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
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
Kusal Perera, Sri Lanka batsman, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Flamboyant opener crucial to team getting good starts in upcoming event
KJP is one of the brightest prospects to emerge in recent times and his best is yet to come. Perera will open the batting and he is expected to give explosive starts to his side.
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
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.
South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Kusal Perera's 'Superman' effort brings relief to island nation's cricket in troubled times
Kusal Perera's talent was first noticed when the posh Royal College offered him a scholarship when he was 16. From thereon, he went from strength to strength with a fair share of troubles. The wait has been worth.
India vs Sri Lanka: Lasith Malinga absent from visitors' squad for T20I series; Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Thirimanne rested
Veteran speedster Lasith Malinga has not been picked in the Sri Lanka T20 squad for the three- match series against India, starting 20 December.