It`s upto the players to play or not in IPL: de Silva

Former captain Aravinda de Silva chose to react diplomatically over Sri Lankan cricketers` exclusion from the IPL matches in Chennai on Saturday, by stating that the players were grown up enough to take their own decisions in life.

Indian bowling weak, lacks variation: Aravinda de Silva

Sri Lankan batting great Aravinda de Silva feels that the Mahindra Singh Dhoni-led side has a weak bowling attack, besides also lacking in variation.

Hashan denies naming de Silva, Sanath in fixing

Former captain Hashan Tillakaratne has denied that he had named ex-skippers Aravinda de Silva and Sanath Jayasuriya as being involved in match-fixing.

World Cup final defeat was hard to bear: Aravinda

Aravinda de Silva, the outgoing chairman of cricket selectors for Sri Lanka, on Thursday said it was hard for him to bear the team`s loss against India in the final of the World Cup last week.

Aravinda lashes out at Lanka middle-order batting blues

Sri Lankan batting great Aravinda de Silva said the World Cup co-hosts need to perform several notches up if they want to beat England in the quarterfinal.

Pakistan capable of winning World Cup

Former Sri Lanka captain Aravinda de Silva believes that if Pakistan play consistently then the 1992 champions can go on to win World Cup 2011.

De Silva gets used to life wielding the axe

Aravinda de Silva is getting used to his new life as Sri Lanka`s chairman of selectors -- and axing big name ex-team-mates is just part of the package.

Sri Lanka blends variety and experience in World Cup

Sri Lanka`s cricket selectors opted for a blend of variety and experience when naming the final 15-man squad for the 2011 World Cup.