Kusal Perera tipped to captain T20 team

ABU DHABI, Monday: Kusal Perera who has not played international cricket since the Champions trophy match against India in June is tipped to lead Sri Lanka in the third T20 international against Pakistan at Lahore on October 29.


Another batting debacle gives Pakistan 2-0 lead in series: Sri Lanka top of the flops

Monday: Sri Lanka batsmen undid the superb performance of their bowlers as they collapsed in a heap chasing a moderate target of 220 to hand to Pakistan a 32 runs win in the second ODI and a 2-0 lead in the five-match series at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Monday.


Face confident Pakistan in second ODI today : Sri Lanka has worst ODI record with unsettled batting order

ABU DHABI, Sunday: Sri Lanka already with the worst win-loss ratio record for a Test nation in a calendar year has a tough task ahead of them to break the winless run of eight consecutive defeats when they take on Champions Trophy champions Pakistan in the second ODI at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Monday.


Lahiru Gamage replaces injured Nuwan Pradeep: Its up to Tharanga & Co to repeat Test success

Thursday: Dinesh Chandimal and his men have ended Sri Lanka’s losing streak by winning the two-Test series 2-0 and now its upto Sri Lanka’s one-day captain Upul Tharanga to continue that winning vein when he leads them in the first ODI of a five-match series at Dubai International Stadium on Friday commencing 3 pm local time (4.30 pm SLT).


Malinga is still in our radar for ODIs & T20Is – Labrooy

Thursday: Although there was big hue and cry over the non-selection of Lasith Malinga from the one-day squad named for the upcoming five-match series against Pakistan, chief selector Graeme Labrooy said that the legendary fast bowler was being rested and that he would be selected for the three-match T20I series as well as for future ODI matches.


Lankan cricketers create history in UAE

DUBAI, Tuesday - Sri Lanka inflicted on Pakistan their first Test series defeat since they made the UAE their home venue in 2010 when they beat them by 68 runs with more than two sessions to spare on the fifth and final day to win the second Test played at the Dubai International Stadium and thereby clinch the two-match series 2-0.

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