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Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chittagong

Eranga and Herath ruled out with injury

Feb 3, 2014: Sri Lanka were forced to revamp their bowling attack on the eve on the second Test as their lead spinner Rangana Herath and pace spearhead Shaminda Eranga were ruled out through injury

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Chittagong

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 1st day

Quicks bundle Bangladesh out for 232

Jan 27, 2014: Sri Lanka's quicks Suranga Lakmal and Shaminda Eranga picked up seven wickets between them to bundle Bangladesh out for 232

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando in Mirpur

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Dubai, 3rd day

Sri Lanka still rough around the edges

Jan 10, 2014: Sri Lanka have the ingredients of a fine Test team but a little all-round dynamism might make the end product more appetising

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Dubai

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Dubai, 1st day

Watershed moment for Sri Lanka quicks

Jan 8, 2014: From looking completely out of their depth in Australia to destroying Pakistan's top order in Dubai, Sri Lanka's fast bowlers have come a long way to realising their penetrative potential

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Dubai

Pakistan v Sri Lanka 2013-14

Lakmal and Eranga are bowlers to watch - Jayawardene

Jan 6, 2014: The intensity of Shaminda Eranga and Suranga Lakmal's toil in the first Test against Pakistan has moved Mahela Jayawardene to mark them out as future matchwinners for Sri Lanka

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Dubai

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 2nd day

SL need more Tests to nurture pace-bowling talents

Jan 1, 2014: Although Sri Lanka ended up conceding a big lead to Pakistan on the second day, there were a few signs of a potentially good attack. For their young bowlers to develop, however, Sri Lanka must play more Tests

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Abu Dhabi

Premier Limited overs tournament

Moors tie with Tamil Union on rain-hit opening day

Dec 1, 2013: A round-up of all the matches played in the Premier Limited Overs Tournament on December 1, 2013

Andrew Fidel Fernando

New Zealand in Sri Lanka 2013-14

Eranga omitted for first two NZ one-dayers

Nov 1, 2013: Shaminda Eranga, the Sri Lanka fast bowler, has been left out of the squad for the first two ODIs against New Zealand later this month

ESPNcricinfo staff

Board XI vs Development XI, four-day tri-series, 2nd day

Prasanna ton prop Board XI to 575

Oct 9, 2013: Prasanna Jayawardene may just be vying for a return to the Sri Lanka Test side after he hit the third hundred of the Board XI's innings, in the four-day match against the Development XI

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Board XI vs Development XI, four-day tri-series, 1st day

Silva strengthens Test claim on day one

Oct 8, 2013: Kaushal Silva hit his fourth first-class ton in as many matches, as Board XI made 352 for 4 on the first day of the four-dayer against Development XI

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

SLC domestic tournament replaces Zimbabwe tour

Oct 3, 2013: Sri Lanka Cricket has announced a triangular four-day tournament to begin on October 8, which effectively replaces the postponed Test tour of Zimbabwe

Andrew Fidel Fernando

'If we make pitches for spin, our fast bowling stocks won't improve'

Oct 2, 2013: Pace bowlers in Sri Lanka are doomed until there is a change in attitude and in the first-class structure

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Eranga, Lakmal in Sri Lanka A one-day squad

Sep 25, 2013: Test fast bowlers Shaminda Eranga and Suranga Lakmal have been named in the Sri Lanka A squad for the first two one-dayers against New Zealand A, in Pallekele

Andrew Fidel Fernando

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

Jahurul stuck in the long, wet grass

Mar 16, 2013: ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from the opening day in Colombo

Andrew Fidel Fernando and Mohammad Isam at the Presmadasa

Australia v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Sydney

Injured Eranga doubtful for third Test

Jan 2, 2013: Sri Lanka's preparation for the Sydney Test has been thrown into further turmoil after Shaminda Eranga sprained an ankle during training on the eve of the match

Andrew Fernando

Sri Lanka in Australia, 2012-13

Eranga capable of sharpening blunt SL attack

Dec 20, 2012: In the absence of Lasith Malinga in Tests, Shaminda Eranga has the skills to be the most potent bowler in Sri Lanka's pace attack

Andrew Fernando

Australia v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Hobart, 1st day

Stilted showing from Sri Lanka's pace bowlers

Dec 14, 2012: If Sri Lanka are to leave Australia with a win, the pace attack must quickly learn to hunt in a pack

Andrew Fernando in Hobart

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Colombo, 2nd day

Lack of support for Herath costs Sri Lanka

Nov 26, 2012: An attack that hunts in a pack has always alluded Sri Lanka, and on the evidence of their first innings performance at the P Sara, they will not produce one in the immediate future either

Andrew Fernando at the P Sara

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Colombo, 2nd day

Infectious poor shots

Nov 26, 2012: ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from the second day in Colombo

Andrew Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 1st day

Herath five-for gives Sri Lanka control

Nov 17, 2012: Under sunny skies on a track good for batting, New Zealand failed to take advantage after winning the toss, allowing a disciplined Sri Lankan attack to first make inroads through pace before capitulating to Herath's left-arm spin

The Report by Siddhartha Talya
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