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Sri Lanka v England, 6th ODI, Pallekele

'Opening spots are still open' - Mathews

Dec 12, 2014: With Sri Lanka having been expected to wrap up the series handily, Angelo Mathews and the selectors had hoped to don their white coats and put World Cup hopefuls under the microscope in low-pressure matches towards the back end of the tour

Andrew Fidel Fernando

England in Sri Lanka 2014-15

The six yet to cement their World Cup tickets

Nov 25, 2014: ESPNcricinfo selects six players with World Cup places to prove

Andrew Fidel Fernando and Alan Gardner

Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2014

Chandimal, Mendis dropped for Pakistan Tests

Jul 31, 2014: Sri Lanka have left out wicketkeeper batsman Dinesh Chandimal and spinner Ajantha Mendis from their 15-man squad for the Pakistan Tests starting next week

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2014

Tharanga recalled for South Africa Tests

Jul 12, 2014: Sri Lanka opener Upul Tharanga, who last played a Test in 2007, has been recalled to the Test squad for the South Africa series

Andrew Fidel Fernando

England v Sri Lanka, World T20, Group 1, Chittagong

Mendis - bird of prey or sitting duck?

Mar 27, 2014: Batsmen have often struggled to figure out Ajantha Mendis' bowling, but now it is time for Sri Lanka to figure out whether the spinner should be persisted with

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Netherlands v SL, World T20, Group 1, Chittagong

Sri Lanka consign Netherlands to record low

Mar 24, 2014: Dinesh Chandimal chose to bowl against Netherlands, largely because he feared dew would set in later in the evening to hamper the bowlers

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

India v Sri Lanka, Asia Cup, Fatullah

Sangakkara ton gives Sri Lanka tense win

Feb 28, 2014: Kumar Sangakkara made an under-pressure century to steer Sri Lanka to their second straight win and to the brink of a place in the Asia Cup finals

The Report by Siddarth Ravindran

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 3rd day

Sri Lanka discover their limitations

Feb 6, 2014: As they spurned the opportunity to grab a lead in excess of 200 on the third day in Chittagong, Sri Lanka would have discovered some of their limitations in fielding and the lack of a bowling bench strength

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Chittagong

Sri Lanka in Bangladesh 2013-14

Ajantha Mendis returns to Sri Lanka's Test squad

Jan 23, 2014: Ajantha Mendis has been named in Sri Lanka's Test squad to Bangladesh, after he had been directed to return from the Big Bash League at short notice this week

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Malinga recalled from BBL over 'fitness issue'

Jan 20, 2014: Sri Lanka Cricket has recalled fast bowler Lasith Malinga and spinner Ajantha Mendis from the Big Bash League with immediate effect

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Sharjah

Top order in focus for both teams

Dec 17, 2013: Sri Lanka's ability to tackle spin and Pakistan's progress against the new ball might play the biggest part in determining the outcome of the first ODI in Sharjah

The Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Big Bash League 2013-14

Mendis signs for Sydney Thunder

Dec 6, 2013: Ajantha Mendis, the Sri Lanka spinner, has signed with Sydney Thunder for the upcoming season of Big Bash League

ESPNcricinfo staff

Premier Limited overs tournament

Moors tie with Tamil Union on rain-hit opening day

Dec 1, 2013: A round-up of all the matches played in the Premier Limited Overs Tournament on December 1, 2013

Andrew Fidel Fernando

West Indies tri-series

Injured Dilshan out of West Indies tri-series

Jun 21, 2013: Upul Tharanga will replace the injured Tillakaratne Dilshan in Sri Lanka's squad for the tri-series in West Indies, while Ajantha Mendis also gets a recall at Thisara Perera's expense

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Premier League Tournament 2012-13

Ajantha Mendis takes 11 in innings win for Army

Feb 18, 2013: A round-up of the third round matches of the Premier League Tournament 2012-13

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2012-13

Mathews takes over as Sri Lanka captain

Feb 14, 2013: Angelo Mathews will take over as Test and ODI captain from Mahela Jayawardene for the home Test series against Bangladesh. Dinesh Chandimal will be Mathews' deputy but will lead the national side in the Twenty20 format

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Adelaide

Hungry hosts chase follow-up victory

Jan 12, 2013: ESPNcricinfo's preview of the second ODI between Australia and Sri Lanka in Adelaide

Daniel Brettig

Sri Lanka in Australia 2012-13

Ajantha Mendis returns for limited-overs series

Jan 2, 2013: Sri Lanka have picked Kushal Perera, the wicketkeeper-batsman, for the limited-overs series in Australia, and spinner Ajantha Mendis makes a comeback after suffering a side strain during the World Twenty20 late last year

ESPNcricinfo staff

New Zealand in Sri Lanka 2012-13

Ajantha Mendis out of limited-overs squad

Oct 25, 2012: Ajantha Mendis, the spinner who has been struggling with a side strain, has been left out of the Sri Lanka squad for the Twenty20 and the first three ODIs against New Zealand

ESPNcricinfo staff

New Zealand in Sri Lanka 2012

Sri Lanka hope for Ajantha Mendis' recovery

Oct 21, 2012: Ajantha Mendis' fitness remains a concern for Sri Lanka as they prepare to take on New Zealand

Sa'adi Thawfeeq
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