AgenceFrance-Presse | Wednesday August 20, 2014
Former captain Mahela Jayawardene, who ended his 17-year Test career on Monday following the 2-0 series win over Pakistan, said there was no cause for panic over the side's immediate future.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Monday August 18, 2014
Kumar Sangakkara shared several big partnerships, including the world record 624-run stand against South Africa in 2006, with Mahela Jayawardene, who retired from Test cricket after the two-match series against Pakistan.
Reuters | Saturday August 16, 2014
At the close of play on Day 3, Mahela Jayawardene (49 not out) had his very good friend Kumar Sangakkara (54 not out) for company as they gave Sri Lanka a healthy lead over Pakistan.
Reuters,AgenceFrance-Presse | Saturday August 16, 2014
After Rangana Herath's nine-wicket haul, Kumar Sangakkara (54 not out) and Mahela Jayawardene (49 not out) took Sri Lanka's total to 177/2, leading Pakistan by 165 runs at stumps on Day 3.
NDTVSports | Monday August 11, 2014
Kumar Sangakkara dethrones AB De Villiers while Ravichandran Ashwin displaces Vernon Philander.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Sunday August 10, 2014
Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by seven wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Saturday August 9, 2014
Sri Lankan run-scoring machine Kumar Sangakkara's record-breaking 221 put him in the company of Sir Donald Bradman, arguably the greatest batsman cricket has ever known.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Saturday August 9, 2014
Kumar Sangakkara made 221 as Sri Lanka declared their first innings at 533-9 shortly before stumps, a lead of 82 runs over Pakistan's total of 451.
AssociatedPress,AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday August 8, 2014
Kumar Sangakkara hit an unbeaten 102 while Mahela Jayawardene smashed 55* in his farewell Test to help Sri Lanka score 252/2 on Day three of the first Test against Pakistan (451 in the first innings).
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday August 7, 2014
Sri Lanka replied to Pakistan's 451, with 99-1 by close, comfortably tackling both pace and spin, but the batsmen will remain wary of the turn and bounce that will increasingly come into play over the next three days.
AssociatedPress | Thursday August 7, 2014
After Pakistan amassed 451 in the first innings, Sri Lanka lost an early wicket. Kaushal Silva and Kumar Sangakkara though remained unbeaten to take Sri Lanka to 99/1 at stumps on Day 2 - trailing by 352.
Press Trust of India | Saturday August 2, 2014
Misbah-ul-Haq said while he his and teammates have a lot of respect for Mahela Jayawardene, they would be targeting the senior batsman during the series.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Sunday July 27, 2014
Kumar Sangakkara (72) hit his tenth 50-plus score of the year and skipper Angelo Mathews chipped in with an unbeaten 63 as hosts Sri Lanka declared their second innings on 229-8 shortly before close of play on Day 4 to set the visitors an imposing ta...
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday July 22, 2014
South Africa, the current world number two, have not won a Test series in Sri Lanka since 1993 when they first toured the country and beat the hosts 1-0.
NDTVSports | Monday July 21, 2014
Hashim Amla's bold declaration in the Galle Test speaks of a man who is willing to take his chances as captain.
NDTVSports | Sunday July 20, 2014
Dale Steyn shattered several bowling records as he pocketed 9/99 in South Africa's massive 153-run victory over Sri Lanka in the first Test at Galle.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Saturday July 19, 2014
Sri Lanka need 260 runs with nine wickets in hand to pull off a magical come-from-behind win against South Africa in the first Test match at Galle with three full sessions left in the game.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Sunday June 22, 2014
Mahela Jayawardene was 55 not out and captain Angelo Mathews 24 not out as Sri Lanka were 214 for four in their second innings at stumps on Sunday's third day.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Sunday June 22, 2014
Kumar Sangakkara became only the fourth batsman in history to make scores of fifty or more in seven successive Test innings.
AssociatedPress | Friday June 20, 2014
Stuart Broad dismissed Kumar Sangakkara for 79, Dinesh Chandimal for 45 and Shaminda Eranga for 0 across his 12th and 13th overs at Headingley. His first hat-trick was against India in 2011.