Cricket News sort by New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka 2012-13

After a disappointing rain-affected ODI Series, Sri Lanka and New Zealand will clash against each other in whites with the First Test beginning in the Fort City of Galle on Saturday.

The fifth and final ODI between Sri Lanka and New Zealand ended in a no result because of heavy rain at Hambantota.

Having lost the ODI Series already by a margin of 0-3, New Zealand will be seeking a consolation win in this afternoon’s final match at Hambantota to save themselves from a cleansweep.

Sri Lanka eased to a 7-wicket win in a rain-affected Fourth ODI at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Hambantota.

Sri Lanka will look to seal the ongoing 5-match ODI Series tomorrow at Hambantota. With a lead of 2-0, Sri Lanka are one win away from capturing the series in the fourth ODI itself.

Sri Lanka Cricket today have named a 15-man squad for the 2-match Test Series against New Zealand. The surprise pick from the Lankans in a rookie in Tharindu Kaushal, who is yet to play even a single first-class match or a List-A match in his career!

A superb partnership between centurion Tillakaratne Dilshan and Angelo Mathews saw Sri Lanka clinch the rain-affected Third ODI at Pallekele by 7 wickets. The hosts have now got a 2-0 lead in the 5-match ODI Series.

The third ODI between hosts Sri Lanka and New Zealand will be played this afternoon at Pallekele. The hosts are 1-0 up in the 5-match series having won the Second ODI at this same venue by the D/L Method on Sunday.

Sri Lanka were declared winners by 14 runs in their rain-affected Second ODI against New Zealand which was shifted from Colombo to Pallekele.