Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka ran out three batsmen but couldn't stop New Zealand from building a total of 315 in the sixth ODI in Dunedin
Sri Lanka ran out three batsmen but couldn't stop New Zealand from building a total of 315 in the sixth ODI in Dunedin © Getty Images


The grizzled vet and the cocky kid

At 34, Thilan Samaraweera was desperate to add a World Cup appearance to his CV. He got his wish, and played in a final as well

Wonder year

2014 in review: Scarcely believable Test wins, a world title, and a captain who turned into an assured leader - Sri Lanka's 2014 was seriously good

Ten years later

Gallery: Efforts by Surrey have helped transform a coastal village in Sri Lanka devastated by the December 26 tsunami

    Life is a papare, old chum

Diary: Alan Gardner takes in a safari, runs into VVS Laxman, and gets his fill of a certain ubiquitous politician

    'I'm a bit disappointed not to get that Test average up to 50'

Mahela Jayawardene reflects on his Test career, and the gap between international and club cricket in Sri Lanka

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A maverick with maturity

Janaka Malwatta: Tillakaratne Dilshan, one the few '90s era cricketers still around, is an entertainer who never backs down from a challenge

Sri Lanka need to trust their own

Janaka Malwatta: There's still a tendency to look overseas when it comes to picking the coach. Are there grounds for this?

Chucking: the irony

Michael Jeh: Just as political views may change, our opinion of chuckers tends to be remarkably inconsistent. Case in point: Murali

Dimuth Karunaratne whips the ball through the leg side
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Kumar Sangakkara unfurls his trademark cover drive
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Tillakaratne Dilshan plays the pull
Kane Williamson was run out three short of a century
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Dhammika Prasad appeals for an lbw against Martin Guptill
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Brendon McCullum congratulates Tillakaratne Dilshan as he leaves the field
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Group A: Bloomfield v Badureliya at Colombo (Bloomfield) - Jan 23-25
Bloomfield 156 & 277/3 Badureliya 471/8d
Group B: Col CC v Chilaw at Colombo (CCC) - Jan 23-25
Col CC won by 5 wickets
Group A: Colts v Tamil Union at Colombo (Colts) - Jan 23-25
Tamil Union 207 & 400/8d Colts 296
Group B: Moors v SL Army at Colombo (Moors) - Jan 23-25
Moors 365 & 160/2 SL Army 281
Group A: Nondescripts v Ragama at Colombo (NCC) - Jan 23-25
Nondescripts 404 & 176/3 Ragama 311
Group B: Saracens v Sinhalese at Katunayake - Jan 23-25
Saracens 272 & 291 Sinhalese 198 & 76/3
6th ODI: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Dunedin - Jan 25
New Zealand won by 120 runs
5th Youth ODI: S Lanka U19 v B'desh U19 at Colombo (SSC) - Jan 25
B'desh U19 212/9 S Lanka U19 115/2 (27.5/50 ov)
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