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

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

India tighten screws over Sri Lanka in Galle Test

Galle [Sri Lanka], July 27 : India extended its dominance over Sri Lanka on the second day of the opening Test of the three-match series against Sri Lanka being played at the Galle...

Jul 26, 2017 7:22 PM | Newsscroll

India need to beat Lanka to end Proteas' challenge for top Test spot

Dubai [UAE], July 25 : Virat Kohli's men go into the three-Test series against Sri Lanka in Galle on Wednesday fully aware that they need to win the series to retain their number-one Test...

Jul 24, 2017 5:22 PM | Newsscroll

Mendis stays firm in record Sri Lanka chase

Colombo, Jul 17 Kusal Mendis scored a fluent half- century to keep Sri Lanka's hopes of chasing a record 388 alive on day four of the one-off Test against Zimbabwe, here today.The hosts were 170 for...

Jul 17, 2017 6:17 PM | Newsscroll

Sanga's inspirational tips key to win over India, says Mathews

By Kushan SarkarLondon, Jun 9 Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said an inspirational net session with the legendary Kumar Sangakkara played a key role in his side's stunning win over defending...

Jun 09, 2017 10:27 AM | Newsscroll

'Underdogs' Sri Lanka upset India in Champions Trophy

London [UK], June 8 : Contrary to everyone's expectations, Sri Lanka, termed as 'underdogs', on Thursday overcame the India challenge as they registered a comfortable seven-wicket win over...

Jun 08, 2017 11:03 PM | Newsscroll

Herath leads Lanka's crushing win over Bangladesh

Galle (Sri Lanka), Mar 11 Rangana Herath grabbed six wickets in the second innings to become Test cricket's most successful left-arm spinner as Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh by 259 runs in their...

Mar 11, 2017 3:37 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