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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

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Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st Test, Galle, 3rd day

Chandimal, Thirimanne continue to test patience

Jul 18, 2014: The blow-hot-blow-cold performances by Sri Lanka's young batsmen must be frustrating the selectors who had invested in them. And Chandimal, worryingly, has yet to sort out his short-ball weakness

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2014

Tharanga, Vithanage in SL ODI squad

Jul 2, 2014: Sri Lanka have recalled batsmen Kithuruwan Vithanage and Upul Tharanga in their 16-man squad for the first two ODIs against South Africa in July

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England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Investec Test, Headingley, 2nd day

Eranga leads Sri Lanka's survivors

Jun 21, 2014: For much of the second day Sri Lanka toiled without reward and the Test match was slipping away from them, but they refused to yield and their hard-working seamers have ensured they retain hope

Andrew Fidel Fernando at Headingley

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Investec Test, Headingley, 1st day

Slapstick Sri Lanka give it away

Jun 20, 2014: There were a few occasions on the opening day at Headingley when Sri Lanka could be satisfied with their effort, but a succession of loose shots eventually proved costly and it could be a long road back

Andrew Fidel Fernando at Headingley

England v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, The Oval

Only the start of the short stuff

May 22, 2014: Sri Lanka's bowlers had propelled their World T20 campaign, often bailing out lacklustre batting displays, but when the bowlers had a bad evening in London, the batsmen could not reciprocate

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Kent v Sri Lankans, Tour match, Canterbury

Sri Lankans start to hit their stride

May 16, 2014: Angelo Mathews hit fifty and Dinesh Chandimal an unbeaten 47 off 31 balls to set up a hefty thumping of Kent in Sri Lanka's second tour match in England

Alan Gardner at Canterbury

Sri Lanka news

Few can adjust their game like Thirimanne - Jayasuriya

Apr 24, 2014: Sri Lanka chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya made a resounding endorsement of Lahiru Thirimanne's temperament and talent, one day after his panel had appointed the 24-year-old batsman vice-captain across all formats

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Chandimal relieved of T20I captaincy

Apr 23, 2014: Sri Lanka's selectors have relieved Dinesh Chandimal of the Twenty20 captaincy, and the ODI vice-captaincy, appointing Lasith Malinga and Lahiru Thirimanne in those roles, ahead of Sri Lanka's tour of Ireland and England

Andrew Fidel Fernando

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
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