The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
England Test captain Joe Root has backed the decision to abandon the Test tour of Sri Lanka over the coronavirus pandemic.
Sri Lanka have named a 16-member squad, including two injured players, for the two-match Test series against England starting next week.
Andre Russell hit six sixes in a 14-ball innings as West Indies smashed their way to a victory over Sri Lanka and seal their two match T20 series.
Sri Lanka beat the West Indies in the third one-day international in Pallekele to sweep the series 3-0.
Sri Lanka skipper Dimuth Karunaratne won the toss and elected to bat in the third one-day international against the West Indies on Sunday in their bid to sweep the series.
Sri Lanka have recalled all-rounder Thisara Perera to the 15-member Twenty20 to play two matches against the visiting West Indies.
Avishka Fernando and Kusal Mendis both hit centuries to take Sri Lanka to an imposing 345 for eight in the second one-day international against West Indies.
New Zealand are happy to "fly under the radar" after starting the women's Twenty20 World Cup with a seven-wicket victory over Sri Lanka on Saturday.
Sri Lanka skipper Dimuth Karunaratne won the toss and elected to bowl in the opening one-day international against the West Indies in Colombo.
Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara will relive his fateful 2009 journey to Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium.
England players have been instructed not to sign autographs or pose for selfies with fans during their Test tour of Sri Lanka.
Wicketkeeper Kusal Perera will sit out the first Test against the visiting England due to a finger injury.
England captain Joe Root says his players will not be shaking hands on their tour of Sri Lanka in a bid to avoid the coronavirus.
Kusal Mendis and Dhananjaya de Silva smashed half-centuries as Sri Lanka posted 307 in the third one-day international against West Indies.
Fast bowler Mark Wood has been ruled out of England's tour of Sri Lanka and has been replaced in the squad by seamer Saqib Mahmood.
Sri Lanka crushed West Indies by 161 runs in the second one-day international to clinch the series in Hambantota.
West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard won the toss and elected to bowl first in the second one-day international against Sri Lanka in Hambantota.
Wanindu Hasaranga hit an unbeaten 42 as Sri Lanka beat West Indies in the first one-day international in Colombo.
All-rounder Danushka Gunathilaka will miss the three-match one-day international series against the West Indies due to injury, the cricket board said Wednesday.
Sri Lankan opener Kusal Mendis struck a stubborn 116 not out as the second Test against Zimbabwe in Harare ended in a draw.
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