Nuwan Kulasekara

  • World T20 warm-up: Malinga's four-for hands SL five-run win over India 17-03-2014 10:43 PM

    Mirpur: Indian team's batting woes continued in the familiar sub-continental conditions as they lost their opening warm-up tie of the ICC World T20 against Sri Lanka by five runs on Monday. Batting first, Sri Lanka scored 153 for six and then bowled out India for 148 in exactly 20 overs....
  • MS Dhoni not the only casualty as injuries mar Asia Cup 2014 24-02-2014 04:53 PM

    Injuries to star players, including India's World Cup-winning captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, have taken the sheen off the Asia Cup which opens in Bangladesh on Tuesday. New entrants Afghanistan appear the only injury-free side as the other four teams struggle to field their best players for the 11-match tournament, billed...
  • 1st T20: Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh in last-ball thriller 12-02-2014 08:59 PM

    Chittagong: With Bangladesh needing three runs off the last ball to win, Thisara Perera caught and bowled Anamul Haque for Sri Lanka to win the thrilling first Twenty20 by two runs on Wednesday. Victory didn't look possible for the Bangladeshis until the last balls. They needed 29 off the last...
  • Sri Lanka suffer setback with Kulasekara injury 04-01-2014 07:31 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Sri Lanka suffered a big blow when experienced fast bolwer Nuwan Kulasekara was ruled out of the series due to a hamstring injury, skipper Angelo Mathews said on Saturday. The 31-year-old paceman was not played in the first Test against Pakistan which ended in a draw on the...
  • Mahela Jayawardene back for Pakistan Test series 23-12-2013 06:18 PM

    Colombo: Former captain Mahela Jayawardene has returned to Sri Lanka's squad for the three-Test series against Pakistan starting in the United Arab Emirates later this month, the cricket board said on Monday. Jayawardene, who opted out of the ongoing limited-overs series for personal reasons, was named in the 16-man squad...
  • 2nd ODI: Mathews leads SL to a two-wicket win over Pakistan, level series 1-1 21-12-2013 01:32 AM

    Dubai: Captain Angelo Mathews hit a vital knock of 47 runs off 44 balls to lead Sri Lanka to a thrilling two-wicket victory over Pakistan on Friday in their second one-day international, leveling the five-match series at 1-1. Mathews, who earlier sprained his groin while bowling, got useful contributions from...
  • 2nd ODI: Nathan McCullum fires New Zealand to victory over Sri Lanka 13-11-2013 01:13 AM

    Hambantota: Nathan McCullum smashed 22 runs off the final four balls to lift New Zealand to a thrilling four-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the rain-hit second one-day international in Hambantota on Tuesday. The Black Caps, set a revised Duckworth-Lewis target of 198 in 23 overs, replied with 203 for...
  • As it happened: Otago vs Kandurata 18-09-2013 02:57 PM

    CLICK HERE for the Live updates from Otago Volts vs Kandurata Maroons, 3rd Qualifier match of CLT20 at Mohali. Otago won their first match against Faisalabad Wolves, while Kandurata lost to Sunrisers Hyderabad. Playing XIs: Kandurata: Upul Tharanga, Shehan Jayasuriya, Kumar Sangakkara(w), Lahiru Thirimanne(c), Chamara Silva, Thilina Kandamby, Kaushal Lokuarachchi,...
  • Champions Trophy, India vs Sri Lanka: Five key battles to look out for 20-06-2013 10:10 AM

    The ICC Champions Trophy has pitted two familiar foes against each other in India and Sri Lanka in the second semi-final. Deja vu, you could say, as the giants from the subcontinent will meet for the first time in an ODI tournament since the monumental 2011 World Cup final. So...
  • Sri Lanka beat Australia by 20 runs to set up India semis 18-06-2013 01:13 AM

    London: Sri Lanka will play India in the Champion Trophy semi-finals after ousting defending champion Australia by 20 runs and overtaking New Zealand in the group standings on Monday. Sri Lanka posted 253-8 on a turning pitch at The Oval due to Mahela Jayawardene's 84 from 81 deliveries and Lahiru...
  • Sangakkara hits ton as Sri Lanka beat England to stay in semis hunt 14-06-2013 01:20 AM

    London: Kumar Sangakkara smashed an unbeaten 134 off 135 balls as Sri Lanka stunned England by seven wickets in a high-scoring thriller on Thursday to stay afloat in the Champions Trophy. The Islanders, chasing England's seemingly impregnable 293 for 7, launched a spirited chase in the day-night game at the...
  • IPL franchises may want key matches out of Chennai 30-03-2013 10:09 PM

    New Delhi: Franchises with a strong Sri Lankan presence are slowly building up pressure on the Governing Council of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to shift their play-off and knockout matches out of Chennai. Four franchises IANS spoke to were confident that the issue would be sorted out by the...
  • Sri Lanka aim to win T20 series 27-01-2013 09:55 PM

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  • Kulasekara ruled out of the series 22-07-2012 09:01 AM

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  • Bad news for India, SL beat Australia 24-02-2012 04:55 PM

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