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Kumar Sangakkara's wicket-keeping world record broken

Indian captain MS Dhoni now holds the world record for effecting the most number of stumpings in international cricket,with 134 stumpings to his name,  The 33-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman overtook Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara when he stumped Mitchell Johnson off the bowling of off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin in the ongoing Test match against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Talk is Cheap

“Talk is Cheap” then everyone in the cricketing world will think about Australian cricket team. But right now we got successor for them, Think who it is?

Sanath Jayasuriya record stays

In the World T20 match of Group 1: England v Sri Lanka at Chittagong, there was a threat for Sanath Jayasuriya's record by Ajantha Mendis.

Sri Lanka! Lucky just Lucky!

It’s always luck favors Srilanka in World cups whether its 1996 or 2011. And now Srilanka is lucky again in 2014 T20 World cup.

Afghanistan U19 crush Sri Lanka U19 in ICC World Cup for 7th Place Play-off

Afghanistan U19 crush Sri Lanka U19 in World Cup for 7th Place Play-off. Afghanistan Under-19s won by 5 wickets with 172 balls remaining.

Fastest 300 chase - Pakistan sucker-punch Sri Lanka and level the series

It was a excellent game of cricket and also prove fortune favors the brave. For the fifth day to have ended in a result, both teams needed to play extraordinary cricket. Pakistan were extraordinarily purposeful; Sri Lanka were extraordinarily negligent. The visitors began the day with a lead of 220 and five second-innings wickets in hand but batted so slowly, adding 19 runs in the last 16.4 overs. With a minimum of 59 overs left in two sessions Sri Lanka were still favourites, if not to win then certainly to draw, but they were ultra-defensive from the outset against a desperate Pakistan unit. As Misbah-ul-Haq's side motored towards the target with an unfamiliar efficiency, it became too late for Angelo Mathews to snap himself and his side out of stupor. Sri Lanka sank in the Sharjah twilight, with their captain and fielders feebly complaining about not being able to see the ball.

Highest scores in ODIs

Highest scores in ODIs

No Sri Lankan in Wisden's all-time world Test XI

Only two Asians - Sachin Tendulkar and Wasim Akram -- feature in Wisden's all-time world Test XI.

Malinga's best partnership


34 runs in an over - CLT20


Points Table - Champions League Twenty20

Qualifying Group

Worst Third Umpire in the history of cricket

Many think I may say Kumar Dharmasena worst third umpire, No its not him, but the man steal that titl

ICC Tournaments 2016-2023

World Test Championship
2017 - England, 2021 - India

World Cup
2019 - England, 2023 - India

Big choke again?

It was another big match in the world tournament; it was another boring India vs Sri Lanka match.

Black day in cricket history

March 3, 2009 Without doubt the black day in cricket's history. When a bunch of terrorists attacked the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore.