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.
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 ...
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.
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 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 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.
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).