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My First World Cup

The grizzled vet and the cocky kid

Jan 3, 2014: At 34, Thilan Samaraweera was desperate to add a World Cup appearance to his CV. He go his wish, and played in a final as well

Andrew Fidel Fernando

An administrative farce

Dec 27, 2013: The Sri Lankan board's continuing ineptness meant a paucity of Tests, alienation of senior players, and another cancelled T20 league

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Dhaka Premier Division 2013

Easy wins for Abahani and Mohammedan

Nov 3, 2013: A round-up of all the matches played in the Dhaka Premier Division on November 3, 2013

ESPNcricinfo staff

Worcestershire v Hampshire, New Road, 3rd day

Tomlinson a handful before the rain

Sep 13, 2013: Hampshire made the most of the 90 minutes of play possible on the third day of their rain-interrupted Division Two meeting with Worcestershire

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Leicestershire v Worcs, Grace Road, 2nd day

Richardson hat-trick edges Worcs ahead

Aug 29, 2013: Alan Richardson's hat-trick and Thilan Samaraweera's 99 gave Worcestershire the edge against Leicestershire at Grace Road.

Gloucestershire v Worcestershire, Cheltenham, 3rd day

Gloucestershire struggle to shift Leach

Jul 19, 2013: Worcestershire's Joe Leach scored his maiden first-class hundred to hold up Gloucestershire's victory charge at Cheltenham

Worcestershire v Netherlands, YB40 Group A, New Road

Netherlands claim first scalp

Jun 16, 2013: Netherlands clinched their first Yorkshire Bank 40 victory of the season after beating Worcestershire by six wickets in a rain-affected match at New Road

Worcestershire v Northants, YB40 Group A, New Road

Drops prove costly for Worcestershire

May 26, 2013: A rapid half-century by Steven Crook gave Northamptonshire the platform to open their Yorkshire Bank 40 account for the season with a 42-run win

Worcestershire v Leicestershire, New Road, 2nd day

Samaraweera nears maiden ton

May 9, 2013: Thilan Samaraweera was on the brink of a first century for Worcestershire in the County Championship when rain wiped out nearly 60 overs on day two at New Road.

Worcestershire v Leicestershire, New Road, 1st day

Worcestershire build amid construction

May 8, 2013: Half-centuries by Matt Pardoe and Thilan Samaraweera took Worcestershire to 198 for 3 on a rain-shortened first day in their Division Two clash with Leicestershire at New Road

Thilan Samaraweera

'You get tougher and tougher living away from home'

Apr 24, 2013: Thilan Samaraweera reflects on his international career and looks ahead to an enriching county stint with Worcestershire

Tim Wigmore

Glamorgan v Worcestershire, Cardiff, 3rd day

Samaraweera holds up Glam

Apr 19, 2013: Glamorgan go into the final at the SWALEC Stadium as favourites to win but half-centuries from Thilan Samaraweera and Moeen Ali ensured Worcestershire would not lose by an innings.

Sri Lanka news

Samaraweera aims for county success

Mar 10, 2013: Thilan Samaraweera is looking to make a career with English county Worcestershire before he eventually quits the game

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Thilan Samaraweera retirement

A remarkable comeback, and a high in South Africa

Mar 7, 2013: Samaraweera's Test career is best defined by his successful return from injury, capped by his brilliant performance in South Africa in 2011-12

Madhusudhan Ramakrishnan

Thilan Samaraweera's retirement

Sri Lanka's man for a crisis

Mar 6, 2013: Thilan Samaraweera's ability to lift Sri Lanka out of a pit of the top order's making was an emphatic endorsement for substance over style

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Samaraweera retires from international cricket

Mar 6, 2013: Thilan Samaraweera has retired from international cricket after being left out of the Sri Lanka squad for the first Test against Bangladesh in Galle

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Samaraweera could retire from international cricket

Mar 5, 2013: Thilan Samaraweera has indicated he would like to retire from international cricket in a letter to Sri Lanka Cricket, but the board is yet to accept his retirement

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2012-13

Sri Lanka name best-available squad for first Test

Mar 4, 2013: Sri Lanka have named a full-strength squad for the first Test against Bangladesh, marking an official end to the contracts crisis between the players and the board

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Premier League Tournament 2012-13

SSC and Tamil Union stay top

Feb 26, 2013: Sinhalese Sports Club and Tamil Union remained atop the Group B table after round four of the Premier League, while Moors Sports Club leapt to the top of Group A with a big win over Burgher Recreation club

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Worcestershire news

Samaraweera signs with Worcestershire

Feb 14, 2013: Worcestershire have signed Sri Lanka middle-order batsman Thilan Samaraweera for the 2013 county season

ESPNcricinfo staff
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