Mahela Jayawardene with his daughter.
Sri Lankan batting legend and former skipper Mahela Jayawardena's wife Christina gave birth to their first child on Tuesday.
In a major overhaul, Sri Lanka is planning to drop Mahela Jayawardene from the Test squad, and hand over the captaincy duties to Thilina Kandamby.
Sri Lanka fans at home burst firecrackers and danced on the streets as the national team won the World Twenty20 title beating India by six wickets in Dhaka on Sunday. Instant celebrations broke out at cricket grounds and public parks in the capital Colombo as well as in suburban towns where thousands of fans watched the game on giant television screens.
Lahiru Thirimanna tweets - "Two cakes. One for our legends and the other one for our skipper slinga. And the party continues.
Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara, Sanath Jayasuriya and Arjuna Ranatunga attend The Macquarie Legendary Test Captains Dinner at the London Hilton on September 24, 2013.
Sri Lankan spinner Akila Dananjaya sporting a new look.
Tillakaratne Dilshan consoles his wife Manjula Thilini during the press conference announcing his retirement in Colombo on October 10, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI
Kumar Sangakkara's wedding photo.
A special tribunal convicted one of the owners of the Dhaka Gladiators Wednesday of match-fixing in the tainted Bangladesh Premier League, while three international cricketers, including a player from Sri Lanka, pleaded guilty in the 2013 scandal, officials said.
Sri Lanka team relaxing and watching a movie at the hotel after leveling the T20i series with Pakistan yesterday night!
Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara at The Macquarie Legendary Test Captains Dinner at the London Hilton on September 24, 2013.
Despite winning the Asia Cup recently in Bangladesh, the host country of the upcoming ICC WT20 2014, Sri Lanka are not in former Pakistan fast bowler Wasim Akram's list of top three teams likely to win the WT20.
Muttiah Muralitharan and his family attend Indian cricketer L. Balaji's wedding reception.