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Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd T20, Chittagong

Sri Lanka take series after another final-ball win

Feb 14, 2014: Sri Lanka sealed the two-match Twenty20 series 2-0 after beating Bangladesh by three wickets in Chittagong

The Report by Mohammad Isam

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

Sri Lanka still rough around the edges

Jan 10, 2014: Sri Lanka have the ingredients of a fine Test team but a little all-round dynamism might make the end product more appetising

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Dubai

Sri Lanka news

Jayasuriya questions Perera's work ethic

Jan 3, 2014: Sanath Jayasuriya, the Sri Lanka chief selector, has questioned Thisara Perera's work ethic as the board denied the allrounder permission to participate in the BBL

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Premier Limited overs tournament

Moors tie with Tamil Union on rain-hit opening day

Dec 1, 2013: A round-up of all the matches played in the Premier Limited Overs Tournament on December 1, 2013

Andrew Fidel Fernando

CSK v Sunrisers Hyderabad, CLT20, Ranchi

Dhoni hits five sixes in Perera over

Sep 26, 2013: The 18th over of Chennai Super Kings' innings, bowled by Thisara Perera, cost 34 runs. Here's how MS Dhoni did it

ESPNcricinfo staff

Chennai Super Kings v Sunrisers Hyderabad, CLT20, Ranchi

Dhoni, Raina power Super Kings to victory

Sep 26, 2013: An ebullient finish from MS Dhoni that built on Suresh Raina's consummate half-century set up a 12-run victory for Chennai Super Kings over Sunrisers Hyderabad in Ranchi

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 3rd ODI, Pallekele

Perera punishes Peterson

Jul 26, 2013: Plays of the day from the third ODI between Sri Lanka and South Africa

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Pallakele

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 3rd ODI, Pallekele

Thirty-five runs in an over

Jul 26, 2013: The 33rd over of Sri Lanka's innings, bowled by Robin Peterson, cost 35 runs. Here's how Thisara Perera did it

ESPNcricinfo staff

West Indies tri-series

Injured Dilshan out of West Indies tri-series

Jun 21, 2013: Upul Tharanga will replace the injured Tillakaratne Dilshan in Sri Lanka's squad for the tri-series in West Indies, while Ajantha Mendis also gets a recall at Thisara Perera's expense

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sunrisers Hyderabad v Kings XI Punjab, IPL 2013, Hyderabad

Sunrisers top table after another low-scorer

Apr 19, 2013: For the second match in a row, Sunrisers Hyderabad turned it on in the penultimate over of the match to clinch a tight victory and go top of the table

The Report by Siddarth Ravindran

Sunrisers Hyderabad v Pune Warriors, IPL 2013, Hyderabad

Sunrisers defend 126 on IPL debut

Apr 5, 2013: Sunrisers Hyderabad made a winning debut in the IPL as they defended a low score at their home ground on a slow, difficult pitch

The Report by Abhishek Purohit

ODI bowling winner

Super six

Mar 11, 2013: For one night against Pakistan in Pallekele, Thisara Perera was unstoppable

Kanishkaa Balachandran

Australia v Sri Lanka, 2nd T20, Melbourne

Ugly finish just 'heat of the moment'

Jan 28, 2013: The Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews and his Australia counterpart George Bailey have played down the ugly scenes at the end of the second Twenty20

Brydon Coverdale at the MCG

Sri Lanka in Australia 2012-13

Thirimanne and Lakmal added to SL Test squad

Dec 29, 2012: Lahiru Thirimanne and Suranga Lakmal have been called up to Sri Lanka's squad for the third Test in Sydney

Andrew Fernando

Renegades v Heat, BBL, Melbourne

Bowlers, late strikes help Renegades remain unbeaten

Dec 22, 2012: After struggling to score quickly for most of their chase, the Melbourne Renegades, through some late meaty blows led by Tom Cooper, defeated the Brisbane Heat by six wickets in the final over of the match

ESPNcricinfo staff

World Twenty20 players to watch - 6

Three young guns and a wily old spinner

Sep 18, 2012: The final part of our series on players to keep an eye on in the World Twenty20

Brydon Coverdale, Daniel Brettig, Mohammad Isam and Umar Farooq

Nagenahira Nagas v Kandurata Warriors, SLPL, 2nd semi-final, Colombo

Bowling key for both sides

Aug 29, 2012: ESPNcricinfo's preview of the 2nd SLPL semi-final between Nagenahira Nagas and Kandurata Warriors

The Preview by Andrew Fernando

Kandurata v Nagenahira, SLPL, Colombo

Nazir helps Nagenahira to second win

Aug 13, 2012: A blistering 85-run opening stand between Imran Nazir and Ahmed Shehzad and a cool finish from Angelo Mathews helped Nagenahira Nagas overhaul Kandurata Warriors' 159 for 7 in the final over

Andrew Fernando at the R Premadasa Stadium

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd ODI, Hambantota

Jayawardene hails 'confident' Perera

Jul 24, 2012: Mahela Jayawardene said the struggles of the debutant Isuru Udana turned out to be a blessing in disguise as his replacement, Thisara Perera, altered the course of the game

Abhishek Purohit in Hambantota

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd ODI, Hambantota

Perera, Mathews humble India

Jul 24, 2012: Thisara Perera's three-wicket burst derailed the India innings and put Sri Lanka on course for their thumping nine-wicket win in Hambantota

The Report by George Binoy
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