Sri Lanka has produced some of the best bowlers in world cricket, topped by the legendary Muttiah Muralitharan.
Pakistan fast bowler Hasan Ali on Wednesday became the fastest to reach 50 one-day international wickets for Pakistan.
Toss and start to a Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) match between Sylhet Superstars and Chittagong Vikings had to delayed after a deadlock over playing foreign players.
Having played at Eden for Kolkata Knight Riders, Ajantha Mendis is aware of local conditions and wants to use them well when Sri Lanka face off against India in the fourth ODI.
Having lost the ODI series versus India 3-0, Sri Lanka are realigning their squad for the last two ODIs. Kumar Sangakkara is among four players being sent back.
Sri Lanka Cricket on Thursday announced a 15-member squad which also include seam bowler Nuwan Pradeep, who was part of the squad for the concluded series against South Africa.
Batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan is out with with a calf injury suffered in Thursday's Champions Trophy semi-final defeat to India, while all-rounder Thisara Perera was dropped from the 15-member squad to play against India and the West Indies.
AB de Villiers' blistering knock was enough for Bangalore to go past Pune despite Robin Uthappa making a match out of it with his brilliance.
Leading all-rounder Angelo Mathews continues to lead the side after the drawn ODI series again Bangladesh in March, a Sri Lanka Cricket press release said on Thursday.
Sri Lanka are placed in Group A for the Champions Trophy, alongside England, Australia and New Zealand. They will open their campaign against New Zealand on June 9.
New chairman of selectors Sanath Jayasuriya mixes youth with experience ahead of series against Bangladesh.
Sri Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera also fetched Rs 3.5 crore from Hyderabad Sunrisers, while Indian paceman R P Singh managed to get a good deal from Royal Challengers Bangalore, who bought him for USD 400,000 (Rs 2.1 crore).
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The Lions have also won their past three ODIs at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, boosting their confidence ahead of the five-match series after the 3-0 battering they received from Michael Clarke's team in the recent Tests.
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Darren Sammy's West Indies were crowned the new World Twenty20 champions on Sunday after a 36-run victory over hosts Sri Lanka in a dramatic final in Colombo on Sunday.
India might have bowled out Pakistan for a paltry 128 in the World Twenty20 here but Sri Lankan batting great Aravinda de Silva feels that the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led side has a weak bowling attack, besides also lacking in variation.
Sri Lanka beat New Zealand in a one over eliminator after the 40-over Super Eights contest was sensationally tied at Pallekele stadium on Thursday.