Sachithra Senanayake

  • World T20 Final: Will it turn out to be the battle of spinners? 06-04-2014 12:21 PM

    History repeats itself. After three years and four days since the 2011 ICC World Cup final, the two Asian neighbours - India and Sri Lanka - are again standing at the cusp of history; this time, though, to decide who wears the crown in the other limited-overs format as they...
  • MS Dhoni wary of Sri Lankan spinners in World Twenty20 final 05-04-2014 08:34 PM

    Mirpur: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has pointed to Sri Lankan spinners as the ones to watch out for when the two teams clash in the final of the World Twenty20 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Sunday. Spinners Rangana Herath and Sachithra Senanayake have done exceptionally well in the...
  • 2nd ODI: Mathews leads SL to a two-wicket win over Pakistan, level series 1-1 21-12-2013 01:32 AM

    Dubai: Captain Angelo Mathews hit a vital knock of 47 runs off 44 balls to lead Sri Lanka to a thrilling two-wicket victory over Pakistan on Friday in their second one-day international, leveling the five-match series at 1-1. Mathews, who earlier sprained his groin while bowling, got useful contributions from...
  • 1st T20: Duminy shines as South Africa beat Sri Lanka 02-08-2013 10:46 PM

    Colombo: Jean-Paul Duminy's all-round performance with 51 runs and three wickets steered South Africa to a 12-run win over Sri Lanka in the first of the three-match Twenty20 series on Friday. Batting first after winning the toss, South Africa made 115 for 6 in 20 overs with Duminy top scoring....