Sri Lanka cricket

September 4, 2022
September 4, 2022

Mendis, Rajapaksa help SL seal tense win

Kusal Mendis' fiery start and a key lower-order knock by Bhanuka Rajapaksa powered Sri Lanka to a four-wicket win over Afghanistan in their Asia Cup Super Four contest on Saturday.

August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022

Shanaka leads 20-man Sri Lanka squad for Asia Cup

Sri Lanka Friday named a 20-man squad led by Dasun Shanaka for the Asia Cup Twenty20 tournament starting later this month in the United Arab Emirates.

July 18, 2022
July 18, 2022

Chandimal puts Sri Lanka in command

Red hot Dinesh Chandimal struck his second successive half-century to take Sri Lanka's lead past 300 and thwart the Pakistan attack on day three of the opening Test on Monday.

July 18, 2022
July 18, 2022

Yousuf ‘speechless’ seeing Babar’s knock

Azam made a defiant 119 to thwart a Sri Lankan spin attack led by Prabath Jayasuriya on day two of an evenly poised first Test on Sunday.

July 16, 2022
July 16, 2022

Sri Lanka hit back after Shaheen takes four wickets in first Test

Pakistan's Shaheen Shah Afridi led an inspired attack to bowl out Sri Lanka for 222 but the hosts hit back with two wickets before stumps on the opening day of the first Test on Saturday.

July 16, 2022
July 16, 2022

Pakistan pick Yasir, Nawaz for first Test

Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah and all-rounder Mohammad Nawaz have been picked to play the first Test against Sri Lanka as the tourists announced their XI On Friday.

July 14, 2022
July 14, 2022

Pakistan batters 'historically have a weakness against left-arm spinners’

Dimuth Karunaratne's Sri Lanka will be looking to build on their winning momentum at Galle as the hosts take on Pakistan in a likely spin battle in the opening Test starting Saturday.

July 12, 2022
July 12, 2022

Cummins says Sri Lanka tour 'more than just cricket'

Australia Test skipper Pat Cummins said the Sri Lanka trip added to his sense of curiosity about the world.

July 10, 2022
July 10, 2022

Chandimal hundred puts Sri Lanka in strong position

Dinesh Chandimal smashed 118 not out and Kamindu Mendis produced a half-century in his debut test to help Sri Lanka eclipse Australia's first innings 364 on day three of the second Test in Galle on Sunday.

July 6, 2022
July 6, 2022

India should ease grip on T20 leagues: Aravinda

Former Sri Lanka captain Aravinda de Silva acknowledged that the IPL and other T20 leagues have benefited cricket, but urged India to allow star players to take part in tournaments overseas.