Sri Lanka. Perpetual underdogs. Perpetual over-achievers. They have never entered a World Cup as title favorites. They have never entered a World Cup with the best batting or the best bowling line-ups. Their run-ups to most World Cups isn't smooth either.
9 February 2015
‘Precocious’. Prodigy. Words used for unbound talent surprisingly beyond age, beyond the age one is born into. Then there are players like AB de Villiers whose abilities push even the definitions of such words.
4 February 2015
Kumar Sangakkara notched up a fluent hundred as Tillakaratne Dilshan scored a vital fifty to bestow Sri Lanka a 34-run consolatory win in the final ODI of the seven match series conquered 4-2 by New Zealand.
29 January 2015
New Zealand put together a comprehensive all-round performance to beat Sri Lanka by 120 runs in the sixth One-Day International in Dunedin, moving into a 4-1 series lead with one game to play.
25 January 2015
Virat Kohli has been named as the Cricket World Player Of The Year 2014 - as voted by you - while Kumar Sangakkara, Mitchell Johnson and Australia were among the other winners.
5 January 2015
Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara was an obvious choice for the Cricket World Player Of The Week after his remarkable double-century in the second Test against New Zealand in Wellington.
5 January 2015
A stunning Kumar Sangakkara double-century turned the tables on New Zealand as Sri Lanka moved into a 113-run lead on day two of the second and final Test in Wellington.
4 January 2015
I said before England headed to Sri Lanka that this would be a tough assignment for them, and so it proved. It was always going to be the case going there with an untried team.
17 December 2014
Sri Lankan wicket-keeper Kumar Sangakkara has been fined 15 per cent of his match fee following an incident during the sixth One-Day International against England in Pallekele.
14 December 2014
Kumar Sangakkara scored a match-winning century to set up a 90-run win for Sri Lanka over England in the sixth One-Day International in Pallekele.
13 December 2014
Chris Woakes took six wickets as England bowled Sri Lanka out for 239 in the fifth One-Day International in Pallekele before rain stopped play meaning England will begin their run chase tomorrow.
10 December 2014
Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara has been named as the Cricket World Player Of The Week after he scored a brace of One-Day International half-centuries against England.
8 December 2014
England ran Sri Lanka close before the home side closed out a six-wicket win in the fourth One-Day International in Colombo to move into a 3-1 series lead.
7 December 2014
Mahela Jayawardene signed off from Test cricket with his 50th half-century before Sri Lanka reduced Pakistan to 127 for seven in pursuit of a target of 271 on day four of the second and final Test in Colombo.
17 August 2014
After scoring a magnificent double-century against Pakistan in Galle, Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara has returned to the top of the ICC Test match batting rankings.
11 August 2014
Kumar Sangakkara scored his 10th Test double-century as Sri Lanka secured a lead of 78 runs over Pakistan by stumps on day four of the first Test in Galle.
9 August 2014
Kumar Sangakkara moved into fourth place on the all-time list of century-makers in Test cricket on a rain-hit third day of the first Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Galle.
8 August 2014
Sri Lanka enjoyed an excellent fourth day of the second and final Test against South Africa in Colombo, which ended with the tourists still needing another 331 runs to win.
27 July 2014
An unbeaten final session partnership of 96 between Kaushal Silva and Kumar Sangakkara has left the first Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa at Galle firmly in the balance going into the final day.
19 July 2014
Mahela Jayawardene hit an unbeaten half-century to continue a Sri Lankan fightback on day three of the second Test against England at Headingley.
22 June 2014