Asanka Gurusinha's bright career was brought to an abrupt end on this day 18 years ago. Gurusinha had just turned 30 when he opted to prematurely retire from international cricket after a run-in with the Sri Lankan administration.
How many times have we seen Sri Lanka play India recently? Yes, once again, the neighbouring countries will battle it out in a hasty 5-match ODI series, which starts on 2nd November in Cuttack to accommodate West Indies’ pullout from their ongoing Indian tour.
“I’m glad the fans voted for me and I’m extremely proud and honoured to have won that.” Sangakkara on Dialog People’s Player award.