Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka bowler Shehan Madushanka banned after drugs arrest

Sri Lanka suspend bowler Shehan Madushanka after he is arrested for alleged possession of illegal drugs.

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20 hours ago, BBC Sport, Sri Lanka

England's Test series in Sri Lanka rescheduled for January after original date was postponed

England were scheduled to play Tests in Galle and Colombo in March before the coronavirus outbreak shut down sport worldwide as countries introduced lockdown measures to prevent the spread.

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3 weeks ago, Daily Mail, England, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka rescue offer for IPL as suspension leaves million-dollar deals in limbo

The world’s richest cricket tournament, the Indian Premier League, has been indefinitely suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic, officials have confirmed.

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1 month ago, Fox Sports, Sri Lanka, Indian Premier League

Covid-19: IPL suspended until further notice, Sri Lanka offers to host

The Indian Premier League was officially suspended on Thursday as India extended the country’s lockdown into next month. With health concerns and lockdown measures in place, the IPL Governing Council decided to suspend the 2020 season until further notice for the second time. In a statement,...

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1 month ago, The Cricket Paper, Sri Lanka, Indian Premier League

Sim Series, Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, day 4: England rue first innings deficit

With the Sri Lanka v England Test series postponed because of coronavirus, we’re playing out two Test matches between Sri Lanka and England on Cricket Captain 2018’s ‘All-Time Greats’ mode… This is Sim Series. Sri Lanka gave England hell on day three. The tourists are still 88 behind with eight...

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1 month ago, King Cricket, England, Sri Lanka

Sim Series, Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, day 3: Matthews exploits flaccid, careless England

With the Sri Lanka v England Test series postponed because of coronavirus, we’re playing out two Test matches between Sri Lanka and England on Cricket Captain 2018’s ‘All-Time Greats’ mode… This is Sim Series. England battled to some sort of total, but day two belonged to Sri Lanka. They recommence...

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1 month ago, King Cricket, England, Sri Lanka

Sim Series, Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, day 2: Sangakkara and de Silva turn the screw

With the Sri Lanka v England Test series postponed because of coronavirus, we’re playing out two Test matches between Sri Lanka and England on Cricket Captain 2018’s ‘All-Time Greats’ mode… This is Sim Series. England were wobbling on day one only for Graeme Swann and Graham Thorpe to bring them...

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1 month ago, King Cricket, England, Sri Lanka

Sim Series, Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, day 1: Swann counterattacks after Murali and Herath leave England rocking

With the Sri Lanka v England Test series postponed because of coronavirus, we’re playing out two Test matches between Sri Lanka and England on Cricket Captain 2018’s ‘All-Time Greats’ mode… This is Sim Series. Following the first Test, the Cricket Captain developers offered us a copy of the latest...

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2 months ago, King Cricket, England, Sri Lanka

Sim Series, Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test: Team news

With the Sri Lanka v England Test series postponed because of coronavirus, we’re playing out two Test matches between Sri Lanka and England on Cricket Captain 2018’s ‘All-Time Greats’ mode… This is Sim Series. In the wake of England’s big win in the first Test, we asked whether they should...

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2 months ago, King Cricket, England, Sri Lanka

Sim Series, Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, day 4: Underwood ices the cake for England

With the Sri Lanka v England Test series postponed because of Coronavirus, we’re playing out two Test matches between Sri Lanka and England on Cricket Captain 2018’s ‘All-Time Greats’ mode… Welcome to Sim Series. Here’s what happened on day three. Having only...

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2 months ago, King Cricket, England, Sri Lanka

Sim Series, Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, day 3: Laker tears Sri Lanka a new one with Jayawardene offering lone resistance

With the Sri Lanka v England Test series postponed because of Coronavirus, we’re playing out two Test matches between Sri Lanka and England on Cricket Captain 2018’s ‘All-Time Greats’ mode… Welcome to Sim Series. After a snooze-inducingly slow start on day one, England...

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2 months ago, King Cricket, England, Sri Lanka

Sim Series, Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, day 2: Stokes dominates as Murali toils

With the Sri Lanka v England Test series postponed because of Coronavirus, we’re playing out two Test matches between Sri Lanka and England on Cricket Captain 2018’s ‘All-Time Greats’ mode… Welcome to Sim Series. Day one of the first Sim Series Test between Sri Lanka...

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2 months ago, King Cricket, England, Sri Lanka

Sim Series, Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, day 1: Cook to the fore on turgid day

With the Sri Lanka v England Test series postponed because of Coronavirus, we’re playing out two Test matches between Sri Lanka and England on Cricket Captain 2018’s ‘All-Time Greats’ mode… Welcome to Sim Series. If you missed Tuesday’s preview, this is what we’re...

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2 months ago, King Cricket, England, Sri Lanka

Sim Series: Sri Lanka v England – if real sport’s off we’re just going to have to improvise

Like pretty much everything else at the minute, the Sri Lanka v England Test series is postponed or possibly just completely cancelled because of Coronavirus. The only logical thing for a cricket website to do in this situation is to play out two Test matches between Sri Lanka and England on Cricket...

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2 months ago, King Cricket, England, Sri Lanka

ECB faces legal battle with Sri Lanka after postponement of Test series

EXCLUSIVE BY MATT HUGHES: The ECB could face a legal battle with Sri Lankan officials to determine how the World Test Championship points for their postponed series are allocated

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2 months ago, Daily Mail, Sri Lanka

England vs Sri Lanka ODI Series Called Off

England vs Sri Lanka ODI Series Called Off

The ODI series between England and Sri Lanka was called off by the England and Wales Cricket Board. This is due to the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic hitting the sports world. The board wanted to prioritise the team’s physical and mental well-being during the pandemic.  Players like Stuart Broad...

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2 months ago, Moneyball Locker Room, England, Sri Lanka

Coronavirus: Sri Lanka border closed to UK visitors

Sri Lanka closes its border to travellers from the UK, affecting England fans who were still planning to visit the country despite the postponement of the two-Test series.

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2 months ago, BBC Sport, Sri Lanka

Coronavirus: Sri Lanka shuts borders to British travellers days after England cricket tour cancelled

Coronavirus: Sri Lanka shuts borders to British travellers days after England cricket tour cancelled

Joe Root's side arrived back home on Sunday morning after the two-match series fell victim to concerns over the spread of coronavirus

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2 months ago, The Independent, England, Sri Lanka

Coronavirus: Cancelling Englands tour of Sri Lanka was the only option, admits Joe Root

Coronavirus: Cancelling Englands tour of Sri Lanka was the only option, admits Joe Root

Root revealed that the fast-moving nature of the pandemic had unsettled his squad, causing concerns over friends and relations back in the United Kingdom

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2 months ago, The Independent, England, Sri Lanka

Coronavirus: England's Joe Root 'relieved' over cancelled Sri Lanka tour

England captain Joe Root says fears over coronavirus were getting in the way of performance and cancelling a tour of Sri Lanka was correct.

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2 months ago, BBC Sport, England, Sri Lanka

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