Sri Lanka Captain Dasun Shanaka "Satisfied With Security", Team Leaves For Pakistan

Sri Lanka Captain Dasun Shanaka "Satisfied With Security", Team Leaves For Pakistan

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Security concerns in Pakistan resulted in many senior players pulling out of the tour of Pakistan, leaving Dasun Shanaka to lead the depleted side.

Hasan Ali Ruled Out Of Pakistan vs Sri Lanka ODI Series Due To Back Spasm
Written By Abhimanyu Bose

Hasan Ali Ruled Out Of Pakistan vs Sri Lanka ODI Series Due To Back Spasm

Hasan Ali could not make the Pakistan squad due to a back spasm and is set to undergo rehab at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore

Shahid Afridi Accuses IPL Of Threatening Sri Lankan Players Against Touring Pakistan
Santosh Rao

Shahid Afridi Accuses IPL Of Threatening Sri Lankan Players Against Touring Pakistan

Shahid Afridi bizarrely claimed that the IPL threatened not to give Sri Lankan players a contract if they toured Pakistan.

Akila Dananjaya Banned For 12 Months For Illegal Bowling Action
Indo-Asian News Service

Akila Dananjaya Banned For 12 Months For Illegal Bowling Action

Akila Dananjaya was on Thursday banned from bowling in international cricket for 12 months following an independent assessment of his action.

Sri Lanka To Proceed With Pakistan Tour Despite Terror Fears
Agence France-Presse

Sri Lanka To Proceed With Pakistan Tour Despite Terror Fears

Sri Lanka Cricket Secretary Mohan de Silva said they received the all-clear from the defence ministry to leave for Pakistan on Tuesday.

Pakistan Include Umar Akmal, Ahmed Shehzad Among 20 Probables For Uncertain Sri Lanka Series
Press Trust of India

Pakistan Include Umar Akmal, Ahmed Shehzad Among 20 Probables For Uncertain Sri Lanka Series

Both Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal have been out of favour with the previous national selection committee and the team management and were not considered for the World Cup earlier this year.

"Sri Lanka Cricket Should Penalise Players," Javed Miandad Lashes Out At Players Who Boycotted Pakistan Tour
Prakash Rai

"Sri Lanka Cricket Should Penalise Players," Javed Miandad Lashes Out At Players Who Boycotted Pakistan Tour

Javed Miandad urged all the Pakistani players to concentrate on putting up their best foot forward in the series.

Pakistan Cricket Board Rules Out Shifting Venue For Home Series Vs Sri Lanka

Pakistan Cricket Board Rules Out Shifting Venue For Home Series Vs Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka are scheduled to play three ODIS and as many T20Is in Karachi and Lahore between September 27 and October 9.

Shoaib Akhtar Disappointed With Sri Lanka Players

Shoaib Akhtar Disappointed With Sri Lanka Players' Tour Boycott, Reminds Pakistan's "Huge Support"

Some senior Sri Lankan players have pulled out of the tour of Pakistan because of security concerns.

Sri Lanka To "Reassess" Security In Pakistan After Terror Warning

Sri Lanka To "Reassess" Security In Pakistan After Terror Warning

The board said the Sri Lankan Prime Minister's Office had advised it to "reassess the situation" after it received "reliable information of a possible terrorist threat" against the national squad.

Sri Lanka Name Depleted Squads For Pakistan Tour
Agence France-Presse

Sri Lanka Name Depleted Squads For Pakistan Tour

Lahiru Thirimanne will lead the 15-member ODI squad, while the 16-member T20I squad will be led by Dasun Shanaka.

India Not Behind Our Players
Indo-Asian News Service

India Not Behind Our Players' Boycott Of Pakistan Tour, Says Sri Lanka Sports Minister

Sri Lanka's Sports Minister Harin Fernando has rejected claims made by Pakistan Minister Fawad Chaudhry that India forced the players of the island nation to opt out of their upcoming tour against Pakistan.

Pakistan Minister Blames India For Sri Lanka Players
Indo-Asian News Service

Pakistan Minister Blames India For Sri Lanka Players' Tour Boycott

Science and Technology Minister Fawad Hussain Chaudhry said India threatened the players from Sri Lanka against participating in the upcoming series in Pakistan.

Lasith Malinga, Angelo Mathews Among Sri Lankan Players To Opt Out Of Pakistan Tour Over Security Fears

Lasith Malinga, Angelo Mathews Among Sri Lankan Players To Opt Out Of Pakistan Tour Over Security Fears

Sri Lanka are scheduled to play three ODIs and as many T20Is, starting from September 27 to October 9.

3rd T20I: Lasith Malinga Stars In Sri Lanka
Agence France-Presse

3rd T20I: Lasith Malinga Stars In Sri Lanka's Consolation Win, New Zealand Claim Series 2-1

Lasith Malinga returned career-best figures of 5/6 to bundle New Zealand out for 88 while chasing 126.

Lasith Malinga Claims 4 Wickets In 4 Balls In 3rd T20I Against New Zealand - Watch

Lasith Malinga Claims 4 Wickets In 4 Balls In 3rd T20I Against New Zealand - Watch

Lasith Malinga removed Colin Munro, Hamish Rutherford, Colin de Grandhomme and Ross Taylor off consecutive deliveries to reduce New Zealand to 15/4 in 3 overs.

Sri Lanka
Akash Khanna

Sri Lanka's Shehan Jayasuriya, Kusal Mendis Collide Near Boundary, Give New Zealand A Six In Final Over

Sri Lanka players Shehan Jayasuriya and Kusal Mendis collided with each other to give New Zealand a six in the final over of the second T20I.

Colin De Grandhomme, Tom Bruce Help New Zealand Clinch T20 Series Against Sri Lanka
Agence France-Presse

Colin De Grandhomme, Tom Bruce Help New Zealand Clinch T20 Series Against Sri Lanka

A century partnership between Colin de Grandhomme and Tom Bruce helped New Zealand to a series-clinching four-wicket win over Sri Lanka.

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