Sri Lanka cricket team

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.

January 26, 2017
January 26, 2017

SL spoil AB's return

AB de Villiers's sparkling half century could not prevent Sri Lanka from snatching a five-wicket victory with one ball to spare as they capitalised on six dropped catches by South Africa in the third Twenty20 on Wednesday.

April 17, 2016
April 17, 2016

Knee injury rules Malinga out of IPL

Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga is ruled out of the IPL, after Mumbai Indians' medical team deemed him unfit for at least another four months.

February 28, 2016
February 28, 2016

Dipping Sri Lanka face surging Bangladesh

Over the past year, when Sri Lanka have sometimes seemed to be physically incapable of winning; habitually trading strong positions for plunging losses, Bangladesh are rising. They have unique talents, like Mustafizur Rahman and Soumya Sarkar. And they are led by talisman-warhorse Mashrafe Mortaza.