Arjuna Ranatunga

  • Sanga, Mahela made correct decision to retire: Ranatunga 10-04-2014 10:35 AM

    Colombo: It triggered quite a furore in Sri Lankan cricket but the country's first World Cup-winning captain Arjuna Ranatunga has backed Mahela Jayawrdene and Kumar Sangakkara's decision to call it quits from Twenty20 Internationals, saying the duo's timing was correct. Jayawardene and Sangakkara were criticised by Sri Lanka Cricket for...
  • Arjuna Ranatunga fears for bowlers under new ODI rules 29-11-2013 10:51 AM

    Mumbai: Former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga is apprehensive that the repeated changes in the rules of one-day internationals have shifted the advantage so overwhelmingly in favour of the batsmen that very few youngsters in future would opt to be bowlers. "A lot of people say it [new rules] is...
  • BCCI does what it wants, can't learn from India anymore: Ranatunga 14-10-2013 10:23 AM

    New Delhi: There was a time when the budding cricketers of Sri Lanka looked up to India for learning the nuances of the game but former captain Arjuna Ranatunga feels this can no longer happen due to the advent of Twenty20. "It's unfortunate that most youngsters only want to play...
  • Wish Sachin played few more Tests: Ranatunga 13-10-2013 03:28 PM

    New Delhi: Sri Lanka's World Cup winning former captain Arjuna Ranatunga feels that Sachin Tendulkar could have continued playing Test cricket for some more time which would have only benefitted the traditional format of the game. "I wished that he (Sachin) could have played Test cricket for a bit more...
  • Politics ruining cricketing ties: Ranatunga 27-03-2013 11:50 PM

    Ranatunga attacked South Indian politicians for mixing their political agendas with sports. ...
  • Opposing IPL led to Ranatunga's removal 28-04-2012 11:55 AM

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  • SL selectors must resign: Ranatunga 16-01-2012 02:37 PM

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  • Baba gave me comfort when I was struggling: Ranatunga 24-04-2011 11:45 AM

    Former Sri Lankan cricketer Arjuna Ranatunga said he and his family have been following Sathya Sai Baba for 20 years. ...
  • Champions of the World: Arjuna Ranatunga 06-02-2011 06:06 PM

    Legendary Sri Lankan batsman Arjuna Ranatunga talks about previous World Cups and the upcoming 2011 World Cup. ...
  • Champions of the World: Arjuna Ranatauga 04-02-2011 10:29 AM

    Arjuna Ranatunga talks about Sri Lanka's winning moment in the 1996 World Cup finals against Australia. ...