Sri Lanka reaches 164-5 on day 4, needs 163 more runs to win

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka reached 164 for five at lunch Monday to stay in the contest in the third cricket test against England, losing just one wicket while adding 110 runs in the morning s...

England lead by 206 runs in third Test against Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka rallied from its batting woes on day two to claim four English wickets in the first hour of day three to reduce the tourists to 110-4 at lunch on Sunday at the Sinh...

Sri Lanka 74 for 1 in reply to England in third Test

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka reached 74 for one in reply to England's first innings total of 336 all out at lunch on day two of the third Test match at the Sinhalese Sports Club grounds on Satu...

England wins toss, bats 1st in bid for test series sweep

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — England skipper Joe Root has won the toss and elected to bat first in third test as he pushes for a sweep of the three-match series against Sri Lanka. It wa...

England aiming to whitewash Sri Lanka in 3rd test

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka has played poorly and is weakened. And it's already 2-0 down in the test series at home. England fancies its chance of administering a coup de gra...

England win second Test against Sri Lanka by 57 runs

KANDY, Sri Lanka (AP) — England won the second test against Sri Lanka by 57 runs on the final day at the Pallekele International Stadium to clinch its first series victory in Sri Lanka in 17 years. ...

Leach takes 3 wickets, England in charge over Sri Lanka

KANDY, Sri Lanka (AP) — England, led by left-arm spinner Jack Leach's three early wickets Saturday, looked likely to win its first test series in Sri Lanka in 17 years. The visitors ...

Spinners help Sri Lanka early on 3rd day against England

KANDY, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's four-pronged spin attack gave its team a chance to square the three-match test series against England by picking up four wickets in the morning session Friday on th...

Stokes helps England rally after Karunaratne, De Silva 50s

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka (AP) — Outstanding fielding by allrounder Ben Stokes helped England rally in the second Test against Sri Lanka after a 96-run stand for the third wicket between Dimuth Karunaratne...

England move within 7 wickets of 1st ever test win at Galle

GALLE, Sri Lanka (AP) — England took three wickets in the hour before lunch Friday to move within seven wickets of its first ever test win at Galle. Sri Lanka, set an improbable vict...

Jennings helps England build lead to 250 in 1st test

GALLE, Sri Lanka (AP) — Keaton Jennings got a reprieve just before lunch as he helped England extend its lead to 250 runs on day three of the series-opening test against Sri Lanka. J...

Foakes gets 107, takes catch as England dominate early day 2

GALLE, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka lost four quick wickets and was in trouble at 42-4 at lunch on day two of the first test after dismissing England for 342. Test newcomer Ben Foakes ...

Pradeep takes 5 wickets for Sri Lanka; India passes 500

GALLE, Sri Lanka (AP) — Paceman Nuwan Pradeep took a maiden five-wicket haul for Sri Lanka but India pushed its total to 503 for seven at lunch on the second day of the series-opening test. ...

Challenge increases for Sri Lanka ahead of India series

GALLE, Sri Lanka (AP) — An already tough year for the Sri Lankan cricket team is about to get more challenging as it hosts India for a three-test series. The Sri Lankans were swept b...

Sri Lanka puts unbeaten test record in line vs Bangladesh

GALLE, Sri Lanka (AP) — Rangana Herath isn't putting a lot of emphasis on Sri Lanka's unbeaten record against Bangladesh in the five-day format as he prepares to lead his lineup into a home test this ...