zealand speaker feeds colleague's baby during debate in Parliament

As New Zealand lawmakers vigorously debated fuel prices in parliament this week, speaker Trevor Mallard called for order while feeding baby Tutanekai his bottle. 

Aug 22, 2019, 13:31 PM IST

Rohit Sharma should be included in the playing XI against West Indies, says Shoaib Akhtar

India defeated West Indies 3-0 in T20Is whereas they outclassed them 2-0 in the three-match ODI series.

Aug 22, 2019, 09:38 AM IST

India men thrash New Zealand 5-0 to win Olympic Test Event

Skipper Harmanpreet Singh (7') set the ball rolling before Shamsher Singh (18'), Nilakanta Sharma (22'), Gursahibjit Singh (26') and Mandeep Singh (27') scored for the Men in Blue. 

Aug 21, 2019, 12:55 PM IST

Deja vu for New Zealand as they face Sri Lanka in second Test

In 2012, Sri Lanka hammered New Zealand by 10 wickets in the first Test in Galle.

Aug 21, 2019, 12:18 PM IST

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Kane Williamson, Akila Dananjaya reported for suspect bowling action

Williamson and Dananjaya will now undergo testing within 14 days from the reporting date i.e August 18.

Aug 20, 2019, 11:50 AM IST

Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by 6 wickets in 1st Test to take 1-0 lead

Sri Lanka started the fifth day on an overnight total of 133/0.

Aug 18, 2019, 12:57 PM IST

MS Dhoni plays cricket with kids in Leh, picture goes viral

The 38-year-old had taken a two-month break from active cricket after India was edged out of the World Cup following a loss to New Zealand in the semi-final to serve his regiment in the Kashmir Valley.

Aug 17, 2019, 21:15 PM IST

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

Mike Hesson congratulates Ravi Shastri for retaining Team India's head coach role

On Friday, the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) consisting of Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad and Shantha Rangaswamy re-appointed Shastri as the head coach.

Aug 17, 2019, 15:00 PM IST

Galle Test: BJ Watling's fifty helps New Zealand take 177-run lead against Sri Lanka on Day 3

Watling will be looking to score as many runs as he can with the tailenders so as to give the New Zealand bowlers a chance to dismiss the hosts and take a 1-0 lead in the two-Test series. 

Aug 16, 2019, 17:51 PM IST

TNCA condoles demise of former Indian cricketer VB Chandrasekhar

Chandrasekhar is survived by his wife and two daughters.

Aug 16, 2019, 13:33 PM IST

Kapil Dev-led CAC to announce new coach of Team India today

 The Cricket Advisory Committee is today conducting interviews of candidates shortlisted for the position of Indian cricket team`s head coach, at the Board of Control for Cricket in India`s (BCCI) headquarter.

Aug 16, 2019, 12:17 PM IST

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

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

Shreyas Iyer denies sticking to bat only at number four

Iyer also said that it all depends on the management`s decision regarding who plays at number four and he has no say in the matter.

Aug 11, 2019, 16:07 PM IST

Adil Rashid ruled out for two month with shoulder injury

In what may come as a major blow to England, wrist-spinner Adil Rashid has been ruled out of action for at least two months due to a chronic shoulder injury. 

Aug 10, 2019, 14:56 PM IST

Sri Lanka fans throw birthday party for Kane Williamson on field

New Zealand are scheduled to play a two Test-series in Sri Lanka, with the first match starting on August 14 in Galle.

Aug 09, 2019, 18:28 PM IST