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  • Ranatunga wronged

    Ranatunga wronged

    Just before Dhawan and his peers flew into Sri Lanka, the hosts had, playing unbelievably poorly, lost limited-overs series to Bangladesh and England, which had Ranatunga saying that it was time his compatriots stopped watching the national team’s matches.

    July 25, 2021
  • Leaders together

    Leaders together

    “Why do we need a new stadium? Don’t we have more stadiums than even Australia? What do we need a new stadium for when the existing ones aren’t hosting as many games as they could? Why must we invest in a new facility without having landed the right to host any major global tournament?”

    May 24, 2020
  • Match-fixing now a criminal offence in Sri Lanka

    Match-fixing now a criminal offence in Sri Lanka

    Sports Minister Harin Fernando presented the bill which makes match-fixing illegal in Parliament on Monday and it was supported by former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga

    November 12, 2019
  • 1 dead, two injured as shots fired by Arjuna Ranatunga’s bodyguards amid political crisis

    1 dead, two injured as shots fired by Arjuna Ranatunga’s bodyguards amid political crisis

    Sri Lanka is facing a political crisis after President Sirisena sacked prime minister Wickremesinghe on Friday, and appointed former strongman Rajapaksa as the new prime minister.

    October 28, 2018
  • Ranatunga, Aravinda dismiss fixing charges

    Ranatunga, Aravinda dismiss fixing charges

    Sumathipala had alleged that Ranatunga and de Silva were the first Sri Lankan players to have been charged of match fixing. He said he was blamed for hushing up investigations.

    August 1, 2018
  • 5 cricketers who turned politicians

    5 cricketers who turned politicians

    Imran Khan, captain of Pakistan's 1992 World Cup winning team, had a very successful career in cricket.

    July 27, 2018
  • Which Indian cricketer is being probed for match-fixing?

    Which Indian cricketer is being probed for match-fixing?

    Former Sri Lanka skipper Arjuna Ranatunga had asked ICC WC 2011 final to be investigated

    April 6, 2018
  • No stepping down as Sri Lanka cricket boss: Sumathipala

    No stepping down as Sri Lanka cricket boss: Sumathipala

    Sumathipala has refused to heed the call for resignation from the legendary captain Ranatunga.

    August 29, 2017