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Mathews returns as SL name squad for England Test series

13 Jan 2021

Mathews returns as SL name squad for England Test series

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has announced a 22-member squad for the upcoming Test series against England.

England set to tour Sri Lanka for two-Test series

09 Dec 2020

England set to tour Sri Lanka for two-Test series

England are set to tour Sri Lanka for a two-match Test series next year.

Lanka Premier League: Irfan Pathan to play for Kandy Tuskers

01 Nov 2020

Lanka Premier League: Irfan Pathan to play for Kandy Tuskers

Former Indian all-rounder Irfan Pathan is set to participate in the impending Lanka Premier League (LPL).

Sri Lanka, Australia and Pakistan set to tour South Africa

27 Oct 2020

Sri Lanka, Australia and Pakistan set to tour South Africa

Cricket South Africa (CSA), on Tuesday, released the schedule of the upcoming home season.

Kumar Sangakkara turns 43: A look at his monumental records

27 Oct 2020

Kumar Sangakkara turns 43: A look at his monumental records

Sri Lankan maestro Kumar Sangakkara turned 43 on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka set to tour South Africa for two-Test series

25 Oct 2020

Sri Lanka set to tour South Africa for two-Test series

Sri Lanka will travel to South Africa in December to play a two-match Test series.

Munaf Patel among overseas players for Lanka Premier League auction

12 Sep 2020

Munaf Patel among overseas players for Lanka Premier League auction

The player auction for the inaugural Lanka Premier League edition is set to be held on October 1.

Sri Lanka Cricket to launch inaugural T10 tournament in December

09 Sep 2020

Sri Lanka Cricket to launch inaugural T10 tournament in December

After announcing the start date of Lanka Premier League, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is now planning to launch a new T10 tournament in December.

Lanka Premier League to kick-off on November 14

03 Sep 2020

Lanka Premier League to kick-off on November 14

The inaugural edition of Lanka Premier League (LPL) will begin on November 14 this year.

Happy Birthday Lasith Malinga: A look at his monumental records

28 Aug 2020

Happy Birthday Lasith Malinga: A look at his monumental records

Sri Lankan maestro Lasith Malinga, on Friday, turned 37.

Bangladesh likely to tour Sri Lanka in October

12 Aug 2020

Bangladesh likely to tour Sri Lanka in October

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced that Bangladesh could tour Sri Lanka for a three-match series in October this year.

#ThisDayThatYear: The highest ever partnership in Test cricket

29 Jul 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: The highest ever partnership in Test cricket

On this day in 2006, Sri Lankan greats Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene went on to record the highest partnership of all time in Test cricket.

Lanka Premier League, CPL set to begin in August

28 Jul 2020

Lanka Premier League, CPL set to begin in August

The inaugural edition of Lanka Premier League will will get underway on August 28.

New Zealand offers to host IPL: Reports

06 Jul 2020

New Zealand offers to host IPL: Reports

New Zealand has expressed interest to host the Indian Premier League, if India is unable to conduct it, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.

#ThisDayThatYear: Rohit Sharma records his fifth hundred of 2019 WC

06 Jul 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Rohit Sharma records his fifth hundred of 2019 WC

On this day in 2019, Rohit Sharma slammed his fifth ton of the 2019 ICC World Cup.

Kusal Mendis arrested after being involved in road accident

05 Jul 2020

Kusal Mendis arrested after being involved in road accident

Sri Lanka cricketer Kusal Mendis has been arrested by the police in Horethuduwa for running over a pedestrian with his car on Sunday morning.

Sri Lanka Police drops 2011 World Cup final fixing probe

03 Jul 2020

Sri Lanka Police drops 2011 World Cup final fixing probe

The Sri Lanka Police, on Friday, called off its investigation over allegations of match-fixing in the 2011 World Cup final.

Sri Lanka police questions Aravinda de Silva over match-fixing row

01 Jul 2020

Sri Lanka police questions Aravinda de Silva over match-fixing row

Former Sri Lankan chief cricket selector Aravinda de Silva was questioned for six hours as criminal investigation for match-fixing began on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka open probe into 2011 WC final match-fixing claims

30 Jun 2020

Sri Lanka open probe into 2011 WC final match-fixing claims

Sri Lanka have ordered a criminal probe to look into the allegations that 2011 World Cup final in Mumbai was fixed.

Happy Birthday Sanath Jayasuriya: A look at his amazing records

30 Jun 2020

Happy Birthday Sanath Jayasuriya: A look at his amazing records

Batting legend Sanath Jayasuriya turned 51 on Tuesday.

SL Minister submits nine-page report to support match-fixing claims

26 Jun 2020

SL Minister submits nine-page report to support match-fixing claims

Former Sri Lanka sports minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage, on Thursday, submitted a detailed report to back his claims that the ICC World Cup 2011 final was fixed.

Coronavirus outbreak: Bangladesh's tour of Sri Lanka postponed

24 Jun 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Bangladesh's tour of Sri Lanka postponed

Bangladesh's upcoming tour of Sri Lanka has been postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic.

#ThisDayThatYear: Malinga rattles England, enters the elite list of bowlers

21 Jun 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Malinga rattles England, enters the elite list of bowlers

On this day in 2019, veteran fast bowler Lasith Malinga reached yet another historic feat in international cricket.

No decision on Asia Cup yet: BCCI

15 Jun 2020

No decision on Asia Cup yet: BCCI

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has expressed discontent with reports about Sri Lanka hosting the impending Asia Cup edition.

India's tour of Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe gets called off

12 Jun 2020

India's tour of Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe gets called off

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Friday, announced Team India will not travel to Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe, owing to COVID-19 pandemic.

Afghanistan cricketers resume training in Kabul

08 Jun 2020

Afghanistan cricketers resume training in Kabul

The marquee Afghanistan players returned to training, on Sunday, as the Afghanistan Cricket Board commenced a month-long camp in Kabul.

BCCI is planning isolation camp for players in June- Reports

02 Jun 2020

BCCI is planning isolation camp for players in June- Reports

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is aiming to organize a camp for contracted cricketers in the second half of June.

13 Sri Lanka cricketers to resume training from June 1

31 May 2020

13 Sri Lanka cricketers to resume training from June 1

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), on Sunday, announced that 13 cricketers will return to training on June 1.

#ThisDayThatYear: Alastair Cook reaches 10,000 Test runs

30 May 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Alastair Cook reaches 10,000 Test runs

On this day in 2016, Alastair Cook became the first England player to score 10,000 runs in Test cricket.

Sri Lankan pacer Shehan Madushanka arrested for possessing drugs

26 May 2020

Sri Lankan pacer Shehan Madushanka arrested for possessing drugs

Sri Lanka's fast bowler Shehan Madushanka has been arrested for possessing drugs, by police.

Happy birthday Kagiso Rabada: His memorable spells in Test cricket

25 May 2020

Happy birthday Kagiso Rabada: His memorable spells in Test cricket

South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada turned 25 on Monday.

Coronavirus outbreak: Sri Lanka could start training from June 1

20 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Sri Lanka could start training from June 1

Sri Lanka players may return to field on June 1 if the cricket board gets clearance form the government.

Team India open to tour Sri Lanka: Reports

16 May 2020

Team India open to tour Sri Lanka: Reports

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) treasurer Arun Dhumal revealed the board is open for India's upcoming Sri Lanka tour.

#NewsBytesExplainer: How India consolidated number one Test spot (2016-20)

04 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: How India consolidated number one Test spot (2016-20)

Australia recently dethroned India in the ICC Test Team Rankings.

Coronavirus outbreak: South Africa's tour of Sri Lanka postponed

20 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: South Africa's tour of Sri Lanka postponed

South Africa's upcoming tour of Sri Lanka has been postponed, owing to coronavirus outburst.

Coronavirus outbreak: Mushfiqur Rahim to auction bat for raising funds

20 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Mushfiqur Rahim to auction bat for raising funds

Bangladesh batsman Mushfiqur Rahim is all set to auction his bat in order to raise funds amid coronavirus pandemic.

Quinton de Kock won't be the Test captain: Graeme Smith

17 Apr 2020

Quinton de Kock won't be the Test captain: Graeme Smith

Right after being appointed as Cricket South Africa's Director, Graeme Smith revealed that Quinton de Kock will not lead the Proteas in Test cricket.

When MS Dhoni lost his cool due to Kuldeep Yadav

17 Apr 2020

When MS Dhoni lost his cool due to Kuldeep Yadav

Former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is known for keeping his cool, regardless of any situation.

#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.

MyWorldCupFinalByte: When India lifted the World Cup in 2011

02 Apr 2020

MyWorldCupFinalByte: When India lifted the World Cup in 2011

"Dhoni finishes off in style... A magnificent strike into the crowd... India lift the World Cup after 28 years and it is an Indian captain who has been absolutely brilliant in the night of the final...!"