Domestic cricket in Sri Lanka will resume on Tuesday without spectators, the country’s cricket board said on Wednesday.
A select group of Sri Lanka cricketers, mainly bowlers, will return to training on Monday, amid efforts to restart the game after the coronavirus shutdown, the cricket board said on Sunday.
Sri Lanka cricket captain Dimuth Karunaratne lauded the impact of new coach Mickey Arthur on Sunday and said his side must target a top-four spot in the world rankings for both the test and 50-over formats.
Cricket South Africa and Sri Lanka Cricket have jointly announced the postponement of the Proteas tour to Sri Lanka.
A Sri Lankan chef stuck aboard a cruise ship headed to Europe managed to get ashore in Colombo this week after issuing a social media plea for help from his government.
The Sri Lankan government on Thursday announced the closure of schools nationwide to “stop children and parents from panicking,” just after the country reported its first confirmed coronavirus case.
England U19 batsman Dan Mousley described their ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Plate title triumph as a silver lining following a disappointing tournament that saw the English fail to qualify for the Super League Quarter Finals.
Shardul Thakur produced an all-round display and Navdeep Saini impressed with his pace again as India thumped Sri Lanka by 78 runs in the third and final Twenty20 International to complete a 2-0 series victory in Pune on Friday.
Dhananjaya de Silva remained unbeaten after completing his half-century as Sri Lanka reached 263 for six on the weather-hit second day of the opening test against Pakistan at Rawalpindi on Thursday.
Sri Lanka’s former civil wartime defense chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa was declared the winner in the presidential election on Sunday, after promising to secure the country against militant threats following Easter bombings this year.