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Pay dispute: Sri Lankan cricketers agree to tour England after ban threat

SRI LANKA'S players have set aside a pay dispute with national cricket chiefs until the upcoming England tour is over, after being threatened with...

Perera, Chameera deny Bangladesh series sweep

SKIPPER KUSAL Perera hit 120 and Dushmantha Chameera took five wickets as Sri Lanka thrashed Bangladesh by 97 runs for a consolation win in...

Bangladesh thrash Sri Lanka in rain-hit ODI

MUSHFIQUR Rahim hit a gritty 125 to set up Bangladesh's maiden series victory over Sri Lanka across all formats with an emphatic 103-run win...

Bangladesh overcome Sri Lanka’s late surge to win first ODI

SPINNER Mehidy Hasan Miraz claimed four wickets as Bangladesh overcame a late fightback from Wanindu Hasaranga to beat Sri Lanka by 33 runs in...

Top Sri Lankan cricketers refuse to sign contracts

SRI LANKA'S leading cricketers led by test captain Dimuth Karunaratne along with a host of other senior players, including Dinesh Chandimal and Angelo Mathews...

India to play extra games in Sri Lanka to ease virus losses

INDIA has agreed to play more games on its tour of Sri Lanka in July to help overcome the national board's financial losses from...

ODI team gets Perera as new captain

Sri Lanka named Kusal Perera as their new one-day captain on Wednesday, dropping former skippers Dimuth Karunaratne and Angelo Mathews in a major team overhaul with...

Covid-19 hit India to help move IPL cohort to Sri Lanka or Maldives

The cricket board (BCCI) in coronavirus-hit India will help to move Australia's entire Indian Premier League (IPL) cohort to the Maldives or Sri Lanka, Cricket Australia...

IPL game postponed due to COVID-19 cases

Monday's Indian Premier League (IPL) match had to be rescheduled after two players tested positive for COVID-19, raising doubts over the fate of this...

Jayawickrama bowls Lanka to series victory

Left-arm spinner Praveen Jayawickrama claimed a match-haul of 11 wickets in a fairytale debut as he bowled Sri Lanka to a 209-run victory, and...