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Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by 2 wickets, to meet India in final

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by 2 wickets, to meet India in final

COLOMBO: Captain Thisara Perera and Kusal Perera struck half centuries as Sri Lanka recovered from a top-order batting collapse to post a competitive 159 for 7 against Bangladesh in their virtual semifinal match of the Nidahas Twenty20 tri-series here today. Put into bat, Sri Lanka were in all sort of trouble early in their innings against

Nidahas Trophy: India to face Sri Lanka in 1st T20I

Nidahas Trophy: India to face Sri Lanka in 1st T20I

COLOMBO: After a successful and testing tour of South Africa, a new-look team India led by Rohit Sharma is all set to face Sri Lanka in the opening Twenty20 International match of the tri-nation series at the R Premadasa Stadium here on Tuesday. The tri-nation Nidahas Trophy series will be contested between Sri Lanka, India and

Sri Lanka, China to co-build power plant

Colombo, Jan 19, Sri Lanka and China on Friday signed a joint venture agreement to construct Sri Lanka’s largest dendro power plant in the country’s south. The power plant will produce 70,000 megawatts of renewable energy a year to the national power grid. The joint venture was signed between Beijing Full Dimension Power Tech Co

India aim to whitewash Sri Lanka in third T20I

Mumbai, Dec 23, After overpowering Sri Lanka to clinch the series 2-0, India will look to continue their winning streak and clean sweep the series in the third Twenty20 International (T20I) at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday. On a triumphant run, India have been flamboyant in their approach to outclass Sri Lanka by 93

'Play with the field', says Rohit Sharma post victory

‘Play with the field’, says Rohit Sharma post victory

Rohit Sharma post victory: After a spectacular display of cricketing prowess, Indian stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma on Friday said it was his ability to score runs in every nook and corner of the ground that helped him equal the fastest century in Twenty20 International cricket, thus paving way for the hosts’ massive 88-run victory here.

Angelo Mathews fit for series decider against India

Visakhapatnam, Dec 15, In a big relief for Sri Lanka, team’s star all-rounder Angelo Mathews has recovered from cramps and is available for selection for the series- deciding third ODI against India, here on Sunday. Matthews, who suffered from cramps during his unbeaten century knock in the second ODI at Mohali on December 13, bowled

Sri Lankan risks torture if deported from Australia

Canberra, Dec 14 (IANS) Sri Lankan risks torture if deported from Australia. A UN committee against torture has advised the Australian government not to deport a Sri Lankan man, fearing he might be tortured upon return, the media reported on Thursday. The Geneva-based committee of 10 human rights experts has formally requested Australia not to

Double ton, a 'gift' to wife on anniversary: Rohit Sharma

Double ton, a ‘gift’ to wife on anniversary: Rohit Sharma

Double ton gift wife anniversary: After guiding his team to a 141-run victory over Sri Lanka through an unbeaten 208, India stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma dedicated his double ton to wife Ritika Sajdeh on the occasion of their marriage anniversary. Rohit not only slammed a double ton but also became the first player on the

Rohit's record double ton

Rohit’s record double ton powers India to 392/4 in second ODI

Rohit’s record double ton: Skipper Rohit Sharma led from the front with his third ODI double century to help India post a mammoth 392/4 against Sri Lanka in the second One-day International at the Punjab Cricket Association I.S. Bindra Stadium here on Wednesday. Sharma, who belted an unbeaten 153-ball 208, comprising 13 fours and 12 sixes,

Sri Lanka win toss, elect to bowl against India in 2nd ODI

Sri Lanka win toss: Sri Lanka skipper Thisara Perera won the toss and elected to bowl against India in the second ODI of the three-match series at Mohali, today. For India, Tamil Nadu off spin-bowling all rounder Washington Sundar received his maiden ODI cap. He replaced Kuldeep Yadav in the playing XI. Sri Lanka, on the other

Twitter pokes fun at India's misery against Sri Lanka

Twitter pokes fun at India’s misery against Sri Lanka

Twitter pokes fun at India’s misery against Sri Lanka. The Indian cricket team, led by Rohit Sharma, endured a surprisingly difficult outing against Sri Lanka in the first ODI at Dharamsala’s HPCA stadium as the seamers rattled the Men in Blue from the word go. The top 5 batsman including stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma, failed

India 245 for 2 at lunch on day 1 of third Test

New Delhi, Dec 2 (PTI) India 245 for 2 at lunch on day 1 of third Test. Electing to bat, India were 245 for two at tea on the opening day of the third cricket Test against Sri Lanka at Feroz Shah Kotla ground, here today. Murali Vijay (101) and skipper Virat Kohli (94) were at

100 Chinese couples to take part in mass wedding in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Nov 29, One hundred Chinese couples will visit Sri Lanka next month to take part in a mass wedding in the island country, Sri Lanka’s Megapolis and Western Development Ministry announced on Wednesday. The Ministry said the event, the first of its kind in Sri Lanka, was expected to further increase ties between Sri

Kohli rested for Sri Lanka ODIs, Rohit to lead

New Delhi, Nov 27: Kohli rested for Sri Lanka ODIs, Rohit to lead. Days after India skipper Virat Kohli hit out at the cramped schedule of the team ahead of the crucial South Africa tour next month, the BCCI selection committee on Monday rested the 29-year-old batsman for the upcoming three-match ODI series against Sri

Our batting let us down, says Chandimal

Nagpur, Nov 27: Our batting let us down, says Chandimal. Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal blamed his batsmen for their inning and 239-run defeat in the second Test match against India at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium here on Monday. Chandimal also admitted that his team was outplayed from the first day itself.”It was a

India bundle out Sri Lanka for 205 in second Test

Nagpur, Nov 24: India bundle out Sri Lanka for 205 in second Test. Indian spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja wreaked havoc, sharing seven wickets on the opening day of the second Test to bowl out Sri Lanka for 205 in their first innings at the Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) Stadium here on Friday. Ashwin,

need bouncy tracks vs Lanka

No time to prepare for SA, need bouncy tracks vs Lanka: Kohli

Nagpur, Nov 23, No time to prepare for SA, need bouncy tracks vs Lanka: Kohli : India captain Virat Kohli admitted that the team management had “no choice” but to request for hard bouncy tracks for the ongoing Test series against Sri Lanka with little time left to prepare for the South Africa series. The

Perera DRS moment creates controversy

Kolkata, Nov 19 : Perera DRS moment creates controversy . Bringing back memories of Australia skipper Steve Smith’s “brain fade” incident earlier this year, Sri Lanka off-spinner Dilruwan Perera on Sunday asked for a Decision Review System (DRS) after apparently looking towards the dressing room. Batting on 0 after playing seven balls with the score

First Test: India vs Sri Lanka Day 3 scoreboard

Kolkata, Nov 18 : First Test : India vs Sri Lanka Day 3 scoreboard. Following is the scoreboard on Day-3 of the first cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday.India 1st Innings: Lokesh Rahul c Niroshan Dickwella b Suranga Lakmal 0 Shikhar Dhawan b Suranga Lakmal 8 Cheteshwar

Lanka Army chief summoned

Lanka Army chief summoned by court over disappearance of 24 Tamils

Colombo, Nov 17, Lanka Army chief summoned by court over disappearance of 24 Tamils : A Sri Lankan court has summoned the commander of the country’s Army tomorrow over the disappearance of 24 Tamils since their arrest in 1996 by security forces during the internal conflict with the LTTE. The Jaffna High Court has asked