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.

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.

World Cup 2015: Kumar Sangakkara`s ton run ends after joining 500 club
World Cup 2015: Kumar Sangakkara`s ton run ends after joining 500 club

Kumar Sangakkara became just the sixth player to score 500 runs at a World Cup before his record-breaking run of hundreds came to an end during Wednesday`s quarter-final against South Africa.

ICC Cricket World Cup: New Zealand coach tips Sri Lanka over South Africa
ICC Cricket World Cup: New Zealand coach tips Sri Lanka over South Africa

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson suspects Sri Lanka could be too good for South Africa in the opening World Cup quarter-final in Sydney on Wednesday, but much will depend on the toss.

ICC World Cup quarter-final: Sri Lanka banking on 'home' support, Sangakkara ton
ICC World Cup quarter-final: Sri Lanka banking on 'home' support, Sangakkara ton

 Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews is looking to overwhelming support from the crowd and a fifth successive century from Kumar Sangakkara to keep his side on track for a third consecutive World Cup final. 

Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath likely to be fit to face Proteas
Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath likely to be fit to face Proteas

 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.

Cricket World Cup: Keep an eye on AB de Villers, Sri Lanka PM tells team ahead of QF
Cricket World Cup: Keep an eye on AB de Villers, Sri Lanka PM tells team ahead of QF

Wishing the Sri Lankan team ahead of their knock-out quarterfinal clash against South Africa, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Sunday warned the Angelo Mathews-led side to "keep an eye on" Proteas skipper AB de Villiers" who has been in rampaging form in the tournament.

Dale Steyn strikes early in second Sri Lanka Test

Dale Steyn took two wickets in two balls to give South Africa a flying start in the series-deciding second and final Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Thursday.

Spin-heavy Sri Lanka win toss, bat first in second Test

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and decided to bat first in the second and final test against South Africa on Thursday.

Sri Lankan pacer Shaminda Eranga ruled out of second Test against South Africa

Sri Lanka`s frontline seamer Shaminda Eranga was Tuesday ruled out of the deciding second Test against South Africa due to a hand injury, dealing a fresh blow to the beleaguered hosts.

Tillakaratne Dilshan shines as Sri Lanka thrash South Africa

Tillakaratne Dilshan starred with both the bat and the ball as Sri Lanka crushed South Africa by 87 runs in their second one-dayer Wednesday to draw the three-match series level at 1-1.

3rd T20I: Sri Lanka vs South Africa – Scorecard

Scorecard and commentary from the third T20 international to be played between South Africa and Sri Lanka in Hambantota.

3rd T20: Du Plessis, Duminy lift South Africa to 163-3

Skipper Faf du Plessis hit 85 off 65 balls as South Africa piled up a commanding 163-3 in the final Twenty20 international against Sri Lanka in Hambantota on Tuesday.

JP Duminy stars in South Africa win over Sri Lanka

J P Duminy starred with bat and ball as South Africa overcame Sri Lanka in an exciting 12-run victory in the first Twenty20 international in Colombo on Friday.

Sri Lanka recall Kulasekara for T20s vs South Africa

Fast bowler Nuwan Kulasekara was recalled to Sri Lanka`s 15-man squad on Thursday for the three-match Twenty20 series at home to South Africa.

Sri Lanka, South Africa want to light up dead rubber

Sri Lanka and South Africa will not let the intensity slip in Wednesday’s fifth and final one-day international in Colombo.

Sri Lanka rest big guns for final ODI against South Africa

Sri Lanka on Tuesday decided to rest the senior troika of Mahela Jayawardene, Lasith Malinga and Rangana Herath from the final match on Wednesday.

Dilshan, Sangakkara lift Sri Lanka to series win

Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara pulverised South Africa`s bowling as Sri Lanka took a decisive 3-1 lead in the one-day series with an eight-wicket victory in Pallekele on Sunday.

3rd ODI: South Africa win to stay alive in Sri Lanka series

David Miller and Lonwabo Tsotsobe played key roles as South Africa stunned hosts Sri Lanka by 56 runs in the third one-dayer here today to stay afloat in the five-match series.

Proteas to play for pride against Lankan eves

Wooden spooners South Africa will take on Sri Lanka in an inconsequential Super Six match of the ICC Women`s World Cup at the Barabati Stadium on Wednesday.