Sri Lankaís sports ministry has appointed a five-member advisory committee to assist in Sri Lanka Cricketís day-to-day operations, until yet-to-be-announced board elections are held. It is expected to share duties with the sports ministry-appointed Competent Authority, which has been heading up SLC since June 1. MORE..
Sri Lanka Captain Dinesh Chandimal has been ruled out of the second Test against England in Pallekele. Chandimal suffered a groin injury during the defeat in Galle and will be out for two weeks, which could also make him a doubt for the third Test, in Colombo, starting on November 23. MORE..
Sri Lanka off-spinner Akila Dananjaya has been reported with a suspect bowling action during the first Test against England, which the visitors won by 211 runs on Friday (09), stated International Cricket Council. MORE..
England declared their second innings on 322 for six wickets, setting Sri Lanka 462 runs to win the first Test in Galle on Thursday. MORE..
England were all out for 342 in their first innings on day two of the opening test against Sri Lanka on Wednesday (07). MORE..
Rangana Herath, playing his 93rd and final Test, reached his 100th Test wicket at Galle Ė equalling the record held by countryman Muttiah Muralitharan and Englandís James Anderson to have taken 100 or more wickets at a single venue. MORE..
England won the toss and elected to bat in the first Test in Galle, handing both opener Rory Burns and wicketkeeper-batsman Ben Foakes Test debuts. Batting first is a substantial advantage at this venue. The last six Tests have been won by the team that has done so. MORE..
Sri Lanka fast bowler Lahiru Kumara has been removed from the Sri Lanka Test squad on disciplinary grounds. He has been replaced by Dushmantha Chameeera. MORE..
There was a scary moment on the second day of Englandís warm-up match against Sri Lanka Board Presidentís XI when local player Pathum Nissanka was taken to hospital after sustaining a blow to the head via a pull shot from Jos Buttler. MORE..