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England v Sri Lanka, Champions Trophy, Group A, The Oval

Sangakkara's stunning hundred keeps Sri Lanka alive

Jun 13, 2013: Only India, once, had ever successfully chased such a daunting target in an ODI at The Oval, but Sri Lanka made a confident start

The Report by David Hopps

Champions Trophy 2013

Kulasekara in search of key rhythm

Jun 6, 2013: If Sri Lanka are to go far in the Champions Trophy, minus their trademark bowling mystique, a lot will depend on Nuwan Kulasekara hitting form

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Cardiff

Rest of Sri Lanka v Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Cricket Triangular Series

Kulasekara sets up win for Sri Lanka

May 14, 2013: Rest of Sri Lanka rode on an all-round performance from Nuwan Kulasekara to secure a second comprehensive victory in the List-A tri-series in Pallekele, defeating Sri Lanka A by 58 runs in a low-scoring match

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd ODI, Hambantota

Tough fight without Tamim for Bangladesh

Mar 24, 2013: ESPNcricinfo previews the second ODI in Hambantota

Andrew Fidel Fernando

IPL 2013 news

Concerns over SL players' IPL 2013 stint

Mar 19, 2013: The participation of Sri Lanka players in the 2013 IPL, which begins on April 3, has been thrown into some doubt following political tensions in India over the treatment of Tamils in Sri Lanka

Amol Karhadkar, Andrew Fidel Fernando and Nagraj Gollapudi

Sri Lanka news

Sri Lanka contracts crisis ends

Mar 4, 2013: The contracts crisis involving the Sri Lankan players and their board has officially ended with 23 players signing the annual contracts offered to them by the SLC

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Grin when you're swinging

Feb 15, 2013: Nuwan Kulasekara is not your stereotypical snarling fast bowler; and the best phase of his career may yet be ahead of him

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in Australia 2012-13

Problems for Australia, promise for Sri Lanka

Jan 20, 2013: Australia trail 2-1 with one match to play and there are plenty of issues for Mickey Arthur's side to work through

Daniel Brettig

Australia v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Brisbane

Blaming rotation is missing the point

Jan 18, 2013: It is wrong-headed to suggest that Australia's resting and rotation of players should be scrapped after their awful performance in Brisbane

Brydon Coverdale

Australia v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Brisbane

Bowlers' day out at the Gabba

Jan 18, 2013: Stats highlights from a low-scoring game in Brisbane, which turned out to be the third-shortest completed ODI ever played in Australia

S Rajesh

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

Australia v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Hobart, 1st day

Stilted showing from Sri Lanka's pace bowlers

Dec 14, 2012: If Sri Lanka are to leave Australia with a win, the pace attack must quickly learn to hunt in a pack

Andrew Fernando in Hobart

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Colombo, 4th day

NZ quicks using height well - Kulasekara

Nov 28, 2012: Height has been the key to New Zealand fast bowlers' success, Nuwan Kulasekara said, as Sri Lanka face a climb to prevent the visitors from leveling the series

Andrew Fernando at P Sara Oval

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Colombo, 2nd day

Lack of support for Herath costs Sri Lanka

Nov 26, 2012: An attack that hunts in a pack has always alluded Sri Lanka, and on the evidence of their first innings performance at the P Sara, they will not produce one in the immediate future either

Andrew Fernando at the P Sara

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 4th ODI, Hambantota

Middling ability, maximum impact

Nov 10, 2012: Nuwan Kulasekara and Jeevan Mendis may not be among cricket's biggest talents, but they deliver by being among the biggest triers

Andrew Fernando

New Zealand in Sri Lanka 2012-13

Ajantha Mendis out of limited-overs squad

Oct 25, 2012: Ajantha Mendis, the spinner who has been struggling with a side strain, has been left out of the Sri Lanka squad for the Twenty20 and the first three ODIs against New Zealand

ESPNcricinfo staff

Champions League T20 news

Injured Dwayne Bravo, Tharanga out of Champions League

Oct 9, 2012: Chennai Super Kings will be without Dwayne Bravo and S Anirudha due to injuries in the Champions League

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v South Africa, World T20 2012, Group C, Hambantota

SL undone by 'home' conditions

Sep 22, 2012: Home advantage didn't play in Sri Lanka's favour as South Africa relished the conditions and their recent experience

Andrew Fernando in Hambantota

Sri Lanka v India, 1st ODI, Hambantota

Groin injury puts Kulasekara out of series

Jul 21, 2012: Sri Lanka fast bowler Nuwan Kulasekara has been ruled out of the five-ODI series against India, after injuring his groin during the first match in Hambantota on Saturday

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 1st day

Match even after bowlers dominate

Jul 8, 2012: Misbah-ul-Haq and Asad Shafiq put up a solid resistance against the Sri Lankan seamers but the hosts retained the edge at tea, having broken that partnership after inflicting significant damage in the pre-lunch session

The Report by Siddhartha Talya
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