Sri Lanka Cricket

First-innings lead crucial, says Liton

“I think Sri Lanka are still behind. If we can pick up a few early wickets in the first hour of the [third] day, then we will have the upper hand. The first innings is crucial. If they get close to our total or go past it, then we will be on the back foot. So it will be important to take a first-innings lead,” Liton opined.

May 28, 2022
May 28, 2022

‘The answer is there to see’

There was not any significant difference between hosts Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in terms of international experience as the two subcontinental rivals locked horns in a two-match Test series within the past two weeks.

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

First-innings lead crucial, says Liton

“I think Sri Lanka are still behind. If we can pick up a few early wickets in the first hour of the [third] day, then we will have the upper hand. The first innings is crucial. If they get close to our total or go past it, then we will be on the back foot. So it will be important to take a first-innings lead,” Liton opined.

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

SLC calls back player from Bangladesh upon ‘breach of rules’

Sri Lanka Cricket board (SLC) has called back Kamil Mishara from Lankans’ tour of Bangladesh, sighting alleged break of code of conduct, SLC said in a media release today.

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

Records in sight for SL as morning session ends

Sri Lanka could see themselves becoming part of a few unique records after the lunch break on the second day of their second Test against hosts Bangladesh in Mirpur today. 

May 22, 2022
May 22, 2022

'Focused' Lankans hope to cheer fans back home

Sri Lanka coach Chris Silverwood is hoping to give fans back home in the crisis-hit island nation reason for cheer with a win over Bangladesh in the second and final Test beginning Monday.

May 4, 2022
May 4, 2022

Sri Lanka declare Test squad for Bangladesh tour

Dimuth Karunaratne will lead Sri Lanka's 18-man squad in Bangladesh for the two-match Test series starting next week, selectors said Wednesday.

January 9, 2018
January 9, 2018

Mathews returns as Sri Lanka's limited-overs captain

Sri Lanka announces that Angelo Mathews would return as skipper for limited-overs cricket ahead of the 2019 World Cup, just six months after the allrounder stepped down from the post.

November 18, 2017
November 18, 2017

SL to hold T20I tri-series involving Bangladesh, India

SLC release confirms that Sri Lanka will host Bangladesh and India for a T20I tri-nation series in March.

November 14, 2017
November 14, 2017

Sri Lanka dare to dream of India Test upset

Captain Dinesh Chandimal is dreaming of Sri Lanka making history by winning a Test in India -- despite being huge underdogs against the world's top-ranked side when the series begins in Kolkata on Thursday.

November 6, 2017
November 6, 2017

Sri Lanka drop Mendis, Silva for India Tests

Sri Lanka drop out-of-form top order batsmen Kusal Mendis and Kaushal Silva from the squad for a three-match Test series against India starting in Kolkata next week.