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Embattled Sri Lanka hope for World Cup miracle

Sri Lanka goes into the World Cup with low expectations after losing eight of their last nine one-day matches and led by a captain...

Sri Lanka snap losing streak with Scotland win

Sri Lanka snapped an eight-match one-day international losing streak ahead of the World Cup with a 35-run win over Scotland in a rain-affected match in Edinburgh on Tuesday (21). The Scots may...

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka far from sub-continent force this World Cup

From leadership crisis to infighting in team to poor results to administrative mess, Sri Lanka cricket has endured all in run up to the World Cup and the former...

From street cricket to world’s best spinner: Pakistan hails Sana Mir

Pakistan showered praise this week on Sana Mir, the former women's cricket team captain who rose from bowling in the streets to become the...

International cricket gets first woman match referee

The International Cricket Council on Tuesday (14) named GS Lakshmi as the first woman on the international panel of match referees, making her eligible...

Cricket: Former Sri Lanka batsman Gunawardene charged with match-fixing

Former Sri Lanka batsman Avishka Gunawardene was provisionally suspended with immediate effect on Friday (10) after being charged with match-fixing by the International Cricket Council. The...

Bangladesh ‘monitoring’ Sri Lanka before July cricket tour

Bangladesh cricket officials said on Wednesday (8) that they were monitoring security in Sri Lanka in the wake of last month's terror attacks and ahead of a...

Sangakkara to become first non-British president of MCC

Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has been named as the first non-British president of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and will take up his...

‘Genius’ Dhoni sees Chennai to victory in top of table IPL clash

MS Dhoni scored quickfire runs and claimed crucial stumpings to guide defending champions Chennai Super Kings to victory in their top of the table...

Cricket: Sri Lanka leave Chandimal and Tharanga out of World Cup squad

Former Sri Lanka captains Dinesh Chandimal and Upul Tharanga were left out of the 15-man squad announced on Thursday (18) for the World Cup...