Sanath Jayasuriya takes responsibility for Sri Lanka's Indian debacle
Sanath Jayasuriya takes responsibility for Sri Lanka's Indian debacle

The chairman of selectors Sanath Jayasuriya has taken responsibility for Sri Lanka's 0-5 thrashing in India following the sudden decision to make the tour.

Indian tour has hurt Lanka's World Cup preparation: Arjuna Ranatunga
Indian tour has hurt Lanka's World Cup preparation: Arjuna Ranatunga

Refusing to blame the players for the ODI debacle in India, World Cup winning former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga said the country's administrators are responsible for the fiasco which has disturbed the team's World Cup preparations as well.

Current Indian team is better in handling pressure: Sourav Ganguly
Current Indian team is better in handling pressure: Sourav Ganguly

Defending Team India's often-criticised character of crumbling under pressure, former captain Sourav Ganguly said that the current side is better adept in responding to difficult situations than before.

India's 1983 win inspired me, says Arjuna Ranatunga
India's 1983 win inspired me, says Arjuna Ranatunga

Sri Lanka's 1996 World Cup-winning captain Arjuna Ranatunga said that India's 1983 Prudential Cup triumph inspired him to take his country to the peak of 50-over cricket.

Buttler should have been recalled says Ranatunga

Former skipper Arjuna Ranatunga today said Sri Lanka was right to run out England`s Jos Buttler, but felt he should have been recalled in the spirit of the game.

Sanga, Mahela made correct decision to retire, says Arjuna Ranatunga

It triggered quite a furore in Sri Lankan cricket but the country`s first World Cup-winning captain Arjuna Ranatunga has backed Mahela Jayawrdene and Kumar Sangakkara`s decision to call it quits from Twenty20 Internationals, saying the duo`s timing was correct.

Malinga attributes his success in World T20 to IPL

Pacer Lasith Malinga, who led Sri Lanka to the World T20 title, the country first major crown for 18 years, has attributed his success in the just-concluded event in Bangladesh to IPL.

Sri Lanka offers $1 mln bonus to win ICC World Twenty 20

The Sri Lankan team will be handed a million dollar bonus if they can shake off their reputation as chokers in the final of the World Twenty20 this weekend, the country`s cricket board announced Friday.

Weak bowling could trip India`s 2015 World Cup hopes: Ranatunga

Former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga feels India might find it difficult to defend their World Cup title in 2015, scheduled in Australia and New Zealand, due to the team`s weak bowling resources.

Ranatunga fears for bowlers following new ODI rules

Former Sri Lanka cricket captain Arjuna Ranatunga is apprehensive that the repeated changes in the rules of One-Day Internationals have shifted the advantage so overwhelmingly in favour of the batsmen that very few youngsters in future would opt to be bowlers.

We can`t learn from India anymore, feels Arjuna Ranatunga

There was a time when the budding cricketers of Sri Lanka looked upto India for learning the nuances of the game but former captain Arjuna Ranatunga feels this can no longer happen due to the advent of Twenty20.

Wish Sachin played few more Tests as game needs him: Ranatunga

Sri Lanka`s World Cup winning former captain Arjuna Ranatunga feels that Sachin Tendulkar could have continued playing Test cricket for some more time which would have only benefitted the traditional format of the game.

IPL only gave disrepute to Indian cricket: Ranatunga

Ridiculing the Indian Premier League for turning cricketers into a bunch of avaricious people, World Cup winning Sri Lankan captain Arjuna Ranatunga on Thursday, said that the cash-awash T20 league has given Indian cricket nothing but disrepute.

SLC powerless to stop players even as pressure mounts

Reacting to mounting pressure on the authorities to prevent the Sri Lankan cricketers from taking part in the upcoming Indian Premier League, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Saturday said it was powerless to stop the players.

Ranatunga assures help in reviving cricket in Pakistan

Four years since the dreaded terrorist attack on Sri Lankan cricketers here, team`s former captain Arjuna Ranatunga said that he is willing to help Pakistan in reviving international cricket.

Ranatunga hails Sri Lanka women`s cricketers

Sri Lanka`s World Cup winning skipper Arjuna Ranatunga has applauded the country`s women`s world cup team, stating that they were an example for their male counterparts.

Greig stood by Sri Lanka, says Ranatunga

Remembering Tony Greig, who passed away after losing his battle with lung cancer, Sri Lanka`s World Cup winning skipper Arjuna Ranatunga said that former England captain and celebrated commentator stood by Sri Lanka when most others did not.

Lankan cricket legend Ranatunga quits Opposition p

Sri Lanka`s World Cup winning captain Arjuna Ranatunga on Friday quit his position as the deputy leader of the Democratic Party, led by former army chief Gen Sarath Fonseka.

Ranatunga fired as SLC head for opposing IPL: Report

Sri Lanka`s World Cup-winning captain Arjuna Ranatunga`s tenure as the head of the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) came to be short-lived because of his opposition to IPL, a report here has claimed.

Ranatunga`s take on IPL his own, says Mahela

Delhi Daredevils vice-captain Mahela Jayawardene Friday brushed off former Sri Lankan captain Arjuna Ranatunga`s take on the Indian Premier League (IPL) as being his own opinion.