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Sangakkara's love affair with Surrey continues, races to 1000 ...
London [UK], June 28 : Former Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara has added one more feather to his cap as he became the first batsman to reach 1,000 runs in the Specsavers County Championship this season.

Lasith Malinga to face disciplinary inquiry for 'repeated breach' of ...
Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 27 : Sri Lanka pacer Lasith Malinga will face a disciplinary inquiry from country's cricket board for 'repeated breach' of the terms of his contract.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests eight fishermen from TN
Nagapattinam (Tamil Nadu) , June 24 : At least eight fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy from Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam in the late hours of Friday for allegedly entering into Sri Lankan territorial waters.

India, Sri Lanka to ink MoU for cooperation in traditional medicine, ...
New Delhi , June 22 : The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday gave its approval for signing an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in Traditional Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy between Ministry of AYUSH the Ministry of Health, Nutrition and ...

Sri Lankan Navy arrests four Tamil Nadu fishermen
Neduntheevu [Sri Lanka], June 22 : The Sri Lankan Navy on Wednesday arrested four Tamil Nadu fishermen for allegedly fishing in Sri Lanka's territorial waters.

New Indian coach to have tenure till June 2019 World Cup: BCCI
New Delhi , June 21 : Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) acting president C.K. Khanna on Wednesday said that the new coach for the Indian cricket team, whose tenure will be fixed at least till 2019 World Cup, will be announced before the Sri Lankan tour.

Team India will get new head coach before Sri Lanka tour: BCCI
New Delhi , June 21 : Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) senior official Rajeev Shukla on Wednesday assured that the Indian cricket team will have a new head coach before next month's tour to Sri Lanka as Anil Kumble stepped down from the post in the wake of his alleged differences with ...

Sri Lankan Navy arrests five Indian fishermen
Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 18 : The Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday arrested five Indian fishermen for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters.

Galle to host first ODI since 2000
Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 17 : After a 17-year hiatus, ODI cricket is set to return to Galle with Zimbabwe playing the first two ODI's of the five-match series against Sri Lanka scheduled to be held on June 30 and July 2.

Pakistani national arrested in Colombo for drug trafficking
Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 15 : A Pakistani national, Tanveer Iqbal (36), was arrested recently at the Bhandaranayake International Airport in Colombo for possession of one kilogram of heroin.

Pak's middle-order has been exposed, concedes Arthur
Karachi [Pakistan], June 13 : Despite Pakistan booking their place in the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy following a heroic win over Sri Lanka, head coach Mickey Arthur has conceded that out-of-form middle order batsmen are a matter of concern.

Champions Trophy: Pakistan fined for slow over-rate, Sarfraz avoids ...
Melbourne [Australia], June. 13 : Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has been fined but luckily not suspended, for slow over-rate following their victory over Sri Lanka that propelled them into semi finals of the Champions Trophy.

Champions Trophy: Sarfraz powers shaky Pakistan to semis
Cardiff [London], June 13 : Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed led from the front as he smashed an unbeaten half-century to guide Pakistan to a three-wicket win over Sri Lanka in their do-or-die Champions Trophy fixture and eventually to the semi-finals here at the Sophia Gardens on Monday.

Sri Lankan Court extends remand of five Indian fishermen till June 19
Mannar [Sri Lanka], June 12 : Sri Lanka's Mannar Court has extended the remand of five Indian fishermen till June 19.

Champions Trophy: Pakistan opt to field against Lanka
Cardiff [UK], June 12 : Pakistan won the toss and elected to field against Sri Lanka in their do-or-die final Group B fixture of the Champions Trophy here at the Sophia Gardens on Monday.

Champions Trophy: Lanka, Pak to play for semi-final spot at Cardiff
Cardiff [UK], June 12 : Sri Lanka will take on Pakistan in their last Group B fixture of the ongoing Champions Trophy here at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff on Monday.

Will have to push harder to get more runs against Proteas, says Kohli
London [UK], June 8 : After suffering a heart-wrenching seven-wicket defeat against Sri Lanka, India skipper Virat Kohli has asserted that his side will have to push harder and put more runs on the board in what would be a virtual quarter-final against South Africa in the ongoing Champions Trophy.

'Underdogs' Sri Lanka upset India in Champions Trophy
London [UK], June 8 : Contrary to everyone's expectations, Sri Lanka, termed as 'underdogs', on Thursday overcame the India challenge as they registered a comfortable seven-wicket win over their Asian neighbours in their crucial Champions Trophy encounter here at the Oval, London.

Muralitharan formally inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame
London [UK], June 8 : Former legendary Sri Lanka skipper Muttiah Muralitharan was on Thursday formally inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame by ICC Chief Executive David Richardson during the innings break of the Champions Trophy clash between India and Sri Lanka at The Oval.

Dhawan's ton help India set huge 322-run target for Sri Lanka
London [UK], June 8 :A brilliant century from left-handed opener Shikhar Dhawan and blistering half centuries from Rohit Sharma and Mahendra Singh Dhoni helped India set a huge 322 target for Sri Lanka in their crucial Champions Trophy encounter here at the Oval, London on Thursday.

Champions Trophy: Sri Lanka win toss, put India to bat
London [UK], June 8 : Sri Lanka won the toss and have chosen to field in their crucial must win encounter against India in the ongoing Champions Trophy here at the Oval, London on Thursday.

Gunathilaka replaces injured Kapugedera in Lanka squad
London [U.K], June 8 : Sri Lankan batsman Chamara Kapugedera has been ruled out of the rest of the Champions Trophy one-day international tournament due to a right knee injury.

Champions Trophy: India eye semi-final spot by defeating Lanka
London [U.K], June 8 : Defending champions India will look to book a place in the semi-finals of the ongoing Champions Trophy when they take on Sri Lanka in their crucial second Group B encounter at the Kennington Oval here on Thursday.

Lankan FM dismisses protest against Chinese projects as 'dissent'
New Delhi , June 07 : Sri Lankan Foreign Affairs Minister Ravi Karunanayake on Wednesday dismissed the local opposition to Chinese projects as dissent, pointing that such agitations represent only a minimal faction and are not country specific.

Mathews hoping for good batting performance against 'one of the best ...
London [UK], June 7 : Skipper Angelo Mathews has stated that India has one of the best bowling attacks in the world and thus Sri Lanka batsmen need to come out with a good performance in Thursday's fixture in Champions Trophy at the Oval.

India need to guard against complacency against Lanka, says Harbhajan
London [UK], June 7 : Veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has called on Team India, who are on a high after their thumping 124-run win over arch-rivals Pakistan in their Champions Trophy opener, to not get complacent against Sri Lanka in their Thursday's fixture.

`Confident` India cannot afford to get complacent against Lanka: ...
New Delhi , June 7 : India should not be overconfident post their thumping win over arch-rivals Pakistan in their Champions Trophy opener and should concentrate on playing good cricket and not get complacent in their game against Sri Lanka, insists skipper Virat Kohli's childhood coach Rajkumar ...

Sangakkara calls Sri Lanka to play with 'arrogance' against India
London [UK], June 6 : Former skipper Kumar Sangakkara has said that Sri Lanka should play with arrogance in their upcoming Champions Trophy encounter against defending champions India at the Oval on Thursday.

De Villiers hails 'amazing' Amla post win over Sri Lanka
London [UK], June 4 : South Africa skipper AB de Villiers has hailed the amazing Hashim Amla after the Proteas opener set yet another batting record by becoming the fastest player in history to reach 25 ODI hundreds.

Lanka's stand-in captain Tharanga suspended for two matches
London [U.K.], June 4 : Sri Lanka's stand-in captain Upul Tharanga has been suspended for the next two matches of his team in the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy because of an over-rate offence in the first Group B encounter of the tournament played at the Kennington Oval here on Saturday.