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Sri Lanka Cricket president Thilanga Sumathipala addresses the media at a press conference

Sri Lanka news

SLC set to give contracts to emerging, junior players

Sri Lanka Cricket is set to introduce annual contracts for close to 70 cricketers, including players in the youth and emerging categories, in a bid to encourage them to press for places in the national side

The pink ball being used for the first unofficial Test

Sri Lanka news

Sri Lanka set for pink ball debut

Pink ball cricket will mark its debut in Sri Lanka when the first unofficial Test between Sri Lanka A and West Indies A commences at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Tuesday

Sugandika Kumari celebrates a wicket

Australia Women in Sri Lanka 2016

SL Women banking on spin to combat Australia

Lanka de Silva, coach of the Sri Lanka Women's team, said he was banking on spinners, particularly left-arm spinners Inoka Ranaweera and Sugandika Kumari, to lead the side's attack in their upcoming ODI series against Australia Women

Niroshan Dickwella smacked 60 off 45 balls

Sri Lanka news

Coach Gunawardene critical of Sri Lanka A batsmen

Sri Lanka A head coach Avishka Gunawardene lamented the lack of big scores from the batsmen, after the side lost all four games in the A-team tri-series involving Pakistan A and hosts England Lions

Dhammika Prasad celebrates the wicket of  KL Rahul

Australia in Sri Lanka 2016

Injuries force Test-by-Test Sri Lanka squad selection

Given Sri Lanka's growing injury concerns, the national selectors will pick a squad ahead of each Test for their upcoming three-match series against Australia, which begins on July 26