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India v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Nagpur, 2nd day

SL haven't played spin well in last two years - Thilan Samaraweera

Nov 25, 2017: The newly appointed batting coach believes Sri Lanka have not played spin very well over the past two years and that they need to rectify that in the off season

Karthik Krishnaswamy in Nagpur

India v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Kolkata, 4th day

Dilruwan survives after unusual review

Nov 19, 2017: After being adjudged lbw Dilruwan turned around and began walking back towards the dressing room, only to turn around and ask for a review, and the decision was overturned after replays suggested the ball had hit him outside the line of off stump

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka news

Gunaratne wins big at SLC's annual awards

Nov 1, 2017: The allrounder picked up four awards at the ceremony, while Rangana Herath and Chamari Atapattu were named the men's and women's cricketers of the year

Madushka Balasuriya

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Dubai, 5th day

Understudy's understudy takes centre stage

Oct 10, 2017: Dilruwan Perera might have missed out on selection but instead stepped forward to give Sri Lanka balance and options - and a famous series win

Osman Samiuddin in Dubai

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Dubai, 5th day

Dilruwan's five-for seals memorable series sweep

Oct 10, 2017: Asad Shafiq's fighting 112 was not enough as Sri Lanka picked up the last five wickets in the first 90 minutes of the final day

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

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

How Sri Lanka's fast bowlers have outdone Pakistan's

Oct 9, 2017: For the work they have put in against the heat, and the helpless pitches, Suranga Lakmal and Nuwan Pradeep deserve much praise

Osman Samiuddin

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 5th day, October 2, 2017

Herath's 400th wicket seals dramatic victory for Sri Lanka

Oct 2, 2017: Pakistan lost a Test match in Abu Dhabi for the first time, as 16 wickets fell on a nail-biting final day on which Rangana Herath became the first left-arm spinner to break the 400 barrier

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka cricket

Who after Herath as Sri Lanka's frontline spinner?

Aug 10, 2017: With Rangana Herath on his last legs as a Test cricketer, national spin-bowling coach Piyal Wijetunge weighs in on potential replacements

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v India, 1st Test, Galle, 3rd day

Sri Lanka need to solve the Dilruwan Perera conundrum

Jul 28, 2017: By impressing in the role he hasn't been picked for, the frontline spinner has made his case as a batting allrounder

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v India, 1st Test, Galle, 3rd day

Abhinav, Kohli extend India's lead to 498

Jul 28, 2017: India declined to enforce the follow-on after wrapping up a 309-run first-innings lead, and extended it by a further 189 runs by stumps on day three

The Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy

Sri Lank A v England Lions, 1st unofficial Test, Pallekele, 3rd day

Lions strike after setting Sri Lanka A 365

Feb 19, 2017: England Lions set an imposing target and then took two early wickets on a rain-interrupted third day of the first unofficial Test with Sri Lanka A

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England Lions in Sri Lanka 2016-17

De Silva to captain SL A in unofficial Tests against England Lions

Feb 13, 2017: The A squad for the two unofficial Tests also includes opener Dimuth Karunaratne and Sri Lanka's second spinner, Dilruwan Perera

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Test bowling nominees

Broad wrecks, Herath befuddles

Jan 10, 2017: Sharp spin, searing swing and more in our pick of the best Test bowling performances of 2016

Karthik Krishnaswamy

Sri Lanka v Australia, 2nd Test, Galle, 2nd day

Sri Lanka's spinners become the Goodfellas

Aug 5, 2016: Rangana Herath, Dilruwan Perera and Lakshan Sandakan may look innocuous, but they have led unsuspecting Australia into a dark alley, drawn shivs, and merrily stabbed away

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

England in Sri Lanka 2014-15

Kandamby recalled as Sri Lanka ring changes

Nov 24, 2014: Thilina Kandamby, the 32-year old batsman, will hope to end a three-year hiatus from ODIs after he was named in the Sri Lanka squad for the first three matches against England

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, SSC, 5th day

South Africa block their way to No. 1

Jul 28, 2014: After a riveting, un-Youtubeable day of cricket, South Africa are back at the top of the Test rankings

The Report by Siddarth Ravindran

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, SSC, 3rd day

Sri Lanka take big lead despite Amla ton

Jul 26, 2014: Hashim Amla made his 22nd Test century to help South Africa avoid the follow-on, but he couldn't prevent Sri Lanka from taking a 139-run lead

The Report by Siddarth Ravindran

Northants v Sri Lankans, Tour match, Northampton, 2nd day

Sri Lanka pacemen vie for Test place

Jun 6, 2014: The Sri Lankans continued to do much as they pleased against Northamptonshire.

Andrew McGlashan at Wantage Road

Premier League Tournament 2013-14, 2nd day

Dilruwan 10 gives Colts victory

Feb 22, 2014: A round-up of the Premier League Tournament matches that ended on February 22, 2014

ESPNcricinfo staff

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 4th day

SL inflict crushing innings and 248-run defeat

Jan 30, 2014: Sri Lanka recorded their second biggest ever Test win by an innings, wrapping up the first Test an hour after lunch on the fourth day with Bangladesh still 248 runs short of making the visitors bat again

The Report by Kanishkaa Balachandran
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