Ben Foakes, Spinners Put England On Top In First Sri Lanka Test

England were 38 for no loss at stumps in their second innings, stretching their lead to 177 runs. Debutant Rory Burns, on 11, and Keaton Jennings, on 26, were batting at close of play. “It’s great to be back out there with the boys. A great day for us. It was always nice for a […]

Sri Lanka Thrash England To Claim Consolation Win

England’s previous heaviest loss came against the West Indies by 165 runs in Kingstown in 1994. England captain Eoin Morgan, who received the man-of-the-series award for accumulating 195 runs in four games, rested himself for the final match, with opening bowlers Chris Woakes and Olly Stone also given the day off, while Jonny Bairstow was […]

Eoin Morgan Guides England To Victory In Rain-Hit Sri Lanka ODI

Captain Eoin Morgan hit 92 decisive runs to guide England to a damp squib win over Sri Lanka with rain halting play for the second straight match in their one-day series. England were awarded a 31-run victory on a faster run-rate after a torrential downpour at the Dambulla ground. The tourists scored 278 for nine […]

England ‘Happy Favourites’ Against Sri Lanka, Says Jos Buttler

England are “very happy” being favourites for the one-day series in Sri Lanka but are aware that past tours have been “tricky”, Jos Buttler said Tuesday on the eve of the first match in Dambulla. Sri Lanka’s captain Dinesh Chandimal warned meanwhile that conditions were “very different” to England, with some “mystery spinners” who could […]

India beat Sri Lanka By 144 Runs To Clinch Title

India defeated Sri Lanka by a mammoth 144 runs to clinch the Under-19 Asia Cup 2018 title in Dhaka on Sunday. After a collective performance with the bat, left-arm spinner Harsh Tyagi took six for 38 as Sri Lanka were bundled out for 160 in 38.4 overs. India captain P Simran Singh elected to bat […]