Twenty20 cricket didn't seem revolutionary, or dramatically different from a One Day International. Then came Friday night.
Sri Lankan cricketers Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara carry their nation's hopes in the ICC World Twenty20 cricket tournament.
For those in the U.S. who have had an interest in cricket piqued by catching a glimpse of the World Twenty20, the three-hour cricket spectacle may be coming live to a ground near you next summer, writes Peter Della Penna.
A father and son travel from California to Sri Lanka to root for Pakistan and celebrate their family ties.
When Sri Lanka takes the field in this tournament, the team is playing for a nation determined to look ahead
Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara, a lawyer-in-training, has a gift for the cover drive and has been described as a "tough-talking, sharp-thinking, ball-bashing man with a plan," writes Amar Shah.
Like the Big Dance, major ICC events such the World Cup and the World Twenty20 are about giving as many teams as possible a chance to bust a move, writes Peter Della Penna
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