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Sri Lanka v India, 5th ODI, Colombo

Fatigue weighing down Mendis - SL batting coach

Sep 2, 2017: Kusal Mendis is yet to make a substantial impact in the ODIs, producing scores of 36, 19, 1 and 1 so far

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Thirimanne needs break from cricket - Gunawardene

Nov 3, 2016: The Sri Lanka A coach believes Thirimanne's problem's aren't technical, but simply a lack of confidence

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lanka news

Series against West Indies A had many gains - Gunawardene

Nov 2, 2016: Helping some of Sri Lanka's Test players regain form and giving as many as 30 players a chance was a highlight for the A team coach Avishka Gunawardene

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lanka news

Coach Gunawardene critical of Sri Lanka A batsmen

Aug 1, 2016: Sri Lanka A head coach Avishka Gunawardene lamented the lack of big scores from the batsmen, after the side lost all four games in the A-team tri-series involving Pakistan A and hosts England Lions

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lanka A in England 2016

Sri Lanka A coach Gunawardene eager to work with the next generation

Jun 22, 2016: Avishka Gunawardene, Sri Lanka A's coach for the tour of England, hopes to get an extended stint in order to work with players on a long-term basis to help them graduate to the national side

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lanka news

Gunawardene appointed SL A coach; Dias to coach U-19s

May 18, 2016: Former Sri Lanka opener Avishka Gunawardene has been appointed coach of the Sri Lanka A team, and former senior team coach Roy Dias will take up a similar role with the Under-19 side

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Premier League Tournament round-up

SSC edge ahead with remarkable win

Jan 22, 2009: A round-up of the tenth-round matches of the Premier League Tournament in Sri Lanka

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Chandigarh Lions v Delhi Giants, ICL, Panchkula

Delhi pip Chandigarh via bowl-out

Nov 5, 2008: Delhi Giants beat Chandigarh Lions 2-0 in a bowl-out in a high-scoring ICL encounter in Panchkula where both teams scored 200

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Sri Lankan cricket

Sri Lanka lifts domestic ban on ICL players

Sep 19, 2008: Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has broken ranks with the official cricketing establishment by deciding to allow five cricketers and an umpire who had signed up for the unauthorised ICL last year to play domestic cricket

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Kolkata Tigers v Delhi Giants, ICL, Gurgaon

Chandana and Shibsagar spin Tigers into semi-final

Mar 30, 2008: The Kolkata Tigers squeezed past the Delhi Giants in Gurgaon to move into the semi-finals

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Rockets v Giants, 8th match, ICL

Giants stomp over sparkless Rockets

Mar 16, 2008: Delhi Giants scored an easy win over Ahmedabad Rockets after being set a paltry target of 108 in Panchkula

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Basnahira North v Wayamba, Inter-Provincial Limited-Over Tournament, Colombo

Basnahira North trounce Wayamba with all-round display

Jan 2, 2008: After raking up 298 in their alloted 50 overs, Basnahira North's bowlers dismissed Wayamba for 198 to complete a comprehensive 100-run win

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Sri Lanka domestic round-up

Kottehewa stars with double hat-trick

Dec 3, 2007: A round-up from the latest domestic action in Sri Lanka

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Several Sri Lanka players approached by the league

Sri Lanka's chairman of selectors backs ICL

Sep 1, 2007: Ashantha de Mel, Sri Lanka's chairman of selectors, has backed the Indian Cricket League, urging Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), which has hitherto threatened players with bans if they participate in the ICL, to soften its stance

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West Indies A v Sri Lanka A, 2nd Test, 2nd day

Honours even after West Indies strike late

Dec 2, 2006: Mahela Udawatte, Avishka Gunawardene and captain Thilan Samaraweera all chipped in with half-centuries as Sri Lanka A, in reply to West Indies A's 358, reached 202 for 4 at the close of the second day

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Sri Lanka announces 30-man squad

Gunawardene and Jayantha in Champions Trophy probables

Aug 7, 2006: Avishka Gunawardene and Saman Jayantha have been named along with Marvan Atapattu in Sri Lanka's initial 30-man squad for the ICC Champions Trophy

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

VB Series, 2005-06

Jayasuriya out of VB Series

Jan 7, 2006: Sanath Jayasuriya, Sri Lanka's veteran allrounder, will miss the VB Series in Australia as he recovers from a shoulder injury

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Sri Lanka in India, 2005-06

Sri Lanka will bounce back in Tests, insists Moody

Nov 21, 2005: Sri Lanka have put their dismal one-day tour of India behind them and are geared up for a better show in next month's Test series, Tom Moody, the Sri Lankan coach, said on Monday


Sri Lanka A v South Africa A, Tour match, Dambulla

Amla and Gunawardene star in drawn match

Sep 17, 2005: An unbeaten 64 from Hasim Amla ensured that South Africa drew their three-day game against Sri Lanka A at Dambulla

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Sri Lanka A v South Africa A, Tour match, Dambulla

Gunawardene keeps Sri Lanka A afloat

Sep 14, 2005: Avishka Gunawardene survived a nasty blow to the face to anchor Sri Lanka A's second innings

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