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Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka: Kusal Mendis strikes unbeaten century to help visitors draw second Test, claim series 1-0
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Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka: Kusal Mendis strikes unbeaten century to help visitors draw second Test, claim series 1-0

Mendis was superb for his 116 from 233 balls, a seventh Test century, first as an aggressor in the chase for runs, and then for his stoic defence when it became apparent that a draw was the best result possible for Sri Lanka.

Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews, Kusal Mendis power visitors to 295-4 on day three of first Test
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Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews, Kusal Mendis power visitors to 295-4 on day three of first Test

Mathews is closing on his 10th century, and first since December 2018 against New Zealand. In at 92-2, he endured a fast bowling onslaught from debutant Victor Nyauchi and Kyle Jarvis

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Highlights, 2nd Test Day 5 at Karachi, Full Cricket Score: Hosts clinch series with 263-run win
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Highlights, 2nd Test Day 5 at Karachi, Full Cricket Score: Hosts clinch series with 263-run win

Catch all the live updates from Day 5 of the second Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the National Stadium in Karachi.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Highlights, 2nd Test Day 4 at Karachi, Full Cricket Score: Oshada Fernando remains not out on 102 as hosts sniff victory
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Highlights, 2nd Test Day 4 at Karachi, Full Cricket Score: Oshada Fernando remains not out on 102 as hosts sniff victory

Catch all the live updates from Day 4 of the second Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the National Stadium in Karachi.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Highlights, 2nd Test Day 3 at Karachi: Abid Ali-Shan Masood partnership puts hosts in command
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Highlights, 2nd Test Day 3 at Karachi: Abid Ali-Shan Masood partnership puts hosts in command

Catch all the live updates from Day 3 of the second Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the National Stadium in Karachi.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Shaheen Afridi five-for can't stop Dinesh Chandimal from taking visitors into lead on day two of second Test
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Shaheen Afridi five-for can't stop Dinesh Chandimal from taking visitors into lead on day two of second Test

Pakistan openers responded aggressively to cut down Sri Lanka’s lead to 23 runs on day two of the second Test

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal make comebacks as visitors announce full-strength squad for Test series
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal make comebacks as visitors announce full-strength squad for Test series

When Sri Lanka went to play the T20Is and ODIs in Pakistan earlier this year, few of the big names such as Lasith Malinga, Niroshan Dickwella had opted out of the tour due to security reasons.

PCB hopes for full-strength Sri Lanka to tour Pakistan for Test series in December
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PCB hopes for full-strength Sri Lanka to tour Pakistan for Test series in December

The PCB announced Rawalpindi and Karachi as venues for two ICC Test Championship matches in December. Pakistan had won the ODI series 2-0 while the Lankans blanked the hosts 3-0 in the Twenty20 series.

Fawad Hussain claims Sri Lankan cricketers opted out of Pakistan tour after IPL exclusion threat from India
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Fawad Hussain claims Sri Lankan cricketers opted out of Pakistan tour after IPL exclusion threat from India

Fawad Hussain claimed that Sri Lankan cricket players opted out from the Pakistan tour after India threatened them that they will be ousted from the IPL.

Pakistan Cricket Board says home series against Sri Lanka to go ahead despite withdrawal of several high-profile players
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Pakistan Cricket Board says home series against Sri Lanka to go ahead despite withdrawal of several high-profile players

Most of the international teams have refused to tour Pakistan since a militant attack on the Sri Lankan team bus during a Test match in Lahore in March 2009. The Sri Lankan cricket board had given the freedom to its players to choose if they want to travel to Pakistan

Ten Sri Lankan players including Lasith Malinga and captain Dimuth Karunaratne refuse to travel to Pakistan
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Ten Sri Lankan players including Lasith Malinga and captain Dimuth Karunaratne refuse to travel to Pakistan

The Sri Lanka Cricket board said in a statement that players in a preliminary squad were briefed on security arrangements for the six-match limited over series, and given the freedom to decide if they wanted to travel.

Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: Hosts learned from England whitewash, have 'new plans in place', says Dimuth Karunaratne
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Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: Hosts learned from England whitewash, have 'new plans in place', says Dimuth Karunaratne

Sri Lanka were whitewashed by England in November last year, a series in which captain Dimuth Karunaratne said his team failed to stop the runs.

Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: Former skipper Dinesh Chandimal back in 15-member squad for first Test
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Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: Former skipper Dinesh Chandimal back in 15-member squad for first Test

Sri Lanka on Friday recalled former skipper Dinesh Chandimal to the 15-member squad for the first Test against New Zealand, ending a six-month exile for the wicketkeeper-batsman.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Sri Lanka preview: Personality clashes, in-fighting, faulty selections put Islanders in precarious position
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Sri Lanka preview: Personality clashes, in-fighting, faulty selections put Islanders in precarious position

The odds are against Sri Lanka and they will have to defy logic to reach the semis. They are still hoping that one or two spectacular individual performances will take them over the line. That, however, is wishful thinking.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: By springing wholesale surprises in squad selection, Sri Lanka have pressed self-destruct button
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: By springing wholesale surprises in squad selection, Sri Lanka have pressed self-destruct button

With this squad selection, Sri Lanka are destined for disaster at the World Cup. One time champions and two times runners-up, they have pressed the self destruct button. The final nails on their coffin will be delivered in England and Wales.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Lasith Malinga included in Sri Lanka's squad despite losing captaincy; Dinesh Chandimal misses out
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Lasith Malinga included in Sri Lanka's squad despite losing captaincy; Dinesh Chandimal misses out

Lasith Malinga was replaced as captain by Dimuth Karunaratne, who leads the Test team but hasn't played an ODI since the 2015 World Cup. The surprising move continued the ongoing turmoil in Sri Lankan cricket, which is also being investigated for large-scale corruption by the ICC.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Dimuth Karunaratne named Sri Lanka's captain for marquee tournament; Lasith Malinga sacked
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Dimuth Karunaratne named Sri Lanka's captain for marquee tournament; Lasith Malinga sacked

Veteran pacer Lasith Malinga was sacked as ODI skipper with Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Wednesday naming Test captain Dimuth Karunaratne to lead the country at the 50 over World cup in England

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Proteas' complacency, Dimuth Karunaratne's calm presence led to historic series win for island nation
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South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Proteas' complacency, Dimuth Karunaratne's calm presence led to historic series win for island nation

Dimuth Karunaratne the man who was handed the reins after Dinesh Chandimal was axed changed the team culture. He relaxed the curfew for the players.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis help visitors beat Proteas by 8 wickets in second Test and clinch historic series
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South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis help visitors beat Proteas by 8 wickets in second Test and clinch historic series

Sri Lankans surged to victory as Fernando and Mendis shared an unbeaten 163-run third wicket partnership studded with crisp, authoritative strokes.