Sanath Jayasuriya

For all-rounder Afridi, records are made to be broken

Shahid Afridi will arrive in Hong Kong this week full of hope at the prospect of playing for Pakistan on the international stage once again.

Sunday, 23 October, 2011, 12:00am

Sri Lanka send young challengers

One-day specialist Chamara Kapugedera will lead a young Sri Lankan side in the chase for a second title at the Karp Group Hong Kong Sixes at Kowloon Cricket Club this month.

14 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Big-hitters on board for Sixes

Hong Kong Sixes organisers have pulled off a coup by signing the world's most prolific hitters of sixes - Shahid Afridi and Sanath Jayasuriya. Now they are targeting a third swashbuckling superstar - West Indian Chris Gayle.

It will be non-stop action with Afridi and Jayasuriya signing up for the All-Stars at next month's Karp Group Hong Kong Sixes at Kowloon Cricket Club.

16 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Vaas signs up for All-Stars

Fast bowling great Chaminda Vaas and South African Twenty20 king Tyron Henderson will round out the All-Stars team at next weekend's Hong Kong Cricket Sixes. The duo are the final additions to a line-up that already contains Shivnarine Chanderpaul (West Indies), Justin Langer (Australia), Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka), Matthew Hoggard (England) and Stephen Fleming (New Zealand).

31 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Lankans humble Aussies - again

WHEN Ian Healy stopped over briefly in Hong Kong on his way to Sri Lanka for the Singer World Series last month, he said the target of the Australians would be to avenge their World Cup loss to the Sri Lankans.

1 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Jayasuriya slays England

SRI Lanka opener Sanath Jayasuriya played one of the outstanding innings in World Cup history yesterday as his side destroyed England to reach the semi-finals for the first time.

Jayasuriya blasted 82 in just 44 balls as Sri Lanka eased to a five-wicket quarter-final victory, passing England's 235 for eight with 9.2 of their 50 overs to spare.

10 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Sri Lanka's lone hero

ONLY the defiance of Sanath Jayasuriya held together a brittle Sri Lankan innings on the second day of their four-day cricket match against a New Zealand Selection XI in Wanganui.

Jayasuriya reached the close unbeaten on 51 with his side struggling at 170 for six in reply to the Selection's 327.

28 Feb 1995 - 12:00am