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New Zealand XI v Sri Lankans, Tour Match, Napier

Mathews, Gunathilaka, Mendis among runs in drawn encounter

Dec 10, 2018: Danushka Gunathilaka found form with a dominant display at the top of the order, as the three-day warm-up match against New Zealand XI petered to a draw in Napier

Madushka Balasuriya

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Pallekele, 4th day

Angelo Mathews still hurt by ODI axing as he lets 'bat do the talking'

Nov 17, 2018: Batsman says he has not changed his preparations in wake of criticism from coach, Chandika Hathurusingha

Andrew Fidel Fernando at Pallekele

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Pallekele, 4th day

'It's set up for a bit of a thriller' - Keaton Jennings braces for day five tussle

Nov 17, 2018: Tea break came at a good time for England, says opening batsman, after an impressive day under the lid at short leg

Andrew Miller

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Pallekele, 4th day

England close in on series win despite Angelo Mathews defiance

Nov 17, 2018: The wicket of Angelo Mathews minutes before an early close gave England the advantage in a twisting, turning fourth-innings battle

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando in Pallekele

England in Sri Lanka 2018-19

Four batsmen who must step up in Sri Lanka's hour of need

Nov 13, 2018: A retirement, an injury and a disrespected curfew have robbed the team of key players for the Pallekele Test, which puts the spotlight on Mathews, Mendis, Dickwella and Silva

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, Galle

Angelo Mathews' form encouraging for Sri Lanka, says Chandika Hathurusingha

Nov 9, 2018: Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha was pleased with Angelo Mathews' response after being dropped from the one-day side and criticised for his running

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, Galle, 2nd day

Home discomforts hurt Sri Lanka as England storm the fort

Nov 7, 2018: The sights and sounds at Galle were familiar, but the team spinning a web around stumbling opponents was not the hosts

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, Galle

'He looks like a club cricketer but his mental strength is unbelievable' - Paul Farbrace on Rangana Herath

Nov 5, 2018: Sri Lanka's former coach, now England assistant, recalls the impact of their retiring spinner

Andrew Fidel Fernando and George Dobell

Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, Galle

Lahiru Kumara axed from Sri Lanka squad for breaking team curfew

Nov 5, 2018: Dushmantha Chameeera steps in as reserve seamer for the three-Test series

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, Galle

Ben Foakes and Rory Burns set for England debuts

Nov 5, 2018: England close to finalising line-up but delay confirming their team with bad weather set to threaten a prompt start

George Dobell in Galle

Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, Galle

Galle up for grabs as spinners prepare to take centre stage

Nov 5, 2018: Rangana Herath prepares to play his final Test, as England size up a number of potential debutants on a surface that's bound to favour spin

The Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v England, 1st ODI, Dambulla

Can Sri Lanka emerge from chaos against world's best one-day team?

Oct 9, 2018: England are without a couple of first-choice pace bowlers but bring a formidable batting line-up against a struggling home team

The Preview by Alan Gardner

Sri Lanka news

Is Angelo Mathews actually a terrible runner?

Oct 2, 2018: Is the Sri Lanka allrounder such a poor runner that the selectors' decision to drop him, despite him being the most consistent ODI run-maker in the side, defensible?

Fidel Fernando, Shiva Jayaraman and Srinath Sripath

Sri Lanka news

Kumar Sangakkara urges Angelo Mathews and Chandika Hathurusingha to sort out their differences

Sep 28, 2018: The Sri Lanka great has called Mathews a 'player of great value', and wants him to bat up the order and bowl more often when he returns to the ODI side

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Sri Lanka recall Kaushal Silva, Malinda Pushpakumara for England Tests

Sep 26, 2018: In addition to the left-arm spinner, Sri Lanka picked four other spinners in the squad

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka news

Sri Lanka confirm Angelo Mathews axe for England ODIs

Sep 26, 2018: Dinesh Chandimal, who had been sidelined from the Asia Cup with injury, will return to take over captaincy from Angelo Mathews

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka news

Angelo Mathews' poor running in focus after axe from ODI squad

Sep 26, 2018: The Sri Lankan coach said that of the 64 times Mathews was involved in a run-out, his partner was dismissed, while the chief selector said fitness was an issue

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Angelo Mathews dropped from ODI squad for England series

Sep 25, 2018: Fitness concerns are understood to be the reason behind his axing from the squad, which has not yet been released but has been sent to the sports ministry for ratification

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

The full text of Angelo Mathews' letter to SLC

Sep 24, 2018: The full text of Angelo Mathews' letter to SLC CEO Ashley de Silva, following his removal as captain

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka news

Mathews ticked off at being made 'scapegoat' for SL Asia Cup exit

Sep 24, 2018: The sacked captain writes letter to SLC stating his objections and offering to retire from T20 and ODI cricket

Andrew Fidel Fernando
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