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Sri Lanka news

Who will replace Dilshan?

Oct 11, 2013: ESPNcricinfo picks out the five most likely candidates to replace the retiring Tillakaratne Dilshan in Tests

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

SLC domestic tournament replaces Zimbabwe tour

Oct 3, 2013: Sri Lanka Cricket has announced a triangular four-day tournament to begin on October 8, which effectively replaces the postponed Test tour of Zimbabwe

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Kandurata v Hyderabad, CLT20 qualifier, Mohali

Dhawan leads Sunrisers to comfortable win

Sep 17, 2013: A century-stand between Shikhar Dhawan and Parthiv Patel, both of whom scored effortless half-centuries, helped Sunrisers Hyderabad cruise to an eight-wicket win over Kandurata Maroons

The Report by Devashish Fuloria

Champions League news

'Best team Sri Lanka have sent' - Thirimanne

Sep 14, 2013: Kandurata Maroons captain Lahiru Thirimanne believes Sri Lanka have sent the strongest ever side to represent the country at the Champions League

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

SLC confirms provincial T20 tournament

Aug 7, 2013: The four-team provincial Twenty20 tournament that replaces this year's cancelled Sri Lanka Premier League, will run from August 10 to 17

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 5th ODI, Colombo

Thirimanne's calm approach bodes well for SL

Aug 1, 2013: Lahiru Thirimanne's innings in the fifth ODI was not very different from some of the other innings he has played before, but his calculated approach to run-making left an impression

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 5th ODI, Colombo

Dominant Sri Lanka make it 4-1

Jul 31, 2013: South Africa suffered a fifth successive sub-standard batting performance in Sri Lanka to concede the final match in the series - a dead rubber - to opposition who have shown their superiority

The Report by Firdose Moonda

'It's time our batting started winning matches for the team'

Jul 25, 2013: Dinesh Chandimal and Lahiru Thirimanne talk about what it means to be given leadership roles in the one-day side, and what they can learn from Sangakkara and Jayawardene

Interview by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st ODI, Colombo

Dominant Sangakkara gets better with age

Jul 20, 2013: At 35, a lifetime of learning is propelling Kumar Sangakkara's cricket far further than his innate ability ever could. He is now churning out match-winning innings that have frustratingly eluded him

Andrew Fidel Fernando at the R Premadasa Stadium

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2013

Mathews wants SL youngsters to emulate seniors

Jul 17, 2013: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has backed young batsmen Dinesh Chandimal and Lahiru Thirimanne to deliver in the home series against South Africa

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Australia v Sri Lanka, Champions Trophy, Group A, Cardiff

Sri Lanka hold their nerve to reach semi-final

Jun 17, 2013: A victorious Sri Lanka will play in Cardiff on Thursday. A humbled Australia will start pondering the Ashes, and the state of disrepair their cricket has fallen into

The Report by Daniel Brettig

Sri Lanka v SLC Combined, SLC Triangular Series, Pallekele

Herath, Thirimanne secure Sri Lanka win

May 12, 2013: Rangana Herath's 4 for 37 and an unbeaten 82 for Lahiru Thirimanne took Sri Lanka to a 28-run Duckworth-Lewis victory

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Galle, 2nd day

Thirimanne's coming of age

Mar 9, 2013: Despite a slow start in Test cricket, Lahiru Thirimanne already looks the most complete of Sri Lanka's young batsmen

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Galle, 2nd day

Bangladesh resist after Sri Lanka declare

Mar 9, 2013: Sri Lanka extended their domination on the second day in Galle, declaring their first innings at 570 for the loss of just four wickets, a little over an hour after lunch

The Report by Kanishkaa Balachandran

Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2012-13

Sangakkara issues challenge to new generation

Mar 8, 2013: Kumar Sangakkara has challenged Thirimanne, Chandimal and Mathews to score 35 to 40 Test hundreds each

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka

How Sri Lanka's brightest talents can step up

Jan 31, 2013: Sri Lanka need to cultivate the strengths of these five cricketers who've made a mark in the opportunities handed to them so far

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in Australia 2012-13

Problems for Australia, promise for Sri Lanka

Jan 20, 2013: Australia trail 2-1 with one match to play and there are plenty of issues for Mickey Arthur's side to work through

Daniel Brettig

Sri Lanka in Australia, 2012-13

Regeneration heralded by Thirimanne

Jan 14, 2013: A century for Lahiru Thirimanne in Adelaide was the latest evidence of a welcome regeneration in Sri Lanka's batting

Daniel Brettig

Australia v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Adelaide

Thirimanne guides Sri Lanka to resounding win

Jan 13, 2013: Lahiru Thirimanne anchored a comfortable chase on a tacky pitch as Sri Lanka levelled the ODI series against Australia in the second match at Adelaide Oval

The Report by Daniel Brettig

Sri Lanka in Australia 2012-13

Sri Lanka undone by inconsistency - Ford

Jan 7, 2013: Sri Lanka coach Graham Ford said his side had positives to take from a 3-0 drubbing in Australia, but had ultimately been undone by inconsistency

Andrew Fernando
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