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Phillip Hughes 1988-2014

'Not been easy to concentrate' - Mathews

Nov 28, 2014: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews admitted that it has been difficult to focus on the cricket following the death of Phillip Hughes

Andrew Fidel Fernando

England in Sri Lanka 2014-15

Both England and Sri Lanka need to rebuild

Nov 25, 2014: The home side were thrown into a tour of India and got hammered 5-0 while the visitors are still searching for a way to consistently match the modern one-day game

Andrew Fidel Fernando

England in Sri Lanka 2014-15

Opening conumdrum vexes Mathews

Nov 23, 2014: Sri Lanka will aim to lock down their best ODI combination as World Cup preparation begin in earnest, during the seven-match series against England, captain Angelo Mathews said

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

India v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Ranchi

World Cup plans not affected, says Mathews

Nov 17, 2014: Angelo Mathews said Sri Lanka's worst-ever ODI whitewash at India's plans had not upset his team's World Cup plans, and suggested the side was closer to locking down a World Cup combination, thanks to the series

Andrew Fidel Fernando

India v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Ranchi

A century of wins for India

Nov 16, 2014: Stats highlights from the fifth ODI between India and Sri Lanka at Ranchi

Bishen Jeswant

India v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Ranchi

Kohli 139* outdoes Mathews 139*

Nov 16, 2014: A sublime Virat Kohli hunted down Sri Lanka's 286 to complete India's absolute domination in this series

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

India v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Kolkata

'Embarrassing to not be competitive' - Mathews

Nov 13, 2014: Angelo Mathews, an increasingly forthright speaker, has virtually run out of ways to describe his team's failure against India in the five-match ODI series

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in India 2014-15

SL World Cup plans not in disarray yet

Nov 10, 2014: The losses against India have brought into sharp focus some long-standing concerns around Sri Lanka's contingency plans, but the side has time to correct them and the resources to thrive at the World Cup

Andrew Fidel Fernando

India v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Ahmedabad

'They thrashed us' - Mathews

Nov 6, 2014: Angelo Mathews did not mince words as he reflected on the six-wicket defeat to India on Thursday

ESPNcricinfo staff

India v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Ahmedabad

Rayudu century puts India 2-0 up

Nov 6, 2014: Ambati Rayudu hit a chanceless maiden ODI ton, as India ran down Sri Lanka's 275 for 8 with six wickets in hand and 33 balls to spare

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

ICC news

Johnson, Sangakkara lead ICC awards nominees

Nov 5, 2014: Mitchell Johnson and Kumar Sangakkara are in contention to win the ICC's Cricketer of the Year award for a second time after the 2014 shortlists were announced

ESPNcricinfo staff

India v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Cuttack

Mathews wants more 'intent' from SL batsmen

Nov 3, 2014: Sri Lanka's inexperience showed in the field, Angelo Mathews said following the 169-run loss to India, but he was also critical of his batsmen for not making a better attempt at the chase

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in India 2014-15

Mathews expects tough India tour

Oct 29, 2014: In the absence of Lasith Malinga and Rangana Herath, the Sri Lankan team management is hoping for the experienced batsmen to flourish and inexperienced bowlers to step up

Amol Karhadkar

Sri Lanka in India 2014-15

Not ideal preparation for India tour - Mathews

Oct 26, 2014: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has said his players have not had sufficient time to prepare thoroughly for the ODI series in India in November

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lanka news

Mathews named SLC Cricketer of the Year

Sep 3, 2014: An outstanding year as a Test batsman, ODI allrounder and captain saw Angelo Mathews reap the Cricketer of the Year prize at the Sri Lanka Cricket awards

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd ODI, Dambulla

Mathews puts faith on versatile XI

Aug 29, 2014: Angelo Mathews has had his sights set on the World Cup for some time now, and as the build up begins in earnest, he hopes to make adaptability a cornerstone of Sri Lanka's bid

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd ODI, Hambantota

Mathews defends off-colour seamers

Aug 27, 2014: Angelo Mathews, the Sri Lanka captain, has said Nuwan Kulasekara and Lasith Malinga might need a little time to get back to their best form

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd ODI, Hambantota

Sri Lanka defend 310 to square series

Aug 26, 2014: After half-centuries from Angelo Mathews, Mahela Jayawardene and Thisara Perera lifted Sri Lanka to 310, the spinners throttled Pakistan's chase

The Report by Siddarth Ravindran

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st ODI, Hambantota

Maqsood, Fawad power Pakistan in stunning chase

Aug 23, 2014: A partnership of 147 Sohaib Maqsood and Fawad Alam raised Pakistan from the dead and dragged them to a four-wicket win in the first ODI

The Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC, 5th day

'Got a move on again in Tests' - Mathews

Aug 18, 2014: Angelo Mathews credited Sri Lanka's performance in all forms of cricket, after they climbed to fourth in the Test rankings after a 2-0 win over Pakistan

Andrew Fidel Fernando at the SSC
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