Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka braces for Cyclone Amphan, several areas to receive heavy showers

Sri Lanka's Department of Meterology on Tuesday (May 19) said that the Super Cyclonic storm Amphan over west-central Bay of Bengal and neighborhood, lay centered near Trincomalee at 11.30 p.m. on Monday (May 18). 

May 19, 2020, 10:12 AM IST

Sri Lanka Cricket open to host India, Bangladesh in July

Earlier, Sri Lanka had postponed their two-match Test series against England and limited-overs fixtures against South Africa slated to take place in June due to coronavirus.


May 18, 2020, 16:14 PM IST

Born May 17, 1968: Mickey Arthur, South African coach

During his playing career from 1986 to 2001, Arthur appeared in a total of 110 first-class games and amassed 6,657 runs in it.

May 17, 2020, 12:32 PM IST

Australian pacer Jhye Richardson undergoes shoulder surgery

Richardson had an operation on his right shoulder late last month, the same shoulder he dislocated during a match against Pakistan more than a year ago that sidelined him for six months.

May 07, 2020, 17:26 PM IST

Born May 7, 1972: Upul Chandana, former Sri Lankan leg-spinner

Chandana began his career for Sri Lanka during a One-Day International (ODI) clash against Australia at Sharjah in April 1994. 

May 07, 2020, 14:00 PM IST

England's Test series in Sri Lanka rescheduled to January 2021: SLC CEO

The two sides were slated to lock horns in the longest format of the game from March 19 at Galle International Stadium before the two-match Test series was interrupted due to COVID-19.

May 03, 2020, 10:53 AM IST

On this day in 2003, New Zealand's Stephen Fleming scored maiden double ton

Fleming scored an unbeaten 274 runs, which also comprised of 28 boundaries and a six, in New Zealand's first innings against Sri Lanka in the opening Test in 2003.

Apr 26, 2020, 14:29 PM IST

Pakistan all-rounder Sana Mir bids adieu to international cricket

The former Pakistan skipper has led the national side in 72 ODIs, winning 26 matches and losing 45.

Apr 25, 2020, 15:05 PM IST

No match fees for West Indies cricketers since January

Reportedly, the West Indies men players have not been paid their match fee for the Ireland series at home and the subsequent tour of Sri Lanka in February-March.

Apr 23, 2020, 18:00 PM IST

Bangladesh's Mushfiqur Rahim to auction his bat to raise funds for coronavirus victims

The virus outbreak, which was first reported in Wuhan city of China, has so far affected more than 2,000 people and claimed the lives of 91 in Bangladesh.


Apr 20, 2020, 12:46 PM IST

On this day in 1972, Sri Lankan legend Muttiah Muralitharan was born

Muralitharan, who played his last match for the national side during an ODI series against India in April 2011, holds the world record for the most wickets in both Test and one-day cricket.

Apr 17, 2020, 10:32 AM IST

On this day in 1995: India won its fourth Asia Cup title

India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka all had four points at the end of the round-robin stage, but India and Sri Lanka qualified for the final on the basis of better run-rates.

Apr 14, 2020, 12:24 PM IST

On this day in 1995, Sachin Tendulkar became youngest cricketer to score 3,000 ODI runs

On April 9 in 1995, legendary Indian cricketer and former opener Sachin Tendulkar became the youngest player in the world to notch up 3,000 runs in the One-Day Internationals (ODIs).

Apr 09, 2020, 16:05 PM IST

Sri Lankan Navy seizes vessel carrying drugs worth USD 65 million, arrests nine Pakistani nationals

Sri Lanka's Defence Ministry said the drugs had an estimated street value in Colombo of about 12,500 million rupees ($65 million), making it the country's biggest single seizure of drugs.

Apr 02, 2020, 13:44 PM IST

On this day in 2011, MS Dhoni's India defeated Shahid Afridi's Pakistan in World Cup semi-final

Legendary cricketer and former opener Sachin Tendulkar, who had entered the match chasing his 100th international hundred, led from the front by scoring 85 runs.

Mar 30, 2020, 13:34 PM IST

ICC Women's T20 World Cup: Check out India's record at showpiece event

Overall, India have a decent record in the mega-event, having clinched 13 victories in 26 outings they have made so far.

Feb 17, 2020, 17:22 PM IST

India, Sri Lanka will further increase cooperation against terror: PM Modi

He also recalled the painful and barbaric Easter Sunday terror attacks in Sri Lanka in April last year that killed 259 people.

Feb 08, 2020, 16:22 PM IST

Two Europeans among 14 suspected coronavirus cases in Sri Lanka

The officials said the two European were being treated at the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH)

Feb 08, 2020, 12:00 PM IST

India vs Australia: Head-to-Head records in ODIs

The Virat Kohli-led Indian team will look to take revenge of their ODI series defeat at the hands of Australia when they head into the opening game of the three-match series against the Aaron Finch-led team at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Tuesday. 

Jan 13, 2020, 18:05 PM IST

Bangladesh gets government clearance only for T20I series in Pakistan

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has remained firm on their stance of sending their national side to Pakistan only for the three-match Twenty20 International series and not for a bilateral Test series.

Jan 13, 2020, 14:30 PM IST