Sri Lanka

10:57 AM ET Sri Lanka left-arm spinner Lasith Embuldeniya is almost certainly out of the Port Elizabeth Test after severely dislocating his left thumb while attempting to take a return catch on Thursday, the opening day. Embuldeniya left the field immediately clutching a warped and bloody thumb, before an X-ray revealed the extent of his
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8:17 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Spinner Akila Dananjaya has returned to Sri Lanka’s squad for the five ODIs in South Africa. He was officially banned from bowling in international cricket in December, after an independent biomechanic assessment found his flex beyond the permitted 15 degrees. Dinesh Chandimal, who had been dropped for Test series in
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3:00 AM ET Toss Sri Lanka chose to bowl v South Africa Captaining in a Test match for the first time, Dimuth Karunaratne called correctly at the toss and put South Africa in to bat on a grassy, green-tinged Kingsmead track. “There’s a little moisture in the surface and we want to make the most
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11:44 PM ET Madushka Balasuriya Sri Lanka Cricket has curtailed coach Chandika Hathurusingha‘s role in team selection, removing him from his position of selector-on-tour effective immediately. Selecting the XI on tour will now be undertaken by the team manager and captain in consultation with the national selection committee. “The team on tour shall be made
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