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Bangladesh to play Sri Lanka in last match Tuesday

Dhaka – After winning the five–match Youth ODI series 3-0, Bangladesh Under-19 Cricket team will play Sri Lanka Under-19 side in the 5th and last match on Tuesday eyeing on whitewashing the islanders. The match will kick-off at 9 am at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram. Young Tigers started the Youth ODI series beating Sri Lanka by 5 ... Read More »

Bangladesh U-19 to play Sri Lanka in 2nd four-dayer Saturday

Dhaka – Hosts Bangladesh Under-19 Cricket team will play against Sri Lanka Under-19 Cricket team in the second match of two-match four-dayer Youth Test series beginning on Saturday (Nov 2) in Khulna. The match will kick-off at 9:30 am at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium. After the two-match Test series, both the teams will play five youth ODIs — two matches ... Read More »

BD U-19 team for four-day series against Sri Lanka announced

Dhaka – Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Thursday announced a 15-member Bangladesh Under-19 team for the two-match four-day series against touring Sri Lanka Under-19 team beginning on Saturday (October 26) at the Abdur Rab Serniabat Stadium in Barishal. The 2nd four-day match between two teams will be held on November 2-5 at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna. Besides, ... Read More »

Malinga back to lead Sri Lanka for Australia T20s

Colombo (AP/UNB) — Lasith Malinga will return to lead Sri Lanka in a three-match Twenty20 cricket series against Australia but many players from the young team that performed well on the tour of Pakistan have retained their places. Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis and Niroshan Dickwella were the other senior players included in a 16-man squad announced by Sri Lanka Cricket ... Read More »

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka to register 3rd win

Dhaka — Bangladesh Under-9 cricket team beat Sri Lanka by 42 runs to register their third win on the row in the ongoing Youth Asia Cup in Sri Lanka on Tuesday. The Young Tigers will play Afghanistan in the 2nd semi-final on Thursday (September 12) at Moratuwa.Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bat first. They amassed a challenging total ... Read More »

BD-Sri Lanka four-day unofficial Test series ended in draw

Dhaka – The 2-match four-day unofficial Test series between Bangladesh Emerging Cricket team and touring Sri Lanka Emerging Cricket team ended in a draw 0-0. The second four-day unofficial Test match was ended in draw as the 4th and final day washed out on Friday without a single ball being bowled at the Sheikh Kamal International Stadium in Cox’s Bazar. ... Read More »

Malinga sets T20 bowling record, Sri Lanka loses to NZ

Sri Lanka pacer Lasith Malinga became the outright highest wicket-taker in Twenty20 internationals as his team lost to New Zealand by five wickets in their series opener on Sunday. Malinga (2-23) reached 99 wickets in his 74th game when he bowled Colin de Grandhomme with a yorker. He surpassed Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi on 98. De Grandhomme stayed around long enough ... Read More »

Sri Lanka lifts emergency imposed after Easter bombings

Colombo, Aug 23 (AP/UNB) — Sri Lanka has ended four months of emergency rule imposed after Easter Sunday suicide attacks killed more than 260 people, the president’s office said Friday. President Maithripala Sirisena allowed the emergency rule to lapse by not signing a decree extending it for another month. Two local Muslim groups have been blamed for the attacks on ... Read More »

New Zealand pushes Sri Lanka to 144-6 at stumps on Day 2

Colombo (AP/UNB) — Fast bowlers Trent Boult and Tim Southee took two wickets apiece to put Sri Lanka on the back foot on a rain-curtailed second day of the second test as the hosts reached 144-6 before rain caused early stumps Friday. Less than 30 overs of play was possible after a late start as rain arrived minutes before lunch ... Read More »

SAFF U-18 Champs: Bangladesh face off Sri Lanka on Sept 21

Dhaka – Bangladesh will start their South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Under-18 Championship 2019 campaign by facing Sri Lanka in the first match of three-team Group B on September 21 at the APF Stadium in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu. The championship is scheduled to be held on September 20-29.Runners-up Bangladesh team placed in Group B along with former runners-up India ... Read More »

Tamim tuning up his batting ahead of Sri Lanka tour

Dhaka – Bangladesh’s dashing opener Tamim Iqbal started tuning up his batting with hard practices at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Saturday, ahead of this month’s Sri Lanka tour to play three ODI matches against the Island nation. Tamim was found very serious and eager in the practice session to get rid of his personal memory of ... Read More »

Sri Lanka upset England, create hope for World Cup underdogs

London, June 21 (AP/UNB) —Top-ranked England lost for the second time when Sri Lanka secured a stunning 20-run victory at Headingley. England had been aiming to retake the lead in the World Cup standings with a win and appeared to be on track after restricting Sri Lanka to 232-9. But Lasith Malinga took four top-order wickets and Dhananjaya de Silva ... Read More »

England chasing 233 to beat Sri Lanka in Leeds

London (AP/UNB) -Jofra Archer moved into a share of top spot on the World Cup wicket-taking list with 3-52 as England restricted Sri Lanka to 232-9 in the group game at Headingley. Archer’s fifth three-wicket haul in six games allowed him to join Australian paceman Mitchell Starc with 15 wickets so far in the tournament. Fellow fast bowler Mark Wood ... Read More »

Mathews guides Sri Lanka to a moderate total of 230

Dhaka – Sri Lanka, who lost two wickets in three runs, posted a moderate total of 230 for nine in 50 overs against England on Friday at Headingley, Leeds, in their sixth game of the ongoing ICC Men’s World Cup. Angelo Mathews, the former captain of Sri Lanka, scored unbeaten 85 to guide his team to this total. Along with ... Read More »

England allrounder Moeen Ali set for 100th ODI v Sri Lanka

Leeds (AP/UNB) – It says a lot about England’s approach to one-day cricket since the last World Cup that Moeen Ali considers the highlight ahead of his 100th game as just being a part of the team. Moeen made his ODI debut for England against West Indies in 2014, posted a century and three half-centuries in his first eight innings, ... Read More »

ICC WC: Australia post 334 against Sri Lanka

Dhaka – Defending champions Australia posted a mammoth total of 334 runs for 7 in 50 overs against Sri Lanka in the ICC Cricket World Cup at Kennington Oval on Saturday thanks to Aaron Finch’s 153 runs, the joint-highest individual knock in this World Cup with Joe Root of England. Australia, who scored 237 for 2 in 40 overs, added ... Read More »

Rain washes out Bangladesh-Sri Lanka match

Dhaka – Tuesday’s match between Asian rivals Bangladesh and Sri Lanka at Bristol was called off without a ball being bowled due to rain. The match referee made the call at 1:57pm (Bangladesh time 6:57pm). Bangladesh were looking to make a comeback after losing two consecutive games against New Zealand and hosts England. Tigers and the Lankans were awarded one ... Read More »

Tigers want to bounce back against Sri Lanka

Dhaka – After losing two of their first three matches in the ongoing ICC Men’s World Cup, Tigers now want to bounce back against Sri Lanka in their fourth game which is set to take the field tomorrow at the County Ground, Bristol. The match will take place at 3:30 (BdST), and it will be telecast by Maasrangatv, Gtv and ... Read More »

Persistent rain washes out Pakistan-Sri Lanka battle

Dhaka – Due to the persistent rain in Bristol, the ICC World Cup match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka was called off without a ball being bowled on Friday. Both the teams were awarded one point each. After this abandoned match, both Pakistan and Sri Lanka have now three points each. Before coming to this all-Asian encounter, both Pakistan and ... Read More »