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Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st ODI, Dambulla

'Transition' period no longer an excuse - Chandimal

Mar 25, 2017: Sri Lanka wicketkeeper Dinesh Chandimal said the team can no longer keep blaming losses on being in a transition period following the retirement of key players since the 2015 World Cup

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Bangladesh in Sri Lanka, 2016-17

Good in Galle, great in Colombo

Mar 21, 2017: Our correspondent tucks into the joys Sri Lanka offers, and is on hand for an epic win for his team

Mohammad Isam

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 2nd day

When Colombo hosted a clinic in incompetence

Mar 16, 2017: The final hour of play on the second day was a hilarious mixture of errors that took away from an otherwise competitive match

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

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

Boy racer Chandimal steers clear of trouble

Mar 15, 2017: The booming cover drive was packed away as Dinesh Chandimal buckled up for the safety-first innings Sri Lanka needed

Andrew Fidel Fernando at P Sara Oval

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Galle

Can Kusal, Dhananjaya build on early promise?

Mar 6, 2017: Sri Lanka's history is replete with several batsmen falling by the wayside after promising starts. In it are valuable lessons for two promising batsmen from the current crop

Andrew Fidel Fernando

SL Board President's XI v Bangladesh, Moratuwa, 2nd day

Chandimal finds form with 190 in warm-up

Mar 3, 2017: Dinesh Chandimal struck an unbeaten 190 off 253 balls in a drawn two-day game between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka Cricket President's XI in Moratuwa

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

'Chandimal should go back to club cricket' - Jayasuriya

Feb 11, 2017: Dinesh Chandimal has been advised to go and work on his game in club cricket by Sri Lanka's chief selector, Sanath Jayasuriya

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in Australia 2016-17

Lasith Malinga picked for T20Is in Australia

Feb 9, 2017: Dinesh Chandimal, who led Sri Lanka in the last of the T20Is in South Africa, has been dropped from the squad for the three T20Is in Australia

Andrew Fidel Fernando

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Cape Town

Chandimal needs rest to rediscover best - Tharanga

Feb 7, 2017: Dinesh Chandimal, Sri Lanka's vice-captain, needs a break from the game to rediscover his form, according to stand-in skipper Upul Tharanga

Firdose Moonda

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

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 3rd day

Sri Lanka's quest for victory, and relevance, keeps waning

Jan 4, 2017: The limp batting performances carried out so far by Sri Lanka in the first two Tests are threatening to limit future touring opportunities to South Africa

Andrew Fidel Fernando at Newlands

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 2nd day

The invisible record?

Jan 3, 2017: Kusal Mendis and Dinesh Chandimal shared seven catches as wicketkeeper in South Africa's first innings

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Cape Town

Whitewashers to whitewashees?

Dec 31, 2016: After a promising first day in Port Elizabeth things quickly unravelled for Sri Lanka, and that was meant to be the ground most suited to them. It does not bode well

Andrew Fidel Fernando

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Port Elizabeth, 2nd day

'We gave away some easy wickets' - Chandimal

Dec 27, 2016: There was no specific plan to score fast, says Sri Lanka's wicketkeeper-batsman

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Port Elizabeth

Sri Lanka in South Africa 2016-17

Uncapped Vikum Sanjaya picked for South Africa tour

Dec 8, 2016: Fast bowler Vikum Sanjaya, who has taken 38 wickets from 17 first-class matches, is the surprise inclusion in Sri Lanka's Test squad to South Africa

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Mathews, Chandimal declare fitness for South Africa tour

Dec 1, 2016: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews and vice-captain Dinesh Chandimal have declared they are fit to go on the tour of South Africa that begins in mid-December

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lanka news

Mathews sidelined by 'multiple leg injuries'

Oct 25, 2016: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said that an expert medical panel had advised him rest with the aim of getting fit for the South Africa tour in December, after a scan showed multiple leg injuries

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lanka news

Dinesh Chandimal has surgery after injuring hand

Sep 19, 2016: Sri Lanka wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Chandimal has had surgery after being struck on the hand during a domestic match last week

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v Australia, 3rd ODI, Dambulla

Australia seal nervy chase after Chandimal ton

Aug 28, 2016: Australia sealed a nervy chase to beat Sri Lanka by two wickets in the third ODI in Dambulla, where they took a 2-1 series lead with two to play

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

Sri Lanka v Australia, 2nd ODI, Colombo

The first ODI hat-trick of 2016, and the sitter that sat

Aug 24, 2016: Plays of the day from the second ODI between Sri Lanka and Australia in Colombo

Andrew Fidel Fernando and Brydon Coverdale
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