Monday, July 7, 2008
The subcontinent has generally had the problem, almost impossible to prove but privately acknowledged, of over-aged players in age-group cricket.
Conversely, it allows players to stay on beyond their sell-by date. On Sunday, at the National Stadium in Karachi, Sanath Jayasuriya - 39 years and six days old - turned both concepts on their head as he plundered 125 off 114 balls. Writes Sidharth Monga for Cricinfo.