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Mathews steps down as Sri Lanka captain

Jul 11, 2017: Angelo Mathews has stepped down as Sri Lanka captain in all three formats

ESPNcricinfo staff

Zimbabwe in Sri Lanka 2017

Autopsy of Sri Lanka's humiliating defeat

Jul 11, 2017: After their first ever home-series loss to Zimbabwe, the signs that Sri Lanka's cricket is in trouble are becoming impossible to ignore

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, 5th ODI, Hambantota

One of the lowest points in my career - Mathews

Jul 10, 2017: Following the 2-3 defeat to Zimbabwe in the home ODI series, the Sri Lanka captain also suggested he will consider stepping down from the captaincy

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, Hambantota, 4th ODI

Mathews unsure about captaining in 2019 World Cup

Jul 9, 2017: A second ODI loss to Zimbabwe in the ongoing series, Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews conceded, has put his captaincy under significant pressure, and he hinted that he is unsure if he will lead the side in the next World Cup

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, 1st ODI, Galle

Mathews blames sloppy fielding for another defeat

Jun 30, 2017: Three catches were dropped during the innings - two of them off top-scorer Solomon Mire - as Sri Lanka failed to defend a target of 317

Andrew Fidel Fernando

ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Mathews the glue in Sri Lanka's rebuilding process

Jun 11, 2017: The calm demeanour that Angelo Mathews brings to the Sri Lankan side is what the team - that is going through a major transition - exactly needs

Andrew McGlashan

India v Sri Lanka, Champions Trophy, Group B, The Oval

Mathews takes pride in defying expectations

Jun 8, 2017: Angelo Mathews, Sri Lanka's captain, hailed his players for defying expectations after their seven-wicket victory over India

Alan Gardner at The Oval

India v Sri Lanka, Champions Trophy, Group B, The Oval

Mathews wary of 'one of the best attacks'

Jun 7, 2017: Angelo Mathews is optimistic of a turnaround against a world class Indian attack on what is likely to be a seam-friendly surface at The Oval

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Champions Trophy 2017

'I'm fully fit to play as a batsman' - Mathews

Jun 6, 2017: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews will play the match against India on Thursday, having recovered sufficiently from his calf injury to bat

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Champions Trophy 2017

Mathews unlikely for Sri Lanka's tournament opener

May 31, 2017: Calf injury could force out designated captain; Upul Tharanga likely to take over

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sunrisers Hyderabad v Delhi Daredevils, IPL 2017, Hyderabad

The Morris v Mathews debate

Apr 19, 2017: Despite statistics that seem to suggest otherwise, Delhi Daredevils have continued to bat Angelo Mathews above Chris Morris

Srinath Sripath

Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2016-17

Mathews out of Bangladesh T20s, unlikely for IPL's start

Apr 1, 2017: Angelo Mathews will miss the T20s against Bangladesh next week, and is also unlikely to be fit for the start of the IPL, SLC cricket manager Asanka Gurusinha has confirmed

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2016-17

Mathews ruled out of Bangladesh Tests

Feb 25, 2017: This will be the second Test series Mathews has missed over a six-month span, with multiple leg injuries also having prevented him from touring Zimbabwe in October and November.

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in Australia 2016-17

Angelo Mathews unavailable for Australia tour due to injury

Feb 5, 2017: Sri Lanka Cricket have announced that Angelo Mathews will not be touring Australia for the T20 series due to a hamstring injury sustained on the South Africa tour

ESPNcricinfo staff

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Mathews 'not afraid' of losing captaincy

Jan 24, 2017: The Sri Lanka captain, who has come under fire, following the team's poor showing in Tests in South Africa, has said he is ready to continue as a player even if he is removed as captain

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka in South Africa 2016-17

De Villiers' return adds intrigue to series showdown

Jan 24, 2017: ESPNcricinfo previews the third and final T20 between South Africa and Sri Lanka at Cape Town, with the series tied at 1-1

Firdose Moonda

Sri Lanka in South Africa 2016-17

Mathews, Pradeep, Gunathilaka to return to Sri Lanka

Jan 23, 2017: Angelo Mathews (personal grounds), Nuwan Pradeep and Danushka Gunathilaka (injury) will be flying back to Sri Lanka ahead of the third T20

Andrew Fidel Fernando

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I, Johannesburg

Limping Mathews seals first SL win on tour

Jan 22, 2017: Sri Lanka earned their first win on the tour and leveled the three-match series by bowling South Africa out for their third-lowest score in a T20

The Report by Firdose Moonda

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Mathews to remain SL captain till 2019 World Cup

Jan 19, 2017: Sri Lanka Cricket president Thilanga Sumathipala announced that Angelo Mathews would remain Sri Lanka's captain until the 2019 World Cup in England

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

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
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