Karunaratne steers Sri Lanka to 302/4 at lunch on Day 4

Colombo, Aug 6 Opener Dimuth Karunaratne showed a lot of grit in company of former skipper Angelo Mathews with Sri Lanka reaching 302 for 4 even as India enjoyed upperhand at lunch on the fourth day...

Aug 06, 2017 12:49 PM | Newsscroll

Mendis-Karunaratne fight back to take Lanka to 209/2

By Chetan NarulaColombo, Aug 5 The resilient Sri Lankan pair of Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Mendis displayed their best batting performance to keep India at bay after a first innings debacle...

Aug 05, 2017 5:42 PM | Newsscroll

Sri Lanka show some fight through Karunaratne and Mendis

Colombo, Aug 5 Sri Lanka finally put up much needed resistance as Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Mendis forged an unbeaten 111-run stand to take the hosts to 118 for one, following on in the second...

Aug 05, 2017 3:22 PM | Newsscroll

Colombo Test: Ashwin's fi-fer helps India bundle out Lanka for 183

Colombo [Sri Lanka], Aug.5 : Ravichandran Ashwin scalped a five-wicket haul as India bowled out Sri Lanka for 183 in their first innings on the third day of the second Test at the Sinhalese...

Aug 04, 2017 2:11 PM | Newsscroll

Need to be aggressive against Indian spinners: Karunaratne

Colombo, Aug 4 Opener Dimuth Karunaratne feels Sri Lankan batsmen need to play more sweep and reverse sweep shots against Indian spinners to negotiate the turn and bounce if they wish to save the...

Aug 04, 2017 7:54 PM | Newsscroll

Batsmen put India in the driver's seat on day two

(EDS: Updating with quotes of Ajinkya Rahane)By Chetan NarulaColombo, Aug 4 India virtually batted Sri Lanka out of the second Test by crossing the 600-run mark for the second game in a row, setting...

Aug 04, 2017 6:46 PM | Newsscroll

Batsmen put India in the driver's seat in second Test

By Chetan NarulaColombo, Aug 4 India virtually batted Sri Lanka out of the second Test by crossing the 600-run mark for the second game in a row, setting themselves up for another big win on a pitch...

Aug 04, 2017 5:19 PM | Newsscroll

Karunaratne defies India with solid half-century

Galle, Jul 29 Dimuth Karunaratne produced a rearguard act with an unbeaten half century as Sri Lanka delayed the inevitable, reaching 192 for four against India on the fourth day of the first Test...

Jul 29, 2017 3:21 PM | Newsscroll

Bangladesh on top, but Sri Lanka hang on

Colombo, Mar 18 Mustafizur Rahman and Shakib Al Hasan shared six wickets between them but Sri Lanka fought back through a fighting century of Dimuth Karunaratne in the second Test here...

Mar 18, 2017 8:08 PM | Newsscroll

Bangladesh openers, bad light keep Lanka at bay

Galle, Mar 10 Opener Soumya Sarkar scored his second half-century of the match as Bangladesh kept their faint hopes of saving the first Test against Sri Lanka alive here today.Set a daunting target...

Mar 10, 2017 6:54 PM | Newsscroll