All-rounder Angelo Mathews has taken an indefinite break from national duties but his Sri Lanka teammates have signed tour contracts ahead of the limited-overs series against India.
Updated on Jul 07, 2021 05:15 PM IST
PTI | , Colombo
- Captain Karunaratne scored 118 for his 12th test century, then Thirimanne hammered his third century and second this year. He was 131 not out at stumps in tandem with Oshada Fernando, 40 not out.
Published on Apr 29, 2021 06:58 PM IST
It was a wicketless day for Bangladesh with Karunaratne (234*) and De Silva (154*) sharing an unbeaten 322-run stand as Sri Lanka went to stumps with 512 runs on board.
Published on Apr 24, 2021 07:48 PM IST
ANI | , Pallekele, Sri Lanka
- Karunaratne batted for more than five hours for his 85 not out as play was extended on day three to catch up for time lost due to bad light on Thursday.
Published on Apr 23, 2021 09:02 PM IST
Lahiru Thirimanne, Dhananjaya De Silva, Roshen Silva, Vishwa Fernando, and Lasith Embuldeniya will leave for the Caribbean on Saturday night to take part in the Test series, which starts from March 21.
Published on Mar 06, 2021 08:24 PM IST
Veterans Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal and senior seamer Suranga Lakmal are all due to rejoin the squad, captain Dimuth Karunaratne said after his side were beaten by 10 wickets by South Africa.
Updated on Jan 05, 2021 06:44 PM IST
South Africa bowled Sri Lanka out for 211 in its second innings at the start of the day at the Wanderers, leaving the Proteas with a simple target of 67 to win.
Updated on Jan 05, 2021 05:21 PM IST
(AP) — |Associated Press
Sri Lanka was 150/4 in its second innings at stumps for a lead of only five runs with only one more recognized batsman to come.
Updated on Jan 04, 2021 10:38 PM IST
Johannesburg |Associated Press
Muscle strains hit the team heavily in their first test loss in Pretoria with Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kasun Rajitha and Lahiru Kumara all suffering serious injury that rules them out of the second test at The Wanderers Stadium.
Updated on Jan 02, 2021 06:49 PM IST
Du Plessis powered South Africa to 565-6 at tea on Day 3 and he wasn’t done yet as Sri Lanka’s depleted bowling attack toiled amid a horrendous run of luck. Sri Lanka had four bowlers nursing injuries and three of them were off the field.
Published on Dec 28, 2020 08:08 PM IST
Cneturion |Associated Press
Sri Lanka lost a two-Test series in Pakistan before defeating Zimbabwe at home since Arthur’s appointment. They are currently ranked fifth in the format.
Updated on May 10, 2020 04:23 PM IST
Colombo |Indo Asian News Service
Mathews claimed four wickets and denied West Indies 13 runs in the last over, restricting the tourists to 301 for nine in their chase of 308 in Pallekele.
Updated on Mar 02, 2020 12:41 AM IST
Pallekele, Sri Lanka |Agence France-Presse
Gunathilaka has been replaced by Shehan Jayasuriya in Sri Lanka’s squad, which will be led by opener Dimuth Karunaratne.
Updated on Feb 19, 2020 03:51 PM IST
Colombo |Agence France-Presse
Sri Lanka defeated Zimbabwe by ten wickets in the first Test at the Harare Sports Club on Thursday.
Updated on Jan 23, 2020 09:11 PM IST
Harare |Agence France-Presse
Both Tests will be held in Harare, the first from Sunday and the second starting on January 27th, Sri Lanka’s cricket board said.
Updated on Jan 14, 2020 04:57 PM IST
Set a daunting 476 runs to win, Sri Lanka were tottering at 97 for five before Oshada and Niroshan Dickwella halted the slide with a resolute 104-run stand for the sixth wicket.
Updated on Dec 23, 2019 08:10 AM IST
Karachi |Agence France-Presse
PAK vs SL: Follow highlights of Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test at Karachi through our commentary and scorecard.
Updated on Dec 20, 2019 06:18 PM IST
Lahiru Kumara and Lasith Embuldeniya grabbed four wickets each to dismiss Pakistan for just 191 before the home team had the visitors at 64-3 at stumps at the National Stadium.
Updated on Dec 19, 2019 06:49 PM IST
Karachi |Agence France-Presse
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Day 2: Catch all the Highlights from the second day of the first Test match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Updated on Dec 12, 2019 05:23 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
Naseem, who is just 16, grabbed 2-51 on the opening day of the first Test which marked a momentous occasion in Pakistan cricket at Rawalpindi stadium.
Updated on Dec 11, 2019 06:26 PM IST
Pak vs SL: The two teams are scheduled to play two Tests in the country with first match to be played at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium from December 11 while the second will be held at National Stadium in Karachi from December 19.
Updated on Dec 09, 2019 11:36 AM IST
Fawad Alam has been in great form in recent times. In the ongoing first-class Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, he has so far scored four centuries playing for Sindh.
Updated on Dec 07, 2019 04:36 PM IST
Lahore |Indo Asian News Service
Dinesh Chandimal, who was part of the Sri Lanka squad during the Test series against New Zealand but did not get a chance to play a game, has been retained in the squad for the series against the Men in Green.
Updated on Nov 29, 2019 03:36 PM IST
Colombo |Indo Asian News Service
Shanaka was appointed as the captain for the tour after T20I captain, Lasith Malinga, refused to travel to Pakistan. Their ODI skipper, Dimuth Karunaratne, was also among ten cricketers who refused to pay a visit to the country.
Updated on Oct 10, 2019 01:03 PM IST
T20 skipper Lasith Malinga, former captains Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal, Suranga Lakmal, Dimuth Karunaratne, Thisara Perera, Akila Dhananjaya, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Perera and Niroshan Dickwella have decided not to visit Pakistan.
Updated on Sep 16, 2019 03:41 PM IST
Islamabad |Indo Asian News Service
Sri Lanka is scheduled to play three one-day internationals and three Twenty20 international matches in Pakistan between Sept. 27 and Oct. 9 and 10 key Lankan players have already opted out of the series citing security concerns.
Updated on Sep 11, 2019 09:35 PM IST
The SLC has named squads comprising of players with relatively lesser experience, with uncapped batsman Minod Banuka set to make his debut in both ODI and T20I formats.
Published on Sep 11, 2019 06:08 PM IST
Media reports have claimed that Test and ODI captain Karunaratne, T20 captain Malinga and senior pro Matthews have informed the Sri Lankan board they will not tour Pakistan because of security concerns.
Updated on Sep 08, 2019 06:26 PM IST
Karachi |Press Trust of India
Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: Skipper Dimuth Karunaratne moved from his overnight 49 to score 65 and provided the only bit of resistance in the morning session, which saw 29.3 overs bowled.
Updated on Aug 23, 2019 05:46 PM IST
The left-hander batted with positive intent despite losing opening partner Lahiru Thirimanne and Kusal Mendis either side of tea.
Published on Aug 22, 2019 06:11 PM IST