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Sri Lanka's Thisara Perera smashes six sixes in an over

29 Mar 2021

Sri Lanka's Thisara Perera smashes six sixes in an over

All-rounder Thisara Perera has become the first Sri Lankan player to hit six sixes in an over in any form of professional cricket.

Abu Dhabi T10: Gayle, Afridi to feature in fourth edition

21 Dec 2020

Abu Dhabi T10: Gayle, Afridi to feature in fourth edition

Star players Chris Gayle and Shahid Afridi are set to feature in the fourth edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 League.

#ThisDayThatYear: Sri Lanka outclass India to win World T20 title

06 Apr 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Sri Lanka outclass India to win World T20 title

On April 6, 2014, Sri Lanka became the fifth nation to win the World T20.

Asia XI and World XI squads announced: Details here

25 Feb 2020

Asia XI and World XI squads announced: Details here

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced the Asia XI to face a World XI in a T20 series to commemorate the birth centenary of Bangladesh's founding father, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Four bowlers with most wickets against Virat Kohli in ODIs

08 Feb 2020

Four bowlers with most wickets against Virat Kohli in ODIs

Given his dominant stature, Virat Kohli's wicket is always priceless at any stage of the game.

2nd ODI, India beat Australia: List of records broken

17 Jan 2020

2nd ODI, India beat Australia: List of records broken

The Indian cricket team overcame Australia in the second ODI on Friday to level the three-match series 1-1.

Pakistan No. 1 in T20Is despite loss to Sri Lanka

12 Oct 2019

Pakistan No. 1 in T20Is despite loss to Sri Lanka

Pakistan endured a tough time in the just-concluded three-match T20I series at home against Sri Lanka, as they succumbed to a 0-3 whitewash.

Why Sri Lanka players have opted out of Pakistan tour?

11 Sep 2019

Why Sri Lanka players have opted out of Pakistan tour?

Sri Lanka are scheduled to tour Pakistan for a limited-overs series, involving three ODIs and T20Is each, from September 27.

Sri Lanka vs Australia: Preview, pitch report and TV listing

14 Jun 2019

Sri Lanka vs Australia: Preview, pitch report and TV listing

Title holders Australia are all set to take on Sri Lanka in the match number 20 of the ICC World Cup 2019 at the Kennington Oval in London on Saturday.

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: Preview, pitch report and TV listing

10 Jun 2019

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: Preview, pitch report and TV listing

The ICC World Cup 2019 has already witnessed several high-octane clashes.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: How to pick the winning Dream11?

06 Jun 2019

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: How to pick the winning Dream11?

Asian sides Pakistan and Sri Lanka face each other in match number 11 of the ICC World Cup 2019 at the Bristol County Ground on Friday.

Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka: Tips to pick ideal Dream11

03 Jun 2019

Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka: Tips to pick ideal Dream11

Following a not so ideal start to their ICC World Cup 2019 campaign, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka lock horns in match number seven at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff on Tuesday.

Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka: Preview, pitch report and TV listing

03 Jun 2019

Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka: Preview, pitch report and TV listing

The ICC World Cup 2019 will witness an interesting clash as Afghanistan take on Sri Lanka in the seventh match at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff on Tuesday.

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka: Here are the records broken

01 Jun 2019

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka: Here are the records broken

New Zealand thrashed sorry Sri Lanka in match number three of the ICC World Cup 2019 on Saturday.

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Decoding the winning Dream11 team

31 May 2019

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Decoding the winning Dream11 team

New Zealand and Sri Lanka would lock horns in match number three of the ICC World Cup 2019 on Saturday in Cardiff.

Sri Lanka announce 15-member squad for 2019 World Cup

18 Apr 2019

Sri Lanka announce 15-member squad for 2019 World Cup

Sri Lanka announced the 15-member squad for the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019 to start from May 30 onwards.

Kiwis beat Lanka in second ODI: Here're records broken

05 Jan 2019

Kiwis beat Lanka in second ODI: Here're records broken

New Zealand followed their Test series triumph against Sri Lanka with a win in the ODI series as well.

Lasith Malinga to lead Sri Lanka in ODIs and T20Is

15 Dec 2018

Lasith Malinga to lead Sri Lanka in ODIs and T20Is

Sri Lanka have called back 35-year-old veteran fast bowler Lasith Malinga for the limited-overs series against New Zealand.

Asia Cup: Discussion points as Afghanistan knock Sri Lanka out

18 Sep 2018

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.

South Africa beat Sri Lanka in first ODI: Match report

29 Jul 2018

South Africa beat Sri Lanka in first ODI: Match report

South Africa changed their fortunes, on their tour of Sri Lanka, as they tasted their first victory.

Suspended Gunathilaka to miss ODIs due to misconduct

24 Jul 2018

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.

Warner and Smith to play in Global T20 Canada

04 Jun 2018

Warner and Smith to play in Global T20 Canada

Banned Australian senior duo of Steve Smith and David Warner have been drafted in the upcoming Global T20 Canada League.

Windies beat ICC World XI by 72 runs: Match Report

01 Jun 2018

Windies beat ICC World XI by 72 runs: Match Report

After a one-sided victory over World XI, West Indies have showed once again why they are a force to reckon with in T20 format.

Windies vs World-XI: Rashid Khan a star-attraction in charity match

31 May 2018

Windies vs World-XI: Rashid Khan a star-attraction in charity match

West Indies will be up against the ICC World XI in a charity match, on Thursday at Lord's.

Indian duo Pandya and DK join Rest-of-World XI vs Windies

03 May 2018

Indian duo Pandya and DK join Rest-of-World XI vs Windies

Indian star duo Hardik Pandya and Dinesh Karthik are set to join the ICC Rest of the World XI for a relief T20 tie against West Indies.

Shakib and Nurul fined by International Cricket Council

17 Mar 2018

Shakib and Nurul fined by International Cricket Council

Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan and reserve player Nurul Hasan are in trouble for last night's altercation during T20l against Sri Lanka and have been fined 25 percent of their match fees by the ICC's disciplinary panel.

Nidahas Trophy: India beat Sri Lanka by 6 wickets

12 Mar 2018

Nidahas Trophy: India beat Sri Lanka by 6 wickets

India's Nidahas Trophy campaign is back on track after the men in blue defeated hosts Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in 4th T2OI of the tri-nation tournament.

1,122 cricketers register for IPL 11 auctions

13 Jan 2018

1,122 cricketers register for IPL 11 auctions

If you are a cricketer, playing in the IPL is definitely a dream.

Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews reappointed as limited-overs captain

09 Jan 2018

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.

India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I: Probable Playing XI

19 Dec 2017

India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I: Probable Playing XI

India will aim for another series win after their recent Test and ODI series triumph against the visiting Sri Lankan team.

No Malinga, no Lakmal for T20 series

16 Dec 2017

No Malinga, no Lakmal for T20 series

Sri Lanka have announced their T20 squad for the upcoming series against India and some big names have been given a miss.

India vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI: Probable XI

16 Dec 2017

India vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI: Probable XI

After a crushing defeat in the 1st ODI, India bounced back in style, riding on Rohit Sharma's double hundred in 2nd ODI. Now, with the series equally poised, the action shifts to Vizag.

India vs SL 2nd ODI: Predicted Playing XI

12 Dec 2017

India vs SL 2nd ODI: Predicted Playing XI

Having lost the first ODI in an embarrassing fashion, Indian team-sans-Virat Kohli, will look to bounce back in the 2nd ODI in Mohali to remain in contention for the 3-match ODI series.

Unhappy SL Sports Minister recalls Sri Lanka's ODI squad

05 Dec 2017

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.

Thisara Perera named Sri Lanka's limited-overs captain

29 Nov 2017

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.

Pakistan register a 20-run victory against World XI

13 Sep 2017

Pakistan register a 20-run victory against World XI

Pakistan team secured a 20-run victory taking 1-0 lead in the 3-match T20I series against the World XI.

International cricket returns to Pakistan with World XI tour

11 Sep 2017

International cricket returns to Pakistan with World XI tour

As the World XI squad arrived in Lahore today amid tight security, Pakistan readies itself to host its first big international cricketing event in years.

BCCI releases list of 140 players retained for IPL-2017

20 Dec 2016

BCCI releases list of 140 players retained for IPL-2017

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has released the names of the 140 players of Indian Premier League who have been retained by their franchises.