Sanath Jayasuriya

  • Sri Lanka selectors ask players to clear availability for England 18-04-2014 08:56 PM

    Colombo: With the contract dispute between Sri Lanka Cricket and the players yet to resolved, the selectors have asked players to come clear on their availability for the forthcoming tour of Ireland and England. Chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya said the players had been asked to inform about their availability for...
  • I feel very let down by Sangakkara and Jayawardene: Jayasuriya 18-03-2014 10:36 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka Cricket chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya has expressed disappointment at not being kept in the loop as far as the retirement plans of Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene from T20 Internationals were concerned. "I feel very let down by them. I've been very transparent with them. If they're...
  • Sri Lanka cricketers refuse to sign new contracts 06-03-2014 03:32 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lankan players have refused to sign the new payment contracts as their demands of a share from the income derived through ICC events haven't been met by the cricket board (SLC). "The national players have refused to sign the contracts forwarded to them in Bangladesh," reported Daily Mirror...
  • Sri Lanka Cricket wants Big Bash stars for national duty 20-01-2014 03:05 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has asked two of its three national squad members playing in the ongoing Australian Big Bash to return home immediately. Chairman of selectors, Sanath Jayasuriya said he had asked the SLC to summon back Lasith Malinga and Ajantha Mendis in view of the packed schedule...
  • Sachin Tendulkar the best cricketer I've seen: Sanath Jayasuriya 30-11-2013 05:55 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Former Sri Lankan explosive batsman Sanath Jayasurya said on Saturday that Sachin Tendulkar is the best player he has seen. "Everyone knows what Sachin has done for cricket and for India. He is one player who is dedicated, committed and played with passion. I had played along with him...
  • Sri Lankans will target Indian bowling: Jayasuriya 19-06-2013 07:17 PM

    Cardiff: Former captain Sanath Jayasuriya said Sri Lanka will target the Indian bowlers during the Champions Trophy semifinal slated for Thursday at the Sophia Gardens here. "Their (India) bowling isn't the best, so we need to have a very good plan. The goal was to make the semifinals. Anything can...
  • Don't mix sports and politics, says Jayasuriya 13-05-2013 12:30 PM

    Former Sri Lankan cricketer who is in India to promote Sri Lanka Tourism said that he is missing the IPL. ...
  • Only Sachin can decide on his retirement: Jayasuriya 10-05-2013 10:42 PM

    Mumbai: Former Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya on Friday said senior India cricketer Sachin Tendulkar should be allowed the freedom to take a call on his retirement from the Test format. "It's an individual decision. Sachin should decide on that. Nobody can decide. In India a lot of opinions are...
  • Jayasuriya concerned after Pune axed Mathews as captain 10-05-2013 09:26 PM

    Mumbai: Sri Lanka's national chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya on Friday said he was concerned after Angelo Mathews was dropped as skipper of struggling Pune Warriors in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL). "It is unfortunate that Angelo was dropped as a captain. I think this was a concern for myself...
  • No major overhaul in Sri Lanka team: Jayasuriya 30-01-2013 10:07 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's new chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya on Wednesday denied plans to target senior players in a major overhaul of the national team. "Straight away you can't make big changes," Jayasuriya said at his first meeting with reporters here after he was made the chief selector Monday, leading a...
  • Jayasuriya new SL selection chairman 28-01-2013 07:42 PM

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  • ICC wants World XI name to be changed 17-10-2012 06:59 PM

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  • Sehwag is an impact player: Jayasuriya 20-09-2012 04:10 PM

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  • 'Not worried about Kambli's comments' 18-11-2011 11:24 PM

    Jayasuriya, who was part of the 1996 World Cup-winning Sri Lankan side, said the semi-final against India was won fairly. ...
  • Castrol Asian Cricket Awards honours legends 13-07-2008 01:00 AM

    Fight for that one spot between Yuvraj and Raina. ...
  • Twenty20 threatens ODIs, echoes legendary trio 06-06-2008 11:09 AM

    Islamabad: Pakistan will play three one-day internationals and three Twenty20 matches against Australia between Aug. 28 and Sept. 10 in the United Arab Emirates. The Pakistan Cricket Board released the schedule on Thursday, with Sharjah hosting the first and third ODIs on Aug. 28 and Sept. 3 and Abu Dhabi...