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Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 2nd day

When Colombo hosted a clinic in incompetence

Mar 16, 2017: The final hour of play on the second day was a hilarious mixture of errors that took away from an otherwise competitive match

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka news

Consistent selection puts Tharanga at ease

Mar 13, 2017: Sri Lanka opener Upul Tharanga has said that being picked consistently in the team has been the key to his mental state and good performances in recent matches

Andrew Fidel Fernando

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

Tharanga unperturbed by rain forecast

Mar 10, 2017: Upul Tharanga, the Sri Lanka batsman, has said that the team had not included the weather in their calculations as they batted on past tea on the fourth day

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

Nerveless nineties and century-free grounds

Mar 7, 2017: Also: who is the fastest Englishman to 100 ODI wickets, and was Nathan Lyon's 8 for 50 in Bengaluru a record?

Steven Lynch

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Galle

Can Kusal, Dhananjaya build on early promise?

Mar 6, 2017: Sri Lanka's history is replete with several batsmen falling by the wayside after promising starts. In it are valuable lessons for two promising batsmen from the current crop

Andrew Fidel Fernando

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Cape Town

Chandimal needs rest to rediscover best - Tharanga

Feb 7, 2017: Dinesh Chandimal, Sri Lanka's vice-captain, needs a break from the game to rediscover his form, according to stand-in skipper Upul Tharanga

Firdose Moonda

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Cape Town

Du Plessis' 185 makes it 4-0 for SA

Feb 7, 2017: Faf du Plessis struck the second-highest score by a South African in ODIs to help them win by 40 runs and move within one win to become the No. 1 ranked team

The Report by Firdose Moonda

Sri Lanka in South Africa 2016-17

Tharanga to lead Sri Lanka in ODIs against South Africa

Jan 24, 2017: Lahiru Madushanka, Chaturanga de Silva, and Sandun Weerakkody have been added to the ODI squad as replacements for the injured trio of Angelo Mathews, Nuwan Pradeep, and Danushka Gunathilaka

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka in South Africa 2016-17

Kumara, Lakmal a glimmer amid catalogue of pain

Jan 15, 2017: Sri Lanka were beaten by increasingly convincing margins through the series and ESPNcricinfo looks at whether anyone emerged with credit

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in South Africa 2016-17

No. 3, will you please stand up

Dec 31, 2016: Sri Lankan cricket rarely fails to be in crisis, but of the current issues, the No.3 position appears the most contentious. We look at a few long-term candidates

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Harare, 1st day

Dhananjaya ton leaves Sri Lanka ahead on absorbing first day

Nov 6, 2016: Dhananjaya De Silva's second Test century and a serene 79 from Upul Tharanga helped Sri Lanka fight back from 112 for 4 to end the opening day of the second Test in Harare on 290 for 5

The Report by Shashank Kishore

Sri Lanka in Zimbabwe 2016-17

Tharanga named SL captain for tri-series

Nov 5, 2016: Upul Tharanga will captain Sri Lanka in their ODI tri-series against West Indies and Zimbabwe

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia in Sri Lanka, 2016

Mathews to miss rest of tour due to calf tear

Sep 2, 2016: Angelo Mathews' calf tear has ruled him out of the remainder of Australia's tour, while allrounder Thisara Perera and left-arm wrist spinner Lakshan Sandakan have been released from the squad for the fifth ODI

Andrew Fidel Fernando

England v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, The Oval

Tharanga happy to play the spare part

Jun 28, 2016: Upul Tharanga has been coming in at No. 7 against England after brief appearances at No. 8 and No. 9 in Ireland. It seems an odd job for a 31-year-old who has played as an opener in 156 of his 185 ODIs to date

Alan Gardner at The Oval

Ireland v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Dublin

Ireland aiming to upset wounded Sri Lanka

Jun 15, 2016: The hosts begin a busy period of ODI cricket by welcoming a somewhat battered opposition for a pair of matches in Malahide

The Preview by Alan Gardner

Dhaka Premier League 2016

Tharanga, Subhasis lift Mohammedan to top spot

May 12, 2016: A round-up of the Dhaka Premier League matches played on May 12, 2016

Mohammad Isam

DPL 2016

Mahmudullah, Ayub slam tons in Dhanmondi Club win

May 10, 2016: A round-up of the Dhaka Premier League matches on May 10, 2016

Mohammad Isam

DPL 2016

Taijul Islam seals tie with last-ball six

Apr 24, 2016: A round-up of the Dhaka Premier League matches played on April 24, 2016

Mohammad Isam

Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, SSC

Sri Lanka fret over batting order

Aug 27, 2015: Angelo Mathews has confirmed Upul Tharanga will take Kumar Sangakkara's place, but said the team management was 'giving the batting order a bit more thought'

Andrew Fidel Fernando at SSC

Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2015

Tharanga replaces Sangakkara for third Test

Jun 30, 2015: Sri Lanka batsman Upul Tharanga has replaced Kumar Sangakkara for the third Test against Pakistan starting Friday in Pallekele

ESPNcricinfo staff
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