ARTICLES RELATING TO SRI LANKA

SL drop Chandimal and Mendis

2014-07-31 14:37

Dinesh Chandimal and Ajantha Mendis have been left out of the Sri Lanka squad of 15 named for the two-test series against Pakistan.

Sri Lanka bat first in Colombo

2014-07-24 06:43

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has won the toss and decided to bat first in the second and final Test against South Africa.

Jayawardene to quit Tests

2014-07-14 10:43

Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene will retire from Test cricket following the home series against SA and Pakistan.

SL spinner retained for ODIs

2014-07-03 10:49

Sri Lanka off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake has been included in the squad for the first two ODIs against South Africa.

Mathews keeps England at bay

2014-06-23 14:21

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews defied England's attack as the second Test neared an intriguing conclusion.

Broad takes SL hat trick

2014-06-20 19:09

Stuart Broad has become the fourth man in Test cricket to take two hat-tricks after taking three wickets in a row against Sri Lanka.

Jayawardene injures hand

2014-06-13 12:50

Sri Lanka wicketkeeper Prasanna Jayawardene was taken to hospital for a scan after injuring his hand while warming up.

Run out row to spice up Tests

2014-06-04 07:24

England captain Alastair Cook expects the run out of Jos Buttler during the fifth ODI against Sri Lanka to "spice up" their Test series.

Sangakkara rallies Sri Lanka

2014-05-31 15:51

Kumar Sangakkara's first century at Lord's saw Sri Lanka bounce back in the fourth one-day international against England.

Sri Lanka thrash England

2014-05-25 19:04

Sri Lanka have skittled out England for their sixth-lowest total in one-day internationals as they cruised to victory in Durham.

Ireland ask Sri Lanka to bat

2014-05-06 11:56

Ireland has won the toss and elected to bowl against Sri Lanka in the first of the two one-day cricket internationals in Clontarf.

Sri Lanka axe Chandimal

2014-04-23 12:49

Sri Lanka's cricket selectors have sacked Dinesh Chandimal as Twenty20 captain and replaced him with Lasith Malinga.

Malinga relishes T20 success

2014-04-07 09:09

Lasith Malinga found himself thrust into the Sri Lankan captaincy midway through the World T20 and emerged with the trophy.

SL bat in ICC World T20 semi

2014-04-03 15:00

Sri Lanka's stand-in captain Lasith Malinga won the toss and elected to bat against the West Indies in their ICC World T20 semi-final.

Dilshan fined for dissent

2014-04-01 12:56

Sri Lanka's Tillakaratne Dilshan has been fined 20 percent of his match fee for showing dissent to the umpire in the win over NZ.

Proteas in uphill task... already

2014-03-22 22:30

So near yet so far: SA find themselves feeling early heat to reach the knockout phase of the World T20, says Rob Houwing.

Proteas fall at first hurdle

2014-03-22 15:09
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The Proteas have lost by 5 runs against Sri Lanka in their opening match of the ICC Twenty20 World Cup in Bangladesh.

Sri Lanka win Asia Cup

2014-03-08 18:03

Sri Lanka thumped Pakistan in the final to lift the Asia Cup at Shere Bangla stadium in Dhaka.

Sri Lanka ask India to bat

2014-02-28 09:53

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has won the toss and sent India into bat in the Asia Cup one-day tournament.

SL choose to bat in 2nd ODI

2014-02-20 09:14

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews has won the toss and elected to bat in the second ODI against Bangladesh in Dhaka.

Sangakkara ton floors Tigers

2014-02-05 14:36

Kumar Sangakkara hit 319 and joined the 11 000-run club as Sri Lanka took control of the second Test against Bangladesh.

SL get the runs in Dhaka

2014-01-29 13:36

An unbeaten double century by Mahela Jayawardene has helped Sri Lanka take a comanding position against Bangladesh.

Pakistan's hopes fading fast

2014-01-18 19:50

Ahmed Shehzad struck his maiden Test ton but Pakistan's hopes of a series-equalling win looked distant in the third and final Test.

Mathews frustrates Pakistan

2014-01-17 11:10

Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews hit a dogged 67 not out to keep Pakistan at bay on the second day of the third and final Test.

Sri Lanka push for victory

2014-01-11 10:39

Sri Lanka grabbed the vital wicket of Younis Khan as they pushed for victory in the second Test against Pakistan in Dubai.

 

Jayawardene ton guides SL

2014-07-24 14:09

Mahela Jayawardene hit an unbeaten century to take Sri Lanka to 305/5 at stumps on the first day of the second Test against SA.

Sri Lanka mull keeper change

2014-07-23 14:27

Sri Lanka may hand a first test cap to 21-year-old wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella as they bid to level the two-Test series against SA.

SL look to flatten Proteas

2014-07-04 07:27

Sri Lanka will look to extend their winning streak onto home soil when they take on SA in the first of the three ODIs.

Mathews turns on Vaughan

2014-06-25 07:44

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews had the ideal response to criticism from former England skipper Michael Vaughan.

Robson ton boosts England

2014-06-21 20:28

Australia-born opener Sam Robson has scored his maiden test century for England in the second Test at Headingley

Root double ton boosts Eng

2014-06-13 18:07

Yorkshireman Joe Root's maiden double hundred has given England a big advantage in the first Test against Sri Lanka at Lord's.

Sri Lanka clinch ODI series

2014-06-04 07:26

Sri Lanka proved too strong with both ball and bat as they beat England by in the fifth and final one-day international at Edgbaston.

SL spare Vaughan's blushes

2014-05-31 20:10

Sri Lanka have beaten England in their fourth ODI at Lord's - to spare the blushes of former England skipper Michael Vaughan.

Sri Lanka bank on experience

2014-05-28 09:33

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews is banking on his side's core of vastly experienced players to continue their recovery.

Sri Lanka field against England

2014-05-22 14:10

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has won the toss and elected to field in the first one-day international against England.

SL pick Atapattu for now

2014-04-25 11:07

Sri Lanka Cricket have named Marvan Atapattu as interim head coach, making him the seventh coach in the last four years.

SL board hits back at stars

2014-04-09 14:31

Sri Lanka's cricket board and two senior players were locked in a war of words y, a day after the World T20 team returned home.

$1m bonus for T20 victory

2014-04-04 13:25

The Sri Lankan team will be handed a $1m bonus if they can shake off their reputation as chokers in the final of the World T20.

Sri Lanka bat first in semi

2014-04-03 14:52

Sri Lanka captain Lasith Malinga has won the toss and decided to bat first against the West Indies in the World T20 semi-final.

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Proteas v Sri Lanka

2014-03-24 08:12

See pics from the Proteas loss to Sri Lanka in their first match of the ICC World Twenty20.

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AB: We weren't near 100%

2014-03-22 18:32
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Proteas captain AB de Villiers has said his side let themselves down at key moments and fielded poorly in their loss to Sri Lanka.

As it happened: SA v Sri Lanka

2014-03-22 10:58

LIVE scoring and interactive commentary from the ICC World Twenty20 match between South Africa and Sri Lanka in Chittagong.

Sri Lanka choose to bat

2014-03-03 09:56

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews has won the toss and decided to bat in the Asia Cup match against Afghanistan.

Sri Lanka bat against Pakistan

2014-02-25 10:14

Sri Lanka's captain Angelo Mathews has won the toss and elected to bat against Pakistan in the opening match of the Asia Cup.

Sri Lanka build lead

2014-02-07 08:00

Sri Lanka were 68/2 in their second innings at lunch on the fourth day of the second and final Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong.

Sangakkara hits double-ton

2014-02-05 08:11

Kumar Sangakkara hit his ninth double-century as Sri Lanka continued to dominate Bangladesh's bowlers in the second Test.

Sri Lanka dominate in Dhaka

2014-01-28 14:13

Sri Lanka are in a dominant position at stumps on the second day of the first Test against Bangladesh in Dhaka.

Perera, Mathews anchor SL

2014-01-17 17:06

Angelo Mathews and Dilruwan Perera narrowly missed centuries but guided Sri Lanka to a solid first innings total against Pakistan.

Sri Lanka bat in third Test

2014-01-16 08:12

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews has won the toss and opted to bat in the third and final Test against Pakistan in Sharjah.

Younis, Misbah fight back

2014-01-10 17:39

Batsmen Younis Khan and Misbah-ul Haq have hit half-centuries to take the fight to Sri Lanka in the second Test in Dubai.

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