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SL v Ban, Group A, Melbourne

Mathews stands by tireless Malinga

Feb 25, 2015: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has voiced his support for Lasith Malinga despite the seamer's patchy form, believing "he will come good" when it matters most

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Afghanistan v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, Group A, Dunedin

Poor fielding hurting Sri Lanka

Feb 21, 2015: Sri Lanka have had poor form coming into the tournament but their greatest shortcoming has been in the field

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Dunedin

IPL 2015 news

Daredevils buy Yuvraj for $2.67 million

Feb 16, 2015: For the second successive year, Yuvraj Singh attracted a record bid in the IPL auction, this time from Delhi Daredevils who purchased the allrounder for Rs 16 crore (approx. $2.67 million)

ESPNcricinfo staff

New Zealand v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, Group A, Christchurch

Specialist bowlers or allrounders? Mathews undecided

Feb 13, 2015: Beginning his World Cup on the back of a difficult few weeks in New Zealand, Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews was characteristically non-committal on the likely combination to appear in the tournament opener

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Christchurch

South Africa v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, Christchurch

South Africa overcome pressure test

Feb 9, 2015: South Africa got the pressure situation they wanted to practice ahead of a major tournament and they rose above it all to beat Sri Lanka, who had been led by Tillakaratne Dilshan's ton

Firdose Moonda at Hagley Oval

Sri Lanka in New Zealand 2014-15

Positives for SL amid inconsistent performances

Jan 8, 2015: ESPNcricinfo rates the Sri Lanka performance from the Test series against New Zealand

Andrew Fidel Fernando

New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Wellington

'Southee-Boult on par with Steyn-Morkel' - Mathews

Jan 2, 2015: As far as bowling pairs go, Trent Boult and Tim Southee are equals with South Africa's Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel, Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has said

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Wellington

New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Christchurch, 4th day

Mathews hails second-innings gains

Dec 29, 2014: Though Sri Lanka lost inside four days by eight wickets, they will take some confidence into the Wellington Test, Angelo Mathews said

Andrew Fidel Fernando at Hagley Oval

Sri Lanka v England, 5th ODI, Pallekele

Mathews bemoans ineffective spinners

Dec 11, 2014: Angelo Mathews placed blame for Sri Lanka's five-wicket defeat in Pallekele at his spinners' ineffectiveness on a track as dry as they have played on in three months

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Pallekele

Sri Lanka v England, 4th ODI, Colombo

Mathews happy to spin the wheel on Kusal

Dec 6, 2014: As controversy surrounding James Packer's proposed casino venture in Sri Lanka settles into the background of presidential election campaigns, the nation's cricketers have been conducting some risky business of their own

Andrew Fidel Fernando

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
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