Pakistan vs Sri Lanka News

Pakistan win a T20 thriller against Sri Lanka

Colombo – Shahid Afridi and Anwar Ali played key roles as Pakistan ended a successful tour of Sri Lanka with a thrilling one-wicket victory in the second Twenty20 international in Colombo on Saturday. Full Scorecard: 2nd T20 Pa...

2nd T20 Preview: After Tests, ODIs Pakistan confident to seal the T20 series

Pakistan will be itching to apply finishing touches to what has been the most memorable and satisfying cricket tour for the team in recent times. The performance in this tour must have given them immense self belief. They have ...

Pakistan tame Sri Lanka in first T20

Colombo – Umar Akmal smashed 46 off 24 balls and Sohail Tanvir grabbed three wickets as Pakistan beat top-ranked Sri Lanka by 29 runs in the first Twenty20 international in Colombo on Thursday. Pakistan piled up 175-5 after ele...

5th ODI Preview: Pakistan looks to secure a berth in the Champions Trophy

The fifth and final match of the series between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Sooriyawewa, Hambantota, on Sunday will be much more than a dead rubber. Pakistan has taken an unass...

Wahab Riaz ruled out of Sri Lanka’s T20s

Pakistan’s premier left-arm fast-bowler, Wahab Riaz, has been ruled out of the two-match Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka, a local news channel reported. Also Read: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Squads 2015 Wahab’s hand was injured du...

Shehzad leads Pakistan to series win over Sri Lanka

Colombo – Ahmed Shehzad smashed 95 off 90 balls as Pakistan thrashed below-par Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the fourth one-day match in Colombo on Wednesday to clinch the five-match series. Full Scorecard: 4th ODI Pakistan vs ...

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 4th ODI Preview: Dominant Pakistan look to seal series

Pakistan has a gilt-edged chance of winning the five-match ODI series as it takes on Sri Lanka at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo tomorrow. The hosts are seemingly demoralized on two counts. First, Pakistan walloped them in the th...

My fitness is not an issue: Sadaf Hussain

One of Pakistan’s most talked about young fast-bowlers, Sadaf Hussain is yet to make an international appearance. With 247 First-Class wickets in 51 matches including 20 five wicket hauls and ten 10 wicket hauls to his name, th...

Bangladesh target Tests after ODI success

Bangladesh will look to carry their recent success in one-day internationals to the traditional Test format when they begin a two-match series against South Africa in Chittagong on Tuesday. Bangladesh’s Test record remains dism...

Sarfraz, Yasir star in Pakistan’s big win

Sarfraz Ahmed scored 77 and Yasir Shah grabbed four wickets as Pakistan thrashed Sri Lanka by 135 runs in the violence-hit third one-day international in Colombo on Sunday. All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez made up for a year-long ba...

Pakistan’s Hafeez banned from bowling for a year

Pakistan off-spinner Mohammad Hafeez has been banned from bowling for a year after his action was found to be illegal for the second time, the International Cricket Council said on Friday. The 34-year-old’s action had been repo...

Sri Lanka v Pakistan 2nd ODI Preview

A buoyant Pakistan will come back to the venue of their memorable test series win for the second one day international (ODI) of their Sri Lankan tour. Pallekele International Cricket Stadium will be etched in the Pakistan crick...

Sri Lanka victory romp levels Pakistan series

Colombo – Dimuth Karunaratne hit 50 off 56 balls as Sri Lanka trounced Pakistan by seven wickets in the second Test in Colombo on Monday to square the three-match series. Chasing 153 to win, the hosts made light of a delayed st...

Prasad gives Sri Lanka 153-run target to level series

Colombo – Seamer Dhammika Prasad skittled Pakistan with a four-wicket haul to put Sri Lanka on top in the second Test in Colombo on Sunday despite a defiant century from Azhar Ali. Pakistan, who trailed by 177 runs in the first...

Batting great Sangakkara to retire during India series in August

Colombo – Sri Lanka’s batting great Kumar Sangakkara on Saturday ended speculation about his future, saying he will retire during the home series against India in August. “This is my time to call it a day,” Sangakkara, 37, told...

Five-wicket Yasir slows Sri Lanka’s charge against Pakistan

Colombo – Leg-spinner Yasir Shah claimed five for 95 as Pakistan halted Sri Lanka’s march towards a big first innings lead in the second Test at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo on Friday. Shah made up for the absence of injured pac...

Zaheer Abbas confirmed as ICC President

Former Pakistan captain Zaheer Abbas assumed the role of the ICC President on day three of the ICC Annual Conference week in Barbados on Wednesday. Zaheer began his one-year term and thanked the ICC Board and the Full Council f...

Pakistan eager to mark Khan’s 100th Test with victory

Colombo – Pakistan are eager to celebrate senior batsman Younis Khan’s 100th Test appearance with a series-clinching victory against Sri Lanka in the match starting Thursday in Colombo. Misbah-ul Haq’s tourists are riding high ...

Pakistan recall Haris Sohail from Sri Lanka tour

Karachi – Pakistan Wednesday recalled batsman Haris Sohail from the tour of Sri Lanka after he sustained a knee injury in practice, putting his participation in the one-day series that follows the Tests in doubt. The 26-year-ol...

PCB invites Sri Lanka and Bangladesh for Pakistan tour

After conducting the successful tour of Zimbabwean team, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is now in talks with Sri Lanka and Bangladesh cricket boards to tour Pakistan. According to a PCB official, PCB has invited Sri Lanka and Ban...