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Mahela Jayawardene declines Sri Lanka Cricket's World Cup offer

Jayawardene, who recently guided the Mumbai Indians to their fourth Indian Premier League victory, has in the past presented plans to change the country's domestic cricket system, only for the proposals to be rejected by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC).

May 26, 2019, 19:14 PM IST

Decline in talent, lack of passion saddens me: Muttiah Muralitharan on Sri Lankan cricket

Sri Lanka has been losing against all Test playing nations whether at home or away. 

Feb 09, 2019, 18:27 PM IST

Virat Kohli slams 39th ODI ton, sixth against Australia

Regarded as world's greatest batsman in the modern-day cricket, Kohli reached the three-figure mark by picking up two runs off Peter Siddle's delivery in the 42nd over of the match. 

Jan 15, 2019, 17:40 PM IST

1st ODI: Rohit Sharma surpasses Virat Kohli, first Indian to register 5 ODI tons in Australia

Not only this, he also enjoys the unique distinction of recording the joint-most centuries in Australia amongst visiting batsmen, alongside former Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara. 

Jan 13, 2019, 08:21 AM IST

Pataudi Lecture: BCCI secretary opposes names proposed by GM Karim

The BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary on Saturday expressed strong reservations to the four names proposed by the GM (Cricket Operations) Saba Karim for delivering the annual keynote address at the MAK Pataudi Memorial Lecture on June 12 in Bengaluru, prior to the one-off Test against Afghanistan.

May 12, 2018, 16:19 PM IST

Pakistan Super League (PSL): Junaid Khan's hat-trick highlights Day 2 as Karachi Kings and Multan Sultans win

The Pakistan Super League (PSL) saw two exciting matches at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Friday.

Feb 24, 2018, 13:38 PM IST

India vs New Zealand, 2nd ODI: MS Dhoni completes 200 catches in India

He thus became the world's third and first Indian wicket-keeper to achieve the feat.

Oct 25, 2017, 23:16 PM IST

PSL 2018: Chris Gayle, Kumar Sangakkara released by Karachi Kings

All the five franchises in the PSL were required to release 10 players, two in each category including foreigners to allow the new entrant franchise Multan Sultans to sign on 10 players next week.

Oct 05, 2017, 21:31 PM IST

T10 cricket is here - Shahid Afridi, Eoin Morgan, Kumar Sangakkara head list of stars

The tournament will last just four days, Dec 21-14, and the ten-overs-a-side matches will spread over 90 minutes (45 minutes each side) in Sharjah.

Oct 04, 2017, 11:21 AM IST

This Twitter convo between Kumar Sangakkara and Hardik Pandya is pure gold

After his 83 in the opening ODI, Pandya, who also bowls seam up, once again showed his ability with the bat as he smashed 78 off 72 balls in the third match in Indore. 

Sep 25, 2017, 15:07 PM IST

IND vs AUS 2017: MS Dhoni becomes fourth Indian batsman to notch up 100 fifties in international cricket

Dhoni is also the second wicketkeeper-batsman after Kumar Sangakkara to achieve this milestone.

Sep 17, 2017, 18:10 PM IST

Kumar Sangakkara likely to deliver Jagmohan Dalmiya memorial lecture

Dalmiya, who had been the chief of the CAB, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the International Cricket Council (ICC) died at the age of 75 in 2015. Ganguly succeeded him at the CAB.

Sep 08, 2017, 19:18 PM IST

Cricketing world bows down to MS Dhoni for reaching 100 stumpings record

MS Dhoni reached the record-scripting 100th-stumping mark in One-Day International cricket that no other wicketkeeper in the world had ever done. The former Indian captain did so by removing the bails to dismiss Akila Dananjaya after the batsman was left outfoxed by Yuzvendra Chahal. Ergo, Dhoni overhauled the record set by Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara to affect 100 stumpings in ODIs.

Sep 03, 2017, 20:23 PM IST

SL vs IND: MS Dhoni equals world record for most half-centuries by wicketkeepers against an opposition in ODIs

The Ranchi-based player laced together four boundaries and one maximum to amass 67 runs from 86 deliveries. It was his 65th ODI half century as Dhoni edged past Mohammad Azharuddin's ODI run tally to become the fourth highest run getter among Indian batsmen.

Aug 28, 2017, 22:18 PM IST

WATCH: MS Dhoni fumbles, then dislodges bails to equal 'record' number of stumpings in ODIs

The former Indian skipper affected the 99th stumping of his career by whipping off Lankan opener Danushka Gunathilaka's bails in second ODI.

Aug 24, 2017, 16:38 PM IST

SL vs IND: MS Dhoni equals world record, joins Kumar Sangakkara with 99 ODI stumpings

Interestingly, taking into account his 99 stmpings, the Ranchi-based cricketer mostly got off the bowling of veteran offie Harbhajan Singh. 19 stumpings came off his deliveries. He is followed by left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja (15) and then Ravichandran Ashwin (14).

Aug 24, 2017, 16:05 PM IST

I was humbled to have been mentioned by such a wonderful player as Smriti Mandhana is, lauds Kumar Sangakkara

Mandhana had smashed a 90 in the opening match against hosts England and then went on to notch up a century against West Indies thus giving India the edge at the start of their World Cup campaign.

Aug 03, 2017, 09:23 AM IST

Arjuna Ranatunga alleges 2011 World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka was fixed

Earlier, Sangakkara had asked for an inquiry into why the team was sent to Pakistan when there were no proper answers to security concerns.

Jul 14, 2017, 16:14 PM IST

Kumar Sangakkara’s six breaks fan’s phone during Surrey vs Middlesex T20 match, watch video

The 39-year-old, who retired from Test cricket in 2015 with 12,400 runs, is standing fifth in the list of all-time Test run scorers averaging more than 57 runs across 134 Tests besides also notching up 11 double centuries.

Jul 14, 2017, 13:18 PM IST

Adam Gilchrist pays tribute to prolific MS Dhoni on becoming second-highest scoring wicketkeeper in ODIs

As for Dhoni, he is presently touring with the Indian squad in the Caribbeans for a five-match ODI series against the Windies. India currently lead by 2-1, with the final match slated to be played at Jamaica, on July 6.  

Jul 03, 2017, 13:24 PM IST