India openers Shikhar Dhawan and Lokesh Rahul staged a fightback for the hosts in the first Test against Sri Lanka at Eden Gardens, the home side reaching 171/1 at stumps on day four to take a lead of 49 into the final day.
- November 19, 2017 November 20, 2017
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) have announced a that they will host a T20I series, that will also involve India and Bangladesh, as part of their celebrations for 70 years of independence.
- November 19, 2017 November 19, 2017
Sri Lanka’s bowling coach Rumesh Ratnayake says allrounder Angelo Mathews will not bowl in the upcoming Test series in India and will only play as a specialist batsman.
- November 13, 2017 November 15, 2017
Sri Lanka interim coach Nic Pothas insists his team must not be “infatuated” with hosts India when the three-match Test series gets underway next week.
- November 9, 2017 November 9, 2017
Sri Lanka’s chairman of selectors Graeme Labrooy has defended the axing of Kusal Mendis for the Test series in India, insisting the batsman still has age on his side.
- November 6, 2017 November 6, 2017
Batsman Kusal Mendis and Kaushal Silva have been dropped from Sri Lanka’s squad for the upcoming Test series in India which starts later this month.
- November 5, 2017 November 5, 2017
Sri Lanka’s veteran spinner Rangana Herath says it is “one of his dreams” to win a Test series in India, saying the recent victory over Pakistan will give the team confidence.
- November 5, 2017 November 6, 2017
Nic Pothas is in the running to become the permanent coach of Sri Lanka, with the board (SLC) hoping to finalise the appointment by the end of this year.
- October 31, 2017 November 1, 2017
Sri Lanka plan to send more teams to play in Pakistan after being impressed with the high level of security their national team received for the T20I in Lahore on Sunday, according to Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) chief executive Ashley de Silva.
- October 31, 2017 October 31, 2017
Former captain Angelo Mathews and Kusal Perera will be considered for Sri Lanka’s tour to India later this moth after both players recovered from their various injuries.
- October 31, 2017 November 3, 2017