ARTICLES RELATING TO SRI LANKA

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.

SL ask Pakistan to bat

2014-01-08 08:00

Sri Lanka have won the toss and put Pakistan in to bat in the second Test at Dubai cricket stadium.

Perera called up by Sri Lanka

2014-01-06 09:59

Sri Lanka has called up batsman Kusal Perera to replace the injured Lahiru Thirimanne for the remaining two Tests against Pakistan.

SL thwart Pakistan victory bid

2014-01-03 11:13

Sri Lanka were 285/4 in their second innings at lunch on the fourth day of the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.

Bhatti's gives Pakistan edge

2014-01-02 17:30

Bilawal Bhatti removed Sri Lankan batsmen Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene to put Pakistan in command in the first Test.

Sri Lanka fight back

2014-01-02 10:20

Sri Lanka were 2-0 at lunch in their second innings in the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.

Rustiness a worry: Mathews

2013-12-30 14:05

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews admitted his team faces the challenge of overcoming rustiness when they line up against Pakistan.

SL send Pakistan into bat

2013-12-20 12:58

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

Sri Lanka promise fight back

2013-12-12 11:35

Sri Lankan captain Dinesh Chandimal has vowed his team would come back hard at Pakistan in the second T20 international in Dubai.

Sri Lanka beat NZ in the rain

2013-11-16 16:19

Sri Lanka's spinners spun a web around New Zealand's batsmen to win the rain-hit third and final one-day international.

Surrey appoint Ford coach

2013-10-14 12:57

South African Graham Ford has been appointed new head coach of Surrey, the English county side has confirmed.

Ford to quit as SL coach

2013-09-18 14:30

Sri Lanka will seek a new coach after South African Graham Ford declined to extend his two-year term beyond January.

 

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.

Silva, Mahela steady Sri Lanka

2014-01-09 10:39

Sri Lanka have reached 132-3 at lunch on the second day of the second Test against Pakistan in Dubai.

Mahela: No extra pressure

2014-01-06 14:53

Experienced Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene brushed aside talk of being under pressure to perform.

Pakistan-Sri Lanka Test drawn

2014-01-04 14:36

The first Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka ended in a draw on the fifth and final day in Abu Dhabi.

Akmal ruled out of SL series

2014-01-03 09:22

Pakistan suffered a setback when wicket-keeper Adnan Akmal was ruled out of the ongoing Test series against Sri Lanka.

Late strikes put Pakistan top

2014-01-02 16:15

Sri Lankan lost Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene off successive deliveries to put Pakistan in command of the first Test.

Khan, Bhatti destroy Sri Lanka

2013-12-31 13:59

Junaid Khan grabbed five wickets and Bilawal Bhatti three as Pakistan tore through Sri Lanka's tail in the first Test in Abu Dhabi.

Jayawardene back for Tests

2013-12-23 14:33

Former captain Mahela Jayawardene has returned to Sri Lanka's squad for the three-Test series against Pakistan.

Sri Lanka level Pakistan series

2013-12-14 09:10

Sri Lanka have retained their status as the world's top Twenty20 team by beating Pakistan in Dubai.

Jayawardene skips ODI, T20

2013-11-26 10:27

Former captain Mahela Jayawardene has opted out of Sri Lanka's limited-overs series against Pakistan in the UAE next month.

Sri Lanka bat against NZ

2013-11-12 11:10

Sri Lanka's captain Angelo Mathews has won the toss and chose to bat in the second one-day international against NZ.

Dilshan ends Test career

2013-10-09 08:48

Sri Lanka opening batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan is retiring from Test cricket to make way for the next generation.

Sri Lanka seek Zim tour clarity

2013-08-30 10:19

Sri Lanka's scheduled tour of Zimbabwe has been thrown in doubt after the African nation sought to postpone the series.

 
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