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Sanath Jayasuriya

Who would have predicted that: Sanath Jayasuriya's 189 pulverizes India in 2000 Champions Trophy final

Sanath Jayasuriya recorded the third-highest individual score in ODIs at that time, taking Sri Lanka to their biggest ODI victory by 245 runs
25 May 2020

Sanath Jayasuriya Banned from All Cricket for Two Years

Sanath Jayasuriya has been banned from all cricket for two years after admitting breaching two counts of the ICC Anti-Corruption Code.
26 February 2019

Sanath Jayasuriya Charged Under ICC Anti-Corruption Code

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has charged Sanath Jayasuriya with two counts of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code.
15 October 2018

Sri Lanka appoint Sanath Jayasuriya as chief selector

Sri Lanka Cricket has appointed former captain Sanath Jayasuriya as the chief selector for a period of two years starting from 1st May.
28 April 2016

Series against India very important - Sanath Jayasuriya

Former Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya feels that the upcoming home series against India is very important for Sri Lankan cricket given that they are going through a transition phase.
4 August 2015

Who's The Greatest: Sehwag Or Jayasuriya?

Both of these swashbuckling openers from the subcontinent are known for their ability to turn a game in the matter of a few overs. Which one will feature in your line up?
2 February 2015

Comment - Sanath Jayasuriya, The Scourge Of Indian Cricket

The greatest irony of my cricket watching journey has been that I became a fan of it because of a player who rarely gave me a moment to enjoy an Indian victory against Sri Lanka.
12 September 2014

Four Uncapped Players In Sri Lanka Provisional Squad

Sri Lanka have named their 30-man provisional squad for the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 which takes place in England and Wales in June. Shehan Jayasuriya, Ishan Jayaratne, Angelo Perera and Milinda Siriwardene are the four uncapped players in the squad while a number of experienced players have earned recalls.
8 April 2013

Woodworm All Stars Unveiled For Hong Kong Sixes

Woodworm, the iconic global cricket brand, today announced the sponsorship of a team of international cricketing giants in the Hong Kong Cricket Sixes - with the unveiling of the Woodworm All Stars. Sri Lanka's Sanath Jayasuriya and Pakistan's Shahid Afridi, two of the most destructive batsmen in the history of limited over cricket, will lead the Woodworm All Stars' charge in a tournament first played in 1992 and broadcast globally into more than 100 million homes worldwide.
17 October 2011

All Stars Announced For Hong Kong Cricket Sixes 2011

Sanath Jayasuriya and Shahid Afridi, two of the most destructive batsmen in the history of cricket, are set to dazzle fans at the Karp Group Hong Kong Cricket Sixes at the Kowloon Cricket Club from October 28-30, 2011. Joining them in the All Stars line-up are a coterie of premier cricketers from around the globe including one of the world’s fastest bowlers, Australia’s Shaun Tait, South Africa’s Herschelle Gibbs, Pakistan’s Abdul Razzaq and the International Cricket Council’s Affiliate Player of the year, Ryan ten Doeschate of The Netherlands.
15 September 2011

England Thrash Sri Lanka In Opening ODI

England bounced back from their Twenty20 International defeat to beat Sri Lanka by 110 runs in the first One-Day International at The Oval. It was the perfect start to Alastair Cook's career as full-time ODI captain while on the other end of the spectrum Sanath Jayasuriya made just two runs in his final match.
28 June 2011

Cricket World TV - In And Out - 9th June 2011

A look at today's major headlines from the world of cricket including the return of Sanath Jayasuriya, India's win over the West Indies and the latest results from county cricket.
9 June 2011

Sri Lanka Name Jayasuriya In ODI Squad

Sri Lanka have named veteran opening batsman Sanath Jayasuriya in their One-Day and Twenty20 International squad to take on England in June and July. Jayasuriya, 41, last played an ODI in 2009, but has been recalled due to a paucity of options at the top of the order while Angelo Mathews and Lasith Malinga are both named in the squad.
9 June 2011

View From India - The Batting Power Play Conundrum

Chetan Narula asks which teams have got to grips best with the batting Power Play during the first two weeks of the Cricket World Cup: When Sanath Jayasuriya and Romesh Kaluwitharana harassed bowlers in the 1996 World Cup, power-play was a term unheard of...
10 March 2011

2011 World Cup Preview - Sri Lanka

1996 was when world cricket truly woke up to Sri Lanka. The 66/1 underdogs triumphed in spectacular fashion, changing the complexion of limited-overs cricket forever. Sanath Jayasuriya and Romesh Kaluwitharana hit everything out of sight.
9 February 2011

2011 World Cup Team Profile - Sri Lanka

The four-man national selection committee headed by former Test star Aravinda de Silva has picked a fairly balanced side. If sanity prevails, one will understand why they left out stalwarts Chaminda Vaas and explosive opener Sanath Jayasuriya from the final squad. The reason lies more in balance of the side and clearly identifying roles amongst a group of experienced and young players than pure emotions.
12 January 2011

Vaas, Jayasuriya Miss Out As Sri Lanka Name Squad

Veterans of Sri Lanka's victorious 1996 World Cup campaign Sanath Jayasuriya and Chaminda Vaas have both been left out of their country's final 15-man squad for the 2011 tournament, which they will co-host. They had been called up to the provisional squad of 30 names which contained just one uncapped player - Nuwan Pradeep - while also missing out on final selection is off-spinner Suraj Randiv.
7 January 2011

Sri Lanka Include Jayasuriya, Vaas In World Cup Squad

Sri Lanka have included veterans Sanath Jayasuriya and Chaminda Vaas in their preliminary squad for the 2011 World Cup, which gets underway in February. The pair, who were part of Sri Lanka's squad which won the event in 1996 and finished as runners-up to Australia in 2007, have not featured in international cricket for some time but the door remains open for them to make comebacks.
13 December 2010

Jayasuriya To Strengthen Worcestershire's T20 Squad

Worcestershire have announced the signing of Sri Lankan batsman Sanath Jayasuriya to play Twenty20 cricket later this year...
25 May 2010

Dominant Sri Lanka Head Into Final Unbeaten

Stunning innings from Sanath Jayasuriya and Thilina Kandamby and then a six-wicket haul from Angelo Mathews helped Sri Lanka...
12 September 2009