Sri Lankan national indoor cricket team clinched their first victory of the overseas series, beating England. Sri Lanka entered the third day of the six-game tournament being played out in Birmingham leading the 3-1 series.
Sri Lanka made two changes to the two-match Test series against Zimbabwe starting at Harare Sports Club on January 19, with Suranga Lakmal returning to the folding fast bowler.
The junior global showpiece will be hosted in South Africa from 17 January – 09 February After winning the toss and batting, Sri Lanka’s Navod Paranavithana played an anchoring role as regular wickets fell around him. The opener smashed an impressive 12 fours and a six during his 64-ball 68, to get his side past the 100-run mark before falling in the 24th over.
On Thursday night, a very cheerful 15-member Sri LankaUnder-19 squad took to South Africa for the ICCUnder-19 Cricket World Cup. The world cup from January 17 to February 9 will see Sri Lanka, drawn in Group A, play their opening match on January 19 at Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein, against reigning champions India.
The first Twenty20 International (T20I) between India and Sri Lanka was abandoned due to damp patches on the track, with Assam Cricket Association (ACA) groundsmen failing to prevent the rain water from seeping into the covers.
The 2014 T20 World Cup winners, Sri Lanka will look to win their second T20 World Cup in the year 2020. The Sri Lankan Cricket Team witnessed many ups and downs in the last 10 years. T
Sri Lanka T20I squad led by Lasith Malinga left the island this morning for India to take part in the 3-match T20I series.
The Minister of Education, Sports and Youth Affairs Hon. Dullas Alahapperuma approved the following 16 member national squad to take part in the upcoming T20 series in India.
Australia completed a 247-run victory over New Zealand on the fourth day in Melbourne to win the three-Test series with one match remaining. New Zealand was dismissed for 240, despite opener Tom Blundell making 121.
Sri Lanka is set to kick off a busy schedule of international cricket for the Chevrons in 2020 when they tour Zimbabwe early next month for two Test matches beginning January 16.
Thisara Perera, Sri Lanka's all-rounder star, has been named Major in the Sri Lankan Army's Gajaba Regiment. He joined the Army at the invitation of Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, according to Perera's Twitter feed.
After beating England under 19 to win the Tri-Nation Under 19 series in the Caribbean, the Sri Lanka under 19 cricketers showcase their silverware.
Pakistan celebrated Test cricket’s return to the country after a decade with an emotional 1-0 series victory over Sri Lanka at National Stadium here on Monday after teenager Naseem Shah sparkled to help the hosts score a 263-run win in the second and final match.
England beat Pakistan by 26 runs in the final match of the Twenty20 series to secure a 3-0 series victory in Kuala Lumpur. Captain Heather Knight top-scored with 43 as England posted 170-3.
The brightest young stars of Cricket are counting down the days before they take on the best of the world after the official launch of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2020 in South Africa.
Pakistan fought back after being dismissed relatively cheaply Thursday as bowlers dominated the opening day of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Karachi.
Dhananjaya de Silva has rated his 102 not out in Rawalpindi the second-best of his six centuries, behind his maiden ton, against Australia in 2016.
England made a winning start to the Twenty20 International series against Pakistan with a 29-run victory at Kuala Lumpur's Kinrara Oval.
Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry has been named the ICC Women's Cricketer of the Year. Perry also claimed the ODI Player of the Year award after making three centuries and averaging 73.50 in 12 ODIs this year, as well as taking 21 wickets.
Sri Lanka Cricket wish to announce that the proposed Ireland Tour of Sri Lanka, which was expected to take place during the months of January / February 2020 has been postponed.
Scotland coach Shane Burger is relishing the "exciting prospect" of his side facing New Zealand twice - as well as Australia - in June.
After the damp-quib in Rawalpindi; one that was dominated by inclement weather and bad light, the action of the two-match Test series will now move to the National Stadium in Karachi as both sides aim to not only win the series but also grab 60 ICC Test Championship points.
Despite Tim Southee and Neil Wagner running through the Australian batting order in the evening session, the home team was in command at the close of play on Day 3 of the Perth Test against New Zealand. Australia were 167 for 6, ahead by a sizeable 417 at stumps.
Mark Boucher's appointment as South Africa's men's team coach was confirmed on Saturday. The former wicketkeeper-batter has been contracted until after the 2023 World Cup.
Hope was in short supply at Rawalpindi on Saturday, and as such, the umpires called off play on day four around lunch time as the first Test made significant headway towards its inevitable doom.
Touring Sri Lanka Team will play the 01st Test Match vs Pakistan at Rawalpindi, today. The game is played under the ICC World Test Championship.
India allrounder Hardik Pandya is targeting an international return during the tour of New Zealand which begins in the last week of January 2020. Pandya, who underwent back surgery in October, indicated that, as per the plan worked out with India's team management,
Scotland suffered their second Cricket World Cup League 2 loss as the United States held off Shane Burger's side to win by 38 runs in Sharjah.
A narrative tapestry of the kind this series presents doesn't come about every day. Test cricket in Pakistan certainly doesn't come about every day. So it's easy to get caught up in the moment. Not just for the fans, but for Pakistan's players too.
The cricket team from Sri Lanka arrived in Pakistan on Monday for their two-game Test series, with the Pakistani government giving the state guest status to the visiting team.
Since burying India's T20 World Cup fortunes at the Wankhede Stadium three years ago, Lendl Simmons had gone 12 T20I innings without a 50-plus score. He put that worrying statistic to rest with a match-defining unbeaten 67
Jonny Bairstow, James Anderson and Mark Wood have been recalled to England's Test squad for the four-match series in South Africa which begins on Boxing Day.
Fawad Alam, the experienced batsman, was recalled to Pakistan's Test squad for the upcoming two-match Test series against Sri Lanka, starting on December 11.
Sri Lanka National Team will leave for Pakistan last night ( 08th December) to take part in a two-match test series. Fast Bowler Suranga Lakmal has contracted dengue and will not travel with the team to Pakistan.
Former captains Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal have been named in the 16-man Test squad announced by Sri Lanka Cricket for the upcoming tour of Pakistan. The team will leave for Pakistan on the 08th December,
South African Mickey Arthur is to be named Sri Lanka’s head coach, replacing Chandika Hathurusingha, who was stripped of his coaching responsibilities following a disappointing World Cup, an official source said on Wednesday.
In the 13th South Asian Games, the Bangladesh women's cricket team continued their winning run, defeating Nepal by 10 wickets in their second tournament match at Pokhara today to give themselves a strong chance to make the tournament final.
Bangladesh Under the age of 19 secured a 4-0 win over Sri Lanka under the age of 19 in the Under 19 Youth ODI series when they won yesterday's fifth and final match with 50 runs in Chittagong.
Yesterday in the first round of the ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2019 in Bangladesh, defending champions Sri Lanka Emerging suffered their third successive loss and failed to qualify for a semi-final place.
Defending champions Mumbai Indians have retained their core squad that helped them win a record fourth Indian Premier League (IPL) title earlier this year, while releasing 12 player on Friday.
Recently, Sri Lanka Cricket handed over the book ' Tom Smith's Cricket Umpiring and Scoring, ' which covers the Cricket Laws to its first-class umpires and umpire teachers.
Participating in their fourth Red Bull Campus Cricket in six years, South Africa bowled over rivals Pakistan in a match full of amazing plays and surprises. Pakistan beat defending champions Sri Lanka by 9 runs earlier in the day to make it to the finals where South Africa was already positioned and awaiting a challenger.
Bhanuka Rajapaksa, playing only his second T20I, came up with a dazzling batting display which was followed by another strong performance with the ball from Sri Lanka as they secured their maiden bilateral T20I series win over Pakistan.
Sri Lanka stunned Pakistan by 64 runs in the first Twenty20 international in Lahore on Saturday, taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Sri Lanka scored 165-5 in their 20 overs with Danushka Gunathilaka scoring 57 off 38 balls including six and eight boundaries, for which he was awarded Man of the Match.
Sri Lanka cricket board announced the women’s squad to represent their country in the upcoming Women’s Emerging teams Asia Cup. The tournament which will be held in October 2019 will see participation from Asian cricket playing nations, mostly represented by their ‘A’ sides.
Singapore laid down a marker ahead of next month's T20 World Cup Qualifier, claiming their first-ever win over an ICC Full Member when they clung on to bag a four-run win over Zimbabwe in front of a home crowd at the Indian Association Ground on Sunday.
ormer all-rounder of Richmond College Kamindu Mendis scored a career-best 169 yesterday in Hambantota to allow Sri Lanka A to take the first unofficial match against Bangladesh A.
Limited-overs batting stalwart Rohit Sharma will have another chance to resurrect his stop-start test career, but this time as an opener, when India kick off their three-match home series against South Africa at Visakhapatnam on Wednesday.
The return of limited-overs international cricket to Pakistan after a 10-year absence following a terrorist attack targeting a foreign team has coincided with a renewed plea from the country's cricket chief to recommence full, in-bound tours.
Australia women produced a dominant display in the field as Sri Lanka Women were overwhelmed in the second T20I at North Sydney Oval. The captain, Chamari Atapattu, could not match her heroics of the previous night as Sri Lanka managed just 8 for 85 which Australia knocked off with more than 10 overs to spare.
Babar Azam struck an imperious first century on home soil to lead Pakistan to an imposing total, before Usman Shinwari and company had Sri Lanka five down inside 11 overs, to essentially seal a comfortable victory.
Karachi's first ODI hasn't even got as far as the toss in over 10 years. Heavy rain had already continued to be a challenge in the days leading up to this game, with doubts arising as to whether the outfield would dry in time.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has appointed its match officials for Pakistan’s home series against Sri Lanka starting from Oct 27 in Karachi with the first of the three One-day Internationals before the teams clash for three T20s in Lahore.
Sri Lankan team left for Pakistan today expressing trust in hosts ' safety commitments, Despite reports that the team might be targeted by militants. Ten senior players citing safety issues have opted out of the trip,
Najibullah Zadran struck a blistering half-century as Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe by 28 runs in Saturday's first game of the Twenty20 International tri-nation tournament in Dhaka.
With the participation of DFCC bank, Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation, Hilton Hotel, and host Lake House, the inaugural quadrangular sports festival arranged by the Lake House Sports Club under the patronage of its chairman Krishantha Cooray have become a resounding success.
According to sources, the International Cricket Council will review safety provisions in Pakistan prior to the Sri Lankan series. The ICC will evaluate the safety plans, according to the sources of the Urdu daily, before appointing neutral umpires and matching referees.
Sri Lankan skipper Lasith Malinga wreaked havoc with one yorker after another on New Zealand batsmen to assist his squad in a low-scoring affair come out on top.
In a devastating blitz against New Zealand in Kandy, Sri Lankan captain Lasith Malinga has sensationally taken four wickets in four balls to become the first bowler to claim five international hat-tricks.
On Sunday, Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga became the T20I cricket's highest wicket-taker, exceeding all-rounder Shahid Afridi from Pakistan.
Sports News from Sri Lanka: A bruising 79-run fourth-wicket standing off 37 balls between Ross Taylor and Colin de Grandhomme energized
Nipun Dhananjaya will lead the fifteen-member Sri Lanka under 19 team for the Asia Cup to be played in Sri Lanka from September 5 to 14 Eight teams will participate in the tournament The team has been approved by the Minister of Telecommunications, Foreign Employment and Sports Harin Fernando.
Veteran bowler Lasith Malinga, who recently retired from ODI cricket, will guide Sri Lanka against New Zealand in the three-game T20I series, starting in Pallekele on 1 September.
The historic winning streak of the Black Caps is over, That feat is no longer possible after Dimuth Karunaratne played a major role in preserving his perfect record as Test Captain as Sri Lanka raised their third consecutive victory since taking over, brushing New Zealand with a six-win win on the fifth day and picking up the complete 60 points in their first World Test Championship game.
Before the possible inclusion of cricket in the 2028 Olympics, scheduled to take place in Los Angeles, the women’s game got
Sports News from Sri Lanka: MCC World Cricket Committee Chairman Mike Gatting said that cricket could be part of the 2028
Stumps New Zealand 203 for 5 (Taylor 70*, Santner 8*, Akila 5-57) vs Sri Lanka Ross Taylor's counter-punching innings kept New Zealand alive at the end of an odd day for the visitors, most of whom seemed in control, except for the periods immediately preceding the breaks.
New Zealand bowlers were made to work hard for their wickets in their 3-day warm-up match against a Sri Lanka
Tonight (03 August 2019) the New Zealand National Team will arrive in Sri Lanka to participate in a cricket series. New Zealand is going to play 02 Test Matches and 03 T20 Games during the trip. Below is the updated tour timetable.
Former Sri Lankan pacer Nuwan Kulasekara retired with instant impact from global cricket. Renowned for his capacity to swing the new ball both ways, the 37-year-old leaves behind Chaminda Vaas and Lasith Malinga as Sri Lanka's third-highest ODI wicket-taker with 199 scalps in 184 games.
On Monday the World Test Championship (WTC) was formally initiated by the International Cricket Council.
Sri Lanka bowlers have achieved top performance to keep Bangladesh at 238-8 and the batsmen have taken control of 44.4 over the runs to post a seven winner victory at the second ODI played yesterday at R Premadasa Stadium.
On the first day in a one-off, Lord's test on Wednesday Ireland was discharged for 207 in response to England's sorrowful 85, the first-in-line lead of 122 runs.
Lasith Malinga announced yesterday, July 22, 19, that he had notified Sri Lanka Cricket of his decision about his retirement from ODI. He said he had notified the Sri Lankan cricket a few days earlier that after the first game against Bangladesh he had chosen to retire from ODI's. He expanded his appreciation to all his fans as both win and defeat had become a force for him.
Honorable Harin Fernando, Minister of Telecommunications, Foreign Employment and Sports, gave his approval to the upcoming cricket series vs. Bangladesh to
England beat New Zealand for the first time to win the men's World Cup after being tied twice to one of the most amazing cricket games ever played. In an emotional and electrical atmosphere at Lord's, both sides scored 241 in their 50 overs and as they batted for an additional over piece, they were level 15.
On Monday (July 8), the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) stated that safety clearance was granted to visit Sri Lanka for a three-match One-Day International (ODI) series.BCB has raised some issues about traveling to the island country following the April terrorist attacks. However, BCB decided to send their own safety team for inspection after Sri Lanka Cricket promised to provide them with the greatest level of safety.
Sunday-Sri Lanka finished its cricket world cup in 2019 with a losing note beaten quite comprehensively by one of India's tournament favorites in the final game of the league played in Headingley on Saturday. It was his fourth defeat out of seven games finished in Sri Lanka, with skipper Dimuth Karunaratne claiming that his team's performance was sensible, given that none of them had an opportunity to win a single match or even beat Afghanistan during the World Cup.
Australia will play England in a' blockbuster' semi-final of the World Cup after Saturday's ten-run spectacular defeat at Old Trafford against South Africa With his third centuries of World Cup, David Warner marked his first match against South Africa since a 12-month ban on ball-tampering, but it wasn't enough to avoid Australia's second group loss.
While India won their match against Bangladesh at the ICC World Cup 2019 on Tuesday (July 2) to reach the semi-finals, a special fan stole the show at the Edgbaston ground in Birmingham. The Virat Kohli-led Indian team defeated Bangladesh by 28 runs to reach the last-four stage. While the ‘men in blue’ have received massive support in England and Wales throughout the 10-team tournament, a supporter in the stands caught everyone’s attention.
Chris Gayle removed Afghanistan top-scorer Ikram Alikhil with his tame off-breaks as the West Indies secured just their second win of a chastening World Cup campaign on Thursday. The Caribbean side scored 311 for six in their 50 overs in Leeds and although the Afghans put up a brave fight, they ultimately went down by 23 runs.
We wanted Pooran’s wicket so hard that I didn’t regret being wounded, tells Mathews, the game changer »
Former Angelo Mathews was unable to play the position he was selected for at a pretty normal Cricket World Cup 2019. As a batsman of medium order, he just had one fifty an unbeatable 85, to display several low ratings against Britain.
India opener Rohit Sharma hit his fourth century of the World Cup as Virat Kohli’s side booked their place in the semi-finals with a 28-run win over Bangladesh at Edgbaston. Sharma’s attacking 104 laid the foundation of India’s 314 for nine after Kohli elected to bat first in India’s penultimate match of the league phase. Yet for the second match in a row Sharma - as happened during India’s 31-run defeat by England at Edgbaston - was dropped in single figures before making a hundred.
Despite a splendid 118 from Nicholas Pooran against Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street, West Indies dropped 23 runs short of a record World Cup run chase. The Windies were 84-4 in the 18th over, set 339 after a maiden century from Sri Lanka's Avishka Fernando. Pooran performed some swashbuckling shots, with Fabian Allen's able support (51).
Birmingham, Monday: India all-rounder Vijay Shankar has been ruled out of the rest of the World Cup with a toe fracture, the Board of Control for Cricket in India announced on Monday. “Vijay Shankar sustained a non-displaced fracture of the left big toe, which will require a minimum of three weeks to heal. The injury rules him out of the ongoing World Cup,” said a BCCI statement.
With a superb show, England reignited their World Cup campaign to defeat India by 31 runs at an Edgbaston electric. The hosts bounced back from consecutive losses to defeat the only unbeaten team remaining in the tournament and with a victory over New Zealand on Wednesday will definitely reach the semi-finals.
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South Africa Team
Pakistan held alive their hopes of a semi-final World Cup location as they relocated to England with a six-wicket win over New Zealand.
TAUNTON, Monday – Bangladesh's world-class all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan struck his second century continuing Cricket World Cup and shared an enterprising fourth place stand of 189 off 135 balls with Liton Das to guide his squad to their historic largest run chase and a wonderful victory over West Indies by seven wickets on the County floor here on Monday.
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Australia Team :
Due to rain, a record third World Cup match was dropped as Bangladesh's game against Sri Lanka was called off without bowling a ball.
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When their game against West Indies was rained off, South Africa's chances of qualifying for the World Cup semi-finals were crushed.
TAUNTON, England (Reuters) - New Zealand cemented their spot at the top of the cricket World Cup league table with a seven-wicket victory over minnows Afghanistan thanks to an unbeaten half-century by Kane Williamson and fine bowling by their seam attack led by Jimmy Neesham.
BRISTOL, Sunday — Sri Lanka's game-winner against Afghanistan's fast bowler Nuwan Pradeep was ruled out of the crucial World Cup game against Bangladesh starting on County ground here on Tuesday after dislocating his bowling hand's small finger in practice on Sunday.
London, Sunday: Opener Shikhar Dhawan struck a blazing century to launch a 36-run World Cup victory over Australia on Sunday as the reigning champions experienced their first defeat of the tournament this year.
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