Rajasthan Royals' director of cricket Kumar Sangakkara has informed that all-rounder Chris Morris, purchased by franchise for a record Rs 16.25 crore at the IPL auction, will have a very specific role of supporting Jofra Archer. Morris, on Friday, became the most expensive buy in the history of the IPL, beating Yuvraj Singh’s record of Rs 16 crore.
When Indian opener Lokesh Rahul was dismissed for 199 on Sunday, he came the second Indian and 11th player overall to make a score of 199 in Test cricket. Of the 11, two players remained unbeaten on 199. Here’s a look at the eleven who have missed the double hundred mark by one run
On a day when Ajinkya Rahane hit yet another Test hundred, to win more fans with his mature batting, Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara, who had an equally good start to his Test career, called it quits
Sri Lanka have produced many highly talented batsmen over the last couple of decades, from Aravinda de Silva to Sanath Jayasuriya and Marvan Atapattu to Mahela Jayawardene. Another name that would easily slot into this category is that of Kumar Sangakkara.
For Sri Lanka, the second Test at the P Sara Oval, beginning on Thursday, will have great sentimental value. After all, it will be the final international match of one of their greats. While India would be pleased to be part of the special occasion,