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(Video) Kumar Sangakkara interviewed for Durham TV

Kumar Sangakkara spoke to Durham TV's Rob Scanlon after signing for the county champions

[Video] Sangakkara arrives in England to play for Durham

Sri Lanka's star batsman Kumar Sangakkara arrived in the UK on April 29, 2014, to play for Durham in the County Championships to prepare for Sri Lanka's tour of England in May. Watch the videos below courtesy of Durham CC.

What do you think of Sri Lanka's WT20 2014 jersey?

What do you think of Sri Lanka's ICC World Twenty20 2014 kit? Here are some photos of the jersey, let us know what you think.

Sangakkara and Jayawardene will be on Who Wants to be a Millionaire on Nov 28

Sri Lankan cricket greats Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene will be on the TV show Who Wants to be a Millionaire on Thursday, November 28, 2013, on MTV Sports.

After SLC, Dandeniya wrecking havoc with a new sport

Suraj Dandeniya was appointed tournament director for the ICC World Cup 2011 in Sri Lanka at a time when his uncle DS De Silva (aka Somachandra De Silva) was the chairman of the interim committee of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC). Dandeniya came under intense media pressure and criticism and allegations of nepotism were raised.

Sanga hoping to do a Jayasuriya

When Mahela took over from Marvan as captain and Sangakkara was his deputy, the pair were determined to infuse youth into the side and show the door to the seniors. Mahela was only handed captaincy because Marvan was injured but after Marvan recovered he found it tough to even get a game. Remember the 2007 World Cup?

Top 2 reasons why Sri Lanka could not beat West Indies in the final

Sri Lanka lost the final of the ICC World Twenty20 last Sunday, and it was a massive disappointment to thousands of Sri Lankan fans.

Former media manager takes a jibe at Sri Lanka Cricket

Brian Thomas, who was Sri Lanka Cricket's media manager from 2009 until his contract was not renewed earlier this year, has written an article on The Island paper today which I highly recommend everyone read.

(Video) Murali and Swann try to teach an English geezer how to bowl - funny!

I won't ruin it for you. Watch the video. It's hilarious!

Dilshan's century made the difference

Prior to the first Test against Pakistan at Galle this week, Tillakaratne Dilshan had been in woeful form. Along with his inexperienced partner at the other end, Sri Lanka's openers were often exposing their middle order to the new ball over the last 12 months, which resulted in them being blown away for less than 250 more often than not.

Roshan Abeysinghe says Marsh was the wrong choice for coach on Twitter

This was posted on Roshan's Twitter.

(Audio) Sangakkara on his century against Pakistan in the first Test

Kumar Sangakkara talks about his his unbeaten century (161) v Pakistan, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 21 October 2011.

Audio courtesy of Osman Samiuddin. Please follow him on Twitter: http://twitter.com/OsmanSamiuddin

Pakistan are favourites against Sri Lanka in UAE

When your captain urges patience before a tour, it is a sign that all is not well. That's the message Sri Lankan captain Tillakaratne Dilshan had for supporters, the media and presumably also the selectors before leaving for the UAE.

Galle, Sri Lanka's stronghold no more

Unless an absolute miracle transpires, when we go out to bat during our second innings, Sri Lanka are all set to lose the first Test against Australia at Galle. It seems inevitable given our batsmen's recent record.

Don't blame India for Sri Lanka Premier League T20 failure

It has become quite fashionable these days to pin everything on the all powerful Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). But let's face it; the failure of the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL), which has been postponed less than two weeks before the start of the T20 tournament, was destined to fail.