Sangakkara retiring from ODIs in style at Cricket World Cup

Kumar Sangakkara’s record-setting performance at the Cricket World Cup just might help Sri Lanka move past its runner-up status at the last two tournaments. Sangakkara, who scored 124 runs on Wednesday against Scotland, became the first batsman to score hundreds in four consecutive one-day internationals. He combined with Tillakaratne Dilshan (104) in a 195-run, second-wicket[…]

Sangakkara hits record fourth successive ODI ton

Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara on Wednesday became the first player to score four successive one-day international centuries, setting a new record in a World Cup match against Scotland in Hobart. The prolific 37-year-old reached the landmark when he guided Kyle Coetzer to third man for two runs as the Sri Lankans raced to 237 for[…]

Ireland win toss and bat against India at World Cup

Ireland captain William Porterfield won the toss and opted to bat in the World Cup Pool B match against defending champions India in Napier on Tuesday. India, who have already qualified for the quarter-finals after four wins in as many matches, kept the same team which beat the West Indies in Perth last week. Ireland,[…]