Sri Lanka cricket team

Nawaz differs with Shanaka

After being dealt a crushing blow by Afghanistan in the first match of the 2022 Asia Cup, Sri Lanka captain and all-rounder Dasun Shanaka opined that Afghanistan were a much more difficult hurdle than their Group B opponents Bangladesh.

September 13, 2022
September 13, 2022

Sri Lanka cricketers return to hero's welcome

Sri Lanka’s Asia Cup winning team have returned to the country to a hero’s welcome on Tuesday. The Lankans, who were not among the favourites to even make it to the final, lifted the trophy following a 23-run victory over Pakistan in the final on Sunday.

August 29, 2022
August 29, 2022

Nawaz differs with Shanaka

After being dealt a crushing blow by Afghanistan in the first match of the 2022 Asia Cup, Sri Lanka captain and all-rounder Dasun Shanaka opined that Afghanistan were a much more difficult hurdle than their Group B opponents Bangladesh.

August 27, 2022
August 27, 2022

'No upsets' as Afghanistan crush Sri Lanka in Asia Cup opener

Afghanistan skipper Mohammad Nabi on Saturday said his team will be no pushovers in the Asia Cup Twenty20 tournament after a crushing eight-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the opening match.

July 17, 2022
July 17, 2022

Babar beats Kohli to become fastest Asian batter to score 10k int’l runs

Pakistan captain Babar Azam stood firm amid a batting collapse to compile his seventh Test hundred on Sunday, leading his side's fightback against hosts Sri Lanka on the second day of the opening Test in Galle.

July 9, 2022
July 9, 2022

Galle Test ‘evenly balanced’ as Lankan batters hold their nerve

Skipper Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Mendis hit gritty half-centuries on Saturday to lead a strong Sri Lankan reply on day two of the second Test against Australia.

June 25, 2022
June 25, 2022

Aussie cricketers finally win Lankan hearts

Aaron Finch has paid tribute to Sri Lankan cricket fans after they turned Colombo's largest stadium yellow on Friday night to thank Australia for touring the country despite the economic crisis.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

Carey, bowlers give Australia consolation ODI win over Sri Lanka

Wicketkeeper-batsman Alex Carey's unbeaten 45 and inspired bowling helped Australia to a four-wicket consolation win over Sri Lanka in the fifth one-day international on Friday.

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

Shanaka storm guides Sri Lanka to a thrilling win

Dasun Shanaka led from the front with a scintillating half-century as Sri Lanka edged world champions Australia by four wickets in the third and final T20I to avoid a series whitewash on Saturday.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

Wade holds nerve as Australia clinch T20 series against Sri Lanka

Australia made heavy weather of a modest chase before beating Sri Lanka by three wickets in the second T20I on Wednesday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

March 14, 2017
March 14, 2017

Injured Liton ruled out of Colombo Test

Bangladesh wicketkeeper Liton Das has been ruled out of the second Test, starting in Colombo tomorrow, due to a rib injury he sustained during nets on Monday.