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SL v WI, World T20, semi-finals, Mirpur

Captaincy contrasts couldn't be starker

Apr 2, 2014: Sri Lanka had not announced their captain seven hours before they play a crunch game while West Indies are buzzing under the in-form Darren Sammy

Mohammad Isam in Mirpur

World T20 2014

Chandimal suspended for one match

Mar 28, 2014: Dinesh Chandimal will miss Sri Lanka's final group match against New Zealand after he was suspended for one match due to Sri Lanka being found guilty of maintaining a slow over rate for the second time inside 12 months

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

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

'Netherlands are playing good cricket' - Chandimal

Mar 23, 2014: Despite this history of putting less-fancied teams in their place, Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has assured fans his team will not be beset by complacency against Netherlands

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

World T20 news

Chandimal eyeing opponents' spin weaknesses

Mar 21, 2014: Sri Lanka will look to use their opponents' deficiencies against spin to their advantage at the World T20 in Bangladesh, captain Dinesh Chandimal has said

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

World T20 2014

Chandimal upbeat about Sri Lanka's prospects

Mar 15, 2014: Dinesh Chandimal embraced the hopes that have been heaped high upon them, instead of downplaying Sri Lanka's prospects in the World Twenty20

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Chandimal awarded top contract by SLC

Feb 27, 2014: Dinesh Chandimal, Sri Lanka's Twenty20 captain, has been promoted to the top category of Sri Lanka Cricket's central contracts, for 2014-15. SLC announced that it will be centrally contracting 17 players in all for the season

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Mirpur

'Kusal showed maturity today' - Mathews

Feb 22, 2014: Kusal Perera's well-paced maiden ODI century helped Sri Lanka clinch the ODI series 3-0 and Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said the opener had shown maturity to set up the win in the absence of the team's senior players

Mohammad Isam in Mirpur

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd T20, Chittagong

'Planned a last-ball bouncer' - Mashrafe

Feb 14, 2014: Mashrafe Mortaza, the Bangladesh T20 captain, defended Farhad Reza's bowling in the final over of the second T20 against Sri Lanka, saying they had planned to bowl a bouncer off the last ball to set up a catch in the deep

Mohammad Isam in Chittagong

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Twenty20, Chittagong

'Want to have our best team on the field' - Chandimal

Feb 11, 2014: Dinesh Chandimal, Sri Lanka's Twenty20 captain, said he wants to take advantage of a near full-strength side ahead of the two-match series against Bangladesh

Mohammad Isam

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 4th day

'Tried to keep my mind fresh to score runs' - Sangakkara

Feb 7, 2014: A long-time purveyor of Test cricket's grind, Kumar Sangakkara says it was a refreshed focus on positivity that helped him score the third-highest match tally of all time, against Bangladesh

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Chittagong

Bangladesh v SL, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 4th day

Sangakkara feat puts SL in commanding position

Feb 7, 2014: Kumar Sangakkara eased, almost casually, to a 35th career hundred in a Test match already heaving with his runs, completing a feat only Graham Gooch had achieved before him

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando in Chittagong

Sri Lanka in Bangladesh 2013-14

Chandimal's reckoning looms

Feb 2, 2014: Test cricket is Dinesh Chandimal's best format, but his position doesn't look as secure, due to competition from other batsmen and inconsistent scores. He needs a big innings in Chittagong to revive his confidence

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 4th day

Sri Lanka fans have reasons to smile

Jan 3, 2014: If Sri Lanka's young cricketers can build on Friday's gains, perhaps in years to come fans will look upon this match not simply as Angelo Mathews' coming of age, but as the turn of an era

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Abu Dhabi

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 4th day

'We'll be pressing for victory'- Chandimal

Jan 3, 2014: Sri Lanka batsman Dinesh Chandimal declared his team's intention of pressing hard for victory on a day-five pitch that is likely to be receptive to spin bowling

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Abu Dhabi

Sri Lanka in UAE 2013-14

Chandimal, Thirimanne have points to prove

Dec 29, 2013: Dinesh Chandimal and Lahiru Thirimanne have been given long rope by Sri Lanka's selectors, and it's high time they justified their continued selection

Andrew Fidel Fernando

An administrative farce

Dec 27, 2013: The Sri Lankan board's continuing ineptness meant a paucity of Tests, alienation of senior players, and another cancelled T20 league

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Dubai

Sri Lanka win with two balls to spare

Dec 20, 2013: Needing two off three balls, Sachithra Senanayake cut Shahid Afridi to the third-man boundary to give Sri Lanka a two-wicket victory

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st T20, Dubai

'We were 15 runs short' - Chandimal

Dec 12, 2013: Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has admitted his team may have misread the conditions in Dubai after their three-wicket loss to Pakistan in the first Twenty20

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st T20, Dubai

SL wary of Pakistan's momentum

Dec 11, 2013: Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara and captain Dinesh Chandimal are wary of Pakistan's form and confidence ahead of the first Twenty20 in Dubai

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2nd T20, Pallekele

Leadership curbing Chandimal's spirit

Nov 20, 2013: While Dinesh Chandimal has shown the aptitude to captain Sri Lanka, he seems to be shackled by it, and this has badly affected in his limited-overs batting of late

Andrew Fidel Fernando
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