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Sri Lanka fined for slow over-rate against the West Indies

Dubai, Nov 24 (IBNS): Sri Lanka has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate against the West Indies in the fifth match of the tri-nation series in Bulawayo on Wednesday.

Colombo to host ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2017

Dubai, Oct 30 (IBNS): With 100 days to go until the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2017, Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo was unveiled as the host of the 10-team event which will be staged from Feb 7 to 21, 2017, an official release stated.

ICC congratulates Dilshan for a successful career

Dubai, Sept 9 (IBNS): The International Cricket Council on Friday congratulated former Sri Lanka captain Tillakaratne Dilshan for an impressive international career that ended on Friday with the Twenty20 International series against Australia.

Australia score record 263/3, beat SL by 85 runs

Pallekele, Sept 6 (IBNS): In a record-breaking match, Australia dominated against Sri Lanka to beat the home side by 85 runs in the first T20 International match here on Tuesday.

Herath jumps to fifth in Test bowler rankings

Dubai, Aug 18 (IBNS): Sri Lankan left-arm spinner Rangana Herath has returned to the top five of the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for Test Bowlers after registering his seventh 10-wicket haul, which helped Sri Lanka to win the third Test by 163 runs and the series 3-0.

Glenn Maxwell axed from Australia's ODI squad against SL

Sydney, July 31 (IBNS): Australian selectors have dropped cricketer Glenn Maxwell from the ODI side that will clash against Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka announces squad for Test series against Australia

Colombo, July 21 (IBNS): Sri Lankan selectors have announced a 15-member squad for the upcoming Test series against Australia.

Opportunity for England to move ahead of Sri Lanka in ODI team rankings

Dubai, June 20 (IBNS): England will aim to move ahead of fifth-ranked Sri Lanka in the MRF Tyres ICC ODI Team Rankings when the two sides go head to head in a five-match ODI series in Nottingham on Tuesday, 21 June.

Shaminda Eranga’s bowling action found to be illegal

Dubai, June 19(IBNS) The International Cricket Council on Sunday announced that an independent assessment has found the bowling action of Sri Lanka’s Shaminda Eranga to be illegal and, as such, the fast bowler has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect.

Series win will move Sri Lanka into sixth position in Test rankings

Dubai, May 18 (IBNS) England will aim to narrow the gap with third-ranked Pakistan while Sri Lanka will target moving ahead of sixth-ranked South Africa in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Team Rankings when the three-Test series begins at Headingley on Thursday.

Sri Lanka win toss, elect to field first

Pune, Feb 9 (IBNS) Sri Lanka on the toss and elected to field first in the first T20 match against India.

Sri Lanka's No. 1 T20I ranking on the line as teams continue ICC WT20 2016 preparations

Dubai, Nov 8 (IBNS) Preparations for next year's ICC World Twenty20 India 2016 continue as reigning champion Sri Lanka goes head to head with former winner West Indies in a two-match series in Pallekele on Monday.

Sri Lanka and West Indies aim to earn crucial points

Dubai, Oct 29 (IBNS) With eight sides confirmed for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, the race to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 begins in Colombo on Sunday when Sri Lanka hosts the West Indies in a three-match series.

West Indies , Sri Lanka to play for Sobers/Tissera Trophy

Dubai, Oct 7 (IBNS) West Indies cricket icon Sir Garfield Sobers will be honoured during the upcoming Test Series between West Indies and Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka eyes series win to overtake India in Test rankings

Dubai, Aug 10 (IBNS) Sri Lanka and India will face off in the first of a three-Test series at Galle on Wednesday with one eye on the ICC Test Team Rankings as both teams aim to improve their respective positions.