Sri Lanka Mystery Spinner Ajantha Mendis Announces Retirement
Samrat Chakraborty

Sri Lanka Mystery Spinner Ajantha Mendis Announces Retirement

Ajantha Mendis took six wickets and was awarded the man-of-the-match for leading Sri Lanka to the 2008 Asia Cup triumph over India.

India Vs Sri Lanka: Top 5 Sri Lankan Bowlers Over The Years

India Vs Sri Lanka: Top 5 Sri Lankan Bowlers Over The Years

Sri Lanka has produced some of the best bowlers in world cricket, topped by the legendary Muttiah Muralitharan.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Hasan Ali Breaks Waqar Younis

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Hasan Ali Breaks Waqar Younis' Record

Pakistan fast bowler Hasan Ali on Wednesday became the fastest to reach 50 one-day international wickets for Pakistan.

Bangladesh Premier League Embroiled in Controversy Over Foreign Players Rule
Indo-Asian News Service

Bangladesh Premier League Embroiled in Controversy Over Foreign Players Rule

Toss and start to a Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) match between Sylhet Superstars and Chittagong Vikings had to delayed after a deadlock over playing foreign players.

Ajantha Mendis Banks on Eden Track to
Press Trust of India

Ajantha Mendis Banks on Eden Track to 'Spin' Doom for India

Having played at Eden for Kolkata Knight Riders, Ajantha Mendis is aware of local conditions and wants to use them well when Sri Lanka face off against India in the fourth ODI.

India vs Sri Lanka: Sangakkara Among Four Players Going Home; Mendis, Chandimal to Bolster Visitors
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India vs Sri Lanka: Sangakkara Among Four Players Going Home; Mendis, Chandimal to Bolster Visitors

Having lost the ODI series versus India 3-0, Sri Lanka are realigning their squad for the last two ODIs. Kumar Sangakkara is among four players being sent back.

Sri Lanka Drop Ajantha Mendis, Retain Niroshan Dickwella for Pakistan Series
Associated Press

Sri Lanka Drop Ajantha Mendis, Retain Niroshan Dickwella for Pakistan Series

Sri Lanka Cricket on Thursday announced a 15-member squad which also include seam bowler Nuwan Pradeep, who was part of the squad for the concluded series against South Africa.

Sri Lanka make two changes for tri-nation tournament in West Indies
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Sri Lanka make two changes for tri-nation tournament in West Indies

Batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan is out with with a calf injury suffered in Thursday's Champions Trophy semi-final defeat to India, while all-rounder Thisara Perera was dropped from the 15-member squad to play against India and the West Indies.

IPL 6: De Villiers, Tiwary knock Pune over despite Uthappa
Saurabh Somani

IPL 6: De Villiers, Tiwary knock Pune over despite Uthappa's brilliance

AB de Villiers' blistering knock was enough for Bangalore to go past Pune despite Robin Uthappa making a match out of it with his brilliance.

Champions Trophy: No Ajantha Mendis as Sri Lanka go big on pacers
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Champions Trophy: No Ajantha Mendis as Sri Lanka go big on pacers

Leading all-rounder Angelo Mathews continues to lead the side after the drawn ODI series again Bangladesh in March, a Sri Lanka Cricket press release said on Thursday.

Mahela Jayawardene in Sri Lanka
Wisden India Staff

Mahela Jayawardene in Sri Lanka's 30-man probables for Champions Trophy

Sri Lanka are placed in Group A for the Champions Trophy, alongside England, Australia and New Zealand. They will open their campaign against New Zealand on June 9.

Mathews named Lanka
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Mathews named Lanka's Test, ODI captain; Chandimal T20 skipper

New chairman of selectors Sanath Jayasuriya mixes youth with experience ahead of series against Bangladesh.

IPL Auction: Glenn Maxwell becomes another IPL millionare, Ajantha Mendis goes for $725,000
Press Trust of India

IPL Auction: Glenn Maxwell becomes another IPL millionare, Ajantha Mendis goes for $725,000

Sri Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera also fetched Rs 3.5 crore from Hyderabad Sunrisers, while Indian paceman R P Singh managed to get a good deal from Royal Challengers Bangalore, who bought him for USD 400,000 (Rs 2.1 crore).

Highlights, IPL Auction: Million-dollar Glenn Maxwell, expensive Ajantha Mendis
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Highlights, IPL Auction: Million-dollar Glenn Maxwell, expensive Ajantha Mendis

Maxwell, Nayar were the initial headline grabbers. Catch further shocking moves and disappointments here.....

Sri Lanka look for fresh start in ODI series against Australia
Agence France-Presse

Sri Lanka look for fresh start in ODI series against Australia

The Lions have also won their past three ODIs at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, boosting their confidence ahead of the five-match series after the 3-0 battering they received from Michael Clarke's team in the recent Tests.

West Indies vs Sri Lanka: Statistical Highlights
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West Indies vs Sri Lanka: Statistical Highlights

West Indies beat Sri Lanka by 36 runs in Colombo to lift the ICC World T20 2012. Here is a look at the game of numbers which played their part throughout the match. A glimpse of the match through the eyes of the statistician:

West Indies are World T20 Champions
Agence France-Presse

West Indies are World T20 Champions

Darren Sammy's West Indies were crowned the new World Twenty20 champions on Sunday after a 36-run victory over hosts Sri Lanka in a dramatic final in Colombo on Sunday.

Indian bowling very weak, lacks variation, says Aravinda de Silva
Press Trust of India

Indian bowling very weak, lacks variation, says Aravinda de Silva

India might have bowled out Pakistan for a paltry 128 in the World Twenty20 here but Sri Lankan batting great Aravinda de Silva feels that the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led side has a weak bowling attack, besides also lacking in variation.

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