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Sri Lanka sweep Pakistan, Herath grabs 14 wickets

COLOMBO: Rangana Herath’s 14-wicket match haul helped ensure former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene retired from test cricket with a series sweep against Pakistan yesterday. Herath took 5-57 in the…

Herath continues to torment Pakistan – Sri Lanka edge towards victory

COLOMBO: Left-arm spinner Rangana Herath captured four more Pakistan wickets to take his match tally to a career best 13 as Sri Lanka edged closer to victory in Mahela Jayawardene’s…

England rout India to seal emphatic series victory

LONDON: England inflicted yet another humiliating defeat upon India as they won the fifth and final Test at The Oval by an innings and 244 runs yesterday to complete a…

Jayawardene remains unbeaten after Herath heroics

COLOMBO: Mahela Jayawardene remained unbeaten on 49 in his farewell innings after spinner Rangana Herath’s career best figures of nine for 127 gave Sri Lanka control of the second test…

Fired-up Pakistan rattle S Lanka in second Test – Junaid ends the day with four for 69

COLOMBO: Mahela Jayawardene scored four streaky runs in his last Test as Pakistan’s bowlers dismantled Sri Lanka’s first innings at the start of the second and final match in Colombo…

Sri Lanka eye winning farewell for Jayawardene

GALLE: Sri Lanka are determined to send former captain Mahela Jayawardene into retirement with a victory in the second and final Test starting Thursday against a fragile Pakistan and a…

Ajmal reported for suspect action

COLOMBO: Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, the world’s top-ranked bowler in one-day cricket, has been reported for a suspect action for the second time in his career, the world governing body…

Sri Lanka defeat rain, Pakistan in first Test

GALLE: Retiring Mahela Jayawardene took on the unusual role of opening batsman to hand Sri Lanka a thrilling seven-wicket victory on the final day of the first Test against Pakistan…

England rout India at Old Trafford

MANCHESTER: Moeen Ali starred in a dramatic England victory for the second time in as many matches as they crushed India by an innings and 54 runs to win the…

Rain frustrates England

MANCHESTER: England were on the cusp of regaining control of the fourth Test against India at Old Trafford when rain forced an early close to yesterday’s second day. England were…

Pakistan take charge of first Sri Lanka Test

GALLE: Younis Khan smashed 177 during a valiant fightback with the lower order batsmen as Pakistan gained the upper hand in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle yesterday.…

Khan’s century rescues Pakistan

GALLE: Veteran batsman Younis Khan hit an unbeaten 133 to steer Pakistan out of trouble on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle yesterday. The…