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'We dominated for over four days but lost in half a session'

Sep 24, 2013: Sri Lanka were a home stretch away from their first Test win over Australia. And only a young legspinner with a bowling average of over 300 stood in their way

Interviews by Nagraj Gollapudi and Andrew Fernando

Romesh Kaluwitharana

Tiny Tim turns tyrant opener

May 16, 2010: How a wannabe medium-pacer was turned into a keeper by a priest

Mark Pennell

Sri Lanka v West Indies, ICC World Twenty20 2009, Trent Bridge

'Age does not worry me' - Jayasuriya

Jun 10, 2009: He's nearing 40, but Sanath Jayasuriya seems to be still enjoying the shortest version of cricket

Sa'adi Thawfeeq at Trent Bridge

Premier League Tournament round-up

Colts bag Premier Tier A title

Feb 5, 2009: A round-up of the twelfth-round matches of the Premier League Tournament in Sri Lanka

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Five on the shortlist

Kaluwitharana named interim coach of Malaysia

May 17, 2008: Romesh Kaluwitharana, who was in the Sri Lankan side which won the 1996 World Cup, has been appointed coach of the Malaysian squad on a short-term contract

ESPNcricinfo staff

Premier League Tournament, 4th round

Unlucky nine for Colombo, again

Feb 18, 2008: A round-up of the fourth round of the matches of the Premier League Tournament

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Former left-arm spinner to train junior team

Wijesuriya appointed Sri Lanka Under-19 coach

Sep 26, 2006: Roger Wijesuriya, the former Sri Lanka cricketer and national selector, has been appointed coach of Sri Lanka's Under-19 team for a three-year period commencing November 1

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Burgher Recreation Club v CCC, Premier League Final, Colombo

Vaas powers Colts to Premier League victory

Dec 13, 2004: Chaminda Vaas powered his club, Colts Cricket Club, to the Premier League title with a superb all-round performance over the weekend

ESPNcricinfo staff

Premier League Tournament, 2004-05

Colts win domestic title

Dec 12, 2004: Romesh Kaluwitharana finished his first-class career by captaining Colts to victory in the 2004-05 Premier League Tournament

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lankan cricket

Kaluwitharana retires from international cricket

Nov 9, 2004: Romesh Kaluwitharana, Sri Lanka's pinch-hitting wicketkeeping batsman, has retired from international cricket after being omitted from a 20-man training pool for Sri Lanka's tour to New Zealand in December

Charlie Austin

Kaluwitharana left out

Sri Lankan squad for New Zealand picked

Nov 8, 2004: Sri Lanka's selectors have named a 20-man training pool for the forthcomingtour to New Zealand in December and January

ESPNcricinfo staff

Kaluwitharana left out

Sri Lankan squad for New Zealand picked

Nov 8, 2004: Sri Lanka's selectors have named a 20-man training pool for the forthcomingtour to New Zealand in December and January

Wisden Cricinfo staff

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Karachi, 1st day

Razzaq rips through Sri Lanka

Oct 28, 2004: Adbul Razzaq grabbed five of the last six wickets to fall, as Sri Lanka limped to 208 all out by the close of the first day in Karachi

The Bulletin by Rahul Bhatia

Long live Jayasuriya, goodbye Kalu

Oct 25, 2004: The performance of Sri Lanka in Faisalabad was unusual, not just because it was a rare overseas win (there have only been 11 in two decades), but also because this was a drawn out four-innings dogfight

Fanzone Editor

Cricinfo / Standard Chartered special feature

Kaluwitharana and Jayasuriya - cricket revolutionaries

Jul 13, 2004: The term pinch-hitting used to be associated with baseball - but when cricket picked up on the concept, the traditionalists, like the bowlers against whom the tactic was used, did not know what had hit them

Sri Lanka in Australia 2004

Murali named in party for Australian tour

Jun 4, 2004: Muttiah Muralitharan has been named in Sri Lanka's 16-man squad for the short 'Top End Tour' of Australia tour which starts later this month

Wisden Cricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st ODI, Dambulla

Atapattu - 'We have to minimise our mistakes'

Feb 21, 2004: Sri Lanka's coach, John Dyson, had his chin up as he spoke about the team's performance in the first one-dayer

Wisden Cricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st ODI, Dambulla

Atapattu - 'We have to minimise our mistakes'

Feb 21, 2004: Sri Lanka's coach, John Dyson, had his chin up as he spoke about the team's performance in the first one-dayer

Wisden Cricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v England 2003-04

Sri Lanka announce unchanged squad

Dec 4, 2003: Sri Lanka have announced an unchanged 15-man squad for the final two Testsagainst England, at Kandy (Dec 10-14) and the Sinhalese Sports Club in Colombo (Dec 18-22).

Wisden Cricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v England, 1st ODI, Dambulla

England stumble to ten-wicket defeat

Nov 18, 2003: England were shot out for 88 at Dambulla, then Sri Lanka made a mockery of that by knocking off the runs in just 13.5 overs to go one-up in this three-match series

The Wisden Bulletin by Steven Lynch
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