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Sri Lanka felicitate Nuwan Kulasekara for his contribution towards cricket

The 37-year-old Kulasekara has 199 scalps in 184 ODI matches. He has featured in 58 T20Is and bagged 66 wickets. Kulasekara made his ODI debut against England in 2003.

Aug 01, 2019, 13:36 PM IST

Sri Lanka's Nuwan Kulasekara bids adieu to international cricket

The announcement means Kulasekara will end his 16-year-long career as the side's third-highest wicket-taker among pacemen and fifth-highest overall, the International Cricket Council (ICC) official website reported. 

Jul 24, 2019, 17:43 PM IST

MS Dhoni best suited in lower middle order: Suresh Raina

The sight of Dhoni depositing Sri Lanka seamer Nuwan Kulasekara into the Wankhede Stadium stands to seal victory in the 2011 World Cup final is etched in the memory of most Indians.

Mar 06, 2019, 13:44 PM IST

WATCH: When Ravichandran Ashwin's 'soduku ball' left everyone confused, except MS Dhoni

Ashwin became the second fastest Indian spinner, after Anil Kumble, to reach the 150-wicket mark in ODIs yesterday. The offie removed Miguel Cummins in his last over of the match against West Indies, thus reaching the milestone in 111th match.

Jul 01, 2017, 18:32 PM IST

This day, that year: When MS Dhoni finished off in style to help India win World Cup after 28 years — WATCH

It's still regarded as one of the most iconic moments in Indian sports.

Apr 02, 2017, 09:38 AM IST

Triangular ODI series: Sri Lanka hand Zimbabwe thrashing in first match

Four days after Sri Lanka sealed a 2-0 Test series sweep, the tourists bowled Zimbabwe out for 154 before chasing their target inside 25 overs to claim a bonus-point victory.

Nov 14, 2016, 21:38 PM IST

Nuwan Kulasekara: Sri Lankan all-rounder out on bail after fatal crash

The right-arm medium pace bowler played 21 tests but retired from the longest format in June to focus on limited overs cricket.  

Sep 20, 2016, 13:38 PM IST

SHOCKING! Sri Lanka's Nuwan Kulasekara arrested, released on bail - Here's why

Earlier in the year, the 34-year-old retired from Test cricket in order to prolong his limited-overs career.

Sep 19, 2016, 22:39 PM IST

Nuwan Kulasekara: Sri Lankan all-rounder retires from Tests to focus on ODIs, T20Is

Kulasekara was ranked the ICC ODI No1 bowler in March 2009 after a 47 wicket haul in the preceding eleven months.

Jun 01, 2016, 12:30 PM IST

Nuwan Kulasekara


Feb 02, 2015, 16:34 PM IST

Third New Zealand-Sri Lanka ODI abandoned

The third one-day international between New Zealand and Sri Lanka was abandoned Saturday after frequent interruptions because of rain.

Jan 17, 2015, 15:06 PM IST

4th ODI: Rohit Sharma creates history as India crush Sri Lanka by 153 runs

Rohit Sharma on Thursday created history by smashing the highest individual ODI score with a breathtaking knock of 264 as India thrashed Sri Lanka by 153 runs in the fourth cricket one-dayer to take a 4-0 lead in the five-match series, here today.

Nov 13, 2014, 21:24 PM IST

World Cup preparation is on track: Mahela Jayawardene

Sri Lanka might have surrendered the five-match ODI series against India in the third game itself but former captain Mahela Jayawardene on Wednesday said that there was nothing to worry about their World Cup preparation as things are on track.

Nov 12, 2014, 19:03 PM IST

Sohaib Maqsood, Fawad Alam stun Sri Lanka in first ODI

Sohaib Maqsood and Fawad Alam put on a 147-run stand as Pakistan recovered from the brink to defeat Sri Lanka by four wickets on Saturday and take the lead in the three-match series.

Aug 23, 2014, 20:13 PM IST

Morgan baffled by England`s sorry show against Sri Lanka

Eoin Morgan, England`s captain in place of the injured Alastair Cook, was left bemused by the scale of their defeat in the second one-day international against Sri Lanka at the Riverside.

May 26, 2014, 12:55 PM IST

Sri Lanka hammer England to level series

Sri Lanka`s bowlers ripped through a fragile England batting line-up to win the second one-day international in Durham by 157 runs to level the five-match series 1-1.

May 25, 2014, 23:03 PM IST

Dilshan back for Sri Lanka after missing Asia Cup win

Opening batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan and fast bowler Nuwan Kulasekara, who missed the recent Asia Cup due to injuries, have been named in Sri Lanka`s 15-man squad for the upcoming five one-day internationals in England.

May 13, 2014, 20:51 PM IST

Sri Lanka defeats Ireland by 79 runs in first ODI

Sri Lanka has enjoyed a comfortable start to their tour of the British Isles following a 79-run win over Ireland in the first one-day international in Dublin on Tuesday.

May 07, 2014, 10:35 AM IST

ICC World T20: Perera, bowlers hand Sri Lanka 5-run win over South Africa

Opener Kusal Perera made a strokeful 61 before Sri Lankan bowlers produced a brilliant show in the death overs to pull off a thrilling five-run win over South Africa in their ICC World Twenty20 campaign opener on saturday.

Mar 23, 2014, 08:27 AM IST

Asia Cup: We have got to play better cricket, says Mathews

Sri Lanka might have put one step in the final of the Asia Cup with their second win in as many matches, but skipper Angelo Mathews today said they would take one game at a time and look to get better.

Mar 01, 2014, 01:07 AM IST