• Chandimal hails Sri Lankan spirit

    Chandimal hails Sri Lankan spirit0

    Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal praised the fighting spirit and ability to learn from mistakes which lifted his players to a series whitewash over Pakistan in Dubai on Tuesday. Barely two months ago the Sri Lankan team was routed 3-0 at home by world No 1 Test team India, but Chandimal said his players and management switched gears both

  • Aussie women’s quicks ready to go in Ashes

    Aussie women’s quicks ready to go in Ashes0

    Australia’s next generation of young quicks are ready to explode in this summer’s women’s Ashes series, according to teenage pace bowler Lauren Cheatle. With experienced campaigners Megan Schutt and Ellyse Perry set to play a key part in Australia’s defence of the Ashes, 18-year-old Cheatle looms as the likely third pace option against England. She

  • Sri Lanka down Pakistan to take series

    Sri Lanka down Pakistan to take series0

    Off-spinner Dilruwan Perera finished with five wickets to help Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 68 runs in the second Test in Dubai on Tuesday and take the series 2-0. Perera had figures of 5-98 as Pakistan, chasing a tough 317 to win, were bowled out for 248 in the second hour of fifth and final day at