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Sri Lanka v Australia, 3rd Test, SSC, 1st day

Australia hapless before de Silva's insouciance

Aug 13, 2016: In the heart of Colombo's administrative district, young Dhananjaya de Silva summoned up superlative casualness to give Australia a thorough government-office treatment

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v Australia, 3rd Test, SSC, 1st day

Sri Lanka, not pitches, won this series

Aug 13, 2016: Much of the talk around the series has focused on pitches, but it is Sri Lanka's resilient middle order that has consistently thwarted Australia's plans. It was no different in Colombo

Daniel Brettig

Sri Lanka v Australia, 3rd Test, SSC, 1st day

De Silva and Chandimal lead Sri Lanka fightback

Aug 13, 2016: Sri Lanka recovered from 26 for 5 on the first day against Australia in Colombo to reach 214 for 5 at stumps. Dhananjaya de Silva was the stand-out with his maiden Test century, compiled in an unbeaten 188-run stand with Dinesh Chandimal

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Cardiff

Root and Buttler lay groundwork for 3-0 series win

Jul 2, 2016: Joe Root produced a seamless 93 from 106 balls and Jos Buttler made 70 from 45 balls as England wrapped up victory by 122 runs for a 3-0 series win

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

England v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Kia Oval

Sri Lanka smell the coffee

Jun 29, 2016: Plays of the day from the fourth ODI of the series between England and Sri Lanka

Alan Gardner

England v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, The Oval

Roy's rampant 162 sets up stunning chase

Jun 29, 2016: Jason Roy lit up a gloomy evening in South London with a stunning matchwinning 162 - the second highest ODI score ever made by an England batsman

The Report by Andrew Miller

Ireland v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Malahide

Shanaka five-for and Chandimal hundred too much for Ireland

Jun 16, 2016: Dasun Shanaka took five wickets on his ODI debut and Dinesh Chandimal struck his first ODI hundred for five years as Sri Lanka proved too strong for Ireland in Malahide

Tim Wigmore at Malahide

Sri Lanka in England 2016

Will bat wherever team requires me to - Chandimal

Jun 2, 2016: Dinesh Chandimal has said that his batting position doesn't bother him, and that he will bat where his team leadership deems fit

Andrew Fidel Fernando

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chester-le-Street, 4th day

Chandimal helps SL reclaim their identity

May 30, 2016: With his effervescent character and homespun technique, Dinesh Chandimal embodies something of the island spirit - as well as the fight his team had lost

Andrew Fidel Fernando at Chester-le-Street

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chester-le-Street, 4th day

Chandimal makes England work for victory

May 30, 2016:

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England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chester-le-Street, 3rd day

Sri Lanka's batsmen find their fight

May 29, 2016: Barring extraordinary events, Sri Lanka are still going to lose the second Test - and potentially by an innings - but they were not, to borrow one of Angelo Mathews' words, humiliated on the third day as they made England work hard for their successes in

The Report by Andrew McGlashan

Sri Lanka in England 2016

Chandimal insists Sri Lanka still have belief

May 22, 2016: Despite a year in which Sri Lanka have lost 11 of 14 completed T20s and now been defeated inside three days in a Test, "one or two wins" could reverse fortunes, Dinesh Chandimal said

Andrew Fidel Fernando

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Headingley

Daunting challenge for Sri Lanka to repeat 2014 heist

May 17, 2016: Two years ago, when these sides last met, Sri Lanka were the buoyant side and England struggling. This time the roles are reversed and it will be a significant surprise if the result isn't as well

Andrew Fidel Fernando at Headingley

England v Sri Lanka, World T20 2016, Group 1, Delhi

Sri Lanka bank on spinners against England

Mar 25, 2016: Sri Lanka's batting has been brittle, and they're missing their finisher with the ball, but T20 wits, they hope, will be enough to put them into the semi-final as they face off against England

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Delhi

World T20 2016

Mathews hopes SL's seniors will step up

Mar 16, 2016: Angelo Mathews has said that he trusts makeshift opener Dinesh Chandimal and new addition Lahiru Thirimanne to set the tone at the top of Sri Lanka's innings

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in New Zealand 2015-16

Chandimal to stand in for injured Malinga in NZ T20s

Dec 29, 2015: Dinesh Chandimal will stand-in as captain for the injured Lasith Malinga for the two T20s in New Zealand in January

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka

Tough freshman year

Dec 29, 2015: Losing matches from a point of certain victory was a theme for the young team, but there's some good talent there

Andrew Fidel Fernando

New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Hamilton, 1st day

Chandimal's baila sets Sri Lanka's tone

Dec 18, 2015: Dinesh Chandimal only made 47, but his approach helped divert the course of the first day's play, and helped bend the New Zealand bowling a little out of shape

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Hamilton

NZ v SL, 1st Test, Dunedin, 2nd day

Sri Lanka's delightfully drab day

Dec 11, 2015: For a team used to frequent collapses from its brittle batting line-up, a partnership of 122 in 48.5 overs between Dimuth Karunaratne and Dinesh Chandimal was a pleasantly surprising display of restraint

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Dunedin

Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st Test, Galle, 2nd day

Herath restores Sri Lanka dominance

Oct 15, 2015: Rangana Herath bowled Sri Lanka back into the dominant position achieved by their top order and squandered somewhat by a collapse that cost them their last seven wickets for 59 runs

The Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy
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