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Sri Lanka A v England Lions, 2nd unofficial Test, Dambulla, 3rd day

Lions face final-day battle for survival after Rayner's marathon

Feb 25, 2017: England Lions face a long battle for survival on the final day in Dambulla as Sri Lanka A seek a victory that would tie the series, but all Ollie Rayner wanted was a long night's sleep

ECB Reporters Network

Sri Lanka A v England Lions, 2nd unofficial Test, Dambulla, 2nd day

England Lions made to toil by triple-century stand

Feb 25, 2017: England Lions were put to the sword by an unbroken stand of 303 on another sweltering day in Dambulla

ESPNcricinfo staff

England Lions in Sri Lanka 2016-17

De Silva to captain SL A in unofficial Tests against England Lions

Feb 13, 2017: The A squad for the two unofficial Tests also includes opener Dimuth Karunaratne and Sri Lanka's second spinner, Dilruwan Perera

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in South Africa 2016-17

Kumara, Lakmal a glimmer amid catalogue of pain

Jan 15, 2017: Sri Lanka were beaten by increasingly convincing margins through the series and ESPNcricinfo looks at whether anyone emerged with credit

Andrew Fidel Fernando

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Johannesburg, 3rd day

Parnell, Olivier seal innings win for SA

Jan 14, 2017: South Africa advanced determinedly towards a 3-0 whitewash of Sri Lanka by taking just 17 overs to dismiss the opposition on the third morning

The Report by Alan Gardner

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Cape Town

Green pitch set to test wounded Sri Lanka

Jan 1, 2017: A grassy Newlands surface will bring smiles to the faces of South Africa's seamers and make Sri Lanka's task even harder as they look to bounce back from 1-0 down

The Preview by Andrew Fernando in Cape Town

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Port Elizabeth, 4th day

Karunaratne explains run-out mishap

Dec 29, 2016: Sri Lanka's loss of five wickets in what is now an unlikely run chase was sparked by a run out involving two players fropm the same club who would normally trust their understanding

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Harare. 4th day

Herath ten-for puts Sri Lanka on the brink

Nov 9, 2016: Rangana Herath's seventh ten-for in Tests put a depleted Sri Lanka side within touching distance of a 2-0 Test series sweep in Zimbabwe

The Report by Shashank Kishore

Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Harare, 4th day

Karunaratne ton stretches lead to 411 on rain-hit day

Nov 1, 2016: Dimuth Karunaratne's second fifty-plus score of the match - 110 off 173 balls - lifted Sri Lanka's lead to 411 before rain wiped out almost all of the post-tea session

The Report by Deivarayan Muthu

Sri Lanka A v West Indies A, Colombo, 4th Day

Karunaratne guides SL A to seven-wicket win

Oct 7, 2016: First-innings centurion Dimuth Karunaratne scored an unbeaten 39 to guide Sri Lanka A to a seven-wicket win over West Indies A

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka A v West Indies A, Colombo, 2nd Day

Karunaratne 131 pips Cornwall six-for to put Sri Lanka A ahead

Oct 5, 2016: Sri Lanka A took a lead of 72 as Dimuth Karunaratne scored a patient 131

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka news

Karunaratne, Thirimanne in Sri Lanka A squad

Sep 29, 2016: Dimuth Karunaratne and Lahiru Thirimanne have been named in the Sri Lanka A squad for the first two four-day games at home against West Indies A

ESPNcricinfo staff

England v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Lord's, 2nd day

Silva finds a new lease of life

Jun 10, 2016: Kaushal Silva had always been selected to give Sri Lanka some solidity, but it reached a stage where sometimes he solidified completely. On his return to the side he is striking the ideal balance

Andrew Fidel Fernando at Lord's

England v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Lord's, 2nd day

Silva leads Sri Lanka's response on Bairstow's mixed day

Jun 10, 2016: For Jonny Bairstow, even on the grandest days the debate about whether England should utilise him as a wicketkeeper or specialist batsmen seems destined to ring loudly

The Report by David Hopps

Sri Lanka in England 2016

Warm-up opposition not good enough - Karunaratne

Jun 6, 2016: The bowling Sri Lanka faced in practice games ahead of the Test series was of modest quality, opener Dimuth Karunaratne has said

Andrew Fidel Fernando

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

Sri Lanka find their fight ... and their off stumps

May 29, 2016: Today Sri Lanka began to pee on the raging fire they had started on day two, but flames are still licking the walls and roof

Andrew Fidel Fernando at Chester-le-Street

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

Leicestershire v Sri Lankans, Grace Road, Tour match, 3rd day

Injured Prasad ruled out of first Test

May 15, 2016: With the first Test less than a week away, Sri Lanka coach Graham Ford was satisfied with what he saw on the final day of his side's last warm-up match

Vithushan Ehantharajah at Grace Road

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

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
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