Andrew Fidel Fernando

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Binura Fernando does an Afridi after taking a wicket

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd T20, Colombo

Malinga waxes on youngsters despite personal wane

Six cricketers with two T20 caps or fewer played in the Sri Lanka team on Saturday, and Malinga believed he had done Sri Lankan cricket a service by showcasing these cricketers at the top level.

Pakistan celebrate their one-wicket win

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd T20, Colombo

Afridi, Anwar Ali stun SL with one-wicket win

Anwar Ali, Pakistan's No. 9 batsman, waltzed into the belly of a baying Premadasa with 66 required from 35 balls, and produced a cataclysmic 46 from 17 balls, to help prise stunning victory from the clutches of almost-certain defeat

Kumar Sangakkara heads for the dressing room

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The cult of Sanga

Few Sri Lankans have been as widely adored. None has so painstakingly chiselled his way to greatness

Anwar Ali celebrates the wicket of Kusal Perera

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd T20I, Colombo

Pakistan eye T20 crown to cap memorable tour

This tour has been Pakistan's most fruitful trip to Sri Lanka since 2006, and now on Saturday they have a shot at sweeping the trophies in the series finale at the R Premadasa Stadium

Shoaib Malik makes it back to his crease in time to avoid a run-out

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st T20I, Colombo

Malinga delivers harsh self-assessment

Lasith Malinga has blamed himself for an indifferent bowling performance in a frank assessment of his form following a 29-run loss against Pakistan in the first T20I in Colombo.

Chanaka Welegedara catches a ball during a practice session in Galle

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Chanaka Welegedera migrates to Australia

Sri Lanka left-arm seamer Chanaka Welegedara has migrated to Australia after being overlooked for the home Test series against Pakistan

Umar Akmal carves it through the off side

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st T20I, Colombo

Pakistan make short work of Sri Lanka's challenge

A measured Ahmed Shehzad, a spry Shoaib Malik and a belligerent Umar Akmal hit 46 runs each to carry Pakistan to 175 for 5, a total Sri Lanka's chase never had the measure of

Lasith Malinga celebrates as a livid Azhar Ali walks back

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st T20I, Colombo

Malinga determined to prove his mojo

Lasith Malinga has conceded his fitness has not been optimal in the past few months, but said he relished the opportunity to regain form