Sri Lanka

Articles relating to Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's Jayawardene quits

2011-04-06 13:01

Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardene has quit as vice-captain, a day after Kumar Sangakkara stepped down as ODI and T20 skipper.


Sri Lanka are a dominant force in the shorter formats, and they will look to go one better than their 2007 runners-up spot in the 2011 World Cup.
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Sangakkara quits as captain

2011-04-05 12:39

Sri Lanka's captain Kumar Sangakkara has resigned from the job three days after his team lost to India in the Cricket World Cup final.

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India eye new golden age

2011-04-03 14:15

India plotted a new era of cricket domination after their CWC win, while the Sri Lankan press slammed poor team selections.

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Toss row just a simple mix-up

2011-04-03 20:17

Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara insisted the toss mix-up before the CWC final was just a simple misunderstanding.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Steady SL make progress

2011-04-02 13:54

Sri Lanka moved on to 146/3 after 33 overs during their innings against India in the Cricket World Cup final in Mumbai.

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Kumar Sangakkara

Sri Lanka's one day captain and left-handed rapier-like batsman Kumar Sangakkara is quite possibly the most formidable opener in world cricket.
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Toss controversy at CWC final

2011-04-02 11:41

Cricket World Cup match referee Jeff Crowe found himself involved in more final controversy as confusion reigned at the toss.

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CWC final: Sachin-Murali show

2011-04-01 14:53

Praise and admiration rained down on Sachin Tendulkar and Muttiah Muralitharan, as these two legends prepare for one last hurrah.

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Familiarity key in CWC success

2011-04-01 10:28

A first all-Asian final in the World Cup's 36-year history has underlined the fact that familiarity breeds success.

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Sri Lanka bat first in final

2011-04-02 10:33

Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara won the toss and elected to bat first in the Cricket World Cup final against India in Mumbai.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Destiny on Sri Lanka's side?

2011-04-01 19:35

Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara believes winning the CWC will inspire a whole new generation, as was the case in 1996.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Bayliss: India under pressure

2011-04-01 09:07

Sri Lanka coach Trevor Bayliss has said the pressure will all be on India as the home team in the World Cup final.

Cricket World Cup 2011

All set for World Cup final

2011-04-02 06:59

Frenzied fans, ticket touts and paramilitary police promised a heady mix of carnival and caution for the CWC final in Mumbai.

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Murali remains King of Spin

2011-04-01 10:28

Record-breaking Muttiah Muralitharan will leave a legacy of epic performances and bitter controversy over his action.

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Kirsten seeks last win

2011-03-31 10:52

India coach Gary Kirsten and Sri Lankan coach Trevor Bayliss will both seek a final hurrah as their teams clash in the final.

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Proteas the 'Team of the Decade'

South Africa's cricketers have done themselves proud, writes Fidel Castro, culminating in a prestigious ICC award for being the Associate Member Team of the Decade for services rendered to World Cricket...starting with Basil D'Oliveira's rescuing of a shocking England attack...

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka are a dominant force in the shorter formats, and they will look to go one better than their 2007 runners-up spot in the 2011 World Cup.


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Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Indian skipper MS Dhoni is not only an outstanding wicketkeeper and an astute captain, but also one of India's many extremely destructive batsmen.


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The day Aussies went 'soft'?

2011-04-01 07:37

Newly appointed Michael Clarke seems to represent a seismic change to Australian cricket captaincy characteristics. Read More


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