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Sri Lanka v India, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day

Resolute Herath stretches cricketing mortality, again

Aug 15, 2015: After being jettisoned for the third Test against Pakistan, whispers about Rangana Herath's retirement grew. However, he returned for the first Test against India, fighting weak knees and a troublesome back, to spin Sri Lanka to a come-from-behind win

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2015

Uncapped Siriwardana, Pathirana in ODI squad

Jul 7, 2015: Sri Lanka have selected two uncapped left-arm spinning allrounders - Milinda Siriwardana and Sachith Pathirana - for the ODI series against Pakistan

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2015

A series to savour for the old-timers

Jun 15, 2015: Their teams are in transition and selectors on the hunt for talented youth, but it is this series' old men who still play cricket that warms the heart

Andrew Fidel Fernando

South Africa v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, 1st quarter-final, Sydney

Uncapped offspinner Tharindu Kaushal replaces Herath, could play SA

Mar 17, 2015: In a late move Sri Lanka have sought to replace injured left-arm spinner Rangana Herath with 22-year old offspinner Tharindu Kaushal, ahead of the quarter-final against South Africa on Wednesday

Andrew Fidel Fernando

South Africa v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, 1st Q-F, Sydney

Unfazed Sri Lanka target South Africa's history

Mar 17, 2015: Is South Africa's batting exceptionally good, or is it brittle? Is Sri Lanka's bowling wily or weak? The first quarter-final features two of the more schizophrenic teams of the tournament

Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando

World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka

SL wait on Herath's fitness, Mathews recovers

Mar 14, 2015: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has overcome the Achilles concern that forced him off the field early during Scotland's innings on Thursday, team manager Michael de Zoysa has said

Andrew Fidel Fernando

World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka

SL play down Mathews fitness concerns

Mar 11, 2015: Sri Lanka have played down concerns about Angelo Mathews' Achilles pain and said that Rangana Herath was likely to be fit for the quarter-final in Sydney on March 18

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Hobart

World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka

Seekkuge Prasanna to be flown in as cover for Herath

Mar 3, 2015: Legspinning allrounder Seekkuge Prasanna will be flown to Australia as cover for the injured Rangana Herath, SLC has said

Andrew Fidel Fernando

World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka

Herath in doubt for Australia game

Mar 1, 2015: Rangana Herath is in doubt for Sri Lanka's match against Australia next Sunday, after splitting the skin on the inside of his spinning finger during the match against England

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Wellington

World Cup 2015

Herath stresses accuracy for spinners

Feb 12, 2015: Rangana Herath believes it is precision that will bring spinners success in New Zealand and Australia during the World Cup, rather than mystery or extravagant turn

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in New Zealand 2014-15

Herath to return to Sri Lanka

Jan 27, 2015: Rangana Herath will be unavailable for the seventh ODI against New Zealand on Thursday, as he returns home to help care for an unwell family member, Sri Lanka's team manager has said

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Twenty20 bowling winner

A master sans mystery

Jan 26, 2015: In Chittagong, Rangana Herath lorded it over New Zealand's batsmen despite having only one variation to his stock delivery

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in New Zealand 2014-15

Positives for SL amid inconsistent performances

Jan 8, 2015: ESPNcricinfo rates the Sri Lanka performance from the Test series against New Zealand

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in New Zealand 2014-15

Rangana Herath to miss first Test

Dec 19, 2014: Left-arm spinner Rangana Herath has been ruled out of Sri Lanka's first Test against New Zealand by the hamstring tear he suffered last week

Andrew Fidel Fernando

England in Sri Lanka 2014-15

Herath injury allows Senanayake instant return

Dec 9, 2014: Rangana Herath has been ruled out of the fifth ODI against England, and is unlikely to play a further part in the series. He will be replaced by Sachithra Senanayake

Andrew Fidel Fernando

From support act to lead role

Aug 22, 2014: For many years Rangana Herath was the ideal foil for Murali, but over the last four years he has become Sri Lanka's strike bowler

S Rajesh

Herath's world record, and left-armer dominance

Aug 19, 2014: Also, highest run-getters in England-India Tests, and memorable South African debuts

Steven Lynch

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC, 3rd day

A century after 1998 days

Aug 16, 2014: Stats highlights from an eventful third day, when a bowler took nine wickets in an innings for the first time in 12 years, and a Pakistan wicketkeeper got a Test hundred for the first time since February 2009

S Rajesh

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC, 3rd day

Sangakkara, Jayawardene prosper after Herath nine

Aug 16, 2014: Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene added an unbeaten 98 runs to drive Sri Lanka into a strong position after Rangana Herath had taken a career-best nine wickets

The Report by Devashish Fuloria

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC, 2nd day

'Younis wicket turning point' - Herath

Aug 15, 2014: Rangana Herath marked out Kaushal Silva's sharp work to dismiss Younis Khan as a key moment on Friday

Andrew Fidel Fernando
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