Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.
Former India opener Gautam Gambhir turned 38 on Monday and wishes poured in from the cricket fraternity for the left-hander. Gambhir, currently a Member of Parliament, also represented Delhi in the domestic circuit and captained the Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League (IPL) during his cricketing years.
Virat Kohli on Friday broke a slew of records enroute his career-best unbeaten 254 as India posted a mammoth 601/5 in the first innings before declaring on Day 2 of the second Test against South Africa.
Following Pakistan's dismal performance in the T20I series against Sri Lanka which they lost 0-3, skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed is drawing flak from all quarters in the country.
Pakistan may have suffered a 0-3 whitewash in the just concluded T20 international series against a second-string Sri Lanka side, but it was a matter of great respite for the Green Brigade as they turned out to be a perfect host and even the visitors lauded the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) efforts.
In a diplomatic embarrassment, Pakistan has cancelled the appointment of a retired military officer as its envoy to Sri Lanka, after Defence Minister raised objections.
Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq is baffled by the way his players performed against a second-string Sri Lanka side, saying they were outplayed in every department.
Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by 13 runs in the third T20I at the Gaddafi Stadium here on Wednesday.
Playing sans many of their big stars, Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 13 runs in the third and final T20 international here on Wednesday to complete a 3-0 whitewash of the top-ranked T20 side in the world.
Following Pakistan's dismal performance in the highly anticipated ongoing T20I series against Sri Lanka, former skipper Ramiz Raja has insisted that Misbah-ul-Haq, who is serving as the chief selector and head coach of the green shirts, has been "overburdened" by the country's cricket board.
Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has registered an unfortunate record to his name as he now has the most number of first-ball ducks in T20Is.