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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

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo

We have the winning mentality at home - Herath

Mar 14, 2017: Lauding his team's self-belief in home Tests, Sri Lanka's stand-in captain Rangana Herath also said that the pitch at the P Sara Oval would prove a little more helpful for batsmen than it had been in previous matches

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Galle, 5th day

Would love to get 400 wickets but can't guarantee form - Herath

Mar 11, 2017: The 39-year old record-breaking left-arm spinner also said he considers his future before every series he plays

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Galle, 5th day

Herath: Most wickets by a left-arm spinner

Mar 11, 2017: Stats highlights of the fifth day of the first Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in Galle

Bharath Seervi

Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2016-17

Herath, Hathurusingha recall warm, shared history

Mar 5, 2017: Chandika Hathurusingha, once among Rangana Herath's fiercest supporters within the Sri Lankan system, will go up against his old pupil who is now his native country's Test captain

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in Bangladesh 2016-17

Herath to lead Sri Lanka, Pushpakumara called up for Bangladesh Tests

Feb 27, 2017: In Angelo Mathews' absence, Rangana Herath will lead Sri Lanka in the Tests against Bangladesh, while left-arm spinner Malinda Pushpakumara has been called up

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in South Africa 2016-17

Kumara, Lakmal a glimmer amid catalogue of pain

Jan 15, 2017: Sri Lanka were beaten by increasingly convincing margins through the series and ESPNcricinfo looks at whether anyone emerged with credit

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Test bowling nominees

Broad wrecks, Herath befuddles

Jan 10, 2017: Sharp spin, searing swing and more in our pick of the best Test bowling performances of 2016

Karthik Krishnaswamy

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Cape Town

Whitewashers to whitewashees?

Dec 31, 2016: After a promising first day in Port Elizabeth things quickly unravelled for Sri Lanka, and that was meant to be the ground most suited to them. It does not bode well

Andrew Fidel Fernando

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Port Elizabeth, 5th day

Du Plessis praises groundsman for quelling Herath's threat

Dec 30, 2016: South Africa wanted a pitch to nullify the threat of Rangana Herath, and that is what they got in Port Elizabeth

Firdose Moonda

Sri Lanka

From farce to fierce

Dec 27, 2016: Sri Lanka provided laughs with their slapstick incompetence in the first half of the year, then came storming back with a whitewashing of Australia

Andrew Fidel Fernando

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Port Elizabeth

Herath's magic show goes on tour again

Dec 25, 2016: Sri Lanka's No. 1 spinner won't exactly be a pushover just because he is playing away from home

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Port Elizabeth
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