Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by 42 runs in high scoring match, Nissanka scored double hundred

Pathum Nissanka’s record-breaking double century steered Sri Lanka to a comfortable 42-run win over Afghanistan Friday in the opener of their three-match one-day international series at Pallekele. Set a stiff target of 382, Afghanistan reached 339 for six as Mohammad…

New Zealand inches closer to 2023 world cup semifinal as they beat Sri Lanka by 5 wickets

Fast bowler Trent Boult picked up 3-37 as New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by five wickets on Thursday to edge closer to the last remaining semifinal spot at the Cricket World Cup. Boult, who had previously picked up 10 wickets…

Indian bowlers demolish Sri Lanka batting as SL all out on 55 to hand over India 302 runs victory

India became the first team to secure a semifinal spot at the Cricket World Cup after Mohammed Siraj bowled a stellar opening spell to help the hosts dismantle Sri Lanka for a 302-run win on Thursday. Siraj took three wickets…

ODI world cup 2023: Sri Lanka thrashed title defending champions England by 8 wickets

Defending champion England endured yet another abject loss at the Cricket World Cup as an eight-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka on Thursday left its hopes of advancing hanging by a slim thread. England crashed to 156 all out after opting…

India claims first ever Gold Medal at Women’s T20 Event in Asian Games

Smriti Mandhana and Jemimah Rodrigues stitched a crucial 73-run partnership, followed by young fast-bowling all-rounder Titas Sadhu bowling a deadly spell of 3-6 in four overs to help India beat Sri Lanka by 19 runs and win the country’s first…

Asia Cup 2023: Mendis, Asalanka guide Sri Lanka to 11th final

Charith Asalanka struck a brilliant unbeaten 49 after Kusal Mendis (91) and Sadeera Samarawickrama (48) laid the foundation with a century stand and guided defending champions ri Lanka to a two-wicket victory against Pakistan in a thrilling final Super 4…

Asia Cup 2023: Bowlers defend 213 as India beat Sri Lanka to reach final

Rohit Sharma’s India team came up with a superb bowling display to defend a small total and end Sri Lanka’s 13-match winning streak in One-Day Internationals (ODI) here at R. Premadasa Stadium, here on Tuesday. In a low-scoring thriller, India…

Asia Cup 2023: Sri Lanka reduces ticket prices to fill empty stands

Sri Lanka Cricket slashed ticket prices for the Asia Cup by up to 95 percent on Sunday after costs were hiked 40-fold and matches were played in near-empty stadiums. Tickets for one-day internationals in crisis-hit Sri Lanka have generally cost…

Wanindu Hasaranga announced retirement from test cricket

All-rounder Wanindu Hasaranga on Tuesday informed Sri Lanka Cricket that he will retire from playing Test cricket. Hasaranga said the reason behind the move is to prolong his career as a limited-overs specialist. “We will accept his decision and are…

Noman Ali took 7 wickets as Pakistan thrashed SL by 222 runs and an innings to win series

Noman Ali took seven wickets to lead Pakistan’s rout of Sri Lanka by an innings and 222 runs to clinch the second Test inside four days and sweep the series 2-0 on Thursday. The left-arm spinner took the first seven…