SURANGA LAKMAL

  • 6th ODI: Sri Lanka beat England by 90 runs to clinch the series 4 days ago

    Sri Lanka beat England by 90 runs in the sixth one-day international at Pallekele on Saturday to take an unbeatable 4-2 lead in their seven-match series. Kumar Sangakkara completed his 20th one-day international century to help the home team post a healthy total of 292 for seven. England could only muster 202...
  • Sri Lanka paceman Lakmal ruled out of Pakistan series August 5, 2014

    Sri Lanka paceman Suranga Lakmal will miss the Pakistan Test series due to an ankle injury, dashing the home team's hopes of fielding their most potent newball partnership in the opening match on Wednesday. "Lakmal has sustained severe swelling above his left ankle following the second Test against South Africa and...
  • Ajantha Mendis stars as Sri Lanka beat Ireland by 79 runs May 6, 2014

    Sri Lanka beat Ireland by 79 runs to win the first oneday international at the Clontarf ground in Dublin on Tuesday. After losing the toss, Sri Lanka made 219 for eight in their full 50 overs before dismissing Ireland for just 140 in reply with more than 10 overs to spare. Manofthematch...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 5 February 8, 2014

    For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Kumar Sangakkara became only the second player to hit a triple century and a century in the same match as Sri Lanka remained on track to win the second Test against Bangladesh. After Sri Lanka declared their second innings on...
  • 1st Test: Sri Lanka hammer Bangladesh by an innings and 248 runs in four days January 30, 2014

    Mirpur: Dilruwan Perera claimed his maiden fivewicket haul in his just second Test to help Sri Lanka to a comprehensive innings and 248runs victory over Bangladesh before tea on the fourth day of the first Test Thursday. Perera finished with figures of 5 for 109 and Suranga Lakmal had 3 for...
  • 1st Test: Sri Lanka 60 for 0 at stumps on Day 1, Bangladesh 232 all out January 27, 2014

    Mirpur: Kaushal Sliva hit 30 and Dimuth Karunarate scored 28 to help Sri Lanka reach 60 for 0 at stumps on the first day of the first Test against Bangladesh on Monday. The Sri Lankans were still trailing by 172 runs after Bangladesh were bowled out for 232 in their first...
  • 2nd Test: Clinical Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 9 wickets, take 10 lead January 12, 2014

    Dubai: Opening batsmen Dimuth Karunaratne and Kaushal Silva hit halfcenturies Sunday and drove Sri Lanka to an emphatic 9wicket victory over Pakistan in the second Test to go 10 up in the series. Karunaratne remained unbeaten on 62 while Silva fell for 58 as Sri Lanka reached 137 for 1 for...
  • 2nd Test: Resilient Sarfraz Ahmed takes Pakistan to 330/7, lead by 107 January 11, 2014

    Dubai: Sarfraz Ahmed frustrated Sri Lanka's bid to win the second Test inside four days by hitting his maiden Test halfcentury and steering Pakistan to 330 for 7 on Saturday, a lead of 107. The wicketkeeper made an unbeaten 70 off 123 balls with seven fours after he was flown in...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 3 January 2, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 roundup: Pakistan rode on centuries by Younis Khan and captain MisbahulHaq to finish the second day of the first Test on a healthy 327 for 4 and 123run lead against Sri Lanka on Wednesday. Younis hit 19 fours...
  • 5th ODI: Sri Lanka thrash South Africa to register 41 series win July 31, 2013

    Colombo: Tillakaratne Dilshan was bowled for 99 and Kumar Sangakkara smashed an unbeaten 75 on Wednesday to propel Sri Lanka to a convincing 128run win over South Africa, and a 41 victory in their oneday international series. Electing to bat first after winning the toss, Sri Lanka scored a challenging 307...
  • Aus complete 30 series whitewash against SL January 6, 2013

    Sydney: Mike Hussey capped his final Test before retirement by steering Australia to 141 for 5 and a fivewicket win over Sri Lanka on Sunday, completing a 30 series sweep. Sri Lanka spinners Rangana Herath and Tillakaratne Dilshan made Australia work hard to reach the small victory target, taking regular...
  • Lakmal included in SL Asia Cup squad March 2, 2012

    Colombo: Sri Lanka have included offspinner Seekkuge Prasanna and fast bowler Suranga Lakmal in the 14man squad for the Asia Cup, which will be held in Bangladesh from March 1122. Pacers, Dhammika Prasad and Chanaka Welegedara, who were part of the Lankan squad for the Commonwealth Bank triseries in Australia, have...