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.

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.

I feel very let down by Sangakkara, Jayawardene: Jayasuriya

Sri Lanka Cricket chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya has expressed disappointment at not being kept in the loop as far as the retirement plans of Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene from T20 Internationals were concerned.

Statistical highlights of the Asia Cup final between Sri Lanka and Pakistan

Statistical highlights of the Asia Cup final between Sri Lanka and Pakistan

Sri Lanka cricketers refuse to sign new contracts

Sri Lankan players have refused to sign the new payment contracts as their demands of a share from the income derived through ICC events haven`t been met by the cricket board (SLC).

Sri Lanka wants big bash stars for national duty

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has asked two of its three national squad members playing in the ongoing Australian big bash to return home immediately.

Top 10 fastest ODI centuries

Fact box of the fastest centuries in one day international cricket after New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson set a new record Wednesday of 36 deliveries.

Sanath Jayasuriya`s wife files for divorce

Former captain and Sri Lanka Cricket selection panel`s current chairman, Sanath Jayasuriya`s wife has filed for divorce, lawyers said on Friday.

Sri Lankans will target Indian bowling: Jayasuriya

Former captain Sanath Jayasuriya said Sri Lanka will target the Indian bowlers during the Champions Trophy semifinal slated for Thursday at the Sophia Gardens here.

Only Sachin can decide on his retirement: Jayasuriya

Former Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya on Friday said senior India cricketer Sachin Tendulkar should be allowed the freedom to take a call on his retirement from the Test format.

Jayasuriya concerned after Pune axed Mathews as captain

Sri Lanka`s national chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya on Friday said he was concerned after Angelo Mathews was dropped as skipper of struggling Pune Warriors in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL).

SLC picks full strength squad as contracts crisis ends

Putting an official end to the contracts dispute with the players, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) today announced a full strength 16-member squad for the first Test against Bangladesh, commencing in Galle on Friday.

SLC and players end contract dispute

A row between Sri Lanka Cricket and its centrally contracted players, which had threatened to turn into a major crisis, ended today following talks, according to chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya.

SL contract row worsens, SLC not to select revolting players

Sri Lankan cricket on Sunday headed towards a major crisis with the Board deciding to dump 23 of its top players from international cricket until they sign on the contentious contract terms, which also cast a shadow on their participation in the IPL starting next month.

Tillakaratne replaces Wickramaratne in Lanka`s selection panel

Just two days after the naming of Sri Lanka`s new cricket selectors` panel, Hashan Tillakaratne has been included as a new member, the sports ministry announced today.

No major overhaul in Sri Lanka team too soon: Jayasuriya

Sri Lanka`s new chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya on Wednesday denied plans to target senior players in a major overhaul of the national team.

Jayasuriya heads Sri Lanka's new selection panel

Sri Lanka has revamped its cricket selection panel with a new team under its new chairman, Sanath Jayasuriya, the country's Sports Ministry announced on Monday.