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  • Captains content after washout

    South Africa and New Zealand's captains both claimed to have gained a psychological edge after rain washed out the final day of the first Test in Dunedin on Sunday.

  • Postcard from the island

    With a heavy heart and a last backward glance at the majestic ramparts of the Galle Fort and the blue expanse of the Indian Ocean beyond, the Bangladesh media contingent in Sri Lanka bade farewell to the capital of Sri Lanka's Southern Province.

  • Cummins called up to replace Australia paceman Starc

    Pat Cummins is in sight of a long-awaited second Test after being rushed into the Australia squad to replace injured pace spearhead Mitchell Starc for the remainder of the series in India.

  • Herath leads Lanka's crushing win over Tigers

    Rangana Herath grabbed six wickets in the second innings to become Test cricket's most successful left-arm spinner as Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh by 259 runs in their first Test at Galle on Saturday.

  • Dunedin Test poised for intriguing final day

    Dean Elgar failed to join a select group of South Africa batsman while New Zealand took three late wickets to leave the first Test at University Oval delicately poised at the end of the fourth day on Saturday.

  • Herath becomes most successful left-arm spinner

    Sri Lanka’s stand-in skipper Rangana Herath became the most successful left-arm spinner in Test history after taking the wicket of Liton Das on the fifth afternoon of the first Test against Bangladesh at the Galle International Stadium today.

  • Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 259 runs

    Sri Lanka showed their supremacy in the longest format of cricket when they defeated Bangladesh by a massive margin of 259 runs in the first Test to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series at Galle today.

  • Fifth-day challenge for Tigers

    Like their previous three away Tests, the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle awaits a final day denouement today with Bangladesh having 10 wickets to try and salvage a draw and needing 390 runs to pull off an unlikely victory.

  • Matara Hurricane a Mohammedan man

    He was one of the pioneers that revolutionised ODI cricket in the 1990s and early 2000s, at one point holding the records for the fastest fifty and fastest century. Today, he is the chairman of selectors of Sri Lanka Cricket.

  • Play called off for Day-4

    Play was called off for day-4 due to bad light during the last session of the first Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka at Galle today.