HONG KONG AND NEPAL TOUR SRI LANKA Following a request from the Asian Cricket Council Development Manager Bandula Warnapura, Sri Lanka Cricket’s Executive Committee has approved tours by the top four Asian Associates to the island, Afghanistan, Hong Kong Nepal and the UAE. The decision has been taken, say Sri Lanka Cricket, “to support the region’s Non-Test playing countries.” The first ACC touring teams to Sri ...

India A vs Sri Lankans scorecard   India A vs Sri Lankans (Warm up Match) India A won by 88 runs in Mumbai India A – 381/6 Rohit Sharma Run Out Lahiru Gamage 142 Unmukt Chand ct Kumar Sangakkara, b Lahiru Gamage 53 Manish Pandey NOT OUT 135 Manoj Tiwary ct Ashan Priyanjan, b Dhammika Prasad 36 K M Jadhav ct Kusal Perera, b Dhammika Prasad ...

Misbah pleased with Abu Dhabi pitch CA Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq says the Abu Dhabi pitch for Thursday’s second Test suits his side, which could be a bad sign for Australia. Australia are attempting to claw their way back into the two-Test series with victory in Abu Dhabi after losing by 221 runs in Dubai last week. Pakistan’s spinners Zulifqar Babar and Yasir Shah, who was ...

Yuvraj Singh says he might never play for India again Yuvraj Singh has admitted he might have played his last match for India. Declared ‘Man of the Series’ in 2011 World Cup, it has been tough for Yuvraj to return to his best following a life-threatening battle with lung cancer, and he has been more out than in the national team since recovering. “Of course, there is a possibility that ...

Sri Lanka leave for India with very little preparation The Sri Lankan Cricket team took wings to India for the five match One Day series which was urgently planned after the West Indies Cricket Team pulled out of the India series. Sri Lanka Cricket Team was engaged in fitness training while the tour was confirmed by SLC and Board of Control for Cricket in India. This is the ...

First Turf Wicket in the North and East Sri Lanka Cricket announced that the 1st ever Turf Wicket built in the North of Sri Lanka was opened at St. Patrick’s College Jaffna. This turf wicket was a concept of Hon. Sanath Jayasuriya MP who together with Maj Gen. Udaya Perera & Brig. Thirinawu Karasu of SL Army made this a reality for the sportsman of the North ...

Babar, Shah spin Pakistan to 221-run win In pursuit of 438, Australia was bowled out for 216. Zulfiqar Babar and Yasir Shah, with a combined experience of four Tests, spun out Australia to bowl Pakistan to a 221-run victory on the final day of the first Test in Dubai on Sunday (October 26) as Pakistan took a 1-0 lead in the two-match series. The spin twins ...

Sri Lanka tour of India 2014 ODI schedule The Itinerary for the India vs Sri Lanka 5 match ODI Series 2014 is as follows 30th Oct 14 – Sri Lanka vs India ‘A’ practice match ( day game) at CCI, Mumbai 2nd Nov ‘14 – 1st ODI at CUTTACK (D/N) 6th Nov ‘14 – 2nd ODI at AHMEDABAD (D/N) 9th Nov ‘14 – 3rd ODI at HYDERABAD (D/N) 13th Nov ‘14 – 4th ODI at KOLKATA (D/N) 16th Nov ‘14 – 5th ODI at RANCHI (D/N)

Pakistan spinners trouble Australia Visiting side slips to 59/4 in pursuit of 438 on fourth day after Younis, Shehzad score centuries Yasir Shah, the debutant legspinner, and Zulfiqar Babar, the left-arm spinner, helped Pakistan take a giant leap towards securing 1-0 lead in the two-Test series against Australia in Dubai on Saturday (October 25). Chasing an imposing 438, Australia was reduced to 59 ...

Lucky Amla and bowlers give South Africa series win New Zealand bowled out for 210 in second ODI after opener hits century South Africa defeated New Zealand by 72 runs in the second One-Day International at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui on Friday (October 24), to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series, and give itself an important confidence boost ahead of the upcoming ICC ...

ICC statement on BCCI and WICB dispute The ICC clarified that, unless referred to, it does not have the power to intervene in bilateral FTP tour disputes The International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Wednesday it was concerned with the dispute between the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), and was closely monitoring the developments arising from ...

Trott signs Warwickshire contract until 2017 The positive news for Warwickshire batsman Jonathan Trott has continued with the 33-year-old signing a new contract with the Bears which will keep him at Edgbaston until at least the end of the 2017 season after putting pen to paper on a new three-year contract extension. The top order batsman recovered from illness midway through the 2014 county campaign and ...

Sri Lanka squad named for the India series Sri Lanka Cricket selectors have named a 15 man squad for the upcoming One Day International series against India. Anglelo Mathews has been named as the captain and seniors Tilakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardena have been named in the squad aswel. Youngster Niroshan Dickwella has been named for the first time in an One Day International squad. ...

Team India for first three SL ODIs named Team India for first 3 One Day Inaternationals against Sri Lanka was named yesterday at the selection committee meeting Virat Kohli (Captain) Shikhar Dhawan Ajinkya Rahane Suresh Raina Ambati Rayudu W Saha R Ashwin Ravindra Jadeja Mohamad Shami Umesh Yadav Ishant Sharma Amit MishraMurali Vijay Varun Aaron Akshar Patel Sri Lanka are yet to name the touring squad. The ...

De Villiers, Duminy set up South Africa victory South Africa beat New Zealand by six wickets in its first One-Day International in Mount Maunganui’s Bay Oval on Tuesday (October 21). Chasing 231, South Africa reached the target with 11 balls to spare and six wickets in hand, as AB de Villiers led the way with an unbeaten 89 from 85 balls. JP Duminy was the other big ...

Australia aims for top Test spot in the UAE Australia has a chance to reclaim the top spot in the ICC Test Team Rankings when it faces host Pakistan in the two-Test series in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which starts on Wednesday in the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. A two-nil series win over Pakistan will lift Michael Clarke’s charges to the top of the summit – one ...

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