Andrew Fidel Fernando

ESPNcricinfo's Sri Lanka correspondent @andrewffernando

Lasith Malinga claimed 3 for 28 to lead his side to victory

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st T20I, Colombo

New-look Sri Lanka aim to unearth rough diamonds

With five uncapped players in the squad, Sri Lanka are in the mood for experimentation, making it difficult to work out their starting XI for the first T20I against Pakistan

Kusal Perera lost his balance while trying to block a yorker

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 5th ODI, Hambantota

Ian Gould auditions for FC Barcelona

Plays of the day from the fifth ODI between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Hambantota

Kusal Perera is thrilled on reaching his second ODI hundred

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 5th ODI, Hambantota

Kusal ton sets up consolation SL victory

Kusal Perera sent Pakistan on the run with his most substantial, and perhaps most mature, innings to date, then Sri Lanka's middle order ran the opposition down and mauled them in a frenzied finish, to found a 165-run victory in the final ODI

Lasith Malinga at a nets session

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 5th ODI, Hambantota

Haphazard Sri Lanka look to derail Pakistan surge

Pakistan have already wrapped up the series 3-1, but with the Champions Trophy deadline approaching they will aim not to take the foot off the pedal

SL v Pakistan, 4th ODI, Colombo

'Executing under pressure concerns us' - Atapattu

Sri Lanka coach Marvan Atapattu said Lasith Malinga's lack of penetration, and the bowlers' failure to execute plans has paved their path to decline, though the plans themselves remain robust

Marvan Atapattu and Angelo Mathews have a chat

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 4th ODI, Colombo

Mathews backs misfiring bowling attack

Angelo Mathews stressed that Sri Lanka have to make best use of the bowling resources available to them and was confident his senior bowlers would return to form

Mohammad Hafeez and Tillakaratne Dilshan walk off amid rain

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 4th ODI, Colombo

Dominant Pakistan look to seal series

Pakistan have banked on their collective consistency in this series while Sri Lanka have relied on individual brilliance. The home team face an uphill task in what could be the series decider

Yasir Shah celebrates a wicket

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd ODI, Colombo

Didn't expect pitch to turn - Mathews

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said that a dramatic change in the playing surface was a major factor in Sri Lanka's heavy defeat in the third ODI

The players and umpires kept to the middle of the playing area after crowd trouble halted play

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd ODI, Colombo

Crowd trouble at Premadasa Stadium interrupts match

Match referee Javagal Srinath was forced to suspend play for half an hour in the third ODI between Sri Lanka and Pakistan after a rock was thrown onto the playing area at the Premadasa Stadium