Mahela Jayawardene set for England role
Mahela Jayawardene set for England role

Mahela Jayawardene is set to be appointed as a batting consultant by England for their series away to Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates later this year after officials confirmed Tuesday they were in talks with the Sri Lanka great. 

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.

Sanga, Mahela-less Sri Lanka stunned by Younis, Misbah's experience!
Sanga, Mahela-less Sri Lanka stunned by Younis, Misbah's experience!

Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan's two ageless warriors once again delivered when it mattered the most as the visitors staged a spectacular fightback in the third Test against Sri Lanka to seal the series 2-1.

3rd Test: Pakistan, Sri Lanka reshuffle pack for decider
3rd Test: Pakistan, Sri Lanka reshuffle pack for decider

Pakistan and Sri Lanka will ring in several changes, most of them forced on them, in a bid to win the decisive third and final Test starting in Pallekele on Friday.

3rd Test: Sri Lanka enter new era in Pakistan decider
3rd Test: Sri Lanka enter new era in Pakistan decider

Sri Lanka will get a glimpse of a future without their batting greats when the decisive third and final Test against Pakistan begins in Pallekele on Friday.

Kumar Sangakkara yet to confirm Test retirement: Angelo Mathews
Kumar Sangakkara yet to confirm Test retirement: Angelo Mathews

Sri Lanka's batting great Kumar Sangakkara is still in talks with selectors to discuss his retirement from Test cricket, captain Angelo Mathews said on Wednesday.

Waqar Younis confident about reaching targets on Sri Lanka tour
Waqar Younis confident about reaching targets on Sri Lanka tour

Pakistan`s coach Waqar Younis expressed confidence the cricket squad would achieve targets in Tests and one-day series as they set off for a tour of Sri Lanka on Monday.

Desmond Haynes has big expectations from CPL 3rd edition
Desmond Haynes has big expectations from CPL 3rd edition

Batting legend Desmond Haynes has backed this year’s Caribbean Premier League to be played between June 20 to July 26, to be one of the best ever.

Mahela Jayawardene approached for Legends T20 league
Mahela Jayawardene approached for Legends T20 league

Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene has been approached for the proposed Legends' T20 matches, promoted by legends Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne to make inroads into the untapped US market.

Mahela Jayawardene key to Tallawahs fortunes: Mickey Arthur
Mahela Jayawardene key to Tallawahs fortunes: Mickey Arthur

Head coach Mickey Arthur believes the acquisition of Sri Lankan star Mahela Jayawardene will be pivotal to Jamaica Tallawah’s chances in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), which bowls off next month.

Five players to miss out on the Indian Premier League 2015

Five players to miss out on the Indian Premier League 2015

Will take time to fill up void created by Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara: Angelo Mathews
Will take time to fill up void created by Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara: Angelo Mathews

With the yoeman service Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara have given to Sri Lankan cricket for over a decade and a half, it would be difficult to find their replacements overnight, feels Angelo Mathews.

The comeback conundrum for cricketing legends

In the recently concluded Cricket World Cup, while we witnessed some of the most outstanding performances from different cricketers, one which overshadowed the rest was of Kumar Sangakkara hitting four consecutive centuries. That the veteran was playing in his last World Cup, made the feat all the more special. While most of his contemporaries found it difficult to shine in cricket's biggest extravaganza, Sanga, who is one of the most underrated cricketer in world cricket, showed yet again why he deserves to go down as one of the finest cricketers to have played the game.

Mahela Jayawardena to build grassroot cricket in Sri Lanka
Mahela Jayawardena to build grassroot cricket in Sri Lanka

Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene is set to take over a role with the country's cricket administration to develop the infrastructure of the local game at the feeder level.

Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara thank fans for enormous support over the years
Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara thank fans for enormous support over the years

A day after they played their last international games for Sri Lanka in coloured jerseys, the legendary duo of Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara thanked their fans across the world for their relentless support.

Respect, not trophies will mark Mahela, Sangakkara’s splendid careers

No matter where you were, no matter which was your favourite team, if you were watching Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene shaking hands with players in coloured jerseys for that one final time, post a humiliating defeat against South Africa and weren’t emotional, you possibly never were a c

Cricket World Cup: Kumar Sangakkara walks away happy, says Sri Lanka in a good place
Cricket World Cup: Kumar Sangakkara walks away happy, says Sri Lanka in a good place

Kumar Sangakkara bid farewell to limited overs cricket on Wednesday, disappointed with a World Cup quarter-final defeat but happy that Sri Lanka were in a better place than when he came into the side in 2000.

ICC World Cup: Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara – legends bid adieu to ODI cricket
ICC World Cup: Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara – legends bid adieu to ODI cricket

Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara might not have got a fairytale ending to their final ODI match of their glorious careers but the veterans smiled through the disappointment as they fondly recounted their respective journeys.

ICC Cricket World Cup: South Africa crush listless Sri Lanka by 9 wickets to enter semis
ICC Cricket World Cup: South Africa crush listless Sri Lanka by 9 wickets to enter semis

Spinners Imran Tahir and hat-trick man Jean-Paul Duminy shared seven wickets between them to help a clinical South Africa outplay an unusually hapless Sri Lanka by 9 wickets and enter the cricket World Cup semi-finals, here on Wednesday.

ICC Cricket World Cup quarter-final: South Africa v Sri Lanka - Factfile
ICC Cricket World Cup quarter-final: South Africa v Sri Lanka - Factfile

Ten facts for Wednesday`s World Cup quarter-final between South Africa and Sri Lanka at the Sydney Cricket Ground (14:30 local/03:30 GMT):