Suranga Lakmal

  • 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 one-day 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. Man-of-the-match...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 5 February 8, 2014

    For ball-by-ball 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 five-wicket haul in his just second Test to help Sri Lanka to a comprehensive innings and 248-runs 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 1-0 lead January 12, 2014

    Dubai: Opening batsmen Dimuth Karunaratne and Kaushal Silva hit half-centuries Sunday and drove Sri Lanka to an emphatic 9-wicket victory over Pakistan in the second Test to go 1-0 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 half-century 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 ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 round-up: Pakistan rode on centuries by Younis Khan and captain Misbah-ul-Haq to finish the second day of the first Test on a healthy 327 for 4 and 123-run lead against Sri Lanka on Wednesday. Younis hit 19 fours...
  • 5th ODI: Sri Lanka thrash South Africa to register 4-1 series win August 1, 2013

    Colombo: Tillakaratne Dilshan was bowled for 99 and Kumar Sangakkara smashed an unbeaten 75 on Wednesday to propel Sri Lanka to a convincing 128-run win over South Africa, and a 4-1 victory in their one-day international series. Electing to bat first after winning the toss, Sri Lanka scored a challenging 307...
  • Aus complete 3-0 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 five-wicket win over Sri Lanka on Sunday, completing a 3-0 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 14-man squad for the Asia Cup, which will be held in Bangladesh from March 11-22. Pacers, Dhammika Prasad and Chanaka Welegedara, who were part of the Lankan squad for the Commonwealth Bank tri-series in Australia, have...