List of abandoned cricket tours
List of abandoned cricket tours

Friday`s dramatic announcement that the West Indies` tour of India was being cut short because of a pay dispute involving their players was not the first time a major international cricket series had come to an unexpected end.

Saeed Ajmal set to play in third Lanka ODI post completion of tests for 'dodgy' doosra
Saeed Ajmal set to play in third Lanka ODI post completion of tests for 'dodgy' doosra

Pakistan's off spinner Saeed Ajmal is set to play in the third and last one day match of the current three match series against Sir Lanka which will be held on August 30.

Colombo wash-out shifts 2nd Sri Lanka-Pakistan ODI to Hambantota

The second one-day international between Sri Lanka and Pakistan has been advanced by a day to Tuesday and will be held at Hambantota due to heavy rain in Colombo, the Sri Lanka cricket board (SLC) said.

Saeed Ajmal to miss first two ODIs against Lanka for tests on action

Pakistan`s leading off-spinner Saeed Ajmal is set to miss the first two one-day internationals against Sri Lanka as he has to fly to Brisbane to undergo tests on his bowling action.

Sri Lanka ponder life after golden generation

Sri Lanka are banking on young talent to see them through a transitional phase in Test cricket despite the departure of one batting great, another approaching retirement and an ageing spinner in the ranks.

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.

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.

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 105 runs in second Test to win series

Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene got a fitting farewell from Test cricket as his side won the two-match series against Pakistan.

A quick look at Mahela Jayawardene`s Test career

Factfile on Sri Lanka`s Mahela Jayawardene, who retired from Test cricket here on Monday.

2nd Test: Sri Lanka prosper as Rangana Herath wrecks Pakistan again

Sri Lanka stepped closer to giving former captain Mahela Jayawardene a winning farewell after Rangana Herath skittled Pakistan once more in the second Test in Colombo on Sunday.

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 lose early wicket after Sri Lanka make 320

Pakistan suffered an early setback as they began their reply to Sri Lanka`s first innings total of 320 on the second day of the second Test here Friday.

Second Test: Sri Lanka all out for 320 against Pakistan

Sri Lanka were dismissed for 320 in their first innings 45 minutes before lunch on the second day of the second Test against Pakistan in Colombo on Friday.

Angelo Mathews says cricketers like Mahela Jayawardene come around rarely

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has said that cricketers like Mahela Jayawardene come around very rarely and younger players in the team have a lot to learn from his fighting attitude.

2nd Test: Sri Lanka begin well in Mahela Jayawardene`s final Test

Sri Lanka made a solid start in the second and final Test against Pakistan in Colombo on Thursday, reaching 69 for no loss by lunch on the opening day.

Sri Lanka bat against Pakistan in second Test

Sri Lanka`s captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and elected to bat in the second Test against Pakistan in Colombo on Thursday, the final one for the home team`s retiring Mahela Jayawardene.

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.

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan: Saeed Ajmal reported for suspected illegal bowling action

Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action during his side`s seven-wicket loss in the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka at Galle International Stadium Sunday.

Former Pakistan players angry at team`s performance against Sri Lanka

Pakistan`s batting capitulation on the final day of the first Test against Sri Lanka has left many former players angry and red-faced.

Sri Lanka beat the rain to down Pakistan in first Test

Retiring Mahela Jayawardene took on the unusual role of opening batsman to hand Sri Lanka a thrilling seven-wicket victory on the final day of the first Test against Pakistan in Galle on Sunday.