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Zampa, Faulkner earn consolatory win for Australia
Adelaide [Australia], Feb. 22 : Leg-spinner Adam Zampa and all-rounder James Faulkner came out with a splendid display of bowling performance as Australia defeated Sri Lanka by 41 runs in the final T20 of the three-match series here at the Adelaide Oval on Wednesday.

BCCI congratulates Indian Women's Team for winning ICC Women's World ...
Mumbai, Feb 21 : The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) congratulated the Indian Women's Cricket Team for winning the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017, in Sri Lanka.

Harmanpreet, Deepti star as Indian eves clinch thrilling win in WC ...
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Feb. 21 : The Indian Women's team on Tuesday came out with yet another stupendous performance as they defeated South Africa by a solitary wicket to clinch victory in the thrilling final of the ICC 2017 Women's World Cup Qualifiers here at the P Sara Oval.

'Fit-again' Mustafizur Rahman recalled for Lanka Tests
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb.21 : Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman has been recalled in the 16-member Test squad for the two-match series against Sri Lanka beginning March 7 at the Galle International Cricket Stadium.

Sri Lanka's Dickwella receives two-match ban for another misconduct
Dubai [UAE], Feb.21 : Sri Lanka opener Niroshan Dickwella has been suspended for two limited-over matches after he was found guilty of 'showing dissent at an umpire's decision' during Sunday's second T20I of the three-match series against Australia in Geelong.

Gayle, Sangakkara won't play PSL final in Lahore
Karachi [Lahore], Feb.21 : West Indies swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle and Sri Lankan duo of Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene have refused to travel to Lahore to play the final match of the ongoing second edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), in the wake of the recent terror attacks ...

Sri Lanka's Dickwella suspended for two limited-over matches
Dubai, Feb 21 : Sri Lanka's Niroshan Dickwella has been suspended for two limited-over matches after his accumulated demerit points reached five within a 24-month period following his latest breach of the ICC Code of Conduct for which he received a 30 per cent fine and two demerit points, an ...

Sri Lanka drought: India to donate eight water bowsers, 100 tonnes of ...
New Delhi , Feb. 21 : Foreign Secretary of India S. Jaishankar, visited Sri Lanka from February 18 to 20, for bilateral discussions with their leaders, as part of the continued high level engagement between the two countries.

Sri Lanka take unbeatable 2-0 lead against Australia with narrow ...
Melbourne [Australia], Feb.19 : Sri Lanka on Sunday took an unbeatable two nil lead against Australia in a three-match Twenty20 international series through a two wicket win in Geelong.

Australia, Sri Lanka face off in 2nd Twenty20 in Geelong
Melbourne [Australia], Feb.19 : Having lost their first Twenty20 clash against Sri Lankaat the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) , Australia will now look to redeem itself against the visitors in the second Twenty20 international clash at Kardinia Park in Geelong on Sunday evening.

Pakistan, Sri Lanka look set to qualify for ICC Women's World Cup 2017
Dubai, Feb 18 : Pakistan and Sri Lanka look set to make it to the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 as they take on India and Bangladesh respectively, in the last round of Super Six matches at the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017 on Sunday, an official release stated.

Pakistan, Lanka look set to qualify for ICC Women's WC 2017
Dubai [UAE], Feb.18 : Pakistan and Sri Lanka look all set to make it to the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 as they take on India and Bangladesh respectively, in their last round of Super Six matches at the qualifying event on Sunday.

Cummins backs Stanlake after tough T20I debut against Lanka
Melbourne [Australia], Feb.18 : Australian paceman Pat Cummins has called on his teammate Billy Stanlake to put his poor Twenty20 international debut behind and back his pace in the remaining two games of the three-match series against Sri Lanka.

Mustafizur Rahman likely to make return against Lanka
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb.17 : Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman is expected to make a return to international cricket during next month's full tour of Sri Lanka, national chief selector Minhajul Abedin has hinted.

Lanka register last-ball win against Aussies in T20 opener
Melbourne [Australia], Feb.17 : Asela Gunaratne struck a quick-fire half-century as Sri Lanka trounced Australia by five wickets in the opening Twenty20 of the three-match series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here on Friday.

India crush Bangladesh by nine wickets to qualify for Women's WC 2017
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Feb.17 : Opener Mona Meshram and skipper Mithali Raj struck scorching half-centuries as India booked their place in the upcoming ICC Women World Cup 2017 after thrashing Bangladesh by nine wickets in their qualifying clash at Nondescripts Cricket Club here on Friday.

India closes in on place in ICC Women's World Cup 2017 with ...
Colombo, Feb 15 : India closed in on a berth in the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 after a resilient 49 runs win over South Africa while Sri Lanka and Bangladesh also registered notable wins on Wednesday in the first round of Super Six matches at the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017.

Sri Lanka, Australia sign MoUs on development cooperation, sport
Canberra [Australia], Feb.15 : Sri Lanka and Australia have signed two Memoranda of Understanding for cooperation in development-related initiatives and sports.

UN food relief agency working with Sri Lanka to end hunger and ...
New York, Feb 15 : Sri Lanka is making efforts to achieve zero hunger and zero under-nutrition, having launched a national review of food security and nutrition with the United Nations emergency food relief agency.

Pakistan goes all out to sell JF-17 fighter jet to Sri Lanka
Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 15 : Pakistan is leaving no stone unturned in its attempt to somehow palm off the technically inferior fighter aircraft JF-17 to a hapless Sri Lankan Air Force (SLAF).

Lankan PM awarded honorary doctorate from Australia's Deakin ...
Geelong [Australia], Feb. 14 : Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been awarded an honorary doctorate from Australia's Deakin University for contributions in reforms in economy, education and human rights in his country.

Sri Lanka arrests more than 1200 tri forces deserters
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Feb.14 : Sri Lanka Police and the Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police (SLCMP) have confirmed conducting island-wide raids to arrest tri forces personnel who have deserted the the nation's defence forces.

South Africa ensures place in Super Six
Dubai, Feb 11 : South Africa defeated Bangladesh by six wickets on Saturday to book a place in the Super Six stage from Group B of the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017 while host Sri Lanka and Ireland moved closer to the next round with their second wins in Group A.

Imran Tahir becomes number- one ranked bowler as du Plessis breaks ...
Dubai, Feb 11 : South Africa's duo of Imran Tahir and Faf du Plessis have achieved personal milestones in the MRF Tyres ICC ODI Player Rankings following stellar performances in the just concluded five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka.

Imran Tahir tops ODI bowlers ranking
Dubai [UAE], Feb.11 : South Africa's duo of Imran Tahir and Faf du Plessis have achieved personal milestones in the latest ICC ODI Player Rankings following stellar performances in the recently-concluded five-match series against Sri Lanka.

Proteas reclaim No.1 spot in ODI Rankings
Dubai [UAE], Feb. 11 : South Africa have returned to the top of the ICC ODI Team Rankings after sweeping aside Sri Lanka 5-0 at the SuperSport Park in Centurion on Friday.

Amla, de Kock help Proteas complete clean sweep against Sri Lanka
Centurion [South Africa], Feb. 11 : Brilliant centuries from Quinton de Kock (109) and Hashim Amla (154) helped South Africa defeat Sri Lanka by 88 runs in the fifth and final ODI here at the SuperSport Park here on Friday.

Japan provides USD 34 million for improved facilities in Sri Lankan ...
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Feb. 10 : Japan has provided 3,935 million Japanese Yen (approximately 34 million dollars) through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), for the improvement of facilities and equipment to secondary hospitals in Sri Lanka, to improve the health system and strengthen ...

'Fit-again' Malinga recalled for Australia T20 series
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Feb.9 : Sri Lanka pace spearhead Lasith Malinga, who has recovered fully from knee injury he suffered last month, has been recalled in the 15-man T20 squad for the three-match series against Australia beginning February 17 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Neck injury forces Lynn out of Lanka T20 series
Melbourne [Australia], Feb.9 : Australian batsman Chris Lynn has been ruled out of the upcoming Twenty20 international series against Sri Lanka after aggravating his injured neck.