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Sri Lanka v England, 5th ODI, Colombo

Sri Lanka seek to convert slim pickings to series consolation

Oct 22, 2018: England are targetting a 4-0 series win, but may field a much-changed side in the final and final match of the rubber

The Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka v England, 4th ODI, Pallekele

Dasun Shanaka rues the opportunities that slipped away for Sri Lanka

Oct 20, 2018: Another defeat for Sri Lanka was mitigated by the knowledge that the game had turned on a couple of key moments

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Pallekele

Sri Lanka v England, 4th ODI, Pallekele

England seal series with latest comfortable DLS victory

Oct 20, 2018: Sri Lanka overcame their-now traditional mini-collapse to post a respectable 273 for 7, but it was not enough to deny England another comfortable victory

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v England, 3rd ODI, Dambulla

Dasun Shanaka sizes up higher responsibilities in Sri Lanka's batting order

Oct 16, 2018: Allrounder is increasingly being thought of as a specialist batsman, and someone who can bat higher up the order.

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Pallekele

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 4th ODI, Pallekele

Test-match line and length worked for us - Thisara

Aug 9, 2018: The allrounder explains Sri Lanka's odd but effective bowling plan which helped them squeeze out a three-run victory over South Africa

Andrew Fidel Fernando

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

Sri Lanka in West Indies 2018

Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Gamage out of Sri Lanka's West Indies tour

Jun 13, 2018: Mathews has left for personal reasons, while Gamage has been ruled out with a fractured finger

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Karunaratne to captain Sri Lanka A in Bangladesh

Jun 12, 2018: Karunaratne, who was ruled out of the ongoing tour of the West Indies with a broken finger, will return to action with the Sri Lanka A squad, which also features Dasun Shanaka, Lahiru Thirimanne and Lakshan Sandakan

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka domestic news

Roshen Silva stars in Galle's title triumph

Apr 24, 2018: The 29-year old finished the provincial four-day competition as the highest run-scorer, miles ahead of second-placed Niroshan Dickwella

ESPNcricinfo staff

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st T20I, Mirpur

Kusal Mendis, Thisara Perera overpower Bangladesh

Feb 15, 2018: Dasun Shanaka and Thisara Perera ransacked Bangladesh's bowlers, after a fifty from opener Kusal Mendis, to help Sri Lanka chase down 194 - their highest in T20Is

The Report by Mohammad Isam

Sri Lanka in Bangladesh 2018

Sri Lanka pick Asitha for T20 series, Jeevan Mendis returns

Feb 7, 2018: The first T20 squad of Chandika Hathurusingha's tenure features a preponderance of youth

Andrew Fidel Fernando

India v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Nagpur, 2nd day

Dasun Shanaka penalised for 'changing condition of ball'

Nov 25, 2017: The Sri Lanka allrounder has been handed three demerit points, and a fine worth 75% of his match fees, after being caught on television "picking up an area on the ball next to the seam several times."

ESPNcricinfo staff

India v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Kolkata, 2nd day

India wobble against seam before rain washes out second day

Nov 17, 2017: Dasun Shanaka took two wickets as India were reduced to 74 for 5 in bowling-friendly conditions before a period of persistent rain forced officials to call off play more than two hours before the scheduled close

The Report by Nikhil Kalro

West Indies A v Sri Lanka A, 2nd unofficial Test, Jamaica

Pushpakumara takes 12 to help SL A level series

Oct 22, 2017: The left-arm spinner took six-fors in both innings to consign West Indies A to a heavy defeat

ESPNcricinfo staff

India in Sri Lanka 2017

Vandersay, Shanaka in revised Sri Lanka T20 squad

Sep 4, 2017: Sri Lanka Cricket, who had already named a T20 squad ahead of the ODI series against India, have now announced a new 15 two days ahead of the one-off game

Andrew Fidel Fernando

SL A v WI A, third one-dayer, Colombo

Bad light denies Sri Lanka A in high-scoring game

Oct 30, 2016: Sri Lanka A conceded a total of 305 to West Indies A, but they were within 58 runs of victory when bad light forced an early end to the game. Duckworth-Lewis calculations found them eight runs short

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia in Sri Lanka, 2016

Mathews to miss rest of tour due to calf tear

Sep 2, 2016: Angelo Mathews' calf tear has ruled him out of the remainder of Australia's tour, while allrounder Thisara Perera and left-arm wrist spinner Lakshan Sandakan have been released from the squad for the fifth ODI

Andrew Fidel Fernando

England v Sri Lanka, T20I, Southampton

Two good debuts and the non-appeal

Jul 5, 2016: ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from the T20I in Southampton

Andrew Miller at the Ageas Bowl

England v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Bristol

Plunkett's ten-year half-century, and Hales' return to earth

Jun 26, 2016: Plays of the day from the third ODI of the series between England and Sri Lanka

Andrew McGlashan at Bristol

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Headingley, 2nd day

The task gets trickier for Angelo

May 20, 2016: The Sri Lankan captain has the skill to stand up to England's bowlers, so why did he not use a review? Whatever the situation, it was surely worth it

Jarrod Kimber at Headingley
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