STEVE SMITH ECLIPSES SANGAKKARA’S RECORD OF FASTEST TO 8000 TEST RUNS BY REACHING THE MILESTONE IN THE 151st INNINGS- by Sunil Thenabadu   Source:info-rain.com Steve Smith breaks Sangakkara’s record Steve Smith’s legacy as a Test great continues to grow. When Australia’s number four reached seven in the second innings of the third Test against Pakistan, Smith became the fastest man to 8,000 runs, reaching the milestone in his 151st innings. Smith eclipsed Sri Lanka legend Kumar Sangakkara, who reached the mark in his 152nd innings. ...

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Sri Lanka and West Indies need to play in qualifying round at ICC T 20 WC 2022 in Australia – by Sunil Thenabadu (Sports editor – eLanka)   The Eighth edition of the ICC T20 WC  2022will be held in Australia but surprisingly both West Indies and Sri Lanka will both have to play an supplementary qualifying round in order to be included  to  the super 12’s  Many will ponder when reaching the news that Sri Lanka and West Indies having won two and one match in the ongoing Super 12 ICC T20 tournament have to play in qualifying matches as in this edition to be in the Super 12’s.This is as in ICC world T 20 rankings both Sri Lanka and West Indies are having low ICC T 20 rankings. Bangladesh and Afghanistan however are assured of direct entry.  Cricket fanatics would contemplate why another ICC T20 WC is held ...

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