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Vithanage to face disciplinary inquiry

Aug 29, 2014: Kithuruwan Vithanage will face a disciplinary inquiry over leaving the team hotel overnight during the first Test against Pakistan at Galle, Sri Lanka Cricket has confirmed

Andrew Fidel Fernando

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2014

Tharanga recalled for South Africa Tests

Jul 12, 2014: Sri Lanka opener Upul Tharanga, who last played a Test in 2007, has been recalled to the Test squad for the South Africa series

Andrew Fidel Fernando

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2014

Tharanga, Vithanage in SL ODI squad

Jul 2, 2014: Sri Lanka have recalled batsmen Kithuruwan Vithanage and Upul Tharanga in their 16-man squad for the first two ODIs against South Africa in July

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England v Sri Lanka, T20, The Oval

SL future glows brighter in victory

May 20, 2014: Encouraging innings from Kithuruwan Vithanage and Lahiru Thirimanne suggested Sri Lanka can handle the Jayawardene-Sangakkara succession issue

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sussex v Sri Lankans, Tour match, Hove

Dilshan and Vithanage blitz Sussex in record time

May 18, 2014: Sri Lanka scorched to a ten-wicket win in less than half the allotted overs to complete their warm-up matches ahead of the limited-overs series against England in dashing style

Alan Gardner at Hove

Sri Lanka in England 2014

Vithanage, Priyanjan get T20 call-ups

Apr 23, 2014: Sri Lanka have included batsmen Kithuruwan Vithanage and Ashan Priyanjan in their 15-man squad for the one-off T20 that kicks off their tour of England in May

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Sri Lanka in Bangladesh 2013-14

Chandimal's reckoning looms

Feb 2, 2014: Test cricket is Dinesh Chandimal's best format, but his position doesn't look as secure, due to competition from other batsmen and inconsistent scores. He needs a big innings in Chittagong to revive his confidence

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in Bangladesh 2013-14

Ajantha Mendis returns to Sri Lanka's Test squad

Jan 23, 2014: Ajantha Mendis has been named in Sri Lanka's Test squad to Bangladesh, after he had been directed to return from the Big Bash League at short notice this week

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Pakistan v Sri Lanka 2013-14

SL call on Vithanage and Seekkuge Prasanna

Nov 25, 2013: Sri Lanka have included batsman Kithuruwan Vithanage and legspinner Seekkuge Prasanna in their ODI squad for the series against Pakistan in the UAE

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SL A v NZ A, 2nd unofficial Test, 3rd day, Dambulla

Spinners wrap up SL A win

Sep 26, 2013: A belligerent rearguard hundred from Doug Bracewell was not enough to prevent a Sri Lanka A victory on the final day in Dambulla, as the hosts' spinners secured the series inside 57 overs

Andrew Fidel Fernando

SL A v NZ A, 2nd unofficial Test, Dambulla, 2nd day

Latham, Ronchi lead New Zealand's reply

Sep 24, 2013: A whopping 419 runs were scored in 88 overs on day two of the second unofficial Test in Dambulla, where Sri Lanka A emerged with a slight edge over New Zealand A

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Kandurata v Basnahira, Super 4's Twenty20, Colombo

Spinners set up narrow win for Kandurata

Aug 12, 2013: An eleventh-hour surge put Basnahira Greens in touching distance of victory, but ultimately Kandurata Maroons' 124 for 8 proved just enough on a used Premadasa pitch that has steadily deteriorated

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Galle, 5th day

Eight tons in Galle stalemate

Mar 12, 2013: Sri Lanka had to live with a high-scoring draw in Galle, which had a record-equaling eight centuries from both sides over five sapping days of Test cricket

The Report by Kanishkaa Balachandran

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

Sri Lanka Development Emerging Team v Bangladeshis, 1st day

Vithanage stars as Bangladesh concede 398

Mar 3, 2013: Kithuruwan Vithanage was the entertainer of the day, as the Sri Lanka Development Emerging Team gave Bangladesh a Sri Lankan workout on the opening day of their tour game

The Report by Mohammad Isam

Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2012-13

Mathews takes over as Sri Lanka captain

Feb 14, 2013: Angelo Mathews will take over as Test and ODI captain from Mahela Jayawardene for the home Test series against Bangladesh. Dinesh Chandimal will be Mathews' deputy but will lead the national side in the Twenty20 format

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England U19 v Sri Lanka U19, 2nd ODI, Arundel

Vithanage helps Sri Lanka draw level

Aug 9, 2010: Sri Lanka Under-19 drew level in their limited-overs series against England Under-19, Kithuruwan Vithanage's unbeaten fifty setting up a five-wicket win in the second match at Arundel

The Bulletin by Liam Brickhill

England U-19s v Sri Lanka U-19s, 2nd Test, Scarborough, 3rd day

Ball and Best edge England ahead

Jul 29, 2010: After two tense days England edged ahead on the third day of their hard fought tussle against Sri Lanka after three wickets apiece to Jacob Ball and Paul Best restricted Sri Lanka to 171 for 7 at Scarborough

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, Under-19 tri-series, Colombo

Sri Lanka take title in thriller

Dec 8, 2009: Kithuruwan Vithanage was the hero for Sri Lanka Under-19s as they took the tri-series by pipping Pakistan Under-19s by one wicket in a last-ball finish at the P Sara Oval

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Australia Under-19 v Sri Lanka Under-19, 3rd ODI, Darwin

Jayampathi, Withanage impress in Sri Lanka win

Oct 4, 2009: Sri Lanka Under-19 took the upper hand in the five-match series, with a comprehensive win in the third ODI at the Gardens Oval

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