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Sri Lanka's reigning batting legends, Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene, have played together for almost 15 years and tasted victory many times, but it is the end of an era and the selectors have a hard job ahead of them.
SYDNEY — Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews is looking to overwhelming support from the crowd and a fifth succe ive century from Kumar Sangakkara to keep his side on track for a third consecutive World...
Kumar Sangakkara is himself a voyager, of course. Not of the seas, not of the air, though he has stacked up millions of air miles in an international career deep into its 15th year. He is a voyager of the cricket fields, a dainty and elegant and measured and organised traveller, a lawyer by education, a cricketer by vocation, an entertainer and charmer by birth. By right, almost.
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Of all the 19 one-day international centuries Mahela Jayawardene has scored, the one he made on Sunday to rescue his side from an potential lo to Afghanistan is arguably the one that could be the mos...
One may say that unpredictability has been the flavour of IPL auctions ever since the first bid was made before the first season in early 2008. Bids tend to go haywire and calculations topsy-turvy. Even so, a record Rs 16 crore paid by Delhi Daredevils for Yuvraj Singh, rejected by the national selectors for the ongoing World Cup, was sensational stuff.