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Maqsood, Fawad power Pakistan in stunning chase

Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:56:07 GMT

A partnership of 147 Sohaib Maqsood and Fawad Alam raised Pakistan from the dead and dragged them to a four-wicket win in the first ODI

Second ODI moved to Hambantota

Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:14:24 GMT

The second ODI between Sri Lanka and Pakistan has been moved to Hambantota and brought forward to 26 August, after the Premadasa Stadium outfield was left waterlogged by 48 hours of continuous heavy rain

Ajmal absence a 'big miss' - Misbah

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:40:34 GMT

With Saeed Ajmal set to at least miss the first ODI to get his action tested in Brisbane, Misbah-ul-Haq called on the rest of the Pakistan team to stand up and perform in his absence

World Cup prep priority for Mathews

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:33:52 GMT

Angelo Mathews has expressed his desire to build a team and hone a World Cup strategy ahead of the ODIs against Pakistan

Depleted attacks face off in series opener

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:43:55 GMT

With Pakistan without Saeed Ajmal and Sri Lanka trying a new spin combination, both teams have bowling worries ahead of the first ODI in Hambantota

Senanayake returns after remedial work on action

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:01:41 GMT

SLC hopes to have Sachithra Senanayake cleared by the ICC over the next few months, after biomechanics experts were confident his action had been remedied

All-round Thisara powers President's XI win

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:51:46 GMT

Thisara Perera struck a brisk half-century and then took two wickets to help Sri Lanka Cricket Board President's XI beat Pakistanis by 13 runs according to the D/L method

Randiv picked for Pakistan ODIs

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:30:20 GMT

Suraj Randiv, the Sri Lanka offspinner, could end a three-year break from ODIs having been chosen in the 15-man squad to face Pakistan

Emotional Mahela remembers the good times

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:02:54 GMT

"It's been an emotional day but I promise I won't cry," were Mahela Jayawardene's first words when he took the podium following his final Test

Herath scripts perfect farewell for Jayawardene

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:44:07 GMT

It took Sri Lanka just under an hour on the fifth morning to wrap up the Pakistan innings and kick off the celebrations at the SSC

'Got a move on again in Tests' - Mathews

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:22:42 GMT

Angelo Mathews credited Sri Lanka's performance in all forms of cricket, after they climbed to fourth in the Test rankings after a 2-0 win over Pakistan

Herath betters Murali, Sarfraz equals Andy Flower

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:11:52 GMT

Stats highlights from Sri Lanka's comprehensive Test win by 105 runs at the SSC

Win would be 'fitting farewell' for Jayawardene - Sangakkara

Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:42:31 GMT

The Sri Lanka team had spoken about keeping emotions in check in Mahela Jayawardene's final match, but they will relish the chance to bid him farewell with a 2-0 series win, Kumar Sangakkara said

A fitting swansong for Jayawardene

Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:28:31 GMT

Mahela Jayawardene's farewell innings was not his most fluent, but at the end of it all, there was no wistful lingering or sentimentality - just a typically restrained acknowledgement of an exhilarating ride

Sangakkara scotches retirement fears

Sun, 17 Aug 2014 16:52:44 GMT

Kumar Sangakkara's wave of the bat after falling for 58 triggered worries about whether he was set to quit Test cricket

Pakistan tumble towards big defeat

Sun, 17 Aug 2014 13:00:55 GMT

Rangana Herath drove away any thoughts of a Sharjah-like chase by breaking the back of Pakistan batting - Azhar Ali, Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan - within his first six overs

Junaid to miss rest of the second Test

Sun, 17 Aug 2014 05:54:03 GMT

Pakistan fast bowler Junaid Khan has been advised rest and will not play the remaining days of the second Test at the SSC after he was hit by a bouncer, while batting on the third day of the Test.

Sangakkara, Jayawardene prosper after Herath nine

Sat, 16 Aug 2014 19:04:25 GMT

Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene added an unbeaten 98 runs to drive Sri Lanka into a strong position after Rangana Herath had taken a career-best nine wickets

A century after 1998 days

Sat, 16 Aug 2014 14:30:42 GMT

Stats highlights from an eventful third day, when a bowler took nine wickets in an innings for the first time in 12 years, and a Pakistan wicketkeeper got a Test hundred for the first time since February 2009

'Younis wicket turning point' - Herath

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:36:00 GMT

Rangana Herath marked out Kaushal Silva's sharp work to dismiss Younis Khan as a key moment on Friday