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Sri Lanka turn to speed for a Test lift

Sri Lanka have long been feared for their spin bowlers but the team has decided that speed is the future, and it will be...

Muralitharan undergoes successful heart procedure

Sri Lanka bowling legend Muttiah Muralitharan has undergone a successful heart procedure and was discharged from an Indian hospital Monday, his family said. The off-spinner, who...

Lokuhettige gets eight-year ban for corruption

Former Sri Lankan all-rounder Dilhara Lokuhettige has been banned from cricket for eight years due to corruption, the International Cricket Council said on Monday. Lokuhettige, who played...

India A tour of England postponed due to Covid-19

India A's tour of England, which was scheduled for this summer, has been postponed due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the England and Wales Cricket Board...

Mominul demands result in Sri Lanka

Bangladesh Test captain Mominul Haque on Sunday ruled out any experimenting in the forthcoming Test series in Sri Lanka as they were badly in...

Tendulkar returns home after Covid scare

Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday returned home after almost a week in hospital as a precautionary measure to combat the coronavirus. The 47-year-old...

Sri Lanka appoints new cricket selectors

Sri Lanka appointed a six-member cricket selection panel on Thursday ahead of the two-match Bangladesh tour of the island. Earlier this year, chief selector Ashantha...

Bangladesh stick to Sri Lanka tour despite Covid-19

Bangladesh will start a two-Test tour of Sri Lanka this month despite renewed coronavirus restrictions at home, Sri Lankan cricket chief Arjuna de Silva...

Windies, Sri Lanka draw test series

West Indies and Sri Lanka settled for a tame draw in the second test after they both fell short of their respective last day targets on Friday. Sri Lanka were...

Pathum Nissanka holds up West Indies

Inclement weather and a stoic knock from Pathum Nissanka prevented West Indies from wrapping up Sri Lanka’s first innings on the third day of the second...