Sri Lanka Tour

  • As it happened: England vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI May 25, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: England opt to field against Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street England captain Alastair Cook has ruled out of Sunday's second one-day international against Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street with a groin injury. Eoin Morgan will leading the England team while Michael Carberry...
  • Sri Lanka to tour Bangladesh in January November 20, 2013

    Dhaka: Sri Lanka will play two Tests, three one-day internationals and two Twenty20 matches on their month-long tour of Bangladesh starting in January, the local cricket board said on Wednesday. Mirpur will host the first Test from Jan 29 while Chittagong stages the second from February 4, the Bangladesh Cricket Board...
  • SLC asks PCB to pay USD 30K incurred during March 2009 attack November 9, 2013

    Karachi: Sri Lankan Cricket Board is still waiting for its Pakistan counterpart to pay an amount of USD 30,000 incurred while hiring a chartered airplane to fly their players out of Lahore after militants attacked them in March 2009. According to sources in the Pakistan Cricket Board, the Sri Lankans have...
  • SL see backlash from Aussie 'wounded soldiers' December 5, 2012

    Colombo: Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene has warned his team to be wary of a backlash from Australia in their three-Test series after the hosts were stung by their series defeat to South Africa earlier this week. Australia's hopes of snatching the Proteas' top Test ranking ended in a crushing 309-run...
  • Poor Sri Lanka tour doesn't worry Misbah July 14, 2012

    Lahore: Captain Misbah-ul-Haq said that Pakistan's future was secure with the emergence of promising young players despite losing the Test and one-day series on their tour of Sri Lanka. Pakistan lost the five-match ODI series 3-1 and the three-Test series 1-0 on the tour which ended on Thursday. They levelled...
  • Irfan to replace Vinay on Sri Lanka tour July 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Allrounder Irfan Pathan has been recalled to India's limited-overs squad for the tour of Sri Lanka after R Vinay Kumar was ruled out on Friday due to a hamstring injury. "R Vinay Kumar suffered a Grade I right hamstring injury while training on 12th July, 2012. He will hence...
  • No clear favourites in SL-Pak series: Hafeez May 28, 2012

    Colombo: Newly appointed Pakistan T20 and ODI captain Mohammed Hafeez feels that the series against Sri Lanka will be a close contest. Speaking at the launch of the two match T20, five match ODI and three match Test series, Hafeez said Sri Lanka would be a formidable side at home. "No...
  • Pak short of international cricket: Hafeez May 17, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan Twenty20 captain Mohammad Hafeez is unhappy over the fact that his squad haven't played enough recent international cricket ahead of the start of its tour to Sri Lanka next month. Bangladesh's proposed tour of Pakistan in April was postponed because of security concerns, meaning the country's last international match...
  • Maintain discipline on Lanka tour: PCB to team May 26, 2012

    Lahore: The BCCI might have been caught off-guard by the spot-fixing scandal in IPL, but the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), having learnt its lessons, is not willing to take any chances on the same issue with its players. Pakistan team's manager Naveed Akram Cheema has put in place stringent measures...
  • Fractured finger rules Jamshed out of SL tour May 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Pakistan limited-overs opener Nasir Jamshed has been ruled out of his country’s tour of Sri Lanka next month with a fractured left index finger. Jamshed – who has played 16 ODIs since making his international debut in 2008 – had been named in Pakistan’s ODI squad for the...
  • Four players get PCB nod for Toronto T20 May 1, 2012

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board has permitted four leading national team players - captain Misbah-ul-Haq, Shahid Afridi, Mohammad Hafeez and Saeed Ajmal - to take part in a Twenty20 match in Toronto ahead of Pakistan's tour to Sri Lanka. Misbah and Afridi, who are currently in Bangkok for a commercial shoot,...
  • Dhoni likely to pull out of Test team for SL tour July 7, 2008

    New Delhi: India's squad for the Test tour of Sri Lanka will be named on Tuesday and sources have told CNN-IBN that pacer S Sreesanth has been ruled out of the series after being advised three weeks rest due to a side strain. Sreesanth hasn't played since the Indian Premier League...