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Angelo Mathews

IPL: Mathews sold to Delhi Daredevils for SLR 4.5 crore

Sri Lanka’s captain Angelo Mathews has been bought by Delhi Daredevils for Sri Lankan Rupees (SLR) 4.5 crore in Indian Premier auctions in Bengaluru.

Asela Gunaratne

Sri Lanka take unassailable 2-0 lead, win second T20I by 2 two wickets

Asela Gunaratne smashed a boundary off the last ball to secure a thrilling two-wicket victory for Sri Lanka against Australia in the second Twenty20 Internationals on Sunday.

Lasith Malinga vs Australia

Sri Lanka clinch Melbourne thriller to welcome back Malinga

Chamara Kapugedera smashed a boundary off the last ball to secure a thrilling five-wicket victory for Sri Lanka against Australia in the first Twenty20 Internationals on Friday.

Lasith Malinga vs Australia

Sri Lanka beat PM XI in T20 series warmup

CANBERRA, Australia: Opener Upul Tharanga hit an unbeaten 47 and Vikum Sanjaya captured three wickets as Sri Lanka beat a Prime Minister’s XI by five wickets in their Twenty20 series warmup in Canberra on Wednesday.

Virender Sehwag

I feared Muttaih Muralitharan the most: Virender Sehwag

Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag was one of the most feared batsmen of his time. In his 14-year playing career, the Indian cricketer dominated all types of bowlers across all formats.

Cricket Australia

Australia name experimental T20 squad for Sri Lanka series

Australia named uncapped batsman Michael Klinger and bowlers Jhye Richardson, Ashton Turner and Billy Stanlake in their Twenty20 squad on Wednesday for their series against Sri Lanka this month.

Seekkuge Prasanna

Sri Lanka defeat Proteas to claim maiden series win in South Africa

Sri Lanka has claimed its first international cricket trophy on South African soil after beating the Proteas by five wickets in the third T20.

Angelo Mathews

Sandakan stars on debut as Sri Lanka level T20 South Africa series

Sri Lanka left-arm spinner Lakshan Sandakan took four wickets on his debut in a three-wicket victory over new-look South Africa that levelled the three-match Twenty20 series on Sunday.

Kusal Mendis - Cricket

Sublime South Africa smash Sri Lanka to sweep series

South Africa took 16 Sri Lanka wickets in a little over two sessions to secure a ruthless victory by an innings and 118 runs in the third and final test at the Wanderers on Saturday.

South Africa cricket logo

South Africa favourites to beat visiting Sri Lanka

South Africa will look to produce a dominant series display against Sri Lanka, starting with the first test in Port Elizabeth on Monday, to build on last month’s triumph in Australia.

Wasim Akram

Swing king Wasim Akram to train Sri Lanka pacers

Colombo: Sri Lanka on Wednesday said it has roped in legendary Pakistan paceman Wasim Akram as a mentor ahead of the team’s gruelling tour of South Africa next month.

Kusal Mendis

Sri Lanka snatch thrilling victory over wasteful Windies

Sri Lanka took three wickets in the last three overs to snatch a thrilling one-run victory over West Indies in the triangular one-day series on Wednesday.

Suranga Lakmal - Sri Lanka Cricket

Sri Lanka beats Zimbabwe by 8 wickets in tri-series opener

Sri Lanka beat Zimbabwe by eight wickets in the first game of a triangular limited-overs series at Harare Sports Club on Monday.

Australia women Cricket

Aussie women whitewash Sri Lanka in ODIs

Australia’s women’s cricketers have completed an emphatic 4-0 clean sweep of their one-day series against Sri Lanka with a crushing 137-run win in Colombo.

Dilhara Lokuhettige

Blames Mathews for axing

Dilhara Lokuhettige announced his retirement from Test and ODI cricket at a press conference held at the Moors Sports Club in Braybrooke Place yesterday.

Dinesh Priyantha wins Javelin Bronze medal for Sri Lanka at Paralympics

Dinesh Priyantha wins Javelin bronze at Rio Paralympics

Dinesh Priyantha Herath secured Sri Lanka’s first medal- a bronze in men’s javelin throw F46 final at the Rio Paralympics yesterday.