Sri Lanka Cricket

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South Africa eked out a draw courtesy of tail-enders (Scores in brief: Sri Lanka 421 & 229/8d; South Africa 282 & 159/8 (111.0 overs) &nda ...
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The 1979 Cricket World Cup, or the Prudential Cup as it was known back then, will always be looked back on with fond memories. It was a two-week affai ...
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Niroshan Dickwella (L) watches Faf du Plessis of South Africa play a shot in the 2nd Test of the series Sri Lanka’s debutant wicket-keeper N ...
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The nasty spat between Sarwan and McGrath Imagine an army of vultures hounding an innocuous zebra and then dismantling the body into smithereens a ...
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Hashim Amla Hashim Amla, captaining only his second Test match, has become the first South African skipper to register a Test century in Sri La ...
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Bangladesh cricketers celebrate after winning Gold at the 2014 Asian Games Introduction of cricket to the Asian Games There has always been hesita ...
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Colombo, July 23 (IANS) Left-handed batsman Lahiru Thirimanne will skipper the Sri Lanka cricket team at the Asian Games to be held at Incheon from Se ...
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Colombo, July 23 (IANS): Uncapped wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella has been included in the Sri Lanka squad for the second and final Test again ...
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Vernon Philander was fined 75% of his match fee for ball tampering South Africa’s recent Test win in Sri Lanka was marred by ball-tampering ...
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Dale Steyn celebrates with his teammates after taking the wicket of Mahela Jayawardene at Galle At Galle, South Africa completed their win over Sr ...
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Vernon Philander Despite efforts from Cricket South Africa (CSA) and their team management to try and convince the broadcasters not to air the tel ...
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BIO: The Sri Lankan cricket team is the national cricket team of Sri Lanka which is administered by Sri Lankan cricket. The team first played international cricket in 1926–27. The team's first win came against Patiala at Dhruve Pandove Stadium in 1932–33. Sri Lankan cricket team's One Day International debut came in the 1975 Cricket World Cup and their first One Day International win against a test cricket playing nation came in the 1979 Cricket World Cup against India. Sri Lanka were later awarded test cricket status in 1981, by the International Cricket Council.   The Sri Lankan cricket team currently holds several world records, including world records for highest team totals in all three forms of the game, Test, ODI and Twenty20. They were the winners of the 1996 Cricket World Cup, which they co-hosted with India & Pakistan. They were the joint Winners of the 2002 ICC Champions Trophy. They won the Asia Cup in 1986, 1997, 2004 and 2008. Sri Lanka is the only ICC Trophy winning team to have gone on to win the Cricket World Cup at a later date. Sri Lanka is the only team to have participated in every edition of the Asia Cup. Some of it's famous players are: Sanath Jayasuriya, Aravinda de Silva, Muttiah Muralitharan, Chaminda Vaas, Mahela Jayawardene, Tharanga Paranavitana, Angelo Mathews etc
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