Arjuna Ranatunga

Sri Lankan cricketers demand immediate inquiry into match-fixing accusations

Sri Lankan cricketers demand immediate inquiry into match-fixing accusations

Earlier, legendary Arjuna Ranatunga, who led Lanka to the 1996 World Cup triumph, claimed that the final of 2011 edition between India and Lanka was fixed.

Sep 22, 2017, 22:48 PM IST
Cricket is equivalent to gambling, says former Sri Lankan captain Arjuna Ranatunga

Cricket is equivalent to gambling, says former Sri Lankan captain Arjuna Ranatunga

In recent years, the former Sri Lankan captain has become extremely outspoken, making several sweeping statements.

Sep 01, 2017, 12:58 PM IST
Twitterati mock Arjuna Ranatunga for his 'don't behave like Indian fans' remark

Twitterati mock Arjuna Ranatunga for his 'don't behave like Indian fans' remark

The 53-year-old, who is now a minister in the Sri Lanka government, is known for making controversial comments. Last month, he had claimed that the 2011 ICC World Cup final match between India and Sri Lanka was fixed.

Aug 31, 2017, 00:07 AM IST
Arjuna Ranatunga slams Sri Lanka board over 3-0 whitewash by India

Arjuna Ranatunga slams Sri Lanka board over 3-0 whitewash by India

Ranatunga said Sri Lanka`s XI could not be faulted for the humiliating 3-0 drubbing described by skipper Dinesh Chandimal as the worst series of his career, but squared the blame entirely with management.

Aug 15, 2017, 23:46 PM IST
Virat Kohli has a long way to go as captain, says Arjuna Ranatunga

Virat Kohli has a long way to go as captain, says Arjuna Ranatunga

When asked about what all changes Kohli needs to bring in himself, Ranatunga advised the Indian captain to tone down his aggression a bit.

Aug 08, 2017, 09:30 AM IST
Arjuna Ranatunga hits out at Sri Lankan administrators, says they run cricket in a disgusting manner

Arjuna Ranatunga hits out at Sri Lankan administrators, says they run cricket in a disgusting manner

He said that instead of the India-Sri Lanka series, he preferred to watch the England-South Africa one.

Aug 02, 2017, 14:33 PM IST
Following Arjuna Ranatunga's claim, Sri Lanka sports minister willing to probe 2011 World Cup final

Following Arjuna Ranatunga's claim, Sri Lanka sports minister willing to probe 2011 World Cup final

Ranatunga, who was present at the Wankhede Stadium as a commentator, had said that Sri Lankan performance on the day was questionable and it must be investigated.

Jul 19, 2017, 18:31 PM IST
Gautam Gambhir, Ashish Nehra join fans in roasting Arjuna Ranatunga for his 2011 ICC World Cup final match-fixing claims

Gautam Gambhir, Ashish Nehra join fans in roasting Arjuna Ranatunga for his 2011 ICC World Cup final match-fixing claims

Regarded as one of the best captains ever in cricket's history, Ranatunga reduced himself to a laughing stock with the claim, which many claimed was bizarre. But fans, specially Indians, have taken strong exception and targeted Lanka's World Cup winning captain with harsh comments on social media platforms.

Jul 14, 2017, 21:15 PM IST
Arjuna Ranatunga alleges 2011 World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka was fixed

Arjuna Ranatunga alleges 2011 World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka was fixed

Earlier, Sangakkara had asked for an inquiry into why the team was sent to Pakistan when there were no proper answers to security concerns.

Jul 14, 2017, 16:14 PM IST
Mohammad Azharuddin is the best skipper to have led the Indian cricket team, says Arjuna Ranatunga

Mohammad Azharuddin is the best skipper to have led the Indian cricket team, says Arjuna Ranatunga

The veteran left-hander, who is a World Cup winning skipper for Sri Lanka, picked Mohammad Azaharuddin as India's best skipper till date.

May 02, 2017, 14:49 PM IST

Three Sri Lankan ports that India could develop: Arjuna Ranatunga

China is firmly entrenched in Sri Lanka's Hambantota port.

Mar 30, 2017, 12:43 PM IST