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Shoaib Akhtar 'disappointed' over Sri Lanka players opting out of Pakistan tour

The series is slated to commence from September 27 when Pakistan will face Sri Lanka for the first ODI. 

Sep 11, 2019, 21:39 PM IST

David Miller, Imran Tahir lead South Africa to super-over victory over Sri Lanka

Miller helped South Africa score 14 runs from their super over before Tahir restricted Sri Lanka to only five in reply, two of which were wides. 

Mar 20, 2019, 10:41 AM 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

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 batters struggle as West Indies build big lead

West Indies turned the screws on Sri Lanka, taking a 360-run lead with six-second innings wickets in hand at the close of the third day of the first Test.

Jun 09, 2018, 09:47 AM IST

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Virat Kohli dances after the fall of Niroshan Dickwella — Video

All the wickets were important, but skipper Virat Kohli showed a special liking of the Niroshan Dickwella wicket.

Nov 24, 2017, 18:48 PM IST

Watch: Niroshan Dickwella's antics annoy Mohammed Shami, Virat Kohli

Dickwella was found having a few heated exchanges with the Indian bowlers. 

Nov 20, 2017, 18:21 PM IST

ICC uses names of four Sri Lankan cricketers to welcome Twitter's #280characters

Sri Lankan cricket team is in India for a full series, comprising three Tests, three ODIs and another three T20I matches.

Nov 11, 2017, 13:36 PM IST

PAK vs SL, 1st Test: Dimuth Karunaratne leads Lankan fightback on Day 1

The left-hander was run out for 93 but helped his team recover from a precarious 61-3 to reach 227-4 at close after Sri Lanka won the toss and batted on a greenish Sheikh Zayed Stadium pitch.

Sep 28, 2017, 20:10 PM IST

WATCH: Abhinav Mukund plucks a spectacular catch to dismiss Niroshan Dickwella during Day 2 of Galle Test

It was one heck of a day for the visitors when they returned back to action on the second day of the Galle Test. Despite losing Chesterwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane early into the day, India managed to amass a massive 600 riding on a blitzkrieg 50 from debutant Hardik Pandya. It was India's second highest total on Indian soil.

Jul 28, 2017, 12:14 PM IST

Niroshan Dickwella's stumping controversy leaves Twitter in splits, Graeme Cremer questions third-umpire over not-out call

Dickwella rescued Sri Lanka from a precarious 203-5, but the left-handed batsman's gritty 81 needed plenty of luck.

Jul 18, 2017, 21:32 PM IST

Colombo Test: Niroshan Dickwella, Asela Gunaratne star in Sri Lanka's record run-chase against Zimbabwe

Chasing a victory target of 388 runs, Sri Lanka suffered early jitters before scoring 391/6 in their second innings.

Jul 18, 2017, 18:52 PM IST

Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, 4th ODI: Craig Ervine blitz helps hosts draw level

Chasing a Duckworth-Lewis revised target of 219 in 31 overs, Zimbabwe rode on Ervine's 55-ball unbeaten knock to win with 10 balls to spare at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium.

Jul 08, 2017, 20:47 PM IST

Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, 3rd ODI: Openers Niroshan Dickwella, Danushka Gunathilaka set up big win

Chasing 311 for victory, the hosts rode on a 229-run opening stand between Dickwella (102) and Gunathilaka (116) to canter home in 47.2 overs and earn a 2-1 lead in the five-match series.

Jul 06, 2017, 19:32 PM IST

WATCH: One rare sight! Virat Kohli gets a DUCK for the first time in 46 innings

Last time Kohli got out without scoring in an ODI match was against England in August 2014 at Cardiff.

Jun 08, 2017, 18:11 PM IST

SL vs BAN: Niroshan Dickwella, Asela Gunaratne named in Test squad for series against Bangladesh

The 23-year-old Dickwella played the last of his four tests in July, 2014, in New Zealand and the opener who can also keep has scored heavily in the domestic circuit as well.

Mar 01, 2017, 12:39 PM IST

Australia vs Sri Lanka: Niroshan Dickwella suspended for showing dissent during second T20I against Aussies

Dickwella was punished after he paused to view the replay, kicked the turf and stared over his shoulder "for a prolonged period of time", an International Cricket Council statement said.

Feb 21, 2017, 12:55 PM IST

Watch: Scoop Six and last ball finish - How Sri Lanka edged Australia in a nail-biter!

The pulsating win was made possible by a dashing 52 off 37 balls by Asela Gunaratne, who was named man-of-the-match for his match-turning innings.

Feb 17, 2017, 20:07 PM IST

SA vs SL, 2nd ODI: South Africa crush Sri Lanka by 121 runs, take 2-0 lead in five-match series

Faf du Plessis and David Miller, both hit centuries as South Africa recovered from a poor start and piled up 307 for six.

Feb 02, 2017, 09:05 AM 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