Kumar Sangakkara

Harbhajan Singh Selects His Best XI Team

Harbhajan Singh comes forward with his pick for best XI. The XI includes the players…

IPL

10 Best Innovative Cricket Shots of all Times

Cricket as a game has evolved a lot over the years and that can be…

Dhoni's swagger

Mahendra Singh Dhoni Surpasses Sangakkara as Wicketkeeper With Most Stumpings

On Sunday, during the 5th ODI between India and Sri Lanka, Indian wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh…

Dhoni Equals Sangakkara’s Record for Most Stumpings

Mahendra Singh Dhoni has proven time and again that his ability to dismiss batsmen are…

Dhawan-Sharma become first pair with three century partnerships in Champions Trophy

The India-Pakistan match on the 4th of June saw Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma become the…

Top-10 Most Consistently Productive Batsmen in Test cricket – The Restricted Ranking Analysis

A GOD OF CONSISTENCY: Rohan Kanhai, arguably the most underrated and the most consistent batsman…

THE DECADE ANALYSIS: Batting and Bowling in Test Cricket

  Like any scientist, I returned to my dungeon – the statistical one to be…

ES World XI: Righties vs Lefties & Notable Omissions

Earlier this year, my friend Terence came up with this novel and ingenious idea of…

Sourav Ganguly

Top 5 ODI captains and their last series

EssentiallySports brings you a list of top five ODI captains in cricket and their last series. 1.…

Smith, Boult feature in ICC test and ODI teams of the year

By Amlan Chakraborty NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Australia captain Steven Smith and New Zealand paceman…

Kumar Sangakkara

Top 10 quotes on legendary cricketer Kumar Sangakkara

With Kumar Sangakkara bidding adieu to test cricket after the test match against India, we…

Top 10 innings of the legendary Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara is one of the few players whose name will be etched in the…

Sangakkara sledging

When Kumar Sangakkara Sledged

Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara is playing his final test against India currently, and this…

Kumar Sangakkara Highest Run scorer in 2014

Kumar Sangakkara: No Equal, But Bradman

For multitudinous reasons, over the past two years, I have been reluctant to write a…

Lasith Malinga hints

Marvan Atapattu: Not Getting Regular Wickets from Malinga Unexpected

Marvan Atapattu, Coach of the Sri Lankan Cricket Team feels that failing to execute bowling…

Steven Smith

Steven Smith ranks No.1

An extremely talented guy, with loads of potential and an ardent desire to perform brilliantly,…

Kumar Sangakkara to retire after first test against India

Sangakkara to Retire after First Test against India?

Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara is expected to bid adieu to his test career after…

Jehan Mubarak

Jehan Mubarak Returns to Sri Lanka Squad After 8 Years

Jehan Mubarak is all set to make a comeback for the Sri Lanka Test squad after…

Most Runs in Test Matches in a Calendar year

Batting in Test matches is a test in its truest sense, requiring grit, determination and a…

Record for Consecutive Centuries in ODI innings

Since the inception of One-Day International cricket, only 7 players managed to score centuries in…

Record for centuries in consecutive Test matches

The following is the list of players with hundreds in the most number of consecutive…

From Behind The Stumps

Wicket keepers play a critical role behind the stumps, not just with their gloves but…

The Pietersen Saga – Ego Over Collective Good?

“My job is to take England from where we are to a sustainable world-class team…

Sangakkara smashes records at SCG

Kumar Sangakkara broke two records in Sydney today against Australia in a match which saw…

SL-NZ: DRS makes headlines again

In the 6th ODI between Sri Lanka and New Zealand today in Dunedin, the Decision…

Essentially Sports Test XI Of The Year

ES Test XI Of The Year

#1 David Warner   After the exit of Matthew Hayden from the Aussie team, they…

Pakistan-Sri Lanka Test Series: Day 2

Pakistan-Sri Lanka Test Series – 1st Test played at Galle International Stadium. Scores at end…