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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

Sri Lanka in West Indies 2018

Chandimal out of third Test, appeal against suspension dismissed

Jun 22, 2018: Michael Beloff QC, the ICC-appointed judicial commissioner, has dismissed the Sri Lanka captain's appeal against his one-match suspension for ball-tampering

ESPNcricinfo staff

Ball-tampering in St Lucia

Chandimal, Sri Lanka coach and manager admit to 'serious' code violation

Jun 22, 2018: They played key roles in Sri Lanka not taking the field for two hours on the third day of the St Lucia Test and were hit with a Level 3 charge

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka in West Indies 2018

Dinesh Chandimal appeals against ball-tampering suspension

Jun 21, 2018: The Sri Lanka captain had been suspended from the third and final Test of Sri Lanka's tour of the West Indies

ESPNcricinfo staff

ICC news

Chandimal suspended for one Test; could miss four more

Jun 19, 2018: The Sri Lanka captain has received two suspension points and fined 100% of his match fee

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka tour of West Indies 2018-19

Sweet v sandpaper - why Chandimal's tampering is different

Jun 19, 2018: How the St Lucia episode is far different to the punishments and public backlash in Australia in the aftermath of the ball tampering row

Andrew Fidel Fernando

ICC news

ICC likely to approve harsher penalties for ball tampering soon

Jun 17, 2018: Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has escaped a more severe ball-tampering charge because the ICC is yet to approve newly-modified sanctions for the offence

Nagraj Gollapudi
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