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Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Pallekele

Dinesh Chandimal out of second Test, Charith Asalanka called up

Nov 11, 2018: Suranga Lakmal will captain Sri Lanka in Chandimal's absence, as he did during the two-Test series against South Africa earlier this year

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, Galle

Injured Dinesh Chandimal doubtful for second Test

Nov 9, 2018: Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal is almost certainly out of the second Test in Pallekele after it was confirmed that his groin tear will take up to two weeks to heal

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v England, 5th ODI, Colombo

Kusal Mendis' intensity the key as Sri Lanka's hitman turns the corner

Oct 23, 2018: Batsman's 56 from 33 balls was not the most substantial knock in Sri Lanka's innings, but it was the most eye-catching

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka v England, 1st ODI, Dambulla

Can Sri Lanka emerge from chaos against world's best one-day team?

Oct 9, 2018: England are without a couple of first-choice pace bowlers but bring a formidable batting line-up against a struggling home team

The Preview by Alan Gardner

Sri Lanka v England, 1st ODI, Dambulla

Our situation similar to England's after 2015 World Cup - Chandimal

Oct 9, 2018: The similarities between Sri Lanka's present plight and England's situation following their group-stage exit in the 2015 World Cup are unmissable

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka Board XI v England XI, P Sara Oval

Ambidextrous Kamindu Mendis enlivens England warm-up saunter

Oct 5, 2018: The left-arm/right-arm spinner couldn't prevent Joe Root and Eoin Morgan finding their form in England's first outing of the tour

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka news

Mathews removed as ODI captain, Chandimal takes over

Sep 23, 2018: The move comes after Mathews attracted a hail of public criticism over the team's performance in the Asia Cup

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Asia Cup 2018

Dickwella replaces injured Chandimal in Asia Cup squad

Sep 10, 2018: Chandimal hasn't recovered from a finger injury he picked up during the recent domestic T20 tournament

ESPNcricinfo staff

Asia Cup 2018

Chandimal doubtful for Asia Cup; Dananjaya to miss at least two games

Sep 4, 2018: Dananjaya is awaiting the birth of his child, while Chandimal suffered a finger fracture during Sri Lanka's domestic T20s

Madushka Balasuriya

'I want my players to have played their most enjoyable cricket during my time'

Aug 22, 2018: Chandika Hathurusingha, eight months into his coaching role with Sri Lanka, talks about the team's objectives, and winning at home and abroad

Interview by Andrew Fidel Fernando

The briefing

Will Arjuna Ranatunga become Sri Lanka's next president?

Aug 1, 2018: There's politics, ire and Yorkshire in the July edition of the Briefing

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Chandimal to miss four more games over spirit of cricket breach

Jul 16, 2018: Already sitting out of the two South Africa Tests, now he will miss four ODIs too as the ICC's judicial commissioner imposes harshest possible sentence on Sri Lanka trio

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Chandimal, Hathurusingha out of South Africa Tests

Jul 11, 2018: The Sri Lanka captain, coach and manager have "agreed" to not participate in the Test series after the ICC concluded its hearing on the trio pleading guilty to a level three spirit of cricket offence

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st Test, Galle

Sri Lanka depleted by Chandimal absence in opening Test

Jul 11, 2018: Sri Lanka will miss their captain, while Dale Steyn fit again and within touching distance of Shaun Pollock's South Africa record

Firdose Moonda

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018

Ball-tamperers' mega reunion in Colombo

Jul 10, 2018: What happened when the greatest concentration of convicted ball-tamperers ever seen on this planet descended upon Colombo? Andrew Fidel Fernando investigates

Andrew Fidel Fernando

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018

Faf du Plessis welcomes sternest punishment for ball-tampering, but criticises ICC ambiguity

Jul 6, 2018: South Africa captain seeks clarity on what is deemed permissible under new regulations ahead of Sri Lanka series

Andrew Fidel Fernando

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018

Chandimal picked for South Africa Tests pending ICC hearing

Jul 5, 2018: The captain is unlikely to be available for the series, given the disciplinary charges hanging over his head following the ball-tampering saga in St Lucia

Andrew Fidel Fernando

The briefing

How Australia made a fresh start and Shastri became a rapper

Jul 2, 2018: All the news you missed in June, and some stuff you wished you'd forgotten - it's all in the Briefing

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Sri Lanka to ask ICC for leniency in Chandimal case

Jun 30, 2018: SLC hoping to convince the ICC to allow the three accused of breaching the Spirit of Cricket to play some part in South Africa Tests

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Chandimal did not intend to tamper - SL administrators

Jun 30, 2018: And so the game's administrators in the country are unlikely to impose separate sanctions on the captain - they feel the ICC's penalties are punishment enough

Andrew Fidel Fernando
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