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Pallekele (Sri Lanka), July 03 (ANI): Despite a defiant century from Dimuth Karunaratne, Sri Lanka crumbled to legspin again as the hosts were 272-8 at stumps on the opening day of the decisive third Test against Pakistan on Friday at Pallekele.
Fit-again Irfan recalled for ODI series against Sri Lanka Jul 3, 6:12 pm
Johannesburg, July 03 (ANI): Pakistan's towering paceman Mohammad Irfan has been recalled on Friday to the 16-man squad for the upcoming five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka, which starts on July 11.
London, July 1 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has announced that he would contest next month's parliamentary elections.
Sri Lanka level series with Pak after seven-wicket win Jun 29, 3:27 pm
Colombo, 29 June (ANI): Sri Lanka overcame a looming threat of rain and a brief batting stutter to claim a seven-wicket win over Pakistan and level the series on the final day of the second Test in Colombo.
Prasad scalps four as Sri Lanka require 153 to level series Jun 28, 5:29 pm
Colombo, June 28 (ANI): Dhammika Prasad claimed four crucial wickets on the fourth day of the second Test as Sri Lanka bundled out Pakistan for 329, leaving the hosts needing 153 runs to level the three-match Test series here on Sunday.
Johannesburg, June 27 (ANI): Veteran Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara has confirmed on Saturday that he will draw curtains on his Test cricket career during the home series against India in August.
Shehzad, Azhar fifties reduce Pakistan deficit against Sri Lanka Jun 27, 7:01 pm
Colombo, June 27 (ANI): Ahmed Shehzad and Azhar Ali produced a gritty performance on Saturday as they reduced Pakistan's deficit to six runs at stumps on the third day of the second day against Sri Lanka in Colombo.
Maithripala Sirisena dissolves Sri Lankan Parliament, paves way for fresh elections Jun 26, 10:36 pm
London, June 26 (ANI): Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena dissolved his country's Parliament on Friday, paving way for fresh parliamentary elections in August, around 10 months ahead of schedule.
Mathews, Silva take Sri Lanka to stable 166-run lead against Pak Jun 26, 6:47 pm
Colombo, June 26 (ANI): Angelo Mathews and Kaushal Silva produced contrasting performances on Friday to help Sri Lanka take a stable 166-run lead at stumps on the second day of the second Test against Pakistan in Colombo.
'Injured' Riaz ruled out of Sri Lanka Test series Jun 26, 1:45 pm
Karachi, June 26 (ANI): Pakistan pace spearhead Wahab Riaz has been ruled out of the remainder of the Test series in Sri Lanka after he suffered a hairline fracture on his left-hand on the opening day of the second Test in Colombo.
Kaushal's five-wicket haul puts Sri Lanka in charge against Pak Jun 25, 8:10 pm
Colombo, June 25 (ANI): Off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal claimed his first five-wicket haul as Sri Lanka bundled out a lackluster Pakistan batting line-up for 138 on the opening day of the second Test on Thursday.
Inzi lauds 'hard-working' Younis for earning 100th Test cap Jun 25, 7:21 pm
Johannesburg, June 25 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricketer Inzamam-ul-Haq heaped praise on Younis Khan for earning his 100th test cap during the second Test of the three-match series against Sri Lanka in Colombo.
Younis wants to see Pak claim top spot in Test rankings Jun 25, 3:28 pm
Karachi, June 25 (ANI): Veteran Pakistan batsman Younis Khan has expressed that he wants to see his team climb up the ladder to grab the numero position in ICC Test rankings before he draws curtains on his international career.
Yasir Shah to face big tests in Australia, England: Misbah Jun 23, 2:42 pm
Karachi, June 23 (ANI): Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq has said that he is very impressed with the performance of the youngsters, especially with Yasir Shah who picked up nine wickets and played a crucial role in Pakistan's victory against Sri Lanka in Galle.
Hafeez faces one year ban over suspected illegal action Jun 22, 8:33 pm
London, June 22 (ANI): After he was reported for a suspected illegal action by match officials in Galle against Sri Lanka on Sunday, Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez faces a one year ban.
Yasir spins Pak to emphatic 10-wicket win over Sri Lanka Jun 21, 5:14 pm
Galle (Sri Lanka), June 21 (ANI): Leg-spinner Yasir Shah took a seven-wicket haul and then openers played an aggressive innings to help Pakistan claim an emphatic 10-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the first Test at Galle on Sunday.
Asad, Sarfraz put Pak in driver's seat against Sri Lanka Jun 20, 7:54 pm
Galle (Sri Lanka), June 20 (ANI): Asad Shafiq and Sarfraz Ahmed exposed Sri Lanka's bowling frailties on Saturday as Pakistan took a 117-run lead and then removed two wickets at stumps on fourth day to put the hosts in a critical situation at Galle.
Silva's ton leaves Sri Lanka in command against Pak Jun 19, 7:20 pm
Galle (Sri Lanka), June 19 (ANI): Sri Lanka seized the momentum on Friday as their bowlers reduced Pakistan to 118-5 at stumps on the third day of the first Test at Galle.
Sirisena rebuffs any major role for Rajapaksa Jun 19, 1:43 pm
Karachi, June 19 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has declared that his predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa will neither be nominated as a prime ministerial candidate nor Member of Parliament.
Galle Test: Sri Lanka at 178-3 at stumps on Day 2 Jun 18, 6:23 pm
Galle, June 18 (ANI): Kumar Sangakkara and Kaushal Silva scored well constructed fifties as Sri Lanka ended the second day at 178-3 in the first test against Pakistan in Galle.
Colombo, June 17 (ANI): Sri Lanka has told the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) that the country is taking measures to prevent all forms of irregular migration, smuggling in persons and human trafficking.
Misbah confident of solving Herath's spin riddle Jun 16, 9:17 pm
Karachi, June 16 (ANI): Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq believes that his side will successfully be able to defend and play against Sri Lankan spin mystery Rangana Herath in the upcoming three-match Test series beginning on Wednesday.
Ajmal's absence gives Lanka 'psychological edge', says Atapattu Jun 15, 4:46 pm
Karachi, June 15 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan captain and current head coach, Marvan Atapattu, has suggested that his side will hold a psychological advantage over Pakistan in the upcoming series due to the absence of ace spinner Saeed Ajmal.
Sri Lanka, Kerala business chambers to hold economic dialogue forum in Kerala in July Jun 15, 1:41 pm
Colombo, June 15 (ANI): Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka (FCCISL) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) will hold the fourth round of Indo-Ceylon Economic (ICE) Dialogue in Kochi, Kerala, from July 2 to 5.
Sri Lanka appoints new air force chief Jun 15, 1:06 pm
Colombo, JUne 15 (ANI): Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed Air Vice Marshal Gagan Bulathsinhala as the country's 15th Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) chief.
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