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ICC World Twenty20 2010

Thushara called in as cover for Muralitharan

May 6, 2010: Thilan Thushara, the left-arm seamer, has been called in as cover for Muttiah Muralitharan in the Sri Lankan squad for the ICC World Twenty20

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Sri Lanka in India 2009-10

Thilan Thushara ruled out of India tour

Nov 17, 2009: Thilan Thushara has been ruled out of the ongoing three-Test series against India because of a shoulder injury. He will be replaced by Dilhara Fernando in the squad

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ICC awards 2009

Dhoni leads World ODI Team of the Year

Oct 1, 2009: MS Dhoni was named captain of the World ODI Team of the Year for the second year running at the ICC Awards in Johannesburg

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Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 3rd day

Murali and Thushara hand Sri Lanka the advantage

Aug 20, 2009: Thilan Thushara and Muttiah Muralitharan were Sri Lanka's bowling heroes, while Tim McIntosh, who faced 226 balls for his 69, led the resistance

The Bulletin by Dileep Premachandran

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st ODI, Dambulla

Sri Lanka win despite late drama

Jul 30, 2009: After Angelo Mathews and Muttiah Muralitharan had combined to devastating effect with the bat, Sri Lanka's pace bowlers scythed through Pakistan's top order to lead them to a 36-run victory on a blustery day in Dambulla

The Bulletin by Dileep Premachandran

Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2009

Sri Lanka get used to life without legends

Jul 25, 2009: The series was decided in three sessions but the collapses, twists and sharp turns ensured it was an entertaining one

Sidharth Monga

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

Spinners hand Pakistan the advantage

Jul 21, 2009: Pakistan's tail offered no resistance at all, but with Danish Kaneria at the forefront of a superb bowling performance, they still managed a 66-run first-innings lead

The Bulletin by Dileep Premachandran

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Colombo, 1st day

Thushara happy to play a full series

Jul 20, 2009: Sri Lanka's promising left-arm fast bowler Thilan Thushara hopes to step into Chaminda Vaas' shoes one day following a successful first day against Pakistan

Sa'adi Thawfeeq in Colombo

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

On your mark

Jul 14, 2009: Cricinfo presents the plays of the day from the third day of the second Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Colombo

Sidharth Monga at the P Sara Oval

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

Sangakkara leads Sri Lanka's dominance

Jul 12, 2009: Sri Lanka have never won a home series against Pakistan, but they took huge strides towards rectifying that statistic with an utterly dominant performance with ball and bat on the first day at the P Sara Oval

The Bulletin by S Rajesh

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

Sangakkara keen to iron out glitches

Jul 7, 2009: The Sri Lankan captain has said despite the win in the first Test, there is a lot of work to be done, especially in the batting department

Sa'adi Thawfeeq in Galle

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

Persistence and some gambling work wonders

Jul 7, 2009: That this win came through three largely uncelebrated players has to be the most pleasing aspect for Sri Lanka

Sidharth Monga in Galle

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

Sri Lanka bowlers pull off improbable win

Jul 7, 2009: During a collapse of Pakistani proportions, the incredible Galle Test took a complete U-turn and decisively went Sri Lanka's way

The Bulletin by Sidharth Monga in Galle

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Lahore

Seamers shine in spinners' shadow

Jan 24, 2009: The only thing better than defeating opponents is crushing them. And the only thing better than that is to do so at their own game

Osman Samiuddin in Lahore

Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, Tri-Series, 2nd match, Mirpur

Kulasekara, Mendis demolish Zimbabwe

Jan 12, 2009: A fine display from Ed Rainsford and a disciplined performance from the spinners helped Zimbabwe restrict Sri Lanka to 210 in the second match of the Tri-Nation Tournament in Bangladesh

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Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Harare

Changes likely for Sri Lanka

Nov 27, 2008: Cricinfo previews the fourth ODI between Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka in Harare

The Preview by Siddhartha Talya

India in Sri Lanka 2008

Thushara, Kulasekara emerge as the bright spots for Sri Lanka

Aug 29, 2008: With Murali and Vaas having an off-key series, both allrounders have taken the opportunity to impress

Jamie Alter in Colombo

Sri Lanka v India, 5th ODI, Colombo

Bowlers power Sri Lanka to consolation win

Aug 29, 2008: Sri Lanka's opening bowlers ensured their side maintained its record of not losing four consecutive ODIs at home as they beat India in the final ODI in Colombo

The Bulletin by Nishi Narayanan

Sri Lanka v India, 4th ODI, Colombo

India seal maiden series triumph in Sri Lanka

Aug 27, 2008: India made the most of the toss, a vicious turner in the second innings and Sri Lanka's feeble batting to record their first bilateral one-day series triumph on the island

The Bulletin by Siddarth Ravindran

West Indies v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Trinidad

Sri Lanka get a shot at history

Apr 2, 2008: A victory in the opening Test in Guyana has given Sri Lanka a golden opportunity to claim their first series win in the Caribbean

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