Sri Lanka Cricket Team: News

In-form Lankan spinner Dananjaya to get his action assessed

Sri Lankan spinner Akila Dananjaya, who picked a flurry of wickets in the second Test against England, is set to miss the third and final match of the series.

22 Oct 2018

Test Cricket

Lanka's Rangana Herath to retire after first Test against England

Sri Lankan left-arm bowler, Rangana Herath, has announced that he will be hanging up his boots after Sri Lanka play their first Test against England at Galle.

Lankan legend Sanath Jayasuriya charged under ICC Anti-Corruption Code

Former Sri Lanka cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya has been charged with two counts of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code.

Angelo Mathews threatens retirement after being sacked as captain

Sri Lanka's veteran cricketer, Angelo Mathews, is hurt with his country's cricket board for sacking him from the ODI captaincy.

Asia Cup: Discussion points as Afghanistan knock Sri Lanka out

Afghanistan ended Sri Lanka's campaign in the ongoing Asia Cup 2018, being held in the UAE.

Asia Cup 2018: Discussion points as Bangladesh humiliate Sri Lanka

Bangladesh thrashed Sri Lanka by 137 runs to win their Group B opener of the Asia Cup 2018 on Saturday.

Lanka beat Proteas in lone T20I: Here're the records broken

South Africa were bamboozled by Sri Lanka's spin attack as they posted their lowest ever T20I score to lose the one-off match in Colombo.

Former SLC chief accuses two Lankan legends of match-fixing

1996 ICC World Cup heroes, Arjuna Ranatunga and Aravinda de Silva, have been accused of match-fixing by former Sri Lanka Cricket President Thilanga Sumathipala.

Sri Lanka suspended cricketer Gunathilaka suffers major blow

Sri Lanka's opening batsman, Danushka Gunathilaka, who was not selected for the upcoming 5-match ODI series against South Africa, has suffered another blow.

Suspended Gunathilaka to miss ODIs due to misconduct

Sri Lanka's opening batsman, Danushka Gunathilaka, has been left out of the squad for the upcoming 5-match ODI series against South Africa, starting July 29.

Sri Lanka thrash South Africa: Highlights and key stats

Sri Lanka thrashed South Africa by 199 runs, in the second Test, to win the series 2-0.

ICC suspends Sri Lankan captain, coach and manager

Sri Lankan cricket team's captain Dinesh Chandimal, along with coach Chandika Hathurusinghe and manager Asanka Gurusinha, have been suspended for 2 Tests and 4 ODIs against South Africa.

Sri Lanka T20 League postponed indefinitely: Know why

Sri Lanka's T20 league has been postponed indefinitely until the country's new board is selected.

Sri Lanka crush South Africa: List of records broken

Sri Lanka crushed the Proteas by 278 runs in the first Test in Galle.

06 Jul 2018


Lankan Premier League postponed due to SLC troubles

There seems to be no end to the ongoing crisis in Sri Lankan cricket, which has now forced the SLC to postpone Lankan Premier League.

Ball Tampering: Chandimal not to be further punished by SLC

Sri Lankan skipper Dinesh Chandimal will not face further sanctions for the ball-tampering scandal, which he orchestrated against West Indies earlier this month.

Kusal Perera discharged from hospital, will bat if needed

Sri Lankan batsman Kusal Perera has been discharged from the hospital after he was declared to be 'out of danger'.

Lanka skipper Chandimal loses ball-tampering appeal, will miss 3rd Test

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal is set to miss the Day/Night Test against West Indies, which is scheduled to start on Saturday.

Lankan skipper, coach admit to going against spirit of game

Sri Lankan team skipper Dinesh Chandimal, coach Chandika Hathurusinghe and first team manager Asanka Gurusinha have accepted charges by the ICC for breaching the spirit of the game.

Ball tampering: Chandimal appeals against suspension by ICC

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has appealed against the ICC's decision, which held him guilty of ball-tampering.

Lanka skipper Chandimal charged with 'changing the condition' of ball

Sri Lankan captain Dinesh Chandimal has been charged by the International Cricket Council (ICC) with changing the condition of the ball.

15 Jun 2018

Sri Lanka

Mahela Jayawardene slams Lankan board, turns down consultant's role

Mahela Jayawardene slammed the Sri Lankan cricket board and turned down the role of a consultant which was offered to him.

Corruption Probe: ICC ACU to conduct investigations in Lanka

Officers of the ICC's Anti Corruption Unit have arrived in Colombo and will be investigating corruption allegations against Sri Lankan officials associated with Galle stadium.

Allegations of doctoring pitch conditions put Lanka in a fix

In a documentary titled 'Cricket's match-fixers', Sri Lankan ground officials have been accused of doctoring the pitch conditions in Galle to influence the outcome of the Tests.

13 Mar 2018


Sri Lankan Board pleads to let Indians play in SLPL

The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Board has opted to hold its T20 league, the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL), in August.

06 Mar 2018

Rohit Sharma

Sri Lanka beat India in 1st T20I, here're records broken

Sri Lanka defeated India by 5 wickets in the first match of the 2018 Nidahas Trophy Twenty 20 tri-series.

27 Feb 2018

Dinesh Chandimal

Nidahas Trophy 2018: Angelo Mathews ruled out

After having lost Asela Gunaratne to injury for the upcoming Nidahas trophy, Sri Lanka have now been dealt with a severe blow.

Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews reappointed as limited-overs captain

All-rounder Angelo Mathews has been reappointed as Sri Lanka's limited-overs captain, less than 6 months after stepping down from the post.

Unhappy SL Sports Minister recalls Sri Lanka's ODI squad

Pollution in the national capital, is making Sri Lankan players sick but that wasn't the reason behind Sri Lankan Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara stopping 9 cricketers from travelling to India.

Lakmal falls ill due to Delhi smog

Pollution is taking center stage yet again in the 3rd Test between India and Sri Lanka at the Feroz Shah Kotla after Sri Lankan speedster Suranga Lakmal vomited on the ground.

Thisara Perera named Sri Lanka's limited-overs captain

Sri Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera has been named the captain of the ODI side for the upcoming three match series against India.

26 Nov 2017

Virat Kohli

Sri Lanka face an uphill task

The fans at the Vidarbha Cricket Stadium witnessed a fine batting display as Virat Kohli slammed his 5th double ton.

Sri Lanka manager backs Dinesh Chandimal's 'witchcraft' comment

Days after intriguing comments from Dinesh Chandimal attributing Test win against Pakistan to 'witchcraft', the Sri Lankan captain was asked if he would resort to any such 'methods' ahead of their tour to India.

Sri Lanka Cricket to cooperate with ICC in corruption probe

The Sri Lanka Cricket board has said that it has asked all players and staff to cooperate with the ICC's anti-corruption investigation, which was initiated after allegations by a former player.

05 Sep 2017

Pakistan News

Sri Lanka to take on Pakistan in the UAE

The Sri Lankan cricket team is set to play a T20I match in Lahore against Pakistan next month.

End of the road for Lasith Malinga?

Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga has stated that he will assess his future in international cricket after the ODI series against India.

How can Sri Lanka now qualify for World Cup?

Post 4-0 series debacle in the ODI series against India, Sri Lanka jeopardized their chance to secure a direct qualification place in the 2019 ICC World Cup.

14 Aug 2017

Pakistan Cricket Team

Sri Lanka to play cricket in Pakistan?

Sri Lankan cricket board chief Thilanga Sumathipala announced that the national team could tour Pakistan this year for a T20 series.

Malinga handed one year 'suspended ban' over his media remarks

Sri Lanka's pace sensation Lasith Malinga has been handed a 'suspended one-year cricket ban' after he pleaded guilty of breach of contract of speaking to media without permission.

Nuwan Kulasekara arrested over fatal accident

Sri Lankan police detained cricketer Nuwan Kulasekara after he was involved in a fatal crash. The crash happened when the car Kulasekara was driving collided with a motorcycle, killing the rider on the spot.