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Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Former Sri Lankan captain Sanath Jayasuriya expressed optimism on Saturday that more international cricket matches would be held in Pakistan and said the security situation was improving in the country. The 46-year-old, who is in Pakistan for the ongoing series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka as..
Daniel Alexander
Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Dilshan’s value to the team cannot be gauged merely in terms of figures and averages. What the figures don’t record is the number of runs he has saved on the field especially in his pet position at cover point and the number of run outs he has affected. On an average he saves about 20-30 runs...
Hilal
Saturday, August 1, 2015
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It is 22 years since India last won a Test series in Sri Lanka and the upcoming tour which comprises three Tests provides an opportunity for the visitors to end that barren run.
Hilal
Friday, July 31, 2015
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Jayasuriya, who played 110 Tests and 445 one-day internationals in an illustrious career that ended four years ago, said he believes Pakistan is now a safer place. "Pakistan is a peace-loving country and people here love peace," he said. "There is nothing to worry (about) here...
Ryan
Friday, July 31, 2015
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This tour is already Pakistan's most fruitful trip to Sri Lanka since 2006, and on Saturday, they will have a shot at sweeping the trophies. The visitors were always likely to fare well against the younger Sri Lanka players, but it is their dominance of Sri Lanka's big names that has defined the...
Daniel Alexander
Friday, July 31, 2015
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Sri Lanka T20 captain Lasith Malinga has blamed it on himself for his team’s 29-run defeat at the hands of Pakistan in the first T20 international played at the R Premadasa Stadium on Thursday. Malinga struggling to regain his bowling form conceded 46 runs off his four overs which was the most...
Hilal
Thursday, July 30, 2015
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BCCI has decided to not allow the Indian cricketers to take their wives and girlfriends (WAGs) along for the Test tour to Sri Lanka next month. "Most of the players on tour are just coming off a month-long break where they had enough time to spend with their families...
Sujan
Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Lasith Malinga has blamed himself for an indifferent bowling performance in a frank assessment of his form following a 29-run loss against Pakistan in the first T20I in Colombo. He has at times been perceived as an incurable egotist, but just as he did following the Wor...
WZRD
Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Pakistan continued their impressive tour of Sri Lanka by comprehensively beating the hosts by 29 runs in the first Twenty20 International of the two-match series on Thursday.
Island Cricket
Thursday, July 30, 2015
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With this loss, the islanders’ pitiable record at R. Premadasa International Stadium continues as they suffered their 7th defeat in the 8th T20I match played at the famous venue in the capital city of Colombo. Pakistan take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.
DDJW
Thursday, July 30, 2015
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A measured Ahmed Shehzad, a spry Shoaib Malik and a belligerent Umar Akmal hit 46 runs each to carry Pakistan to 175 for 5, a total Sri Lanka's chase never had the measure of. Milinda Siriwardana and Chamara Kapugedera played sprightly innings from the lower middle order..
Daniel Alexander
Thursday, July 30, 2015
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India’s Shreepati Edifice (Pvt) Ltd, a real estate developer will build a 96-floor tower, the tallest building in Sri Lanka, with an investment of 330 million rupees which will be a tribute to the Sri Lankan Cricket Team who won the World Cup in 1996. The Tubular structured state-of-the-art iconic
Sujan
Thursday, July 30, 2015
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In this decade, Tillakaratne Dilshan has been no less than the other batting greats. He made his ODI debut in 1999 batting at No. 6. For about 10 years he was batting at somewhere down the batting order, usually at No. 6. Not many had thought he would one day complete 10,000 runs in the format..
Sujan
Thursday, July 30, 2015
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"As the captain I get a chance to participate in the selection process and anyone can express their view on the outcome. We have a clear goal that is to test whether the players who had performed well in domestic T20 tournaments are good enough to face the international challenge...
AngeloP
Thursday, July 30, 2015
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The well-known cricket cheerleader Percy Abeysekera is celebrating his 79th birthday today, July 30. He will celebrate his birthday today when Sri Lanka meets Pakistan in their first Twenty20 encounter at Khettarama, Colombo. A man cheering one’s National sporting team for..
Daniel Alexander