Lanka suffer double blow ahead of Pallekele Test

Sri Lanka who lost the first cricket Test to England at Galle by 211 runs suffered a double blow ahead of the second Test commencing at Pallekele International Stadium on Wednesday when captain Dinesh Chandimal was ruled out for the rest of the series and to compound matters spinner Akila Dananjaya has been reported with a suspected bowling action.


England leave Sri Lanka with gigantic task in Galle Test

GALLE, Thursday: England propelled by opener Keaton Jennings’ second Test hundred put themselves firmly in the driving seat to win the first cricket Test after setting Sri Lanka the overwhelming task of chasing down 462 runs for victory over the next two days at the Galle International Stadium yesterday.


Foakes anchors England on debut with 87 not out

GALLE, Tuesday: England had to again depend on their lower order batsmen to rescue them from total disaster after they lost half the side for 103 before recovering to make a decent 321 for eight wickets by the close on the opening day of the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka at the Galle International Cricket Stadium yesterday.

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