AgenceFrance-Presse,Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 26, 2015
Ravichandran Ashwin has taken a record 17 wickets in two Tests in Sri Lanka. Sanath Jayasuriya admits the Indian off-spinner has been unplayable.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Wednesday August 26, 2015
Kumar Sangakkara played his last match for Sri Lanka in the second Test against India that concluded on Monday. The prolific left-hander is only second to Indian great Sachin Tendulkar to score maximum runs across all the three formats. While the 37-year-old has 28,016 runs, Tendulkar accumulated 34,357 runs during his illustrious career.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday July 31, 2015
No international cricket matches were played in Pakistan between 2009 and 2015 after a terrorist attack on the Sri Lanka team's bus in Lahore in March 2009
Indo-AsianNews Service | Wednesday April 8, 2015
Former Sri Lanka Pacer Kapila Wijegoonawardene will head the new-four member selection committee. Sanath Jayasuriya-led committee had resigned last Friday after holding office for two years.
Friday April 3, 2015
The Sanath Jayasuriya-led panel's term was nearing completion but the new interim committee had hinted at not giving an extension to the current lot of selectors.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday March 27, 2015
Chief Selector Sanath Jayasuriya -- a member of Sri Lanka's 1996 World Cup-winning team -- said officials will draw up new standards to ensure better fitness and take "hard decisions" about players who were below par.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday March 16, 2015
Sri Lanka into their quarter-final against South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday with Sangakkara in sensational form after becoming the first batsman to score hundreds in four successive ODI matches.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday February 26, 2015
Sangakkara became only the fourth cricketer in the world and the third Sri Lankan after Sanath Jayasuriya (445) and current team-mate Mahela Jayawardene (444) to play 400 one-day internationals.
NDTVSports | Friday January 23, 2015
Australia's Steve Smith became the first batsman to record a hundred on captaincy debut in Tests and ODIs.
Monday November 17, 2014
Asked to fill in for West Indies, the Sri Lankan team failed to fight in the five ODIs against hosts India. Chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya is left devastated after the recent performances.
NDTVSports | Monday November 17, 2014
India swept Sri Lanka off their feet in the five-match ODI series. Lankan chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya is bitterly disappointed with the lackluster display by Angelo Mathews' team.
NDTVSports | Friday November 14, 2014
The 4-0 pounding at the hands of India has sent Sri Lankan cricket in tailspin with three former cricketers - Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene and Sanath Jayasuriya - clearly exposing the fissures in the team's thinking process.
Press Trust of India | Sunday November 9, 2014
Putting up a rescue act for the visitors in a must-win game of the five-match series, Jayawardene walked into an elite company of greats including Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Sanath Jayasuriya and Kumar Sangakkara.
PrakashGovindasreenivasan | Friday October 31, 2014
Sri Lanka's five-match ODI series was planned in haste after West Indies dramatically pulled out of their India tour midway, due to an ongoing pay dispute with their Board.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Sunday October 19, 2014
With star players like Lasith Malinga and Thisara Perera injured, former captain Sanath Jayasuriya feels Sri Lanka can test new players in the five ODI series against India next month.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 4, 2014
Sanath Jayasuriya, who currently is the chairman of selectors, denied the accusations of assaulting students, saying he merely went to participate in the protest launched by villagers.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 19, 2014
Former Sri Lanka skipper and current chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya is unhappy that veterans Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara did not inform him about their retirements from T20 internationals.
Press Trust of India | Friday March 14, 2014
Sri Lanka's chairman Sanath Jayasuriya says if Tilakaratne Dilshan is eventually forced out due to finger injury, in-form Lahiru Thirimanne or Mahela Jayawardene will open the batting in ICC World Twenty20.
NDTVCricket | Saturday March 1, 2014
Kumar Sangakkara, who hit 103 in Asia Cup tie vs India, has managed 2626 runs at an average of 40.40 in 73 matches - the second highest tally by a batsman in ODIs vs India, next only to the 2899 in 89 matches by Sanath Jayasuriya.
NDTVCricket | Tuesday February 25, 2014
Kumar Sangakkara completed 12,000 runs for Sri Lanka in ODIs. He is the second Sri Lankan to accomplish the said feat - the first being Sanath Jayasuriya - 13364. Sangakkara's overall tally in ODIs is 12,319 - 12060 for Sri Lanka, 121 for Asia XI and 138 for ICC World XI.
Press Trust of India | Friday November 29, 2013
Arjuna Ranatunga, the 1996 World Cup-winning captain, feels bowling remains India's main weak link and a lot of work needs to be done before the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
Press Trust of India | Friday November 29, 2013
The 1996 World Cup-winning captain was of the view that the general bowling standards around the world have declined steeply.
NDTVCricket | Friday November 29, 2013
Former Sri Lankan captains Sanath Jayasuriya and Arjuna Ranatunga say Indian batting strongest in the world but bowling remains a concern.
Press Trust of India | Friday October 25, 2013
Anoma Gunathilake, the attorney for Sandra Jayasuriya said action had been filed for malicious desertion in the district court of Colombo on October 23.