Sri Lanka News
Sri Lanka spinner Rangana Herath calls time on limited-overs careerSri Lanka veteran Rangana Herath announces his limited-overs international retirement in the hope of prolonging his Test career.
Apr 17, 13:45
England's Jason Roy, David Willey receive finesEngland's Jason Roy and David Willey lose 30% and 15% of their respective match fees for their conduct during the 10-run win over Sri Lanka.
Mar 27, 11:16
England in group with holders Sri Lanka, West Indies, South Africa at World T20England will face holders Sri Lanka, West Indies and South Africa in the group stage of next year's World Twenty20 in India.
Dec 11, 10:04
Kusal Perera fails drugs testSri Lanka's Kusal Perera returns home from New Zealand after it is confirmed that he failed a recent drugs test.
Dec 7, 20:25
Jerome Jayaratne appointed interim Sri Lanka coachSri Lanka appoint Jerome Jayaratne as interim head coach for the home series against the West Indies.
Sep 8, 10:15
West Indies name Jason Holder as new Test captainJason Holder replaces Denesh Ramdin as the West Indies' Test captain.
Sep 5, 00:14
Nasser Hussain pays tribute to retired Kumar SangakkaraNasser Hussain describes Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara as "a great of world cricket" after his retirement from the international game.
Aug 25, 05:43
Mahela Jayawardene in talks with England over short-term roleFormer Sri Lanka batsman Mahela Jayawardene is in talks about becoming a batting consultant for England's tour of the UAE to face Pakistan later this year.
Aug 5, 04:41
Kumar Sangakkara announces retirementKumar Sangakkara confirms that he will play his last Test for Sri Lanka this summer.
Jun 27, 14:24
Sri Lanka, Pakistan opening Test in Galle delayed by rainThe opening Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Galle is delayed by heavy rain.
Jun 17, 07:33
Sachithra Senanayake joins Worcestershire RapidsWorcestershire Rapids sign Sachithra Senanayake ahead of the T20 Blast season as a replacement for Saeed Ajmal, who is likely to miss the start of the campaign.
Apr 4, 09:04
Five Kiwis in ICC Cricket World Cup Team of the TournamentBrendon McCullum is named captain of the ICC Cricket World Cup Team of the Tournament which includes five New Zealanders.
Mar 30, 14:17
Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews blames nerves for poor batting displaySri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews believes that nerves were behind his side's "worst" World Cup performance as they suffered a nine-wicket loss to South Africa.
Mar 18, 09:56
Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath "50-50" for World Cup quarter-final against South AfricaSri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews says that Rangana Herath has a "50-50" chance of playing against South Africa in their World Cup quarter-final.
Mar 17, 08:12
Sussex Sharks sign Mahela Jayawardene for T20 campaignSri Lanka batsman Mahela Jayawardene joins Sussex for the first half of their 2015 T20 Blast campaign.
Mar 13, 22:10
Kumar Sangakkara rules out retirement U-turnSri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara insists that he will stick to his plan of retiring from ODI cricket at the end of the World Cup, despite being in fine form.
Mar 11, 15:03
Angelo Mathews suffers Achilles injuryAngelo Mathews confirms that he suffered an Achilles problem during Sri Lanka's 148-run win over Scotland.
Mar 11, 11:57
Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara to retire from Test cricket in AugustSri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara announces that he will retire from Test cricket "by the end of August".
Mar 8, 09:12
Sri Lanka lose Dimuth Karunaratne, Rangana Herath in further injury blowsSri Lanka batsman Dimuth Karunaratne is ruled out of the rest of the World Cup after breaking a finger, while Rangana Herath will miss the showdown with Australia.
Mar 6, 22:28
Joe Root: 'England bowlers must improve'Batsman Joe Root says that England's bowlers "leaked too many boundaries" in their nine-wicket Cricket World Cup defeat to Sri Lanka on Sunday.
Mar 3, 01:45
Rangana Herath a doubt for Australia clash with finger injurySri Lanka spinner Rangana Herath is doubtful for next Sunday's World Cup game against Australia after injuring his finger in the win over England.
Mar 1, 21:15
Sri Lanka bowler Suranga Lakmal fined by International Cricket CouncilThe ICC fines Sri Lanka bowler Suranga Lakmal for bowling two beamers during his side's nine-wicket victory over England at the World Cup.
Mar 1, 12:03
Lahiru Thirimanne: 'Facing England was easy'Sri Lanka batsman Lahiru Thirimanne says that it was "very easy" to score his unbeaten century in the team's nine-wicket win over England at the World Cup.
Mar 1, 10:18
Steven Finn: 'England will thrive under pressure'Steven Finn believes that England are capable of handling the pressure against Pool A rivals Sri Lanka on Sunday.
Feb 27, 04:59
Angelo Mathews "relieved" by Sri Lanka win over AfghanistanSri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews admits that he is "relieved" by his side's four-wicket win over Afghanistan at the World Cup.
Feb 22, 10:15
New Zealand, Sri Lanka ODI hit by rainThe third one-day international between New Zealand and Sri Lanka is rained off.
Jan 17, 06:32
Kumar Sangakkara joins Surrey for 2015 seasonWorld number one Test batsman Kumar Sangakkara joins Surrey on a two-year deal.
Jan 16, 08:15
Fitness doubt Lasith Malinga named in Sri Lanka World Cup squadSri Lanka provisionally name feared paceman Lasith Malinga in their 15-man World Cup squad despite doubts over his fitness, but Ajantha Mendis is left out.
Jan 7, 15:18
England make two changes for final ODI against Sri LankaEngland make two changes for their seventh ODI against Sri Lanka, with Alex Hales and Harry Gurney coming in for Ravi Bopara and Steven Finn.
Dec 16, 08:42
Mahela Jayawardene relishing final match on home soilSri Lanka batsman Mahela Jayawardene reveals that he plans to live every moment of his final international match on home soil ahead of his retirement next year.
Dec 16, 02:19
Kumar Sangakkara fined for dissent in win over EnglandSri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara is fined by the International Cricket Council for showing dissent in Saturday's win over England.
Dec 14, 19:22
Sir Ian Botham: 'Alastair Cook can't play in World Cup on current form'Sir Ian Botham doesn't believe that England captain Alastair Cook should play for England at next year's World Cup based on current form and feels that his captaincy isn't secure.
Dec 13, 17:49
Sri Lanka drop Ajantha Mendis, Kusal Perera for sixth ODISri Lanka leave Ajantha Mendis and Kusal Perera out of their squad for the sixth ODI with England in Pallekele, with Dinesh Chandimal among the players recalled.
Dec 12, 22:59
Bob Willis: 'England should beat Sri Lanka'Bob Willis backs England to beat Sri Lanka in the fifth ODI when the match resumes.
Dec 10, 17:04
England innings against Sri Lanka postponed by rainHeavy rain postpones England's run chase in the fifth ODI against Sri Lanka.
Dec 10, 15:27
Sri Lanka, England reduced to 35-over match after rain delayThe third one-day international between Sri Lanka and England is reduced to 35 overs after a lengthy rain delay in Hambantota.
Dec 3, 12:35
Rain delays England's third ODI with Sri LankaEngland's third one-day international with Sri Lanka is stopped for rain after just two overs of play in Hambantota, after the tourists had made an early breakthrough.
Dec 3, 11:17
England win toss and choose to bat after rain delay in Sri LankaEngland win the toss and decide to bat after rain delays their second ODI with Sri Lanka.
Nov 29, 07:12
England, Sri Lanka to hold minute's silence for Australia's late Phil HughesEngland and Sri Lanka will pay their respects to Australia batsman Phil Hughes by holding a minute's silence prior to their second ODI on Saturday.
Nov 27, 11:59
Moeen Ali targets improvement after maiden one-day international centuryEngland all-rounder Moeen Ali claims that he can play even better after hitting his maiden one-day international century in the loss to Sri Lanka.
Nov 27, 02:41