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SL A v Pakistan A, 1st unofficial Test, Colombo

Kusal, Gunaratne revive Sri Lanka A

May 8, 2015: Kusal Perera and Asela Gunaratne's 198-run sixth-wicket stand remained unbroken and revived Sri Lanka A's innings on the third day of the first unofficial Test against Pakistan A

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SL A v Pak A, 3rd ODI, Colombo

Mukhtar 96 guides Pakistan A to consolation win

May 2, 2015: Mukhtar Ahmed's 96 and Fawad Alam's unbeaten 76 guided Pakistan A to a consolation win over Sri Lanka A to finish the three-match series 2-1

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Sri Lanka A v Pakistan A, 2nd unofficial ODI, Hambantota

Kusal, Kaushal seal series for Sri Lanka A

Apr 29, 2015: A three-wicket haul from Tharindhu Kaushal and a run-a-ball 110 from Kusal Perera helped Sri Lanka A beat Pakistan A by seven runs and gain an unassailable 2-0 series lead

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World Cup 2015: 2015

Chandimal ruled out of World Cup

Mar 10, 2015: Dinesh Chandimal has been ruled out of the World Cup due to the hamstring strain he suffered in Sunday's match against Australia

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in New Zealand 2014-15

Kusal left out for NZ tour; Kulasekara recalled

Dec 30, 2014: Kusal Perera has been omitted from Sri Lanka's squad for the one-day series against New Zealand, as they continue to search for a stable opening pair, while seamer Nuwan Kulasekara has been recalled

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Sri Lanka v England, 6th ODI, Pallekele

'Opening spots are still open' - Mathews

Dec 12, 2014: With Sri Lanka having been expected to wrap up the series handily, Angelo Mathews and the selectors had hoped to don their white coats and put World Cup hopefuls under the microscope in low-pressure matches towards the back end of the tour

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v England, 4th ODI, Colombo

Mathews happy to spin the wheel on Kusal

Dec 6, 2014: As controversy surrounding James Packer's proposed casino venture in Sri Lanka settles into the background of presidential election campaigns, the nation's cricketers have been conducting some risky business of their own

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v England, 1st ODI, Colombo

A tonic for Sri Lanka's top order

Nov 26, 2014: Though a strong argument remains that Mahela Jayawardene and Tillakaratne Dilshan are Sri Lanka's best opening pair, a consistent Kusal Perera is vital to the batsmen maintaining their present positions

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka v England, 1st ODI, Colombo

Cook's DRS double-take

Nov 26, 2014: ESPNcricinfo picks the plays of the day from the opening ODI

Andrew Fidel Fernando and Alan Gardner in Colombo

Sri Lanka v England, 1st ODI, Colombo

Sri Lanka hold on despite Moeen and Bopara

Nov 26, 2014: Moeen Ali produced an abundant one-day innings to raise horizons and rouse spirits, but it will take more than a one-man masterclass, however brilliant, to turn England into fancied World Cup contenders

The Report by David Hopps

England in Sri Lanka 2014-15

The six yet to cement their World Cup tickets

Nov 25, 2014: ESPNcricinfo selects six players with World Cup places to prove

Andrew Fidel Fernando and Alan Gardner

Sri Lanka v England, 1st ODI, Colombo

Struggling sides seek World Cup form

Nov 25, 2014: ESPNcricinfo previews the opening ODI in Colombo between Sri Lanka and England, two sides trying to find form and dodge the rain

The Preview by George Dobell

Sri Lanka v England, 1st ODI, Colombo

Thirimanne set for middle order role

Nov 25, 2014: Lahiru Thirimanne, Sri Lanka vice-captain, suggested he would continue to bat in the lower middle order until the World Cup, despite having tasted his greatest successes higher up the order.

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in India 2014-15

Opening slot and fielding concerns for SL

Oct 31, 2014: Five questions for Sri Lanka before the ODI series against India

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka tour of India 2014-15

Sri Lanka's fringe players aim to seize opportunity

Oct 28, 2014: After five days of skills training, Sri Lanka embark on a tour of India which they feel is about as difficult a limited-overs assignment as a team could undertake.

Andrew Fidel Fernando

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2014

Tharanga, Vithanage in SL ODI squad

Jul 2, 2014: Sri Lanka have recalled batsmen Kithuruwan Vithanage and Upul Tharanga in their 16-man squad for the first two ODIs against South Africa in July

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England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Edgbaston

Fine-tuning for Sri Lanka to peak at World Cup

Jun 4, 2014: Sri Lanka have the batting raw materials to launch a fine World Cup campaign but a little polishing may make a considerable difference in eight months' time

Andrew Fidel Fernando

England v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, The Oval

Only the start of the short stuff

May 22, 2014: Sri Lanka's bowlers had propelled their World T20 campaign, often bailing out lacklustre batting displays, but when the bowlers had a bad evening in London, the batsmen could not reciprocate

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Netherlands v Sri Lanka, World T20, Group 1, Chittagong

'Netherlands are playing good cricket' - Chandimal

Mar 23, 2014: Despite this history of putting less-fancied teams in their place, Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has assured fans his team will not be beset by complacency against Netherlands

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

South Africa v Sri Lanka, World T20, Group 1, Chittagong

Kusal salvo hides seniors' foibles

Mar 22, 2014: Sri Lanka's august senior batsmen made 23 collectively, but a 23-year-old's belligerence ensured his team triumphed nonetheless

Alan Gardner in Chittagong
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