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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Sri Lanka`s front-line spinner Rangana Herath is recovering well and looks likely to face South Africa in Wednesday`s World Cup quarter-final at Sydney Cricket Ground, chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya said on Monday.