Sri Lanka will now look to earn their berth via a 10-team qualifying competition in Zimbabwe in June and July.
The two teams split the points which further damages Sri Lanka's designs on a place in the top eight of the Super League, who automatically qualify for the World Cup in India in October and November.
India and defending champions England are definitely in but former winners West Indies as well as South Africa and Sri Lanka could face a long, arduous road to reach the 2023 World Cup.
The tourists reached 113-2 in their second innings at stumps on day three but still trailed by 303 runs at Wellington's Basin Reserve
Devon Conway's blistering 78 helped hosts New Zealand race to 155-2 against Sri Lanka at the end of a rain-delayed opening day of the second Test on Friday in Wellington.
Sri Lanka would have qualified for the WTC final if they had swept New Zealand in their two-match series and Australia denied India victory in the ongoing fourth test in Ahmedabad.
Sri Lanka had claimed the initiative on the first two days of the Christchurch Test but were 83 for three in their second innings at stumps on day three, a lead of 65 runs.
The 54-year-old touched down at 10:36 pm and will start Tigers' training camp on Tuesday.
The first case was brought to our attention by RTI activists promoting the law at the grassroots level in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Bank yesterday granted Sri Lanka’s request to be given six more months to repay a $200 million loan due to the prolonging of its economic crisis.
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The impact of Suryakumar Yadav's incendiary shotmaking makes batting easier for his India teammates, captain Hardik Pandya said after the team's T20 series victory against Sri Lanka in Rajkot.
Former Sri Lanka pacer Chaminda Vaas mentioned he was excited and looking forward to his first stint in the Bangladesh Premier League as coach of the Dhaka Dominators.
Afghanistan opener Ibrahim Zadran smashed 162 to register his team's highest ever individual score, bringing the tourists to 313-8 against Sri Lanka in their final one-day international on Wednesday.
Sri Lanka is generally known for its quality education, healthcare, natural beauty and even migration policies and practices. But in recent times, the island nation has made the headlines for all the wrong reasons.
Sri Lanka's cricket board on Tuesday announced an investigation into alleged misconduct by its players and officials during the T20 World Cup after a batsman was arrested in Australia on sexual assault charges.
Sri Lankan cricket authorities said on Sunday that Danushka Gunathilaka, a member of their team for the T20 World Cup tournament in Australia, had been arrested in Sydney over an alleged sexual assault.
On October 4, this year’s Booker Prize winning author Shehan Karunatilaka posted on his social media that a claim has been made by a “journalist from Colombo” that the idea for his novel, The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida was “stolen”.
England qualified for the Twenty20 World Cup semi-finals with a nervy victory by four wickets over Sri Lanka in their final Super 12 match on Saturday, sending hosts and defending champions Australia out of the tournament in the process.