Sanath Jayasuriya: News

Sanath Jayasuriya is a former professional cricket player from Sri Lanka who has formerly served as the captain of the Sri Lanka national cricket team. The left-handed batsman has played 110 Test matches and 445 ODIs in his career span. Jayasuriya is popularly known for his explosive style of batting and match-winning all-round performances in ODI matches. He is the only player in cricket history to take over 300 wickets in ODIs and score more than 10,000 runs. He is also considered as one of the greatest all-round cricketers in the history of the limited-overs format. Jayasuriya had a keen interest in the game from a very young age and served as the captain of his college cricket team. He was selected for the Sri Lanka Under-19 team in the 1988 ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup. In 1989, he made his ODI debut against Australia at Melbourne and his Test debut came in 1991 against New Zealand at Hamilton. Jayasuriya revolutionized ODI cricket with his explosive batting in the mid-90s. He played an important role in Sri Lanka’s victory in the 1996 Cricket World Cup. In 2007, Jayasuriya bid farewell to Test cricket.

RSWS: SL Legends beat SA, set-up summit clash with India

An incredible five-for by Nuwan Kulasekara helped Sri Lanka Legends beat South Africa Legends by eight wickets in the Road Safety World Series T20 semi-final.

01 Jan 2021

Pakistan Cricket Team

Records Williamson can script in the second Test against Pakistan

New Zealand and Pakistan gear up for the second Test, starting January 3.

Records Kane Williamson can script in the New Zealand-Pakistan Tests

New Zealand and Pakistan gear up for a two-match Test series, starting on December 26.

02 Dec 2020

Virat Kohli

Kohli reaches 12,000 ODI runs, breaks Sachin Tendulkar's long-standing record

Run Machine Virat Kohli continued his splendid run with an astonishing innings in the third ODI against Australia.

01 Dec 2020

Virat Kohli

Australia vs India, 3rd ODI: Records that can be broken

The Aussies have completely overpowered Team India on the high-profile tour so far.

#ThisDayThatYear: The highest ever partnership in Test cricket

On this day in 2006, Sri Lankan greats Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene went on to record the highest partnership of all time in Test cricket.

Sri Lanka open probe into 2011 WC final match-fixing claims

Sri Lanka have ordered a criminal probe to look into the allegations that 2011 World Cup final in Mumbai was fixed.

Happy Birthday Sanath Jayasuriya: A look at his amazing records

Batting legend Sanath Jayasuriya turned 51 on Tuesday.

SL Minister submits nine-page report to support match-fixing claims

Former Sri Lanka sports minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage, on Thursday, submitted a detailed report to back his claims that the ICC World Cup 2011 final was fixed.

Top four spin bowling pairs in history of Test cricket

Spin bowling has been the most decorated art in the longest format.

Indian Premier League: Complete statistical analysis of MI's performance

Four-time Indian Premier League (IPL) winners Mumbai Indians (MI) have enjoyed a lot of success in the cash-rich tournament.

14 Apr 2020


#ThisDayThatYear: Azhar, Sidhu help India win 4th Asia Cup title

On April 14, 1995, the Indian cricket team went on to lift its fourth Asia Cup title.

09 Apr 2020


#ThisDayThatYear: Tendulkar became the youngest to scale 3,000 ODI runs

Former Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar became the youngest to surpass 3,000 ODI runs on this day, 25 years ago.

#ThisDayThatYear: Slinga Malinga stuns South Africa with a hat-trick

Lasith Malinga defied the laws of cricket with his quirky action bowling action after announcing himself in 2004.

IPL 2020: Five famous victories of Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians have been the most successful team in the history of Indian Premier League.

27 Dec 2019


A look at Rohit Sharma's sensational 2019 in numbers

India's opening batsman Rohit Sharma had a sensational 2019.

18 Dec 2019


2nd ODI, India beat West Indies: List of records broken

The Indian cricket team beat West Indies on Wednesday to draw level in the three-match ODI series.

17 Dec 2019

Virat Kohli

2nd ODI, India vs West Indies: Preview, Dream11 and more

The Indian cricket team is in a must-win scenario against West Indies in the second ODI match to be held on Wednesday in Visakhapatnam.

14 Dec 2019


India-West Indies 1st ODI: Records that can be scripted

After a 2-1 victory in the T20I series, Team India will be aiming to complete the double over West Indies in the upcoming ODIs, starting December 15.

30 Nov 2019

David Warner

David Warner scores triple century: Here are the records broken

Australian swashbuckling opener David Warner scored an impressive triple century on Day 2 of the second Test (Day-Night) in Adelaide on Sunday.

13 Oct 2019

Virat Kohli

India beat South Africa: Here are the records broken

The Indian cricket team overcame South Africa in the second Test to clinch the three-match Test series.

Indian women's cricketer Mithali Raj achieves this milestone: Details here

Indian women's cricketer Mithali Raj has become the first woman to have an international career lasting more than 20 years.

02 Oct 2019

Sri Lanka

These cricketers shined as openers rather than in middle order

Every cricketer likes to bat at a specific batting position in his/her desired batting order.

11 Jul 2019

England Cricket Team

England beat Australia: Here are the records broken

England crushed Australia in the second semi-final of the ICC World Cup 2019 at Edgbaston on Thursday.

28 Jun 2019

Pakistan News

Pakistan vs Afghanistan: Statistical preview, pitch report and head-to-head

Pakistan will be aiming to win their third game on the trot in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019.

25 Jun 2019


Shakib Al Hasan serves a warning to Team India

Bangladesh's star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been in magical form, allowing Bangladesh to scale new heights in the ICC World Cup 2019.

24 Jun 2019


Bangladesh beat Afghanistan: Here are the key takeaways

Bangladesh rode on an all-round performance from Shakib Al Hasan, to tame Afghanistan by 62 runs in the match number 31 of the ICC World Cup 2019 at The Rose Bowl in Southampton on Monday.

20 Jun 2019

England Cricket Team

England vs Sri Lanka: Statistical preview, pitch report and head-to-head

In-form England, who have been breathtaking in the ICC World Cup 2019, take on Sri Lanka in match number 27 on Friday.

World Cup: Here are records scripted by Shakib Al Hasan

Bangladesh's star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan played a crucial role last night, as it was his ton that allowed his side to triumph Windies in the ICC World Cup 2019.

Australia beat Sri Lanka: Here are the records broken

Australia notched their fourth win of the ICC World Cup 2019 to go top of the 10-team table.

ICC charges two former Lankan cricketers with match-fixing

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has charged two former Sri Lankan cricketers Nuwan Zoysa and Avishka Gunawardene with match-fixing.

IPL 2019: DC beat RCB, here are the records broken

Delhi Capitals beat Royal Challengers Bangalore in match number 46 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019.

24 Mar 2019


IPL: Top five matches between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals

As the IPL 12 is off to flying start, things are sure to get more interesting as the tournament progresses further.

Sanath Jayasuriya banned for two years from cricket

Former Sri Lanka cricket team captain Sanath Jayasuriya has been banned from all cricket for two years.

Happy birthday ABD: A look at his unbreakable records

Former South African batting king AB de Villiers remains one of the greatest ever to have graced the cricket field.

#CricketInNumbers: Statistics, records of Sri Lanka in the World Cup

The World Cup 2019 is set to start from May 30, in England and Wales.

Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha axed from selection panel

In a bold step, Sri Lanka Cricket has removed coach Chandika Hathurusingha from the selection panel, ahead of the second Test against Australia.

20 Jan 2019

Pakistan News

Pakistan beat South Africa in first ODI: Here're records broken

Pakistan beat South Africa by five wickets to seal the first ODI and take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series.

Kiwis beat Lanka in second ODI: Here're records broken

New Zealand followed their Test series triumph against Sri Lanka with a win in the ODI series as well.

22 Nov 2018


Sanath Jayasuriya has been accused of smuggling 'supari' to India

World Cup winner and Sri Lankan cricket legend Sanath Jayasuriya and two other cricketers have been accused of smuggling rotten betel nuts to India.