After a howl of protests over social media, festival organisers withdrew the aged animal from the grand finale on Wednesday.
16 Aug 2019 4:56 PM
Suranga Lakmal shared the new ball with off-spinner Akila Dananjaya, who was preferred over seamer Lahiru Kumara.
16 Aug 2019 2:55 PM
In reply to New Zealand's first innings total of 249 all out, Sri Lanka were on 143 for two as Mathews and Mendis laid the foundation.
15 Aug 2019 8:30 PM
The hosts lost Dimuth Karunaratne early in the extended afternoon session.
15 Aug 2019 6:27 PM
New Zealand were 179 for five, having recovered from 71-3 at lunch as Taylor and Henry Nicholls put on 100 runs to have a fightback.
14 Aug 2019 5:01 PM
Openers Jeet Raval and Tom Latham put on 64 after the Kiwis elected to bat before Dananjaya struck.
14 Aug 2019 1:50 PM
Test rankings have added relevance with the new, two-year ICC World Test Championship now under way, culminating in a 2021 final at Lord's.
13 Aug 2019 10:11 AM
Lankan PM made the statement while testifying before Parliamentary Select Committee, appointed to probe the Easter Sunday blasts.
07 Aug 2019 3:42 PM
Sri Lanka white-washed Bangladesh by 3-0 in the recently concluded ODI series.
07 Aug 2019 10:16 AM
‘Buddhists are 70 per cent of Ladakh's population and it will be the first Indian state with Buddhist majority,’ he also said.
06 Aug 2019 2:56 PM
Sirisena in June signed the death warrants to hang four drug convicts, ending a four-decade-long moratorium on the capital punishment.
03 Aug 2019 7:08 PM
Sri Lanka's last sweep was a 2-0 series win at in Ireland in June 2016.
01 Aug 2019 9:10 AM
Kulasekara was the top-ranked bowler in the ICC ODI rankings on March 11, 2009.
30 Jul 2019 5:24 PM
Sri Lankan batsman easily chased down the below-par target of 239.
29 Jul 2019 10:07 AM
Chasing a target of 315, Bangladesh suffered the first blow in the fifth bowl of the inning as skipper Tamim Iqbal was dismissed by Malinga.
27 Jul 2019 9:47 AM
The pacer had retired from Test cricket in 2011, but he had continued to play other formats since then.
27 Jul 2019 9:44 AM
Shakib, who made 606 runs and grabbed 11 wickets, has been rested alongside Liton while Saifuddin was ruled out with a back injury.
25 Jul 2019 8:48 PM
Malinga will play his final one-day international in Colombo Friday in the first of three ODIs against Bangladesh.
25 Jul 2019 8:45 PM
The ISIS terror group claimed the attacks, but the government blamed the local Islamist extremist group NTJ for the bombings.
25 Jul 2019 6:05 PM
President Maithripala Sirisena has said the attacks were the work of international drug dealers to sabotage his anti-narcotics drive.
25 Jul 2019 3:32 PM