Younis Khan proud at record equalling century
Younis Khan proud at record equalling century

Veteran batsman Younis Khan Wednesday said he was proud to become the first Pakistani to score a hundred against all nine Test opponents and equalling the record of most hundreds for his country.

Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Thirimanne dropped from Lankan ODI squad for Indian tour
Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Thirimanne dropped from Lankan ODI squad for Indian tour

Sri Lanka on Wednesday named their 15-member squad for the five-match ODI series against India with notable omissions being former T20 captain Dinesh Chandimal and Lahiru Thirimanne.

Kumar Sangakkara doubtful for India tour
Kumar Sangakkara doubtful for India tour

Experienced Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara has been rendered a doubtful starter for the five-match ODI series against India due to a back injury.

Sri Lanka Cricket defends decision to tour India
Sri Lanka Cricket defends decision to tour India

 Sri Lanka Cricket on Monday defended its decision to send the national team for a tour of India next month amid criticism coming from certain quarters, saying that it was taken at the best interest of the game.

Sri Lankan cricketers concerned about skills training ahead of India tour
Sri Lankan cricketers concerned about skills training ahead of India tour

With the breaking of the news of Sri Lanka Cricket and the BCCI agreeing to a five-match ODI series, the Lankan players appeared to be concerned about their skills training required for the series.

Marvan Atapattu eyes Sri Lanka World Cup glory
Marvan Atapattu eyes Sri Lanka World Cup glory

New Sri Lanka coach Marvan Atapattu targeted more success Friday for cricket`s reigning T20 champions in next year`s 50 over World Cup, saying morale was on a high.

Shivnarine Chanderpaul climbs to number three in ICC Test rankings
Shivnarine Chanderpaul climbs to number three in ICC Test rankings

Riding on his two match-winning knocks against Bangladesh in the second Test, West Indies' veteran batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul leapfrogged Angelo Mathews and David Warner to be positioned third in the latest ICC Test rankings released Wednesday.

Split captaincy is the way forward for England: Mike Atherton
Split captaincy is the way forward for England: Mike Atherton

Slamming the team's decision-making and selections, former captain Mike Atherton has said split captaincy between Test and one-day cricket is an obvious way forward for England.

Thank you all for your support, says emotional Mahela Jayawardene

An emotional Mahela Jayawardene ended his glittering, 17-year Test career on a high Monday as Sri Lanka won the second and final Test against Pakistan by 105 runs to sweep the series 2-0.

Farewell hero Mahela Jayawardene still chasing World Cup dream

Former captain Mahela Jayawardene left the test scene on Monday vowing to devote his energies towards helping Sri Lanka win another 50-over World Cup next year in Australia and New Zealand.

Would be hard to play without Mahela Jayawardene: Kumar Sangakkara

Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has said it would be difficult to fill the shoes of Mahela Jayawardene, who ended his 17-year-long Test career here Sunday.

Mahela Jayawardene impact will be felt for years

Mahela Jayawardene closed the curtain on an illustrious test career on Monday, leaving a huge gap in the Sri Lanka batting order as well as the dressing room, which the island country will find difficult to bridge.

Pakistan must score 271 to ruin Jayawardene`s farewell

Pakistan were set a target of 271 to record a series-levelling win in the second Test against Sri Lanka on Sunday and ruin the retiring Mahela Jayawardene`s farewell party.

Pakistan bounce back as Mahela Jayawardene falls for 54

Mahela Jayawardene was dismissed for 54 in his last Test innings as Pakistan kept themselves in the hunt to force a series-levelling win in the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Sunday.

Mahela Jayawardene falls for 54 in final Test innings

Sri Lanka`s Mahela Jayawardene was dismissed for 54 in his last Test innings on the fourth day of the second Test against Pakistan on Sunday.

Sanga, Mahela put Sri Lanka on top against Pakistan

Mahela Jayawardene scored an unbeaten 49 in his last Test innings as Sri Lanka took charge of the second and final match against Pakistan in Colombo on Saturday.

Sri Lanka edge ahead in Pakistan Test

Opener Upul Tharanga scored 45 as Sri Lanka went ahead by 74 runs with eight wickets in hand in the second and final Test against Pakistan in Colombo on Saturday.

Captain Misbah backs Ajmal to come clean on suspect action

Pakistan are not worried about Saeed Ajmal`s reporting for a suspect bowling action and are confident that the ace off-spinner will be cleared, captain Misbah-ul-Haq said.

Mahela Jayawardene, the elegant run-machine, bids adieu

Test cricket will bid farewell to one of its most elegant strokemakers when Sri Lanka`s Mahela Jayawardene quits the longer format after the second Test against Pakistan, starting in Colombo Thursday.