ARTICLES RELATING TO SRI LANKA

Sri Lankans bat on granite to train for Proteas tour

2016-12-10 11:01

Sri Lanka's batsman have been batting on granite surfaces to prepare for the pace and bounce they are set to face in South Africa.

Sri Lanka call on rookie quick for SA tour

2016-12-08 16:15

Sri Lanka named rookie fast bowler Vikum Sanjaya Bandara in a 15-member squad for their three-Test series against South Africa.

Akram: Sri Lanka has pace, needs swing

2016-12-01 14:26

Legendary Pakistani paceman Wasim Akram says Sri Lanka has a promising crop of fast bowlers despite their traditional reliance on spin.

Sri Lanka brace for 'huge challenge' in SA

2016-11-29 22:03

Sri Lanka returned home victorious from Zimbabwe but their coach warned his side faced a "huge challenge" in South Africa next month.

Windies fail in agonising ODI chase

2016-11-23 20:04

The West Indies came agonisingly close to chasing down a mammoth total by Sri Lanka, falling just short in the final over.

Rain ruins Bulawayo clash

2016-11-21 15:48

Only 13.3 overs were bowled in the ODI between Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka with play abandoned due to a wet outfield.

Herath eager to battle Proteas

2016-11-13 19:44

Sri Lanka spinner Rangana Herath is looking forward to the Test series against South Africa in December, given his side's recent successes.

Herath spins SL towards clean sweep

2016-11-09 18:06

Rangana Herath registered his second five-wicket haul in as many days as Sri Lanka closed in on victory in the second Test against Zimbabwe.

Sri Lanka on top despite Zim resurgence

2016-11-08 17:42

Sri Lanka held a lead of 334 runs at stumps on day three of the second Test in Harare, despite Zimbabwe reducing them to 102 for four in their second innings.

Solid Zimbabwe strike back

2016-11-07 19:45

An unbroken century stand between Brian Chari and Craig Ervine gave Zimbabwe a solid start chasing Sri Lanka's massive first innings score in the second Test in Harare.

 

SA conditions the main challenge for Sri Lanka

2016-12-09 16:25

Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews has spoken of the challenges his team will face when they take on an in-form Proteas side in their three-Test series.

Mathews, Chandimal declared fit for Proteas tour

2016-12-05 11:16

Sri Lanka’s Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal have declared themselves fit for their tour to South Africa in December.

Swing king Akram to train Sri Lanka pacers

2016-11-30 14:30

Sri Lanka have roped in legendary Pakistan paceman Wasim Akram as a mentor ahead of the team's gruelling tour of South Africa.

Sri Lanka secure tri-series title

2016-11-27 16:56

Sri Lanka took home the trophy from the tri-series in Zimbabwe on Sunday after beating the hosts by six wickets in the final.

Sri Lanka set West Indies tough target

2016-11-23 14:38

Niroshan Dickwella and Kusal Mendis both hit 94 to set Sri Lanka up for a formidable total in their triangular series clash with the West Indies.

Windies overpower Sri Lanka

2016-11-16 17:35

A superb team performance in the field helped the West Indies to a 62-run win as they defended a modest total against Sri Lanka at the Harare Sports Club.

Herath's 13-wicket haul helps sweep Zim

2016-11-10 11:37

Rangana Herath finished with 13 wickets as Sri Lanka completed a convincing victory over Zimbabwe in the second Test to sweep the series 2-0.

Karunaratne nudges Sri Lanka lead past 400

2016-11-09 12:43

Dimuth Karunaratne closed in on a second century in as many Tests as Sri Lanka's lead passed 400 on the fourth morning of the second Test in Harare.

Herath enters select club with five-wicket haul

2016-11-08 15:24

Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath became just the third bowler in history to pick up five-wicket hauls against all nine other Test countries.

Sri Lanka pile on the runs in Harare

2016-11-07 15:37

Asela Gunaratne scored his maiden Test hundred as Sri Lanka posted a mammoth 504 to put Zimbabwe on the back foot in the second Test match in Harare.

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