Prasanna Jayawardene

Surprised, excited Doug Bracewell returns from exile

Surprised, excited Doug Bracewell returns from exile

Doug Bracewell was just as surprised as many pundits and fans on Saturday when he was named as the third seamer for New Zealand in the second test against Sri Lanka and then celebrated his recall with three wickets late in the day.

Jan 03, 2015, 13:58 PM IST

Pakistan chances for series-levelling win fade

Pakistan`s chances of winning the third and final Test for a series-levelling win against Sri Lanka were fading fast on the fifth and final day in Sharjah Monday.

Jan 20, 2014, 18:12 PM IST

3rd Test, Day 4: Pakistan push Sri Lanka hard for series-levelling win

Pakistan grabbed the prized wicket of Mahela Jayawardene to press their advantage for a series-levelling win over Sri Lanka in the third Test in Sharjah on Sunday.

Jan 19, 2014, 19:59 PM IST

Misbah-ul Haq hails match-turner Angelo Mathews

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq praised his counterpart Angelo Mathews for his fightback which earned Sri Lanka a respectable draw in the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.

Jan 05, 2014, 02:53 AM IST

Johnson first person to ask Sangakkara of well being after hurting him with bouncer

Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson was the first person to walk into the change-room and make sure everything is fine with Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara after hurting him with a venomous bouncer on day three of the Boxing Day Test match.

Dec 29, 2012, 16:11 PM IST

Jayawardene slams Lankan players for playing ‘bad cricket’ during Melbourne rout

Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene has blasted his players for playing bad cricket during their humiliating innings and 201 runs defeat at the hands of Australia in the Boxing Day Test match at the MCG.

Dec 28, 2012, 14:26 PM IST

P Jayawardena, Welagedara upgraded in central contracts

Wicketkeeper-batsman Prasanna Jayawardene and left-arm fast bowler Chanaka Welagedara have been upgraded in the central contract categories.

May 25, 2012, 19:46 PM IST

Randiv, Prasanna make comeback to Sri Lankan squad

Off-spinner Suraj Randiv forced his way back into the Sri Lankan team for the upcoming two-match Test series against England, scheduled to commence from March 26 in the southern port town of Galle.

Mar 23, 2012, 13:11 PM IST

Ton-up Prasanna puts Sri Lanka on top

Prasanna Jayawardene`s hundred left Sri Lanka well-placed against England on the second day of the first Test on Friday.

May 28, 2011, 00:00 AM IST