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Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Cricket heavyweights Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara have come out in defense of former team-mate Muttiah Muralitharan, saying the spin-king need not defend his decision to coach the Australian team.
Jagath Perera
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Before this Test was 40 overs old, 12 wickets had fallen and just 124 runs had been scored. Three of the dismissals were bowled, four lbw. Forget about reducing the depth of bats, making them wider and longer seemed a better way to achieve balance between bat and ball on a day like this.
Ryan
Monday, July 25, 2016
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Sri Lanka look forward to gain early advantage in the three match Test series against Australia that gets underway today here at Pallekele International Stadium by including a variety of spin options. A trial by spin awaits the tourists as four spin options will be at the disp...
WZRD
Monday, July 25, 2016
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Kumar Sangakkara has leapt to Muttiah Muralitharan's defence after Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) lodged a complaint against the legendary former spinner. He tweeted: "Murali is a great son of Sri Lanka and he doesn't have to defend himself. He loves his country. He is free to consult or coach anyone.
WZRD
Monday, July 25, 2016
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Ben Duckett smashed an unbeaten 220 off 131 balls as England Lions racked up a massive 425-1 against Sri Lanka A, on their way to a 140-run win in Canterbury. Sri Lanka's only success came as Ramith Rambukwella (1-83) but the rest of the attack went wicketless, including seamer Thisara Perera...
WZRD
Monday, July 25, 2016
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The injury curse that dogged Sri Lanka throughout their recent tour to the UK has continued into the upcoming home series against Australia, forcing the touring party to trawl through archival video libraries to gain some insights into who they will be facing over coming weeks.
Ryan
Monday, July 25, 2016
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Australia will play two spinners in the first test against Sri Lanka at Pallekele on Tuesday, captain Steve Smith said as the world's top-ranked side eye a turnaround in their poor record on the slow pitches in Asia. Smith confirmed his side on Monday with both off-spinner Nathan Lyon and...
Ryan
Monday, July 25, 2016
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"Charith has accused [me] and told the media that I have cut the grass on the pitch to help Australia's spin bowlers to take the wickets in the three-day game. That's a lie," Murali said. "When I met him I asked him: 'We played together and respected each other, why are you telling lies?'...
WZRD
Monday, July 25, 2016
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ඕස්ට්‍රේලියානු ක්‍රිකට් කණ්ඩායමේ උපදේශකයකු වශයෙන් කටයුතු කිරීම මුල් කර ගනිමින් ශ්‍රී ලංකා ක්‍රිකට් පාලක මණ්ඩලය එල්ල කරන චෝදනා හිටපු දඟ පන්දු යවන ක්‍රීඩක මුත්තයියා මුරලිදරන් තරයේ ප්‍රතික්ෂේප කරයි.
JP
Monday, July 25, 2016
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Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has brushed off any perceived friction with compatriot Muttiah Muralitharan on the eve of the first Test against Australia in Kandy. Test cricket's greatest wicket-taker ruffled a few feathers when he was employed by Cricket Australia as a consultant coach...
Dias