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Sri Lanka vs England: Angelo Mathews returns from injury as hosts name 22-member squad for Test series
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Sri Lanka vs England: Angelo Mathews returns from injury as hosts name 22-member squad for Test series

Mathews, 33, did not make the South Africa trip because of a hamstring injury but is expected to line up against England in matches that count towards the inaugural world Test championship.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Proteas batsmen shine against depleted Lankans to end Day 2 at 317/4
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South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Proteas batsmen shine against depleted Lankans to end Day 2 at 317/4

Dean Elgar (95) and Aiden Markram (68) put on 141 for the first wicket, while former captain Faf du Plessis (55 not out) and Temba Bavuma (41 not out) added an unbeaten 97 for the fifth wicket as the hosts scored at better than four runs an over.

Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka: Visitors recall experienced pacer Suranga Lakmal for two-match Test series
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Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka: Visitors recall experienced pacer Suranga Lakmal for two-match Test series

Lakmal returned to Sri Lanka's Test squad after missing the tour of Pakistan due to dengue fever.

India vs Sri Lanka: Pacer Lasith Malinga to captain visitors' squad, Angelo Mathews set to make T20I return
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India vs Sri Lanka: Pacer Lasith Malinga to captain visitors' squad, Angelo Mathews set to make T20I return

32-year-old all-rounder Angelo Mathews made a comeback to the team after a 16-month absence from the shortest form of the game

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Pacer Usman Shinwari likely to miss second Test in Karachi due to fever
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Pacer Usman Shinwari likely to miss second Test in Karachi due to fever

Pakistan's head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq said Usman Shinwari was being treated and it was highly unlikely he would be available for the second Test starting from Thursday at the national stadium in Karachi.

Australia vs Sri Lanka: Birthday boy David Warner's unbeaten century powers hosts to massive 134-run victory
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Australia vs Sri Lanka: Birthday boy David Warner's unbeaten century powers hosts to massive 134-run victory

Birthday boy Warner clubbed an unbeaten 100 as he powered Australia to a massive 233 for two, aided by century stands with skipper Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Inexperienced visitors complete clean-sweep over visitors with clinical 13-run victory in third T20I
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Inexperienced visitors complete clean-sweep over visitors with clinical 13-run victory in third T20I

Chasing a modest 148-run target, Pakistan were on course for victory with Haris Sohail's 50-ball 52 with four boundaries and a six but leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga turned the tables with 3-21 to restrict Pakistan to 134-6 in 20 overs

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Nuwan Pradeep ruled out of tournament due to chickenpox; Kasun Rajitha named as replacement
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Nuwan Pradeep ruled out of tournament due to chickenpox; Kasun Rajitha named as replacement

Seamer Kasun Rajitha will take the place of Pradeep, who took five wickets in his three outings, including one in his team's surprise win over England.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Proteas bowlers strike late to end Day 1 on a high after being bowled out for 222 in first innings
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South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Proteas bowlers strike late to end Day 1 on a high after being bowled out for 222 in first innings

Vishwa Fernando and Kasun Rajitha both took three wickets as Sri Lanka followed up their surprise win in the first Test in Durban with a disciplined bowling performance on a slow but well-grassed pitch.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Dale Steyn grabs four as Proteas take advantage on second day of first Test
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South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Dale Steyn grabs four as Proteas take advantage on second day of first Test

Steyn and Vernon Philander soon put their stamp on the game when Sri Lanka resumed at 49 for one on Thursday, taking three wickets in the first ten overs of the morning.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Quinton de Kock says Proteas 'caught off guard' by pacers Vishwa Fernando and Kasun Rajitha
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South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Quinton de Kock says Proteas 'caught off guard' by pacers Vishwa Fernando and Kasun Rajitha

Left-arm opening bowler Vishwa Fernando and right-arm seamer Kasun Rajitha, playing in their fourth and fifth Tests respectively, did the major damage. Fernando took 4/62 and Rajitha claimed 3/68.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Vishwa Fernando claims four as visitors gain upper-hand on opening day of first Test
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South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Vishwa Fernando claims four as visitors gain upper-hand on opening day of first Test

Fernando dismissed both South African opening batsmen cheaply as the hosts found themselves floundering at 17 for three after being sent in on a pitch which offered bounce and swing on a partially overcast morning.

Sri Lanka recall Lahiru Thirimanne, Nuwan Pradeep for two Test series against New Zealand
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Sri Lanka recall Lahiru Thirimanne, Nuwan Pradeep for two Test series against New Zealand

Both left-hand batsman Lahiru Thirimanne and pacer Nuwan Pradeep are making a comeback to the Sri Lankan Test side after a year.

Highlights, West Indies vs Sri Lanka, Day 2, 3rd Test at Barbados, Full cricket score: Visitors 99/5 at stumps
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Highlights, West Indies vs Sri Lanka, Day 2, 3rd Test at Barbados, Full cricket score: Visitors 99/5 at stumps

Catch the LIVE scores and updates from Day 2 of third Test being played between West Indies and Sri Lanka at Barbados.

Sri Lanka name four uncapped players in 17-man Test squad for West Indies tour in June
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Sri Lanka name four uncapped players in 17-man Test squad for West Indies tour in June

Sri Lanka opening batsman Mahela Udawatte has been called into a 17-man test squad for next month’s tour to West Indies, along with three other uncapped players, Kasun Rajitha, Jeffrey Vandersay and Asitha Fernando.

Pune procession: Against Sri Lanka, India's gung-ho middle-order spurned the chance to find some form
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Pune procession: Against Sri Lanka, India's gung-ho middle-order spurned the chance to find some form

Suresh Raina walked in with 19 overs to spare, Yuvraj Singh with 15, Dhoni and Hardik Pandya with 12, Ravindra Jadeja with 11. Those five batsmen combined to face a sum total of 51 deliveries.

First T20I: Sri Lanka's inexperienced pacers stun India on green track to take 1-0 lead
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First T20I: Sri Lanka's inexperienced pacers stun India on green track to take 1-0 lead

India's winning sequence in T20 internationals came to an embarrassing end on Tuesday after a heavily depleted Sri Lanka pulled off an upset five-wicket victory to take 1-0 lead in the three-match series.