Cricket News sort by Kumar Chokshanada Sangakkara

New Zealand won the Second ODI at Hambantota which was more of a T20 contest after rain and lightening stalled play for more than five hours.

The opening ODI between Sri Lanka and New Zealand at Hambantota was abandoned after rain had the last laugh in the second half of the contest. Sri Lanka asked to bat first posted an impressive 288 for 9.

Faisalabad Wolves signed off from CLT20 2013 with a consolation win over Kandurata Maroons at the PCA Stadium in Mohali. It was a narrow 10-run win for Faisalabad which was set up by Misbah-ul-Haq’s great knock of 93 not out.

A superb opening start from Skipper Shikhar Dhawan and Wicket Keeper Parthiv Patel set up an easy 8-wicket win for Sunrisers Hyderabad over the Kandurata Maroons at Mohali.

The 4-1 margin by which Sri Lanka thrashed South Africa in the recently concluded one-day series was a fair indication of the gulf between the two sides especially in the sub continental conditions.

When a batsman reaches his mid-30s, it is often an indication that his international career is coming to a close. But, one wonders whether the same can be said of Kumar Sangakkara.

When AB de Villiers and his team set off for the shores of Sri Lanka, they knew the tough challenge that was facing them. But, just one game into the series, and their headaches have increased manifold.

Kumar Sangakkara scored a 16th ODI century to set up a massive 180-run victory for hosts Sri Lanka over South Africa in the first ODI at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.

MS Dhoni produced what could easily be one of the greatest ever knocks in the history of ODI cricket to help India pull off a miraculous win over Sri Lanka to clinch the Celkon Mobile Tri-Series. Dhoni steered India to a nerve-wrecking one-wicket win with just two balls to spare.