ARTICLES RELATING TO SRI LANKA

Black Caps embarrass Sri Lanka

2015-01-25 08:29

New Zealand has thrashed Sri Lanka in their sixth ODI in Dunedin to take an unbeatable lead in the seven-match series.

Sri Lanka name CWC squad

2015-01-07 14:41

Sri Lanka name announced their 15-man squad for the Cricket World Cup, to be played in Australia and New Zealand next month.

Sangakkara gives SL control

2015-01-04 09:07

Kumar Sangakkara provided a cricket masterclass to put Sri Lanka in command of the second Test against New Zealand.

Sangakkara joins 12 000-run club

2015-01-03 07:55

Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara became only the fifth player in history to reach 12 000 Test match runs in his career.

Karunaratne ton delays NZ win

2014-12-28 07:58

Dimuth Karunaratne thwarted a tiring New Zealand bowling attack to stymie the hosts' push for a win in the first Test.

McCullum blasts NZ to huge total

2014-12-26 08:32

Brendon McCullum came agonisingly close to breaking the world record for the fastest Test double century on Day 1 against Sri Lanka.

Dilshan shines as Sri Lanka post 302

2014-12-16 15:00

Tillakaratne Dilshan struck his 18th century in his 300th one-day international to steer Sri Lanka to 302-6 against England in the final ODI in Colombo.

Rain postpones England chase

2014-12-10 18:09

England will start their one-day international innings against Sri Lanka on Thursday after rain ended play in Kandy.

Sri Lanka bat against England

2014-12-03 11:28

Sri Lanka's captain Angelo Mathews has won the toss and elected to bat in the third ODI against England in Hambantota.

Perera powers SL to victory

2014-08-30 12:29

Sri Lanka have beaten Pakistan by seven wickets in the third and final one-day international to claim the series 2-1.

SL ponder life after Mahela

2014-08-20 10:35

Sri Lanka bank on young guns to see them through a transitional phase in Test cricket despite the departure of one batting great.

Mahela ends career on a high

2014-08-18 08:13

Mahela Jayawardene ended his 17-year Test career on a victorious note as Sri Lanka won the second and final Test against Pakistan.

Herath wrecks Pakistan

2014-08-17 14:50

Sri Lanka stepped closer to giving former captain Mahela Jayawardene a winning farewell after Rangana Herath again skittled Pakistan.

Fired-up Pakistan rattle SL

2014-08-14 15:18

Mahela Jayawardene has scored four streaky runs in his last Test as Pakistan's bowlers dismantled Sri Lanka's first innings.

Jayawardene bids adieu!

2014-08-12 07:43

Test cricket will bid farewell to one of its most elegant strokemakers when Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardene quits the longer format.

Sri Lanka take charge in Galle

2014-08-08 13:30

Kumar Sangakkara rose to fourth place in the list of century-makers as he and Mahela Jayawardene plundered Pakistan's bowlers.

Pakistan fightback to 140-3 at tea

2014-08-06 12:54

Younis Khan's half century leads Pakistan to 140-3 at tea in the first test against Sri Lanka.

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.

 

McCullum blitz sets up NZ victory

2015-01-11 13:05

A cracking half-century by Brendon McCullum has given the Kiwis a comfortable three-wicket win over Sri Lanka in their first ODI.

Mathews rues dropped catches

2015-01-07 08:54

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews could only reflect on the old cricketing adage that "catches win matches".

Sri Lanka left reeling at stumps

2015-01-03 09:08

Fifteen wickets fell in a bowlers' blitz as Sri Lanka ended the day one of the second Test at 78-5, after New Zealand scored 221.

Sri Lanka wait on Herath fitness

2015-01-02 10:43

Veteran left-arm spinner Rangana Herath is "50-50" to play New Zealand in the second Test at the Basin Reserve.

Thunder Boult rocks Sri Lanka

2014-12-27 09:13

Sri Lanka were fighting for survival in the first Test against New Zealand after being decimated by a lethal Black Caps' attack.

Dilshan stars with bat and ball

2014-12-16 23:12

Tillakaratne Dilshan smashed a century and grabbed three wickets as Sri Lanka whipped England in the seventh and final ODI.

Root steers England to victory

2014-12-11 14:54

Joe Root powered England to victory over Sri Lanka in the fifth ODI in Pallekele to keep alive their hopes in the series.

Sri Lanka adds left-arm bowler

2014-12-05 13:05

Sri Lanka has picked uncapped left-arm spinner Lakshan Sandakan for the fourth and fifth one-day internationals against England.

Atapattu eyes SL CWC glory

2014-09-26 11:49

New Sri Lanka coach Marvan Atapattu targeted more success Friday for cricket's reigning T20 champions in next year's 50 over CWC.

Sri Lanka win toss and bat

2014-08-26 11:09

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

Sri Lanka shuffle ODI squad

2014-08-19 15:14

Sri Lanka have made several changes after naming a 15-man squad for the first two one-day internationals against Pakistan.

Herath puts SL on the brink

2014-08-17 18:41

Rangana Herath captured four more Pakistan wickets as Sri Lanka edged closer to victory in Mahela Jayawardene's farewell Test.

Jayawardene puts SL on top

2014-08-16 14:29

Mahela Jayawardene has scored an unbeaten 49 in his last Test innings as Sri Lanka took charge of the final match against Pakistan.

Jayawardene a 'rare brand'

2014-08-13 15:00

Cricketers like Mahela Jayawardene come around very rarely, Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has said.

Sangakkara sparkles for SL

2014-08-09 15:03

Kumar Sangakkara hit a 200-plus score for the 10th time to light up Day 4 in the first Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan.

Silva, Sangakkara carry SL

2014-08-07 14:30

Sri Lanka's Kaushal Silva and Kumar Sangakkara survived Pakistan's spin Test on the second day of the first Test.

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.

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