Kusal Perera bats with body, heart and soul in innings of a lifetime

That vein.The vein on Dale Steyn's forehead has come alive. He is mid-pitch, biceps taut, knees bent, fists clenched, face red, practically on fire, screaming.Mitchell Johnson had three furious seasons. James Anderson nicks entire top orders off. But...

‘It’s the best Test I’ve played for Sri Lanka’ – Kusal Perera after match-winning...

"I'm a little tired now, I don't know what to say."But for 309 minutes, Kusal Perera knew exactly what to do. Sri Lanka were rank underdogs in this fight. They were pummeled 2-0 in Australia, never even getting...

Fab five: World Cross one-hit wonders| News

As our countdown continues to the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019, we look at five one-time individual gold medallists at the iconic event.   Joseph Ebuya 2010 senior men’s champion   The 22-year-old Kenyan was in the form of his life...

From Lara to Inzamam to Laxman – five great knocks in one-wicket wins

With their Kusal Perera-inspired victory in Durban, Sri Lanka set a new record for the highest last-wicket stand in a one-wicket win in Tests - as well as becoming only the second team, after England, to pull off...

Tefera breaks world indoor 1500m record in Birmingham| News

Ethiopia's Samuel Tefera tore up the script for the Muller Indoor Grand Prix Birmingham, upstaging compatriot Yomif Kejelcha to break the long-standing world indoor 1500m record* at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting on Saturday (16). Kejelcha, who last...

How Holder and Sammy have changed the West Indies script

11:00 AM GMTAhmer NaqviAt a little over three years old, Shannon Gabriel was one of only three members of the current West Indies squad to be alive when Viv Richards, Gordon Greenidge, Jeffrey Dujon and Malcolm Marshall retired,...

Recent Match Report – South Africa vs Sri Lanka 1st Test 2019

Stumps Sri Lanka 191 and 83 for 3 (Oshada Fernando 28*, Kusal Perera 12*) trail South Africa 235 and 259 (du Plessis 90, de Kock 55, Embuldeniya 5-66, Vishwa 4-71) by 221 runsSri Lanka were buoyed by Lasith...

Biomechanics reports provide useful coaching insights, says Stefanidi| News

World and Olympic pole vault champion Katerina Stefanidi usually knows from the instant she leaves the ground if her jump will be a success. “I know usually the second I take off if I am going to make the...

Lasith Embuldeniya fills empty apartment

There's an opening spot up for grabs, the No. 3 position doesn't have a permanent occupant, No. 5 is dodgy, as is No. 7, but the longest ongoing search by far, for Sri Lanka, has been for a...

Kohli, Pant, Bumrah and Rahul back for Australia ODIs

Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah and KL Rahul will be back playing for India when they take on Australia in a series of two T20Is and five ODIs starting February 24.While the three of them will be available for...