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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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The England and Wales Cricket Board announced next summer’s international programme with England set to face a dual sub-continental challenge from Sri Lanka and Pakistan. The SSE SWALEC in Cardiff has been chosen to host the final matches of England’s Royal London One-Day Int...
WZRD
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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England will host Sri Lanka and Pakistan in 2016 after the England and Wales Cricket Board revealed their summer programme for next year. The international season will start with England seeking to avenge last year's Investec Test and Royal London ODI series defeats again...
WZRD
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Sri Lankan cricketing icon Kumar Sangakkara said yesterday he was surprised by President Maithripala Sirisena's invitation to take up a diplomatic posting as Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to Britain.He said he would discuss it with the President before taking a decision.
Daniel Alexander
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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It wasn't supposed to end like this but that didn’t stop the crowd at P Sara Oval from getting to their feet and applauding a champion who walked into the sunset one last time. There were tears and some were inconsolable as Kumar Sangakkara trudged back to the pavilion after scoring 18.
WZRD
Monday, August 24, 2015
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I have always been his harshest critic. And he knows about it all too well. For the world, Kumar was this venerated technician. But in my opinion, he never reached that level. He could have done so much better with the skills he had.
WZRD
Monday, August 24, 2015
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There's a very strong bond between Mahela and Kumar, but I also think there was a healthy rivalry between the two," Moody said. "It never really came to the surface. It was underlying. It was there in a positive way where one would drive the other with their performances..
Daniel Alexander
Monday, August 24, 2015
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"Since the last Test we talked a lot about Ashwin." Mathews said. "He is very accurate. Yasir Shah was also accurate. You need to be positive against them - look for the balls that you can hit rather than trying to defend all six. That's the approach we wanted to take towards this game and we just..
Daniel Alexander
Monday, August 24, 2015
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"I think he is one of the greatest, without a doubt. One of game's terrific players and I wish him best for the future," said Gilchrist in his praise for the Sri Lankan, who just like him, gained respect from fans all around the world.
Daniel Alexander
Monday, August 24, 2015
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Umpires asked a papare (brass) band at the P Sara Oval to stop playing during overs, for the second Colombo Test match in a row. The band set up in the "Sanga Fan Zone" were also asked to lower their volume, but continued to play during the match.
Daniel Alexander
Monday, August 24, 2015
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Your excellency, the President of Sri Lanka, the honourable Prime Minister, Members of Parliament, all the well wishers and the invitees, fans, all my friends, my family - who are all here, which is a rare occasion that all of us are together - Virat Kohli and the Indian team, Angelo and my team..
Daniel Alexander
Monday, August 24, 2015
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None other than Sunil Gavaskar was there to welcome him into the "Former Cricketers' Club" as Sri Lankan batting legend Kumar Sangakkara fought back tears in an emotional farewell where the country's President stumped him by offering the High Commissioner's post in the UK.
WZRD
Monday, August 24, 2015
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ටෙස්ට් පිටියෙන් සමුගත් ක්‍රිකට් ක්‍රීඩක කුමාර් සංගක්කාරට බ්‍රිතානයේ ශ්‍රී ලංකා මහ කොමසාරිස් තනතුර භාර ගන්නා මෙන් ජනාධිපති මෛත්‍රීපාල සිරිසේන විසින් ආරාධනාවක් ඉදිරිපත් කර තිබේ.මේ සම්බන්ධයෙන් අදහස් දැක්වූ සංගක්කාර කියා සිටියේ
Viraj Kohlitha
Monday, August 24, 2015
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The Chief Executive of the International Cricket Council (ICC) David Richardson has paid tribute to former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara, who retired from international cricket today. Sangakkara was one of the leading cricketers in world cricket for the last 15 years...
Viraj Kohlitha
Monday, August 24, 2015
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President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe are likely to be present at P Sara Oval Stadium in Colombo today to pay tribute to retiring cricket legend Kumar Sangakkara.
Viraj Kohlitha
Monday, August 24, 2015
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Kumar Sangakkara officially ended his career as an international cricketer to rapturous applause from fans, family and well-wishers on Monday. The cheer was led by Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena, who offered the iconic cricketer the post of Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to United Kingdom
Viraj Kohlitha