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New Zealand v Sri Lanka, Champions Trophy, Group A, Cardiff

Sri Lanka openers reclaim '96 spirit

Jun 8, 2013: Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kusal Perera will attempt a breakneck start, but Sri Lanka have not compromised on finishing quality. It is difficult not to draw comparisons with their 1996 World Cup strategy

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Cardiff

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, only Twenty20, Pallekele

Kusal Perera sets up Sri Lanka's win

Mar 31, 2013: A marauding Kusal Perera set the platform for Sri Lanka's 198 for 5, which proved 17 runs too many for the valiant Bangladesh batsmen, in the one-off Twenty20 in Pallekele

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Pallekele

Fearless Kusal impresses captain

Mar 27, 2013: Angelo Mathews, the Sri Lanka captain, has lauded the aggression and confidence of new batsman Kusal Perera, who helped Sri Lanka achieve two rapid starts in the first two ODIs

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Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st ODI, Hambantota

The return of the rampaging Sri Lankan openers

Mar 23, 2013: For Sri Lanka, the blazing opening stand between Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kushal Janith Perera in Hambantota was a welcome throwback to the days of Jayasuriya and Kaluwitharana

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Hambantota

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st ODI, Hambantota

An unusual pitch invasion

Mar 23, 2013: Plays of the day from the first ODI between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in Hambantota

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Hambantota

Premier League Tournament 2012-13

Kushal Perera slams triple for Colts

Mar 20, 2013: Kushal Janith Perera's brutal 336 from 275 deliveries for Colts Cricket Club was the highlight of round seven in the Premier League tournament

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2012-13

Herath rested for Bangladesh ODIs

Mar 18, 2013: Sri Lanka left-arm spinner Rangana Herath has been rested for the three-match ODI series against Bangladesh, which begins on March 23

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Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2012-13

Sri Lanka name best-available squad for first Test

Mar 4, 2013: Sri Lanka have named a full-strength squad for the first Test against Bangladesh, marking an official end to the contracts crisis between the players and the board

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka

How Sri Lanka's brightest talents can step up

Jan 31, 2013: Sri Lanka need to cultivate the strengths of these five cricketers who've made a mark in the opportunities handed to them so far

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Australia v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Brisbane

Kulasekara sets up low-scoring Sri Lanka win

Jan 18, 2013: A fearsome spell of inswing bowling from Nuwan Kulasekara was the definitive performance in a bizarre third ODI at the Gabba, where both captains would have batted first, but 100 may have been a winning total

The Report by Andrew Fernando

Sri Lanka in Australia 2012-13

Ajantha Mendis returns for limited-overs series

Jan 2, 2013: Sri Lanka have picked Kushal Perera, the wicketkeeper-batsman, for the limited-overs series in Australia, and spinner Ajantha Mendis makes a comeback after suffering a side strain during the World Twenty20 late last year

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Premier League Tournament 2011-12, 8th round

Vithana, Perera shine as Colts win title

Mar 13, 2012: ESPNcricinfo rounds up the eighth round of matches of the Premier League Tournament 2011-12

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Bangladesh U-19 v Sri Lanka U-19, 5th one-dayer, Mirpur

Majumder century helps hosts win dead rubber

May 10, 2009: Bangladesh Under-19 won the dead rubber as well, thus sending their Sri Lankan counterparts home with a 4-1 series defeat

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Bangladesh U-19 v Sri Lanka U-19, 4th one-dayer, Mirpur

Hasan and Shaker help Bangladesh U-19 seal series

May 7, 2009: A dramatic ninth-wicket stand of 55 between Abul Hasan and Shaker Ahmed helped Bangladesh Under-19 hold on for a nervy victory over Sri Lanka Under-19 with two balls to spare in the fourth ODI at the Shere Bangla National Cricket Stadium

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Bangladesh U-19 v Sri Lanka U-19, 1st one-dayer, Khulna

Chandimal stars in Sri Lanka U-19's win

May 3, 2009: Dinesh Chandimal's brisk 95 and solid contributions from two other top-order batsmen helped Sri Lanka Under-19 reach a match-winning total in the first youth ODI against Bangladesh Under-19

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Bangladesh U-19 v Sri Lanka U-19, 2nd match, 3rd day

Kushal stands out in tame draw

Apr 29, 2009: Kushal Janith Perera made merry on the third day at the Khulna Divisional Stadium as the second Youth Test between Bangladesh Under-19 and Sri Lanka Under-19 ended in a stalemate

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Royal College v S.Thomas' College, SSC

Faheem steers Thomas' to safety

Mar 15, 2009: Royal College failed to capitalise on an excellent opening day and the 130th Battle of the Blues at the SSC ended in a draw

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Sri Lanka U-19s v England U-19s, Tri-nation tournament, 3rd match, Colombo

Perera and Chandimal star in convincing Sri Lankan win

Jan 25, 2008: An unbeaten 93 from Ben Brown helped rebuild England's innings and steered them to a 16-run win over Pakistan in the Under-19 triangular tournament in Colombo

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Bangladesh U-19 v Sri Lanka U-19, 2nd ODI, Bogra

Ayub unable to prevent Sri Lanka levelling series

Dec 14, 2007: Sri Lanka squared the five-match Under-19 one-day series with a 14-run victory over Bangaldesh in the second ODI at Bogra

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Sri Lanka U-19 v India U-19, 1st Youth Test, Colombo, 2nd day

Appanna and Jadeja put India in front

Aug 5, 2007: Ravi Jadeja and KP Appanna shared nine wickets between them to help India Under-19 gain a lead of 54

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