Andrew Fidel Fernando

ESPNcricinfo's Sri Lanka correspondent @andrewffernando

Dushmantha Chameera is congratulated on the wicket of Asad Shafiq

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

Need to manage Chameera, Kaushal very carefully - Mathews

Dushmantha Chameera's pace and Tharindu Kaushal's turn was raw, but exciting, Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said, after his team completed a seven-wicket win at the P Sara Oval

Dhammika Prasad appeals unsuccessfully for an lbw against Asad Shafiq

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Colombo, 4th day

Prasad 2.0, up and running

Injuries have been a regular occurrence throughout his career, but each time, Prasad has come out stronger. Now fit and firing, he gives Sri Lanka what they have often missed in the recent past - a fast bowler with attitude

Kumar Sangakkara walks back after edging Wahab to slip

Kumar Sangakkara's retirement

Sangakkara confirms international retirement

Kumar Sangakkara confirmed he will retire from international cricket after the second Test of Sri Lanka's forthcoming series against India, calling time on one of the most successful careers in modern cricket.

Sidath Wettimuny was appointed head of the interim committee

Sri Lanka news

ICC asks Sri Lanka to hold elections before October

The ICC has urged Sri Lanka's sports ministry to hold Sri Lanka Cricket elections before the next ICC board meeting in October, suggesting "further action" may be taken against SLC "in the event of further non-compliance"

Kaushal Silva held the Sri Lankan innings together

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

Sri Lanka's caution sleep-inducing, but effective

Their slow-burning brand of cricket might not be the most exciting, but it certainly appears to be the team's most logical approach

Tharindu Kaushal roars an appeal to have Wahab Riaz lbw

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

Tharindu Kaushal's charismatic inception

Tharindu Kaushal's ripping, wrist-spun offbreak and self-belief were on full display as he spun his way to a five-wicket haul that promised good things for Sri Lanka in years to come

Angelo Mathews during a practice session

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Colombo

Mathews calls for better shot selection

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has urged his batsmen to make sharp improvements in their shot selection, ahead of the second Test in Colombo

Wahab Riaz exults after dismissing Kaushal Silva

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Colombo

Adverse venue awaits shaky hosts

If there is a home venue Sri Lanka would prefer not to head to after a loss, it would be the P Sara Oval in Colombo. On each of the last three occasions Sri Lanka have played here, they have lost. And unlike those times, they trail Pakistan 0-1 now

Yasir Shah celebrates Dimuth Karunaratne's wicket with his team-mates

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Colombo

Need to unsettle Yasir Shah - Silva

Scoring more frequently off Yasir Shah may be Sri Lanka's best chance of neutralising him, opener Kaushal Silva said ahead of the second Test in Colombo, beginning on Thursday