In what was to be Tillakaratne Dilshan's final fling with international cricket, Sri Lanka would have hoped to give him a fond farewell. But, all great stories do not have fairy tale endings. And so it was to be with Dilshan
Tillakaratne Dilshan has announced his retirement from one-dayers and T20s. The third ODI against Australia at Dambulla on Sunday will be his last one-day match, following which he will feature in the two T20s, and end his international career completely
Having been knocked out of the 2016 World T20, South Africa and Sri Lanka will find motivation hard to come by when they take on each other in an inconsequential encounter at the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi
Former champions West Indies will take on Sri Lanka, the team that took over the World T20 champions status from them, Sri Lanka, in a crucial Group 1 clash on Sunday at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.
Although the 10th match of the Asia Cup was a dead rubber, both Pakistan and Sri Lanka would have been keen on winning the contest, as it was their last match before the World T20 in India began, even amidst reports that Pakistan had threatened to pull out of the event
Sri Lanka may have lost the T20 series in India 1-2. But, that doesn’t make them any less a threat as the Asia Cup begins. This is one tournament they love winning, although this is the first time the event will be held in the shortest version of the sport