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Upul Tharanga and Kusal Perera struck a 65-run opening stand

Champions Trophy 2017

Ford hopes for flat batting tracks in England

Sri Lanka coach Graham Ford has identified batting as Sri Lanka's foremost strength and said flat tracks would give the team the best chance to put the opposition under pressure

Aravinda de Silva and Kumar Sangakkara, Sri Lanka's new selectors, arrive at a press conference

Sri Lanka news

Aravinda de Silva steps down from SLC role

A board release said Aravinda de Silva stepped down due to "personal commitments that would hinder his availability and time investment in the Committee further"

Lasith Malinga pumps his fist after bowling Tamim Iqbal

Champions Trophy 2017

Malinga's fitness in focus for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka coach Graham Ford said that Lasith Malinga's contribution in "certain scenarios" could still be useful in the Champions Trophy even if he could not bowl ten full overs

Thilanga Sumathipala speaks to the media after his election as SLC president

Why is SLC in public-relations overdrive?

Thilanga Sumathipala's board has done as much for Sri Lanka's cricket as any other, but the chairman's desperation for the limelight does them no favours

Shakib Al Hasan celebrates after picking up a wicket

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd T20I, Colombo

We played with more freedom - Shakib

Shakib Al Hasan, the Bangladesh allrounder, stopped short of proclaiming the Sri Lanka tour Bangladesh's best-ever abroad, but mentioned that victories in the country were "rare"

Lasith Malinga celebrates after completing his hat-trick

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd T20I, Colombo

How Malinga's slower dippers sucker-punched Bangladesh

Double-strikes, double-drops, and triple-strikes feature in the plays of the day from the second T20I between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh at the Khettarama