Sri Lanka Tour of the British Isles 2016


Joe Burns

Burns keeping a lid on fielding role

Test opener making the most of break between red-ball assignments to work on one of cricket's toughest roles


Eranga's action found to be illegal

Sri Lanka quick cited by match officials after second Test defeat in Durham

Sri Lanka stronger for England tour: Mathews

Australia warned to prepare for a young Sri Lankan team with "guts"


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Hales incident becomes Lord's talking point

Sri Lanka are chasing history at Lord's entering the final day of the third Test against England, but it was a no ball call that had the cricket world talking

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Captain Cook sunk by nasty knee blow at Lord's

England skipper Alastair Cook's participation in the remainder of the third Test against Sri Lanka is uncertain after he was forced off the field after copping a blow to the knee

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Bairstow's mixed day as Sri Lanka fight back

Jonny Bairstow was brilliant with the bat on day two at Lord's but a costly error with the gloves allowed Sri Lanka to fight back


Match Report

Chaminda, Shanaka dominate Ireland

Century for wicketkeeper-batsman and stunning all-round display from Shanaka help tourists to big win in Dublin



Bulletproof 'Ox Block' keeping umpires safe

Aussie umpire Bruce Oxenford reveals why he has opted for a custom-made shield instead of helmet as umpires get serious about safety

Mathews under fire as Aussies loom

Sri Lanka skipper laments inconsistency after latest heavy defeat to England


Morgan form out of sync with England rise

England dominated Sri Lanka in the ODI series, but Eoin Morgan's form should be discussed


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Buttler, Root lead England to crushing win

A powerful display from Joe Root and Jos Buttler led England to a crushing victory over Sri Lanka in the fifth and final ODI in Cardiff

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Roy smashes 162 in England win

England opener Jason Roy fell just short of an ODI record, while an absolute screamer threatened to halt his side's charge to an ODI series victory

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Oxenford becomes agent of shield at Edgbaston

Australian umpire Bruce Oxenford has used his arm guard and shield in a full one-day international match for the first time, in the clash between England and Sri Lanka


Match Report

Sri Lanka end England tour winless

England romped to a comfortable eight-wicket win in the one-off T20 to complete their domination of the tourists

Mathews under fire as Aussies loom

Sri Lanka skipper laments inconsistency after latest heavy defeat to England

Morgan has big wraps on uncapped paceman

The England captain is expecting big things from Tymal Mills


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England cruise to comfortable T20 victory

Sri Lanka finish their tour winless against England after the home side romped to an eight-wicket win in the one-off T20 in Southampton