India vs Sri Lanka

  • Yuvraj can be criticised, but not crucified: Tendulkar 07-04-2014 09:18 PM

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar on Monday stood firmly behind a beleagured Yuvraj Singh, saying that the talented left-hander "is down but far from being out" and backed him to make it to the 2015 World Cup squad. Tendulkar, who has always been a mentor to Yuvraj had soothing took to...
  • One defeat ruins India's World Twenty20 title dreams 07-04-2014 08:32 PM

    Understandably, there is a hue and cry over India's loss in the finals of World T20 against Sri Lanka in Dhaka. What's more, Yuvraj Singh is now deemed the villain. How fickle are we, the fans! Yuvraj was the toast of the nation three years ago when he won the...
  • World T20: It was a perfect day for Sri Lanka, says MS Dhoni 06-04-2014 11:15 PM

    Mipur: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday admitted that his batsmen couldn't execute the plans well in the last four overs against Sri Lanka in the final of the ICC World Twenty20 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Sunday. "In the middle overs, our batsmen tried our best to...
  • Man of the Series Virat Kohli pleased with World T20 outing 06-04-2014 11:03 PM

    Mirpur: Virat Kohli, who won the World Twenty20 player of the tournament award, said that India reaching the final was the most pleasing thing for him. Sri Lanka beat India in the final to win the 2014 World T20 title for the first time after reaching the finals in the...
  • As it happened: World T20, India vs Sri Lanka Final 06-04-2014 05:03 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Playing his final T20 International, Sangakkara hit a match-winning 52 not out after Sri Lanka restricted India to a paltry 130/4 in the final on Sunday. Pre-match: Familiarity counts for nothing when pride and prize are at stake in...
  • MS Dhoni wary of Sri Lankan spinners in World Twenty20 final 05-04-2014 08:34 PM

    Mirpur: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has pointed to Sri Lankan spinners as the ones to watch out for when the two teams clash in the final of the World Twenty20 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Sunday. Spinners Rangana Herath and Sachithra Senanayake have done exceptionally well in the...
  • Cricket T20: Malinga wants WT20 farewell gift for departing greats 05-04-2014 08:01 PM

    Mirpur: Winning the World Twenty20 title will be a perfect farewell gift for the departing Sri Lankan greats Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara, stand-in skipper Lasith Malinga said on Saturday. Sunday's final against India will be the last Twenty20 international for both former captains who have played a combined 265...
  • Lasith Malinga plans to get rid of Virat Kohli with 'one good ball' 05-04-2014 07:11 PM

    Mirpur: Sri Lanka's stand-in captain Lasith Malinga says that Virat Kohli is a great batsman but they have the bowlers who can bowl that one good delivery, which can dismiss even the greatest. "We all know Virat is a great player. But even the greatest player needs only one ball...
  • MS Dhoni on the cusp of becoming the first captain to win three World Cups 05-04-2014 06:24 PM

    Mirpur: In sublime form through the tournament, India would be aiming to become the first team to win the World Twenty20 title for a second time but a gutsy Sri Lanka stands in the way in what promises to be an exciting summit clash between the subcontinental rivals on Sunday....
  • India to take on Sri Lanka in women's World Twenty20 23-03-2014 04:18 PM

    Sylhet: Indian women would look to begin their World Twenty20 campaign on a positive note when they take on Sri Lanka in a Group B league match on Monday. Indian women have not played against top oppositions in recent times and their performance has been a mixed one in the...
  • 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....
  • As it happened: World T20 warm-up, India vs Sri Lanka 17-03-2014 06:35 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: India opt to field against Sri Lanka. Their confidence at its lowest ebb after continuous failures, a beleaguered India would look to pick up the pieces and make a fresh start when they take on an upbeat Sri...
  • Team India goes 'CSK way' as training jersey turns yellow 16-03-2014 09:37 PM

    Fatullah: To put it mildly, the colour of their recent performances has been dull but that didn't deter the BCCI from trying to add a dash of brightness ahead of Holi. The Indian team on Sunday sported a bright canary yellow training jersey on the eve of their first warm-up...
  • World T20: Indian pacers do not warm-up to 'mannequin training' 16-03-2014 07:23 PM

    Fatullah: India's bowling coach Joe Dawes has been under-fire for quite sometime as his 'out of the box' coaching methods are simply not working and there was a distinct lack of energy evident among the Indian players ahead of their opening warm-up tie against Sri Lanka on Sunday. None of...
  • World T20 warm-up: Chance to check combination as India take on Sri Lanka 16-03-2014 04:50 PM

    Mirpur: Their confidence at its lowest ebb after continuous failures, a beleaguered India would look to pick up the pieces and make a fresh start when they take on an upbeat Sri Lanka in their first warm-up game of the ICC World Twenty20 on Monday. While the tournament proper will...
  • Asia Cup: Sangakkara ton snatches win from sloppy India 28-02-2014 09:14 PM

    India had a decent-looking 264 for 9 on the board; but four dropped catches, one missed stumping and a sublime Kumar Sangakkara century put Virat Kohli's hopes of winning to bed and allowed Sri Lanka a hard-fought two-wicket win in the Asia Cup encounter on Friday at Fatullah. Sangakkara stayed...
  • Young India face Lankan test in Asia Cup 27-02-2014 06:55 PM

    The two of the hot favourites for the Asia Cup 2014, India and Sri Lanka will lock horns in Fataullah on Friday for what could be one of the most vital games of the tournament. A win for either side would almost ensure a place in the final of the...
  • As it happened: India vs Sri Lanka, Tri-series Final 11-07-2013 06:11 PM

    Live updates from the final of the Celkon Mobile Cup between India and Sri Lanka to be played at the Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad. Preview: India began the tournament jet-lagged, suffered two consecutive defeats and looked almost out of contention. But the world champions got their act...
  • The team showed lot of character to bounce back: Kohli 10-07-2013 04:15 AM

    After India's 81-run victory against Sri Lanka in the rain curtailed must-win match, stand-in captain Virat Kohli praised his bowlers for bowling in the right areas and said he was proud of the team which showed a lot of character to bounce back on Tuesday at Queen's Park Oval, Port...
  • Team eyeing three straight wins: Kohli 01-08-2012 12:30 PM

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  • SL v Ind, 3rd ODI: As it happened 28-07-2012 02:32 PM

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  • 3rd ODI: What should be India's playing XI? 26-07-2012 12:44 PM

    India's first couple of games against the hosts Sri Lanka have produced two results, which are poles apart. Where the first ODI at Hambantota was dominated by Indian batting, the second one at the same venue saw a sorry collapse as the World champions were bundled out for a meagre...