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Sanath Jayasuriya


Sri Lanka crisis: Why cricket can't live in a bubble

April 11, 2022 9:34 am

Cricket could be the least of Sri Lanka’s immediate concerns, when there is an acute shortage for food and fuel, but a great cricketing culture could be lost forever.

On this day, Sanath Jayasuriya's stunning 44-ball 82 dumps England out of WC

March 09, 2022 2:27 pm

Sri Lanka had hammered England in the quarter-final and then repressed Indian hopes of semis in the Eden Garden.

Sanath Jayasuriya to coach Melbourne club in his return from ICC ban

June 04, 2021 2:02 pm

Sanath Jayasuriya was banned in February 2019 for breaching the ICC anti-corruption code.

Yusuf Pathan, Sanath Jayasuriya to feature in Road Safety World Series

February 27, 2021 3:32 pm

India Legends will play their first match against Bangladesh Legends on March 5 and Sri Lanka Legends start their campaign against West Indies Legends on March 6.

On this day: Sri Lanka score 952/6 vs India as Jayasuriya- Mahanama stitch record-breaking partnership

August 06, 2020 6:47 pm

On this day in 1997, Sri Lanka broke the record for the highest single innings score in the history of Test cricket.

Jayasuriya's belligerent 114 to Watson's 80 with a bleeding knee: The best of MI vs CSK rivalry

September 19, 2020 1:00 pm

The oldest and fiercest rivalry in the IPL: Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings are the only two franchises to have faced each other in an IPL final four times.

On this day: Sanath Jayasuriya smashed a 28-ball 76 against Pakistan in Singapore

April 07, 2020 11:45 am

Sanath Jayasuriya's record for the fastest fifty scored in the finals of the Singer Cup in Singapore stood for 19 years. It was South Africa's AB de Villiers who broke it.

Sanath Jayasuriya's fake death reports leaves R Ashwin puzzled

May 27, 2019 7:04 pm

The fake reports of former Sri Lankan cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya's demise even left Indian tweaker R Ashwin pizzled on Monday, who took to Twitter to verify the credibility of the claims.

New Sanath: Can Kusal Perera do what Jayasuriya did in World Cup 1996

May 21, 2019 6:42 am

Kusal Perera grew up idolising the Matara Marauder. Once, in his quest to resemble his hero, he even got hair shaved from his forehead. Sri Lanka will hope the 26-year-old does for them in 2019 what Jayasuriya did in 1996.

Sanath Jayasuriya's past controversies: Angry tweet, sex tape and signing for two teams

February 27, 2019 6:42 pm

The International Cricket Council on Tuesday handed a two-year-ban to Sri Lanka legend from all forms of cricket under the anti-corruption code. Here are all the times the World Cup-winning player was embroiled in controversies.