Dimuth Karunaratne named in ICC Test Team of the Year

The International Cricket Council today announced the men’s Test and ODI teams of the year with Virat Kohli named captain of both sides following a remarkable 2018 as batsman and skipper. The awards, which honour performances during a calendar year,...

Tharanga ton hands Sri Lanka A thumping win

Sri Lanka A took a 2-0 lead with a crushing win against Ireland A as the second unofficial ODI came to an end early today at Hambantota. Following a 60-run win in the 1st unofficial ODI, the Lankans decided to...

Uncapped Kurtis Patterson in Australia squad for Sri Lanka Tests

Kurtis Patterson, 25, made a late entry into the Australia squad for the two-Test series against Sri Lanka after back-to-back unbeaten centuries in the tour game. Patterson, the New South Wales batsman, was adjudged Player of the Match in the...

Former Test Cricketer Mithra Wettimuny passes away

Sri Lanka’s 22nd Test cap, Mithra Wettimuny passed away this morning aged 67 years. The stylish right-handed batsman is also Sri Lanka’s 32nd ODI cap. His brothers Sidath and Sunil too represented Sri Lanka during the late 70s and early...

Nuwan Pradeep ruled out of Australia tour

Sri Lanka fast bowler Nuwan Pradeep has been ruled out of the two-match Test series against Australia after sustaining a Grade 1 strain in his left hamstring. Pradeep bowled only two overs in Sri Lanka's three-day warm-up match against Cricket...

Ton-up Avishka Fernando & Milinda Siriwardena overpower Ireland ‘A’

The Sri Lanka ‘A’ team led by Upul Tharanga beat a fighting Ireland ‘A’ team comprehensively by 60 runs to go 1-0 up in the 5-match Unofficial ODI series today at the Mahinda Rajapaksha International Cricket Stadium in Hambantota. Sri...

Lahiru Thirimanne unbeaten as Sri Lanka underperform in tour game

The 3-day tour match played with a pink ball at the Blundstone Arena ended in a draw with a below par performance by the touring Sri Lankans. The tourists were reeling on 131/6 in their 2nd innings when the...

Hazlewood ruled out of Sri Lanka Tests due to back injury

Josh Hazlewood, the Australian fast bowler, was ruled out of the upcoming two-match Test series versus Sri Lanka due to back injury. Jhye Richardson, the Western Australian pacer, has been called up as his replacement. David Beakley, the Australian physiotherapist,...

CA offer free Test tickets to BBL fans affected by power outage

Cricket Australia and Queensland Cricket are to offer complimentary tickets for next week’s day-night Test at the Gabba to those who attended Thursday’s Big Bash match between the Brisbane Heat and Sydney Thunder. >> VISIT THE #AUSvSL HUB << The BBL...

Sri Lanka fall behind in tour game

The second day’s play of the 3-day tour match between the Australia XI and the Sri Lankans saw Sri Lanka ending their 1st innings on a mere 176/5 at the Blundstone Arena in Hobart. The hosts ended the day...

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