Sri Lanka Cricket

Sri Lanka T20 captain Hasaranga quits ahead of India's tour

The 26-year-old all-rounder quit following Sri Lanka's early exit from the T20 World Cup in June.

Sri Lanka complain to ICC over 'different treatment' at World Cup

Sri Lanka's sports ministry has dispatched an officer to the United States to look into the welfare of the team, Fernando added.

ICC T20 World Cup 2024 Group D preview

Bangladesh enter the T20 World Cup with a bit of uncertainty as they continue to look for their strongest XI. Experienced opener Litton Das has been out of form of late with an average of 13.16 this year in six matches. Although teammate Tawhid Hridoy is confident that Das will make a strong comeback in the tournament.

Saifuddin's axing, Afif's inclusion: How was Tigers' T20 WC squad? 

Of the nine teams that have managed to play all the editions of the T20 World Cup since its inauguration in 2007 (Bangladesh, West Indies, India, Australia, England, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, and South Africa), the Tigers are the only side to have never qualified for the semifinal of the tournament.  

T20 World Cup: Sri Lanka wait on star quick Pathirana

Pathirana hurt his hamstring during a stint with the Chennai Super Kings in the ongoing Indian Premier League and was sent home to Sri Lanka to recover ahead of the start of the T20 World Cup on June 1.

Sri Lanka appoint Aaqib Javed as fast-bowling coach

Javed will start in his new role with immediate effect and work until the end of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in the West Indies and USA in June 2024.

Former Sri Lanka captain Thirimanne hospitalised after car crash 

Former Sri Lanka captain Lahiru Thirimanne was hospitalised after a car crash that saw his vehicle smash head-on against a lorry coming in the opposite direction near the north-central city of Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka on Thursday morning.

Asalanka to skipper SL in first two T20Is against Bangladesh

Sri Lanka's cricket board Wednesday named a 17-man T20 squad headed by suspended skipper Wanindu Hasaranga for the upcoming tour of Bangladesh.

Sri Lanka name different captains for Test, ODI and T20 sides

Sri Lanka cricket selectors Wednesday named different captains for the Test, one-day international and Twenty20 sides ahead of tours by Zimbabwe and Afghanistan.

October 17, 2023
October 17, 2023

Sri Lanka lifts Gunathilaka ban after sexual assault acquittal

The 32-year-old batsman was arrested in November last year just hours after his country lost to England in their final Twenty20 World Cup match in Australia.

October 17, 2023
October 17, 2023

Sri Lanka rue squandering strong start against Australia

"Despite our promising start, we deeply regret not being able to sustain it, resulting in us being limited to a score of 209 runs," Nissanka told reporters on Monday.

October 14, 2023
October 14, 2023

Shanaka ruled out of World Cup with injury

Shanaka injured his right thigh muscle during Sri Lanka’s match against Pakistan on Tuesday.

August 24, 2023
August 24, 2023

Corruption rife in Sri Lanka cricket for decades: minister

"The World Cup victory was the biggest curse for our cricket," Ranatunga said

October 18, 2022
October 18, 2022

Sri Lanka crush UAE despite Meiyappan hattrick

Dushmantha Chameera led Sri Lanka's fiery fast bowling display against the United Arab Emirates with three wickets in the T20 World Cup in Geelong on Tuesday as the former champions got their campaign back on track with a comprehensive 79-run win.

September 19, 2022
September 19, 2022

SL part ways with 'unaffordable' Moody

Australian former international Tom Moody is set to leave his post as Sri Lanka's director of cricket, officials said on Monday, weeks before the T20 World Cup.

September 12, 2022
September 12, 2022

Five talking points from Asia Cup

Dasun Shanaka's Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 23 runs in Dubai on Sunday to clinch their sixth Asia Cup.

September 12, 2022
September 12, 2022

‘As a unit we are doing fantastically well’

Bhanuka Rajapaksa on Sunday said Sri Lanka's cricket has proved a point to the world with their sixth Asia Cup title after his unbeaten 71 set up a commanding 23-run win over Pakistan.

September 7, 2022
September 7, 2022

Sri Lanka prove a World Cup point with India win

Batsman Bhanuka Rajapaksa said Sri Lanka have shaken off their underdogs tag and proved they can challenge at next month's T20 World Cup, after beating India to stand on the verge of the Asia Cup final.

September 2, 2022
September 2, 2022

Death-bowling cost us the game, says Shakib

Powerful innings by Kusal Mendis and skipper Dasun Shanaka helped Sri Lanka pull off a thrilling two-wicket win over Bangladesh to make the Asia Cup Super Four stage on Thursday.

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