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The Art of a Perfect Flatbread : Chapati

Chapati, also known as roti, is the most popular bread in India (in addition to Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and other parts of Asia where Indians have set foot). Save for the southern states where rice is the main starch, flatbreads are the staple in other areas of India. Freshly off the pan, chapati […]

Nic Pothas named Sri Lanka fielding coach

7 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Former South Africa wicketkeeper-batsman Nic Pothas has been appointed Sri Lanka's fielding coach, and will begin the role on August 8, a board release said

Holland called up to replace O'Keefe

9 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Jon Holland will join Australia's squad for the second Test against Sri Lanka in Galle after a hamstring injury ruled Steve O'Keefe out of the remainder of the series

On Rights and Justice: Some Perspective from Colombo

Ruki Fernando is a human rights activist based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. In this interview, Mr. Fernando shares his thoughts on a range of salient issues. Sri Lanka's former president, Mahinda Rajapaksa, took the country in an ever more authoritarian direction. Show More Summary

Australia may need reinforcement after O'Keefe injury

Adam Zampa or Jon Holland may soon fly to Sri Lanka to replenish Australia's spin stocks after Steve O'Keefe suffered an injury to his right hamstring on day three of the Pallekele Test match

Had to convince Murali to attack, says Jayawardene

Mahela Jayawardene has revealed that one of the biggest challenges he faced as Sri Lanka captain was to convince Muttiah Muralitharan to overcome his "defensive mindset" as a bowler

Streaker to spend a week in jail for world's greatest nude run

An Australian man has been sentenced to a week in jail after a naked streak attempt at a Sri Lankan cricket ground went a little soggy. When rain delayed the first day of the Test cricket match between Sri Lanka and Australia, the man...Show More Summary

Fighting Mendis pushes Sri Lanka into lead

Sri Lanka needed someone to stand firm on the third day in Pallekele. Kusal Mendis not only stood firm, he pushed back hard against the Australians and single-handedly kept Sri Lanka alive in the Test

Pope leads England to dominant position

England Under-19s dominated with the bat on the second day of their match against Sri Lanka, declaring at 500-9 and then making inroads with the ball as the tourists moved to 96 for 2 at stumps

Muralitharan first Sri Lankan in ICC Hall of Fame

2 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Former Sri Lanka offspinner Muttiah Muralitharan has become the first player from his country to be voted into the ICC Hall of Fame

Herath spins Sri Lanka back into the contest

2 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Rangana Herath was always going to be key to Sri Lanka's hopes in this series, and it took only until the second morning for him to send some jitters through the Australian order

Westbury, Bartlett tons crush SL

2 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Centuries from Oli Westbury and George Bartlett put England Under-19s in control on the opening day of their Youth Test against Sri Lanka Under-19s

We've opened up Sri Lanka's scars - Hazlewood

3 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Josh Hazlewood believes Australia have already opened up mental scars for Sri Lanka's unsteady batting line-up that may smooth a path for the tourists on less helpful pitches later in the series

Sri Lanka bat, Dhananjaya and Sandakan debut

3 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Angelo Mathews won the toss and Sri Lanka will bat first in the opening Test of their series against Australia, in Pallekele

Duckett double-ton as Lions smash records

3 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Ben Duckett and Daniel Bell-Drummond smashed their way into the record books with the second-highest List A partnership in the world as England Lions cruised to a 140 run win over Sri Lanka A at Canterbury

Murali and SL team manager involved in altercation

4 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

SLC and Muttiah Muralitharan have traded caustic verbal blows following an altercation between Murali and the Sri Lanka team manager over Murali's consulting role with the Australia side

Mathews frustrated with depleted bowling stocks

4 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

On the eve of a series which Angelo Mathews embarks upon without his two best seam bowlers of the past 18 months, Sri Lanka's captain has called on the coaching system to raise its game

Form, history against brittle Sri Lanka

4 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Following a tough English summer, Sri Lanka are grappling with injuries to their fast bowlers as they prepare for the first of three Tests against Australia in Pallekele

Remembering Sri Lanka's Black July

Sri Lanka's civil war pitted the almost exclusively Sinhalese military against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). The LTTE fought for a separate Tamil state in the northern and eastern parts of the country. In May 2009, Sri Lankan military forces militarily defeated the LTTE. Show More Summary

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