West Indies went to the close on 268 for eight, a first-innings lead of 99 which could already be decisive on an abrasive surface that will get harder to score on.
Published on Mar 23, 2021 08:16 AM 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
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
Ervine resumed on 55 not out and was going well until Suranga Lakmal returned to the attack shortly before lunch and nipped one through his defence.
Updated on Jan 20, 2020 07:58 PM IST
Harare |Agence France-Presse
He will be replaced by Asitha Fernando, who will join the squad for the second match of the series, the first to be played in Pakistan for more than a decade following a militant attack on a touring Sri Lankan team in March 2009.
Updated on Dec 08, 2019 11:53 PM IST
Colombo |Press Trust of India
On Wednesday, the India captain Virat Kohli went where no one has before — scoring his 20,000th run in 10 years, across formats.
Updated on Aug 16, 2019 11:24 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Aditya Iyer (Chief Cricket Writer)
From 143 for two, Sri Lanka slumped to 161 for seven before an unfinished 66-run stand for the eighth wicket between Niroshan Dickwella and Suranga Lakmal stopped the rot
Published on Aug 15, 2019 06:59 PM IST
Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: The ball was eventually taken out of the and the action resumed after checking Boult’s condition.
Updated on Aug 16, 2019 08:24 AM IST
For this very reason, Sri Lanka are likely to bring back Jeevan Mendis to provide more steel to the middle-order. Suranga Lakmal is likely to be left out for this clash. The fact that Mendis is also a handy leg-break bowler, tips the scale in his favour.
Updated on May 21, 2020 05:10 PM IST
Left-arm opening bowler Vishwa Fernando and right-arm seamer Kasun Rajitha, playing in their fourth and fifth Tests respectively, did the major damage. Fernando took four for 62 and Rajitha claimed three for 68.
Published on Feb 13, 2019 10:30 PM IST
Karunaratne looked unlikely to win his first Sri Lanka cap but was drafted into the playing team after fast bowler Suranga Lakmal failed to recover from a stiff back.
Published on Feb 01, 2019 07:56 PM IST
New Zealand only took 14 balls to wrap up things and seal the series against Sri Lanka. Kane Williamson and co win the Test by a mammoth 423 runs, and take the series 1-0.
Updated on Dec 30, 2018 10:22 AM IST
Hindustan Times |HT Correspondent
Sri Lanka resumed the day at 88 for four and calmly moved to 94 before Boult started the carnage when he had Roshen Silva caught at third slip for 21.
Updated on Dec 27, 2018 02:18 PM IST
Southee counter-attacked with wicket-keeper Watling to blast 68 from 65 balls and take New Zealand from the depths of despair on 64 for six after Lakmal had destroyed the top order.
Updated on Dec 26, 2018 11:23 AM IST
England beat Sri Lanka by 42 runs in the third and final test in Colombo on Monday to complete a 3-0 series sweep.
Published on Nov 26, 2018 04:19 PM IST
Pace bowler Suranga Lakmal will captain the side for the test, which starts on Wednesday at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium.
Published on Nov 11, 2018 03:58 PM IST
Tamim Iqbal was hailed as national hero after he returned to bat with his injured hand for the final wicket during Bangladesh’s 137-run win in Saturday’s opening match against Sri Lanka.
Updated on Sep 17, 2018 09:19 PM IST
Dubai |Agence France-Presse
Afghanistan will also look to start their campaign in the six-nation tournament with a victory. They have not defeated Sri Lanka in an ODI, losing both their previous encounters.
Updated on Sep 17, 2018 11:30 AM IST
Dubai |HT Correspondent
Walking in with a plastered left hand, Tamim added 32 runs with centurion Mushfiqur Rahim as Bangladesh put up a challenging 261 on the board.
Updated on Sep 17, 2018 10:38 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
Chasing an improbable target of 490 to level the series, South Africa finished day three on 139-5, their highest total in the spin-dominated series.
Updated on Jul 22, 2018 06:08 PM IST
Reuters, Colombo |Reuters
Dilruwan Perera and Suranga Lakmal dismantled South Africa before Dimuth Karunaratne continued his marvellous form with the bat as Sri Lanka took command of the first Test on Day 2.
Updated on Jul 13, 2018 06:35 PM IST
Galle |Associated Press
South Africa were bowled out for 126 in response to Sri Lanka’s first innings score of 287 on Day 2 of the first Test in Galle.
Updated on Jul 13, 2018 04:45 PM IST
Galle |Agence France-Presse
Having already played a vital role in the series with an unbeaten 125 that rescued the West Indies in the first innings of the series in Trinidad two weeks earlier, Shane Dowrich’s rich vein of form continued on his home ground Saturday at the Kensington Oval.
Published on Jun 24, 2018 11:40 PM IST
Agence France-Presse, Bridgetown, Barbados |Agence France-Presse
Shane Dowrich slammed a fifty to rescue West Indies on a rain-hit day in the Pink Ball Test in Barbados after Sri Lanka struck some early blows.
Updated on Jun 24, 2018 10:07 AM IST
Omnisport, Barbados |Dejan Kalinic
Suranga Lakmal will captain Sri Lanka in the Day-Night Test against West Indies in Barbados after Dinesh Chandimal lost an appeal against a one-Test ban over the ball-tampering charges.
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 02:21 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai |Ankit Kumar Singh
Angelo Mathews and Suranga Lakmal were included in a 17-man Sri Lanka squad for the three-match Test series against the West Indies which begins on May 30 with a three-day warm-up match
Updated on May 18, 2018 12:39 PM IST
Agence France-Presse, Colombo |Agence France-Presse