Category: Sports News

Sri Lanka Cricketer Upul Tharanga with India Cricketer Virat Kohli

Never easy playing Sri Lanka in their backyard: Kohli

Top-ranked India will not take Sri Lanka lightly despite the home team’s recent indifferent form as well as controversies over fitness and ethics, captain Virat Kohli said on Thursday.

Sri Lanka to probe 2011 World Cup defeat

Sri Lanka to probe 2011 World Cup defeat

Sri Lanka’s Sports Minister gave his support Wednesday for an investigation into the country’s controversial 2011 World Cup loss against India, amid fresh allegations of match fixing.

Muttiah Muralidharan

Involving Sangakkara, Mahela or me won’t help Lanka: Murali

CHENNAI: These are tough times for Sri Lankan cricket. The team recently lost a five-match One-day series against minnows Zimbabwe, resulting in the resignation of skipper Angelo Mathews across all three formats.

Angelo Mathews

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews relinquishes captaincy from all three formats

Following Sri Lanka’s humiliating defeat at the hands of Zimbabwe on Monday, Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has put down his papers as the skipper of all three formats of the game.

Angelo Mathews

One of the lowest points in my career – Mathews

The unexpected 2-3 home series loss to Zimbabwe is “one of the lowest points” of Angelo Mathews’ career, and may in fact prompt the re-evaluation of his captaincy.

Wanidu Hasaranga

Teen Hasaranga bags debut hat-trick as Sri Lanka crush Zimbabwe

Teenager Wanidu Hasaranga took a hat-trick on his international debut as Sri Lanka took revenge on Zimbabwe with a seven wicket drubbing in their second One-day International (ODI) on Sunday.

Lasith Malinga

Malinga out of second ODI with illness

Sri Lanka’s controversial fast bowler Lasith Malinga has been diagnosed with a viral influenza and will sit out the second One-day International against Zimbabwe on Sunday (today), the cricket board said.

Lasith Malinga vs Dayasiri Jayasekara

Suspended ban six months for Malinga

National cricketer Lasith Malinga, who pleaded guilty to breaching the terms of his contract, was handed a one year suspension, suspended by six months and a 50% fine of his next ODI match fee, SLC said.

Mahela Jayawardene

Mahela Jayawardene to apply for Indian team coach’s job?

According to India Today’s reports, former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene is all set to apply for the job of Indian cricket team coach.

Mahela Jayawardene

Mahela Jayawardene not yet ready for Sri Lanka head coach’s job: SLC

Mahela Jayawardene is still short of experience to take over as head coach of Sri Lanka national team after the exit of Graham Ford, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) President Thilanga Sumathipala said.

Sri Lanka coach Ford steps down before Zimbabwe series

Sri Lanka coach Graham Ford has stepped down after 15 months in his second stint with the team, the cricket board announced on Saturday.

Lasith Malinga - Sri Lanka Cricketer

Malinga in hot water over ‘monkey’ comment

Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga faced an investigation Thursday after he compared a government minister to a monkey following criticism that the country’s cricketers were too fat.

Lasith Malinga vs Dayasiri Jayasekara

Lasith Malinga says Sports Minister is a joke

Fast bowler Lasith Malinga made a scathing attack on Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara after the Minister had questioned the fitness of Sri Lankan cricketers.

Lasith Malinga

Sarfraz steers Pakistan into Champions Trophy semis

Pakistan overcame a familiar attack of batting nerves to beat Sri Lanka by three wickets in a see-saw Group B game at Sophia Gardens to set up a Champions Trophy semi-final with hosts England back in Cardiff on Wednesday.

Dhananjaya De Silva

De Silva replaces injured Perera in Sri Lanka’s Champions Trophy squad

Dhananjaya de Silva has replaced the injured Kusal Perera in Sri Lanka’s Champions Trophy squad, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said in a statement on Saturday.

Virat Kohli

Champions Trophy: Virat Kohli gives reasons for not bowling Yuvraj Singh against Sri Lanka

India captain Virat Kohli has given reasons for not bowling Yuvraj Singh against Sri Lanka in the Champions Trophy 2017 match yesterday (June 8) at The Oval.