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Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd T20, Dubai

Sharjeel's rush of blood, and Pakistan's poor fielding

Dec 13, 2013: Plays of the day from the second Twenty20 between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Dubai

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd T20, Dubai

SL retain top ranking with series-levelling win

Dec 13, 2013: Sri Lanka's top order were fearsome in their defence of the top Twenty20 team ranking, as they slammed 211 for 3 to set up a 24-run, series-levelling win

The Report by 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

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2nd T20, Pallekele

Sri Lanka cruise to series win

Nov 21, 2013: Kusal Perera and Tillakaratne Dilshan struck 96 rapid runs together, as Sri Lanka comfortably hunted down New Zealand's modest 142 for 7 to take the series 1-0

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Who will replace Dilshan?

Oct 11, 2013: ESPNcricinfo picks out the five most likely candidates to replace the retiring Tillakaratne Dilshan in Tests

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Board XI vs Development XI, four-day tri-series, 3rd day

Perera hits belligerent 150 as team folds

Oct 10, 2013: On the day Tillakaratne Dilshan officially announced his retirement, Kusal Perera made a play at his vacated opening position, slamming 150 from 142 balls on a rain-effected day three of the four-dayer at the P Sara Oval

Andrew Fidel Fernando

SL A v NZ A, 2nd unofficial ODI, Pallekele

Openers, Prasanna deliver series-leveling win

Oct 1, 2013: Sri Lanka A openers Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Perera provided the substance and impetus of Sri Lanka A's 291 for 9, before Seekkuge Prasanna's 5 for 38 ensured New Zealand A could not draw close to the target in a rain-reduced chase

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Sri Lanka A v New Zealand A, 1st unofficial Test, 3rd day

Cachopa, Kusal set up close final day

Sep 19, 2013: An explosive surge from Kusal Perera gave Sri Lanka A a slender advantage against New Zealand A on day three in Pallekele

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Super 4's T20 tournament 2013

Mubarak, bowlers engineer Ruhuna win

Aug 12, 2013: Ruhuna Reds defeated Uthura Yellows by 21 runs in the Super 4's Twenty20 in Colombo, and ended Uthura's chances of making it to the final

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 5th ODI, Colombo

Kusal Perera, two uncapped players in SL squad for fifth ODI

Jul 30, 2013: Sri Lanka Cricket has named Kusal Perera and three uncapped players in the squad for the final ODI against South Africa in Colombo on Wednesday

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

Andrew Fidel Fernando

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

ESPNcricinfo staff

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
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