Articles about Sanath Jayasuriya
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.
20 Mar 2021Sports
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 2021Sports
New Zealand and Pakistan gear up for the second Test, starting January 3.
24 Dec 2020Sports
New Zealand and Pakistan gear up for a two-match Test series, starting on December 26.
02 Dec 2020Sports
Run Machine Virat Kohli continued his splendid run with an astonishing innings in the third ODI against Australia.
01 Dec 2020Sports
The Aussies have completely overpowered Team India on the high-profile tour so far.
29 Jul 2020Sports
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.
30 Jun 2020Sports
Sri Lanka have ordered a criminal probe to look into the allegations that 2011 World Cup final in Mumbai was fixed.
30 Jun 2020Sports
Batting legend Sanath Jayasuriya turned 51 on Tuesday.
26 Jun 2020Sports
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.
07 Jun 2020Sports
Spin bowling has been the most decorated art in the longest format.
17 Apr 2020Sports
Four-time Indian Premier League (IPL) winners Mumbai Indians (MI) have enjoyed a lot of success in the cash-rich tournament.
14 Apr 2020Sports
On April 14, 1995, the Indian cricket team went on to lift its fourth Asia Cup title.
09 Apr 2020Sports
Former Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar became the youngest to surpass 3,000 ODI runs on this day, 25 years ago.
28 Mar 2020Sports
Lasith Malinga defied the laws of cricket with his quirky action bowling action after announcing himself in 2004.
27 Dec 2019Sports
India's opening batsman Rohit Sharma had a sensational 2019.
18 Dec 2019Sports
The Indian cricket team beat West Indies on Wednesday to draw level in the three-match ODI series.
17 Dec 2019Sports
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 2019Sports
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 2019Sports
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 2019Sports
The Indian cricket team overcame South Africa in the second Test to clinch the three-match Test series.
09 Oct 2019Sports
Indian women's cricketer Mithali Raj has become the first woman to have an international career lasting more than 20 years.
02 Oct 2019Sports
Every cricketer likes to bat at a specific batting position in his/her desired batting order.
11 Jul 2019Sports
England crushed Australia in the second semi-final of the ICC World Cup 2019 at Edgbaston on Thursday.
28 Jun 2019Sports
Pakistan will be aiming to win their third game on the trot in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019.
24 Jun 2019Sports
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 2019Sports
In-form England, who have been breathtaking in the ICC World Cup 2019, take on Sri Lanka in match number 27 on Friday.
18 Jun 2019Sports
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.
15 Jun 2019Sports
Australia notched their fourth win of the ICC World Cup 2019 to go top of the 10-team table.
10 May 2019Sports
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has charged two former Sri Lankan cricketers Nuwan Zoysa and Avishka Gunawardene with match-fixing.
28 Apr 2019Sports
Delhi Capitals beat Royal Challengers Bangalore in match number 46 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019.
24 Mar 2019Sports
As the IPL 12 is off to flying start, things are sure to get more interesting as the tournament progresses further.
26 Feb 2019Sports
Former Sri Lanka cricket team captain Sanath Jayasuriya has been banned from all cricket for two years.
17 Feb 2019Sports
Former South African batting king AB de Villiers remains one of the greatest ever to have graced the cricket field.
06 Feb 2019Sports
The World Cup 2019 is set to start from May 30, in England and Wales.
30 Jan 2019Sports
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 2019Sports
Pakistan beat South Africa by five wickets to seal the first ODI and take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series.
05 Jan 2019Sports
New Zealand followed their Test series triumph against Sri Lanka with a win in the ODI series as well.
22 Nov 2018India
World Cup winner and Sri Lankan cricket legend Sanath Jayasuriya and two other cricketers have been accused of smuggling rotten betel nuts to India.