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The farewell innings had not been perfect. At times in his career a Mahela Jayawardene hundred seemed almost inevitable at the SSC, but throughout his stay at the crease on day three and four, he was some way from his fluent best. Still, he had endeavoured to deliver most of his vintage shots, mostly on day...

It is hard to imagine what Pakistan would have felt in the morning when Saeed Ajmal got one to kick up from length on Kumar Sangakkara and had him caught...

Karachi: Pakistani opener Sharjeel Khan revealed that he is looking forward to performing well against Sri Lanka in the three-match ODI series, as the squad departed on Friday for the Jinnah International Airport .The Pakistani ODI team includes star all-rounder Shahid Afridi, Anwar Ali, Sharjeel Khan, Sohaib Maqsood, Zulfiqar Babar and Fawad Alam. The matches would be...

Intensity, tension and an ultimate examination of courage and skill: such is the oft-stated attraction of Test cricket. But sometimes a day at the Test...

Twice, in this match, Pakistan’s perseverance had meant Sri Lanka were not allowed to run away too far ahead. The home side, sitting on a 1-0 lead,...

Twice, in this match, Pakistan’s perseverance had meant Sri Lanka were not allowed to run away too far ahead. The home side, sitting on a 1-0 lead, won the toss on a batting-friendly pitch, but were restricted to a slightly below-par 320 by Pakistan’s seamers. Rangana Herath then quaked the Pakistan batting line-up with a career-best nine-wicket haul –...

The Oval:  A bad back in the nets when he was 14 may have been the moment that defined Moeen Ali’s career. Early in his days in the Warwickshire...

Colombo: Pakistan are not worried about Saeed Ajmal’s reporting for a suspect bowling action and are confident that the ace off-spinner will be cleared,...

Six thousand two hundred and twenty one days after earning his Test cap at the nearby Premadasa Stadium, Mahela Jayawardene’s life as a Test cricketer...

Of all the cricketers who have appeared for Sri Lanka since 2011, no one has known a dressing room without Mahela Jayawardene. He is the last link to a...

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