Injured Nuwan Pradeep in doubt for Galle test against Australia

Injured Nuwan Pradeep in doubt for Galle test against Australia

Seam bowler Nuwan Pradeep has become the latest Sri Lanka bowler to sustain an injury, putting him in serious doubt for the second test match against Australia to be played in Galle from August 4 to 8, says Andrew Fidel Fernando in ESPNcricinfo. Pradeep had been Sri Lanka’s only frontline quick in the Pallekele Test, but […]

Zimbabwe-Sri Lanka Tests could be replaced by tri-series

Zimbabwe-Sri Lanka Tests could be replaced by tri-series

Just as Zimbabwe are getting back to Test cricket, they face the prospect of another lengthy stint without matches in the longest format. Sri Lanka’s tour of Zimbabwe in October-November, pencilled into the FTP as two Tests, three ODIs and a T20I, may instead consist of a triangular ODI series featuring Sri Lanka and West […]

India will be playing West Indies in Florida US later this month

India will be playing West Indies in Florida US later this month

India will play two T20I matches against West Indies in Florida later this month, BCCI president Anurag Thakur announced on Tuesday, after the board’s working committee meeting in Mumbai. The matches will be played on August 27 and 28 at the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium in Lauderhill. www.espncricinfo.com reports. Officials from both boards had […]

Sri Lanka’s sprint queen bitter after state neglect

Sri Lanka’s sprint queen bitter after state neglect

Aug. 2 – Sixteen years ago sprinter Susanthika Jayasinghe was a national heroine, having become Sri Lanka’s first woman to win an Olympic medal. Today she is a struggling single mother with only bitterness towards a country she says has given her nothing in return. Jayasinghe won bronze in her 100m event in Sydney when […]

Murali to be inducted to ICC Hall of Fame

Murali to be inducted to ICC Hall of Fame

July 27 – The International Cricket Council, on Wednesday, announced that Muttiah Muralidaran, Karen Rolton, Arthur Morris and George Lohmann will be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame later this year. Thereby, Muralitharan becomes the first Sri Lankan to be inducted to the ICC Hall of Fame. Record-breaking off-spinner Muralidaran becomes the first […]

Sri Lanka all out for 174

Sri Lanka all out for 174

Nathan Lyon struck twice very first over after lunch as Lyon’s final figures of 3 for 12 along with the aid provided from the pace department helped Australia bundle Sri Lanka out for 117 in 34.2 overs on Day 1 of the first Test.  The duo of Starc and Steve O’Keefe bagged the last 3 […]

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