Three Lions roar on as England win series 2-0

England’s cricketers beat Sri Lanka 2-0, to clinch the two match series against Sri Lanka, with six wicket win. Tourists England, showed one change from their first test win as Stuart Broad made way for all-time highest fast bowling wicket-taker James Anderson. The hosts Sri Lanka, who were well beaten in the first test, faredContinue reading “Three Lions roar on as England win series 2-0”

Sri Lanka vs England; tourists edge out day two

England, thanks to James Anderson’s superb bowling figures of 6-40 helped the tourists keep in touch with their hosts on the second day of the second and final test against Sri Lanka. Anderson, who was rested for the first test win in Galle, rolled backed the years with a superb spell of bowling. Anderson, theContinue reading “Sri Lanka vs England; tourists edge out day two”

Sri Lanka vs England 2nd test

All-rounder Angelo Matthew‘s patient century, helped hosts Sri Lanka to just about dominate day one of the 2nd test in Galle. The hosts got their innings of to the worst start after after falling to 7-2. James Anderson claimed two early wickets, and picked up another to leave the Asian side reeling at 76-3. InContinue reading “Sri Lanka vs England 2nd test”

Sri Lanka vs England, first test review

England captain Joe Root’s double century in the first innings of the first test, helped The Three Lions on their way to a seven wicket win over hosts Sri Lanka. Tourists England who had skittled the 1996 world champions out for just 135. In reply to this paltry total, England largely thanks to Root (228)Continue reading “Sri Lanka vs England, first test review”

New Zealand’s ‘Mr Anderson’ Proves To Be ‘The One’ For New Zealand As The Kiwis Win In Style

New Zealand carried on their recent impressive form with another emphatic win over Sri Lanka to get their World Cup campaign off to the best possible start. The Kiwis dominated from the off against their Asian opponents, as Sri Lanka‚Äôs miserable form against the Black Caps continued. It was the visitors Sri Lanka who wonContinue reading “New Zealand’s ‘Mr Anderson’ Proves To Be ‘The One’ For New Zealand As The Kiwis Win In Style”

New Zealand Vs Sri Lanka Match Report

Kumar Sangakarra’s double century which took him one short of Don Bradman’s all time record of 12 wasn’t the only milestone to be reached in the match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka. Vice Captain Kane Williamson and BJ Wattling yet again was involved in a record sixth partnership in test matches . New ZealandContinue reading “New Zealand Vs Sri Lanka Match Report”

England, Pakistan And Sri Lanka Announce Their Squads For The Cricket World Cup

England who were runners up in the 1992 world cup, announced their cricket world cup squad on Wednesday 7th January and there was very few surprises. Former captain Alistair Cook was publicly dropped and was replaced as captain by Eoin Morgan as sports fan will know, Gary Balance is the man to take the EnglandContinue reading “England, Pakistan And Sri Lanka Announce Their Squads For The Cricket World Cup”

Sri Lanka Vs England Sixth One Day International Match Report

England came into this game looking to level the series after an impressive five wicket win last time out. The tourists came into this one unchanged as they looked to carry on the winning momentum, as for the hosts Suranga Lakmal comes in, in place of Ajantha Mendis. Dhamika Prassad also makes way for SeekkugeContinue reading “Sri Lanka Vs England Sixth One Day International Match Report”

England Vs Sri Lanka Fifth One Day International Match Report

England came into this fifth one day international knowing that only a win would do. The tourists who are 3-1 down really needed a win to keep this series alive as a contest. Both sides made some changes to their teams from the last game. The hosts Sri Lanka included available again spinner Sachintra SennaiyakeContinue reading “England Vs Sri Lanka Fifth One Day International Match Report”

Can Kumar Sangakarra’s Record Be Broken?

On Wednesday kumar Sangakarra wrote his name into the record books, it wasn’t for the innings of 63 that enabled that 39 year old to rewrite history, although being only the fourth player to score 13,000 runs is a very respectable achievement but it’s Sangakarra’s record behind the stumps we’re talking about. Just for goodContinue reading “Can Kumar Sangakarra’s Record Be Broken?”