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Chandimal out of first Test against India

2017-07-21 10:31

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal will miss the first Test against India, starting in Galle on 26 July, after contracting pneumonia.

Sri Lanka to probe 2011 CWC defeat

2017-07-19 14:15

Sri Lanka's sports minister has given his support for an investigation into the controversial 2011 CWC loss against India, amid fresh allegations of match fixing.

Cremer rues 'tough' reprieve for Sri Lanka star

2017-07-18 15:52

Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer bemoaned a decision to reprieve Niroshan Dickwella, a move which eased Sri Lanka's record chase in the one-off Test.

Dickwella hangs tough after Cremer strikes

2017-07-18 09:14

Niroshan Dickwella struck a defiant half-century to keep Sri Lanka's chase alive after Zimbabwe skipper Graeme Cremer took two wickets on the final day of their one-off Test.

Dhawan replaces injured Vijay for Sri Lanka Tests

2017-07-17 14:09

Injured opener Murali Vijay has been ruled out from India's upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka, with Shikhar Dhawan named as his replacement.

Raza puts Zimbabwe on top in Sri Lanka Test

2017-07-16 14:51

Sikandar Raza hit a gritty 97 not out to help Zimbabwe recover from a top-order collapse and stretch their second innings lead over Sri Lanka in their the one-off Test in Columbo.

Herath's triple strike rattles Zimbabwe top-order

2017-07-16 09:54

Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath captured three early wickets to rattle Zimbabwe's top-order after the hosts conceded a 10-run lead on the third day of their one-off Test.

Zimbabwe win toss and bat first against Sri Lanka

2017-07-14 07:05

Sri Lanka's Dinesh Chandimal lost his first toss as Test captain, with Zimbabwe electing to bat first in the sole five-day match in Colombo.

Chandimal, Tharanga to captain Sri Lanka

2017-07-12 08:44

Sri Lanka appointed two new captains to replace Angelo Mathews, who resigned after his side's humiliating home series defeat to bottom-ranked Zimbabwe.

Sri Lanka apologises to stripped groundsmen

2017-07-11 16:27

Groundsmen at Sri Lanka's Hambantota stadium have complained that they were ordered to give back their uniforms before being paid -- even though they were wearing them.

 

Never easy playing SL in their backyard, says Kohli

2017-07-20 17:40

Top-ranked India will not take Sri Lanka lightly despite the home team's recent indifferent form as well as controversies over fitness and ethics says captain Virat Kohli.

Eranga cleared to bowl after ban

2017-07-19 07:49

Shaminda Eranga's bowling action was found to be legal and the paceman has been cleared to resume playing for Sri Lanka, the ICC has said.

Sri Lanka down Zimbabwe in one-off Test

2017-07-18 11:56

Sri Lanka have beaten Zimbabwe by four wickets after chasing a record 388 on the fifth and final day of the one-off Test.

Mendis stays firm in record Sri Lanka chase

2017-07-17 14:49

Kusal Mendis has scored a fluent half-century to keep Sri Lanka's hopes of chasing a record 388 alive on day four of the one-off Test against Zimbabwe.

Raza ton helps Zimbabwe stretch lead

2017-07-17 09:28

Sikandar Raza hit his maiden Test century to stretch Zimbabwe's second-innings lead over Sri Lanka to 350 runs, compounding the woes of the embattled hosts on day four.

Raza, Moor lift Zimbabwe

2017-07-16 13:16

Batsmen Sikandar Raza and Peter Moor helped Zimbabwe regain lost ground after a top-order collapse and stretch their second innings lead over Sri Lanka in Colombo.

Herath double strike hurts Zimbabwe

2017-07-14 09:39

Sri Lanka spinner Rangana Herath took two early wickets to rattle Zimbabwe as the visitors took lunch at 96-4 on the opening day of their one-off Test.

Chandimal's Sri Lanka face buoyant Zimbabwe

2017-07-13 09:24

Sri Lanka are looking to usher in Dinesh Chandimal's era as skipper by bouncing back from a humiliating ODI series defeat to Zimbabwe with victory in the Test starting on Friday.

Mathews quits as Sri Lanka captain

2017-07-12 06:31

Sri Lankan cricket captain Angelo Mathews has stepped down amid intense criticism over his side's series defeat to bottom-ranked Zimbabwe on home soil.

Sri Lanka take flak after 'disgraceful' defeat

2017-07-11 14:04

Sri Lanka's cricketers faced a barrage of criticism a day after their series loss to bottom-ranked Zimbabwe.

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