Showing 1-20 Previous pagePrevious Next Next page

World Cup No. 2: the big story

ODI cricket's Year Zero

Nov 19, 2014: The 1979 World Cup was played in the immediate aftermath of the Packer revolution, when administrators had been awakened to the market potential of ODI cricket

Rob Steen

'I'm a bit disappointed not to get that Test average up to 50'

Nov 19, 2014: Mahela Jayawardene reflects on his Test career, and the need to bridge the gap between international and club cricket in Sri Lanka

Interview by Gaurav Kalra

'I don't blame Arjuna for my early retirement'

Nov 18, 2014: Former Sri Lanka batsman Asanka Gurusinha talks about playing and coaching in Australia, and tactics during the 1996 World Cup

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

My First World Cup

The messenger who couldn't deliver a message

Nov 17, 2014: Ravindra Pushpakumara, the 12th man in the 1996 final, was asked to pass on tons of advice to the batsmen in the middle. But he didn't

India v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Ranchi

Contrite Kohli, apoplectic Kohli, and a Dhoni impersonator

Nov 16, 2014: Plays of the day from the fifth ODI in Ranchi

Andrew Fidel Fernando

India v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Ranchi

Sri Lanka's nightmare to forget

Nov 15, 2014: Sri Lanka had scaled down their expectations for the series, given the lack of preparation, but the team has still disappointed, even by those lowered standards

Andrew Fidel Fernando

India v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Kolkata

The costliest drop in ODIs

Nov 13, 2014: Plays of the day from the fourth ODI between India and Sri Lanka in Kolkata

Andrew Fidel Fernando

India v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Kolkata

Jayawardene curbed by middle-management problem

Nov 11, 2014: As valuable as he is in the middle order, Mahela Jayawardene has expressed a willingness to open the innings and perhaps it is time Sri Lanka allow his flamboyance to find full expression at the top of the order

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in India 2014-15

SL World Cup plans not in disarray yet

Nov 10, 2014: The losses against India have brought into sharp focus some long-standing concerns around Sri Lanka's contingency plans, but the side has time to correct them and the resources to thrive at the World Cup

Andrew Fidel Fernando

It never gets old

Nov 10, 2014: Last week Misbah-ul-Haq became the oldest player to score two centuries in a Test. Here's a look at some other players who were the oldest to achieve some other feats

Steven Lynch

India v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Hyderabad

Mahela's muted celebration

Nov 9, 2014: Plays of the Day from the third ODI between India and Sri Lanka in Hyderabad

Andrew Fidel Fernando

India v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Ahmedabad

If Sanga doesn't get you, Mahela will

Nov 6, 2014: Plays of the Day from the second ODI between India and Sri Lanka, in Ahmedabad

Andrew Fidel Fernando

India v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Cuttack

Jayawardene's pin-point shot, and pin-point dismissal

Nov 2, 2014: Plays of the Day from the first ODI between India and Sri Lanka in Cuttack

Andrew Fidel Fernando

45

Gilchrist squashes Sri Lanka

Oct 31, 2014: By the time the Australian opener was finished in the 2007 title match, there was little doubt about the place of his knock in the pantheon of innings played in World Cup finals

ESPNcricinfo staff

43

Malinga slings four in four

Oct 31, 2014: South Africa needed four runs to win against Sri Lanka, with five wickets in hand, when Lasith Malinga took out four batsmen in four balls

Sri Lanka in India 2014-15

Opening slot and fielding concerns for SL

Oct 31, 2014: Five questions for Sri Lanka before the ODI series against India

Andrew Fidel Fernando

39

Gilchrist's conscientious moment

Oct 31, 2014: Against Sri Lanka in 2003, Adam Gilchrist walked back to the pavilion despite being given not out by the on-field umpire

ESPNcricinfo staff

31

The Taunton rampage

Oct 31, 2014: Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly paired up and took Sri Lanka to the cleaners in 1999, merrily breaking a few records on the way

29

De Silva delivers the trophy for Sri Lanka

Oct 30, 2014: Aravinda de Silva's all-round showing in the 1996 final, against Australia, helped Sri Lanka seal their maiden global title

ESPNcricinfo staff

28

Mad Max makes magic

Oct 30, 2014: Aravinda de Silva's masterclass in batting stunned India in the 1996 semi-final, before an Eden Gardens meltdown

Sambit Bal
Showing 1-20 Previous pagePrevious Next Next page

Top

Country Fixtures Country Results
Sri Lanka A v England XI at Colombo (SSC) - Nov 21
England XI won by 56 runs (D/L method)
Sri Lanka A v England XI at Colombo (PSS)
Nov 23, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
1st ODI: Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS)
Nov 26, 2014 (14:30 local | 09:00 GMT | 04:00 EST | 03:00 CST | 01:00 PST)
2nd ODI: Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS)
Nov 29, 2014 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
Group B: Bloomfield v SLPACC at Colombo (Bloomfield)
Dec 1, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
Group A: Col CC v Ragama at Colombo (CCC)
Dec 1, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
Group B: Colts v Moors at Colombo (Colts)
Dec 1, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
Group B: Nondescripts v SL Air SC at Colombo (NCC)
Dec 1, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
Group A: Sinhalese v Saracens at Colombo (SSC)
Dec 1, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
Group A: SL Army v Tamil Union at Panagoda
Dec 1, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
Complete fixtures » | Download Fixtures »
News | Features Last 3 days
News | Features Last 3 days