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Mathews removed as ODI captain, Chandimal takes over

Sep 23, 2018: The move comes after Mathews attracted a hail of public criticism over the team's performance in the Asia Cup

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Asia Cup 2018, Dubai

Akila, Chandimal absence gives slight edge to Bangladesh

Sep 14, 2018: Neither team will settle for anything other than a win, although Sri Lanka will have to make up for missing some key players

The Preview by Mohammad Isam

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 5th ODI, Colombo

'He's made of steel' - Mathews on Akila

Aug 12, 2018: Sri Lanka's captain was impressed with his lead spinner's ability to bounce back from tough outings in the fifth ODI

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 5th ODI, Colombo

Mathews, Akila Dananjaya hand South Africa a drubbing

Aug 12, 2018: Sri Lanka pulled the series scoreline to 3-2 with a 178-run win in the fifth and final ODI

The Report by Firdose Moonda

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 4th ODI, Kandy

Sri Lanka seek best combination and 'continuity' in ODIs

Aug 7, 2018: While Angelo Mathews said they were open to shuffling batsmen around, he emphasised that it was important to retain players too

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 3rd ODI, Pallekele

We rely too much on our spinners - Angelo Mathews

Aug 4, 2018: Sri Lanka have done some soul-searching after a spate of poor results in ODIs, and identified that they need to become better across a variety of conditions and not just prosper on turning tracks

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd ODI, Dambulla

De Kock, bowlers, power South Africa to comfortable win

Aug 1, 2018: Ngidi and Phehlukwayo ensured Sri Lanka were restricted to under 250. De Kock and the batsmen did the rest

The Report by Firdose Moonda

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018

Angelo Mathews on Danushka Gunathilaka - 'We will not tolerate any indiscipline'

Jul 28, 2018: Sri Lanka's ODI captain has delivered a stern rebuke to Danushka Gunathilaka, who is the latest player to be sanctioned for misconduct during a series

Andrew Fidel Fernando

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018

Angelo Mathews returns as Sri Lanka ODI captain for SA series

Jul 24, 2018: The 15-man squad for the five-match South Africa ODI series has six changes, with Dushmantha Chameera and Asela Gunaratne the notable omissions

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

Karunaratne has been brilliant in the last year or so - Mathews

Jul 22, 2018: Having known him since high school, Mathews feels the opener has added a lot of stability to the inexperienced Sri Lanka side

Andrew Fidel Fernando

South Africa tour of Sri Lanka 2018

Mathews to captain SL Board XI, Dhananjaya also included

Jul 5, 2018: Sri Lanka will field a weakened bowling attack in the Board XI game against South Africa, but Angelo Mathews and Roshen Silva will play as part of a strong batting lineup

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in West Indies 2018

Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Gamage out of Sri Lanka's West Indies tour

Jun 13, 2018: Mathews has left for personal reasons, while Gamage has been ruled out with a fractured finger

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka tour of West Indies

Mathews, Lakmal fit for West Indies Tests

May 17, 2018: Mathews to play as specialist batsman, while workload will be monitored on a match-by-match basis

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka news

Mathews sidelined from Nidahas Trophy

Feb 27, 2018: Dinesh Chandimal, who had led Sri Lanka in six limited-overs matches during the tour of Bangladesh, is likely to take charge in the T20I tri-series, also involving India and Bangladesh

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka in Bangladesh 2018

Angelo Mathews sidelined for remainder of Bangladesh tour

Feb 5, 2018: As has often been the case with Mathews, his recovery from a hamstring injury is taking longer that what the team management had initially forecast

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Bangladesh Tri-Nation Series

Dhananjaya to replace injured Kusal Perera

Jan 22, 2018: A side strain has ruled Kusal Perera out of the remainder of the Tri-Nation Series in Bangladesh

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka news

Mathews in doubt for Tests against Bangladesh

Jan 21, 2018: Sri Lanka's limited-overs captain is recovering from a hamstring injury that is neither a strain nor a tear, according to the team management, but an irritation of the scar tissue sustained from previous injuries

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Bangladesh tri-series

Injury sidelines Mathews for two ODIs

Jan 19, 2018: Mathews suffered a right hamstring tightness while he was batting against Zimbabwe earlier in the series. Chandimal will lead Sri Lanka in his absence

ESPNcricinfo staff

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Tri-nation series, Mirpur

SL in trouble, Mathews under injury cloud

Jan 18, 2018: Bangladesh would view that as an excellent opportunity to put one over the team that is now under the charge of their former coach Chandika Hathurusingha

The Preview by Madushka Balasuriya

Sri Lanka news

Angelo Mathews reappointed limited-overs captain

Jan 9, 2018: The announcement was made at a press conference in Colombo on Tuesday

Andrew Fidel Fernando
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