Dilhara Fernando

  • Akmal in doubt after fracturing finger July 9, 2012

    Pallekelle: Pakistan wicketkeeper Adnan Akmal is in doubt for the remainder of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka with a hairline fracture to his left ring finger. Akmal was hit hard when he tried to play fast bowler Dilhara Fernando's short pitched delivery on Sunday and retired hurt. He...
  • 3rd Test: Pakistan hit back after making 226 July 8, 2012

    Pallekele: Pakistan fast bowler Junaid Khan struck twice in one over as Sri Lanka struggled to 44 for 3 in the third Test on Sunday after Thisara Perera's four-wicket haul earlier helped to dismiss the tourists for 226. Khan trapped Dinesh Chandimal leg before wicket for 8 and two balls later...
  • 3rd Test: Kallis, Petersen dominate Sri Lanka January 3, 2012

    Cape Town: Jacques Kallis and Alviro Petersen hit centuries as South Africa dominated the first day of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka at Newlands on Tuesday. South Africa were 347 for three at the close after being sent in to bat. Kallis, playing in his 150th Test match,...
  • Sri Lanka earn first Test win in South Africa December 29, 2011

    Durban: Rangana Herath took 5-79 as Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 208 runs in the second Test on Thursday for a breakthrough win in the country and a first victory in 16 matches. Spinner Herath wrapped up Sri Lanka's first-ever Test victory in South Africa late on Day Four and...
  • Paranavitana slams ton as SL draw tour game December 12, 2011

    Benoni: The touring Sri Lankans had more joy on the third and final day of a warm-up match before facing South Africa from Thursday in the first of three Tests. They restricted a South African Invitation X1 to 34 runs on Sunday while grabbing four wickets to bowl them out...
  • 4th ODI: Afridi stars as Pakistan win series November 21, 2011

    Sharjah: Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi topscored with 75 and then took 5-35 to earn his team a dramatic 26-run win against Sri Lanka in their fourth one-day international on Sunday, sealing victory in the five-match series. Afridi's mature strike from 65 balls lifted Pakistan from the peril of 120-7 to a...