Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 3rd T20: Malinga takes four wickets in four balls as Sri Lanka blow New Zealand away

Lasith Malinga had a day to remember as he took a hat-trick, claimed four wickets in four ball, completed a five-wicket haul, snapped up his 100th wicket in Twenty20 Internationals and finished with his career-best figures in the format Sri Lanka New Zealand 3rd T20 Pallekele cricket

Lasith Malinga had a day to remember as he took a hat-trick, claimed four wickets in four ball, completed a five-wicket haul, snapped up his 100th wicket in Twenty20 Internationals and finished with his career-best figures in the format

Image courtesy of: ESPNcricinfo

Sri Lanka captain Lasith Malinga took career-best figures of 5-6, including an incredible four wickets in four balls, to lead his side to a 37-run win over New Zealand in Pallekele.

Continue reading

Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 2nd T20: De Grandhomme, Bruce put New Zealand 2-0 up

Colin de Grandhomme 59 Sri Lanka New Zealand 2nd T20 Pallekele cricket

Colin de Grandhomme hammered two boundaries and three sixes during his career-best knock of 59

Image courtesy of: ESPNcricinfo

Colin de Grandhomme and Tom Bruce smashed 59 and 53 respectively to lead New Zealand to a four-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the second Twenty20 International in Pallekele.

Continue reading

Sri Lanka vs England 4th ODI: England triumph in rain-affected encounter to seal series

Eoin Morgan Joe Root 56-run partnership Sri Lanka England 4th ODI Pallekele cricket

Eoin Morgan (left) and Joe Root put together an unbeaten 56-run partnership as England secured a 3-0 series lead

Image courtesy of: Zimbio

England claimed an unassailable 3-0 series lead after they beat Sri Lanka by 18 runs via the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method in the fourth ODI in Pallekele.

Continue reading

Sri Lanka vs South Africa 4th ODI: Shanaka stars as Sri Lanka claim thrilling win in rain-affected showdown

Dasun Shanaka 65 Sri Lanka South Africa 4th ODI Pallekele cricket

Dasun Shanaka celebrates after scoring his maiden ODI fifty

Image courtesy of: ESPNcricinfo

Sri Lanka all-rounder Dasun Shanaka walloped a 34-ball 65 and took a wicket to lead his side to a nail-biting three-run consolation win over South Africa via the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method in the fourth ODI in Pallekele.

Continue reading

Sri Lanka vs India 3rd Test Day 3: India maul Sri Lanka to complete 3-0 whitewash

India pose with the series trophy after whitewashing Sri Lanka 3-0

Image courtesy of: ESPNcricinfo

India’s bowling attack worked as a cohesive unit to once again wreak havoc on Sri Lanka’s batting line-up and lead the tourists to an innings and 171-run win on the third day in Pallekele.

Continue reading

Sri Lanka vs India 3rd Test Day 1: Dhawan, Rahul give India the upper hand despite Sri Lanka’s comeback

Dhawan celebrates after scoring his sixth Test century

Image courtesy of: ESPNcricinfo

Even though Sri Lanka did extremely well to restrict India’s dominance on the first day of the third Test in Pallekele, the tourists still hold the advantage thanks to openers Shikhar Dhawan and Lokesh Rahul, who scored 119 and 85 respectively.

Continue reading