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Rangana Herath and his fourth-innings mastery

Oct 6, 2017: In the Abu Dhabi Test, Rangana Herath once again showed his fourth-innings mastery, becoming only the fourth bowler to take 100 wickets in the last innings

S Rajesh

Pakistan v Sri Lanka 2017-18

The truth about Rangaiyya

Oct 3, 2017: To the rest of the world, Rangana Herath is a lovable teddy bear of a slow left-armer. To Pakistan, he's a mean-ass, conniving devil who has taunted and harassed them for over a decade

Osman Samiuddin in Abu Dhabi

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi

When Herath tormented Pakistan

Oct 2, 2017: Five previous instances when Rangana Herath spun Sri Lanka to victory against Pakistan

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, Day 5

Herath and his fourth-innings heists

Oct 2, 2017: Sri Lanka have defended scores of less than 250 only four times in their Test history. Every single time, Rangana Herath has been at the centre of it all

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi

Herath: first left-arm spinner to 400 Test wickets

Oct 2, 2017: Statistical highlights of Rangana Herath's 400-wicket Test career

Bharath Seervi

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 5th day, October 2, 2017

Herath's 400th wicket seals dramatic victory for Sri Lanka

Oct 2, 2017: Pakistan lost a Test match in Abu Dhabi for the first time, as 16 wickets fell on a nail-biting final day on which Rangana Herath became the first left-arm spinner to break the 400 barrier

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi

Pakistan's transition an advantage for SL bowling - Chandimal

Sep 27, 2017: Pakistan will begin working out their batting order after the retirements of Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan, and Dinesh Chandimal believes a settled Sri Lanka bowling attack can exploit this

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v India, 2017

Herath to be rested for Pallekele Test

Aug 8, 2017: The left-arm spinner pulled up with a stiff back in the second Test and will stay in Colombo to receive treatment. Two players will be added to Sri Lanka's squad for the third Test

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, Colombo, 2nd day

Rahane reveals thinking behind India's quick feet

Aug 4, 2017: Dancing down the track to Rangana Herath has proved a productive tactic for India's batsmen in this series, with the knock-on effect of creating opportunities to score off the back foot as well

Sidharth Monga at the SSC

India in Sri Lanka 2017

Chandimal likely to return for second Test, Herath being monitored

Jul 30, 2017: Rangana Herath, however, is still being monitored after a finger injury in Galle, according to manager Asanka Gurusinha

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lanka v India, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day

'We are a better team than this' - Herath

Jul 29, 2017: The Sri Lanka captain said his team expected the pitch to be good for batting from before the game began, and wanted it to be so, but failed to execute their plans

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v India, 1st Test, Galle

India batsmen could look to repeat Herath counter

Jul 25, 2017: An analysis of how India's batsmen countered Rangana Herath to come back in the series after losing the first Test in Galle in 2015

Gaurav Sundararaman

India in Sri Lanka 2017

Making fingerspin great again

Jul 24, 2017: Over the last six years, Rangana Herath and R Ashwin have racked up astounding - and astoundingly similar - numbers while reviving the art of fingerspin. On Wednesday, they will cross paths again at a venue that holds a special place in both their hearts

Sidharth Monga in Galle

ICC news

Herath leapfrogs Ashwin to second place

Jul 19, 2017: Hashim Amla, who scored fifties in each innings in Trent Bridge, returned to the top ten rankings for Test batsmen

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, only Test, Colombo, 5th day

The strangest match awards

Jul 18, 2017: Rangana Herath was just named Man of the Series for a one-match series, but that's not the strangest match award that's been handed out

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, only Test, Colombo, 4th day

Mendis solid, SL need 218 on final day

Jul 17, 2017: Graeme Cremer stuck himself into Sri Lanka's flesh on the fourth day, first making a stubborn 48 from No. 9, then claiming two wickets, as Zimbabwe dismissed three Sri Lankan batsmen in their defense of 388

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, only Test, Colombo

SL should have been in a better position - Herath

Jul 15, 2017: The left-arm spinner warned that batting last at Khettarama 'won't be easy' and suggested Sri Lanka should have done better with the bat

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, only Test, Colombo

Cremer backs Zimbabwe to counter Herath

Jul 13, 2017: Rangana Herath had taken 19 wickets in two Tests against Zimbabwe in 2016 - and that was away from home. Now, Zimbabwe have to battle him in his own backyard

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 5th day

'Poor catching, batting cost us, not complacency' - Herath

Mar 19, 2017: Rangana Herath also pinpointed Sri Lanka's catching at the end of day two and their collapse on the fourth afternoon as definitive passages of play that cost them the game

Andrew Fidel Fernando at P Sara Oval

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 3rd day

Shakib's 116 gives Bangladesh control

Mar 17, 2017: Bangladesh were in a difficult position when the third day of their 100th Test, against Sri Lanka, began but with Shakib Al Hasan's century and debutant Mosaddek Hossain's 75, they were able to recover

The Report by Mohammad Isam
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