Talking about his former teammate, Sangakkara, who retired from international cricket earlier in the week, former Sri Lankan captain Sanath Jayasuriya said that legends like him are irreplaceable. “You can’t replace people like Kumar Sangakkara, Tillekaratne Dilshan and Mahela Jayawardene.
India’s Test captain Virat Kohli has dropped out of ICC’s top-10 list for batsmen in the five-day format, but R Ashwin’s remarkable outing in the ongoing series against Sri Lanka helped him earn a place to eighth in bowling while
Essex will host Sri Lanka in a three-day game at Chelmsford in May next year. The match, starting on Sunday May 8, will see Angelo Mathews’ side begin their preparation for the two-match Investec Test series against Alastair Cook’s England.
Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin caused a dramatic Sri Lanka collapse as India completed a crushing 278-run victory in the second Test in Colombo on Monday to level the three-match series. Ashwin grabbed five for 42 as Sri Lanka, set an improbable
Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara was dismissed for 18 in his final international innings, ending a remarkable 15-year career during the second Test against India in Colombo on Sunday. A full house of around 7,000 was in attendance at the P.
Legendary batsman and former India skipper Rahul Dravid lavished praise on Lanka star Kumar Sangakkara, who is set to bring down the curtains after the second Test against India in Colombo. Dravid said the retirement of Sangakkara is going to
The P Sara Oval looked quiet for a farewell of one of Sri Lanka’s greatest cricketers. Until Tuesday, especially for those who had been to Kolkata and Mumbai during that fortnight of festivities surrounding Sachin Tendulkar’s good-bye game, the air
India suffered a huge blow after their in-form opener Shikhar Dhawan was on Monday ruled out of the remainder of the cricket Test series against Sri Lanka due to a hairline fracture in his hand. India, who lost the first
There was good news for several Sri Lanka players in the latest ICC rankings which were released following its memorable 63-run victory over India in the first Test at Galle on Saturday, with career high gains for Dinesh Chandimal and
Singapore’s national netball team finished 15th out of 16 teams at the Netball World Cup, after they beat Sri Lanka 59-32 in the 15th/16th-placing match at the Allphones Arena in Sydney on Sunday. The Republic, ranked 15th in the world,
Veteran left-arm spinner Rangana Herath grabbed seven wickets as Sri Lanka stunned India by 63 runs in the thrilling first Test in Galle on Saturday. The tourists, set a victory target of 176 runs, were skittled for 112 in their
Sri Lanka was in deep trouble in the first test against India after it lost both openers without scoring at the start of the second innings on Thursday. The hosts finished on five for two at stumps leaving the visitors
Sri Lankan keeper-batsman Dinesh Chandimal credited the Indian bowlers for their brilliant performance on day one of the first cricket Test here today, as the hosts were bowled out for just 183 runs in their first innings. Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin
Shivnarine Chanderpaul had absolutely no hesitation in answering the question as to who according to him is the best player he has ever watched. When the question was directed to him at a banquet in Queens, New York as to
Sri Lanka’s batting great Kumar Sangakkara has no regrets about his impending retirement, telling reporters on Tuesday that he felt like a “dinosaur” in the dressing room. Sangakkara, who turns 38 in October, will end his international career after playing
The SPAR Proteas crushed Sri Lanka 89-17 in their final first round match at the Netball World Cup in Sydney on Monday. They finished second in Pool C, behind Malawi. Coach Norma Plummer used the opportunity of playing one of
There was a scary fan incident at a WWE live event in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada on Saturday night when a fan threw a replica Money in the Bank briefcase at the back of the head of Roman Reigns. The
Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene has paid a fitting tribute to the retiring Kumar Sangakkara, describing him as the “greatest batsman” to have emerged from the island nation since their entry into international cricket. Sangakkara, who has 12,000 plus
Australia captain Michael Clarke has confirmed he will retire from international cricket at the end of the ongoing Ashes series. “I’ll have one more Test and that will be the end of my career,” Clarke told Channel Nine after the
England have won the Ashes after sealing victory in the fourth Test at Trent Bridge to take an unassailable 3-1 lead in the series. Little more than 18 months after suffering a 5-0 humiliation in Australia, England reclaimed the urn