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.

Tillakaratne Dilshan signs for Derbyshire
Tillakaratne Dilshan signs for Derbyshire

Sri Lanka batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan will spend two spells with Derbyshire this season, the English County Championship Division Two side announced on Tuesday.

Cricket World Cup: Bat first, don`t obsess over AB de Villiers, says Murali Muralitharan
Cricket World Cup: Bat first, don`t obsess over AB de Villiers, says Murali Muralitharan

 Spin great Muttiah Muralitharan told Sri Lanka to bat first against South Africa and not obsess over the destructive batting power of AB de Villiers in Wednesday`s World Cup quarter-final.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Centuries set ton of records in World Cup
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Centuries set ton of records in World Cup

The opening round of the World Cup witnessed 35 centuries compared to just six in the entire 1975 tournament, seemingly proving once and for all that one-day cricket is a batsman`s game.

ICC World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka crush Scotland as Kumar Sangakkara notches more records
ICC World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka crush Scotland as Kumar Sangakkara notches more records

Kumar Sangakkara created history by notching up a record fourth consecutive ODI century that powered Sri Lanka to a crushing 148-run win over Scotland in their final group league match of the ongoing cricket World Cup here today.

ICC World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka vs Scotland - Five match facts
ICC World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka vs Scotland - Five match facts

Five match facts for Wednesday`s World Cup Pool A game between Sri Lanka and Scotland at Bellerive Oval, Hobart.

ICC World Cup 2015: Australia vs Sri Lanka - As it happened...
ICC World Cup 2015: Australia vs Sri Lanka - As it happened...

Despite a superb hundred by veteran batsmen Kumar Sangakkara, Australian pacers maintained their cool to bowl their team to a 64-run win over Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne ruled out of World Cup
Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne ruled out of World Cup

Sri Lanka batsman Dimuth Karunaratne was on Thursday ruled out of the remainder of the cricket World Cup after suffering an injury to his little finger during the team's practice session ahead of Sunday's crucial tie against Australia.

ICC World Cup 2015: England and Pakistan seek World Cup boost
ICC World Cup 2015: England and Pakistan seek World Cup boost

 England and Pakistan will both look to revive their faltering World Cup campaigns on Sunday.

ICC World Cup: Angelo Mathews hails `brilliant` Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara
ICC World Cup: Angelo Mathews hails `brilliant` Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews hailed century makers Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara as "brilliant" after they lifted the 1996 champions to a 92-run win over Bangladesh on Thursday.

Cricket World Cup: All-round Sri Lanka humble Bangladesh by 92 runs in Melbourne
Cricket World Cup: All-round Sri Lanka humble Bangladesh by 92 runs in Melbourne

Tillakaratne Dilshan smashed an unbeaten 161 off 146 balls and Kumar Sangakkara marked his 400th one-dayer with a century as Sri Lanka whipped butter-fingered Bangladesh by 92 runs in the World Cup on Thursday.

Azhar Mahmood looks forward to play with Kumar Sangakkara for Surrey
Azhar Mahmood looks forward to play with Kumar Sangakkara for Surrey

Veteran former Pakistani cricketer Azhar Mahmood is excited about playing alongside Kumar Sangakkara for Surrey in the English County Championship.

Sri Lanka must improve standards, says Angelo Mathews
Sri Lanka must improve standards, says Angelo Mathews

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews admitted his side must raise their game if they are to win a second World Cup after surviving a scare against Afghanistan at University Oval in Dunedin on Sunday.

ICC World Cup 2015: Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka – Preview
ICC World Cup 2015: Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka – Preview

Outplayed in their opening match, former champions Sri Lanka would look to put their campaign back on track but debutantes Afghanistan would aim to surprise them in their second pool A match of the cricket World Cup here on Sunday.

2015 ICC Cricket World Cup: New Zealand vs Sri Lanka - As it happened...
2015 ICC Cricket World Cup: New Zealand vs Sri Lanka - As it happened...

Hello and welcome to our live updates of the opening match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 being played between co-hosts New Zealand and Sri Lanka in Christchurch.

Irfan Pathan pins hope on IPL performance for India comeback
Irfan Pathan pins hope on IPL performance for India comeback

India discard Irfan Pathan said he didn't picked enough wickets in the last two domestic seasons to be in Team India but hoped to earn back his place with a good performance in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) beginning in April.

WC team profile: Sri Lanka plot perfect swansong for veterans
WC team profile: Sri Lanka plot perfect swansong for veterans

Neither heavyweights nor makeweights - that is how Sri Lanka are being seen by their opponents ahead of the cricket World Cup which commences Feb 14.

Kumar Sangakkara century anchors Sri Lanka against New Zealand
Kumar Sangakkara century anchors Sri Lanka against New Zealand

Veteran Kumar Sangakkara scored an unbeaten 113 as Sri Lanka posted 287-6 after electing to bat first in the seventh and final one-day international against New Zealand on Thursday.

Sri Lanka sink bumbling New Zealand in Hamilton, level series
Sri Lanka sink bumbling New Zealand in Hamilton, level series

Sri Lanka cruised to a six-wicket win in the second one-day international against New Zealand on Thursday, thanks to a masterful century from Tillakaratne Dilshan and a comedy of errors from the Black Caps.

Sri Lanka gamble on Lasith Malinga for World Cup
Sri Lanka gamble on Lasith Malinga for World Cup

Sri Lanka have included pace spearhead Lasith Malinga in their 15-man squad for the Cricket World Cup despite concerns over his fitness after ankle surgery, the country`s cricket board said on Wednesday.