Sri Lankan great hopeful for cricket revival in Pakistan
Sri Lankan great hopeful for cricket revival in Pakistan

Former Sri Lankan captain Sanath Jayasuriya expressed optimism Friday that more international cricket matches would be held in Pakistan and said the security situation was improving in the country.

Tillakaratne Dilshan becomes 4th Sri Lankan to get past 10,000-run mark in ODIs
Tillakaratne Dilshan becomes 4th Sri Lankan to get past 10,000-run mark in ODIs

Sri Lankan opener Tillakaratne Dilshan on Sunday joined an elite club of cricketers by crossing the 10,000 ODI run-mark during the 5th ODI against Pakistan at Hambantota.

Sanath Jayasuria-led selection panel quits after SLC revamp
Sanath Jayasuria-led selection panel quits after SLC revamp

Sri Lankan cricket team's selection panel headed by former captain Sanath Jayasuriya today resigned following the recent revamp of the SLC administration.

Sri Lanka blames fitness for Cricket World Cup flop
Sri Lanka blames fitness for Cricket World Cup flop

Sri Lankan cricketing authorities blamed a lack of fitness and the poor form of the side`s top order batsmen for failing to progress beyond the quarterfinals of the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Unscheduled Indian tour hurt SL WC preparations: Official
Unscheduled Indian tour hurt SL WC preparations: Official

The hurriedly arranged tour of India by Sri Lankan cricket administrators last year hurt the team's chances of going beyond the quarter-final stage of the World Cup, a former SLC co-member has said.

ICC World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka want hard-working Kumar Sangakkara to play on
ICC World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka want hard-working Kumar Sangakkara to play on

Kumar Sangakkara is working as hard to improve his game in his final one-day tournament as he did when he first broke into the Sri Lanka team a decade and a half ago, said chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Sanath Jayasuriya hails `unbelievable` Kumar Sangakkara
Cricket World Cup 2015: Sanath Jayasuriya hails `unbelievable` Kumar Sangakkara

Sri Lanka great Sanath Jayasuriya has said he would love Kumar Sangakkara to go back on his decision to quit one-day internationals after the World Cup after witnessing his "unbelievable" batting feats during the tournament.

Vivian Richards pips Sachin Tendulkar as greatest ODI player in online poll
Vivian Richards pips Sachin Tendulkar as greatest ODI player in online poll

West Indian batting great Viv Richards has been voted as the greatest ODI player in the history of the game ahead of India's cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar in an online poll.

Cricket World Cup: Long haul finally pays off for UAE batsman Khurram Khan
Cricket World Cup: Long haul finally pays off for UAE batsman Khurram Khan

Cricket has always been a sport that has rewarded patience, even in the souped-up version of the one-day game, but few players at the World Cup have had to wait longer for their big break than the evergreen United Arab Emirates batsman Khurram Khan.

AB de Villiers shows why is he 'most valuable cricketer on the planet'
AB de Villiers shows why is he 'most valuable cricketer on the planet'

Days after former Australian legend Adam Gilchrist hailed AB de Villiers as the most valuable cricketer on the planet, the wicketkeeper-batsman showed the cricket fraternity the reason why several cricket experts, cricketers rate him so highly as a player.

Sri Lanka`s Kumar Sangakkara completes 13,000 ODI runs
Sri Lanka`s Kumar Sangakkara completes 13,000 ODI runs

Sri Lanka`s Kumar Sangakkara on Wednesday became only the fourth batsman in history to surpass the 13,000-run mark in one-day internationals, achieving the feat in his 386th match.

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.

Brilliant Mahela Jayawardene crosses 12,000 runs in ODI cricket
Brilliant Mahela Jayawardene crosses 12,000 runs in ODI cricket

Sri Lankan batting sensation Mahela Jayawardene, completed 12,000 runs in ODI cricket on Sunday, after scoring a ton against India in the third limited overs match in Hyderabad. Jayawardene notched up his 17th ODI ton to help the Lankans set a modest 243-run target for the Indians.

India series chance for fringe players: Sanath Jayasuriya
India series chance for fringe players: Sanath Jayasuriya

Sri Lanka Cricket's (SLC) chairman of selectors Sanath Jayasuriya on Sunday said the upcoming five-match One-Day International (ODI) series against India will help their team in trying out their fringe players before the World Cup.

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.

Wish I played more Tests in Australia, England: Mahela Jayawardene

As his illustrious innings in Test cricket came to an end, the artistic Mahela Jayawardene wished he could play more matches in Australia, England and South Africa and built his reputation of being a connoisseurs delight the world over.

Mahela Jayawardene rules out politics and coaching

Mahela Jayawardene, who retired from Test cricket today after a glorious Test career, ruled himself out from entering politics or seeking a coaching position with the national team.

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.

Jayasuriya accused of attacking Lankan undergraduates

Former cricketer and a minister in the Sri Lankan government Sanath Jayasuriya, accused of leading a mob that assaulted a group of university students, today rejected the allegations levelled by the opposition JVP.