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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
Monday, August 24, 2015
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Full transcript of Kumar Sangakkara's emotional farewell speech
Viraj Kohlitha
Monday, August 24, 2015
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India spoiled Sri Lankan great Kumar Sangakkara's farewell party with off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin bowling the visitors to a series-levelling 278-run victory in the second Test on Monday.
Island Cricket
Sunday, August 23, 2015
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Sri Lankan legend Mahela Jayawardene is the latest star attraction to sign-up for the inaugural international Help for Heroes fundraiser, Cricket for Heroes, at the Kia Oval on Thursday September 17. Jayawardene will play for the Rest of the World XI in a Twenty20 challenge match against...
WZRD
Sunday, August 23, 2015
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Tillakaratne Dilshan's sorry stay with Derbyshire is over. After being left out of the side for the current LV County Championship match against Kent, the 38-year-old has gone home to Sri Lanka and will not be coming back, though elite performance director Graeme Welch says there are no hard...
WZRD
Sunday, August 23, 2015
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There was no fairytale farewell but Kumar Sangakkara left behind a slew of batting records and a rich legacy after playing his final Test knock at the P Sara Oval on Sunday.
Island Cricket
Sunday, August 23, 2015
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‘එක එක කාලවල්වල එක එක ක්‍රීඩකයෝ ආවා. අපි දැක්කා මාවන් අතපත්තු, මහේල ජයවර්ධන, සංගක්කාරලා. ඒ වගේ ක්‍රීඩකයෝ එක එක කාලවල්වලට එනවා. හරි අමාරුයි එක එක කාලවල්වල එන ක්‍රීඩකයින් ශ්‍රේණිගත කරන්න’
Cricket StatsGuru
Sunday, August 23, 2015
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Sri Lanka super fan Percy Abeysekera faced a difficult situation on Saturday when he entered the Team India dressing room while the third day's play in the second Test was still one, which invited a strong objection from the Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) of the ICC.
Daniel Alexander
Sunday, August 23, 2015
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Wriddhiman Saha and M Vijay have been ruled out of the final Test of the Sri Lanka series due to hamstring injuries. Wicketkeeper-batsman Naman Ojha will replace Saha in the squad, while Karun Nair comes in for Vijay.
Daniel Alexander
Sunday, August 23, 2015
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"Every Test hundred is special, but coming to bat at No. 3 for the first time and get a century was special. This will give me a lot of confidence because conditions were challenging," Rahane said. "[But] I like to stay in the present all the time... so I would like to take it step by step...
Daniel Alexander
Sunday, August 23, 2015
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India fast bowler Ishant Sharma has been fined 65 per cent of his match fee for twice breaching the ICC Conduct of Conduct during Saturday’s play in the second Test against Sri Lanka at P.Sara Oval, Colombo.
Daniel Alexander