Category: Sports News

Bangladesh cricketers arrive in Sri Lanka under high security

The Bangladesh cricket team arrived in Sri Lanka amid tight security on Saturday, the first foreign sporting side to visit the island since the deadly Easter attacks earlier this year.

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Sri Lanka bring back Dickwella for Bangladesh ODI series

Sri Lanka have recalled Niroshan Dickwella for the three-match ODI series against Bangladesh.

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England win World Cup in Super Over after incredible tie

England won the Cricket World Cup for the first time after New Zealand matched their 15 in a Super Over but lost on fewer boundaries scored in the match after an extraordinary final at Lord’s was tied on Sunday.

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Furious ICC warn Sri Lanka to prevent Sanath mixing with players

A furious ICC warned the Sri Lankan management not to allow former captain Sanath Jayasuriya to mix with their players after he was spotted in the Headingley crowd during Saturday’s game against India.

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Karunaratne wants more Sri Lanka players to get overseas experience

Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne has urged his country’s cricket chiefs to help more players enter overseas Twenty20 leagues to make up for the limitations of their domestic structure.

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Fernando can be Sri Lanka ‘spark’, says Jayawardene

Former captain Mahela Jayawardene says Avishka Fernando can be the “spark” to reignite Sri Lanka after the 21-year-old hit his maiden one-day international ton against the West Indies.

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West Indies has Rihanna’s support but Sri Lanka gets the win

It was a day late and counted for little in the context of the Cricket World Cup, but there was no lack of tension as Sri Lanka fended off the West Indies by 23 runs on Monday.

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Sri Lanka out of Cricket World Cup after England beat India

Sri Lanka cannot reach the Cricket World Cup semi-finals after England’s win over India left them unable to finish in the top four.

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Sri Lanka coach warns of South Africa World Cup threat

Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha has warned that misfiring South Africa could still be dangerous after his side revived their World Cup hopes with a shock victory against England.

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No six pack but Malinga still a big-game hunter: Jayawardene

Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene praised Lasith Malinga for his ability to step up in big games after the paceman inspired his country’s shock World Cup win over England.

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Karunaratne praises Sri Lanka legend Malinga for leading by example

Lasith Malinga is an example for the rest of Sri Lanka to follow – according to his captain Dimuth Karunaratne.

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Sri Lanka plot how to douse England World Cup fireworks

Skipper Dimuth Karunaratne says Sri Lanka will have to think “out of the box” as they try to tame England’s marauding batsmen in their must-win World Cup match against the hosts.

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Cricket: Sri Lanka warned after media no-show

Sri Lanka have been warned against a repeat of their no-show in the customary post-match news conference following their World Cup loss to Australia, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said on Monday.

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Sanga unhappy with playing condition in England

Former Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakkara is disappointed with the variations in wickets at different venues in England, where the 2019 edition of the ICC World Cup is underway and matches are also being affected due to rain.

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Sri Lanka snub media duties after World Cup defeat

Sri Lanka are likely to be hit with an International Cricket Council sanction after failing to fulfil their media duties following Saturday’s damaging World Cup defeat against Australia.

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ICC reject Sri Lanka World Cup complaints of ‘cramped bus, poor pitches, no pool’

World Cup organisers have been forced to defend the quality of the tournament’s pitches and facilities after reports of an official complaint from Sri Lanka.

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