Cricket News sort by Australia tour of Sri Lanka - 2011

Sri Lanka's fast bowler Lasith Malinga has said he is fit and ready to face Australia in the five-match one-day series, having recovered from a back ailment.

Australia tour of Sri Lanka(Aus tour SL 2011), 2nd T20I: Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele, Aug 8, 2011. Match scheduled to begin at 19:00 local time (13:30 GMT).

A shaky start to the tour by Australia let Sri Lanka go one up in the 1st T20 of the tour. It is Australia's chance to turn around things as they surely have abundance of talent in their squad.

Dilshan Century Video Sri Lanka vs Australia 1st T20 2011. Tillakaratne Mudiyanselage Dilshan SL vs Aus Twenty20 Cricket Highlights Video. Australia vs Sri Lanka T20 Cricket Highlights. Dilshan 100 T20 Twenty20 2011 6th august.

Sri Lanka captain Tillakaratne Dilshan hit five sixes and 12 boundaries in his first Twenty20 century, leading the hosts to 198-3 against Australia on Saturday.

Australia T20 Squad for Srilanka Series 2011. Australia tour of Sri Lanka, 1st T20I: Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele, Aug 6, 2011

Australia's Twenty20 captain Cameron White said on Wednesday that he expects a tough contest against the hosts Sri Lanka during two upcoming matches.

Doug Bollinger, the Australian fast bowler, believes he is fit enough for Test cricket, contrary to the views of the national selectors. Having bowled well and demonstrated his fitness at the Australian team's pre-tour training camps in Brisbane, Bollinger was as surprised as anyone when he was left out of the Test squad to tour Sri Lanka for reasons of fitness

Sri Lanka skipper Tillakaratne Dilshan on Tuesday insisted his team would not be taking Australia lightly despite the youthful look to the tourists' squad. The skipper will be without injured opening bowler Lasith Malinga for the two Twenty20 matches against Australia but said he wanted his younger players to take the opportunity to perform for the side. "Australian usually play very hard. They may be a bit inexperienced. But they are tough opponents," Dilshan said in Colombo ahead of the first T20 on Saturday in the central town of Kandy.