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Rangana Herath retires

Where are Herath's team-mates from his 1999 Test debut?

Nov 5, 2018: As the last active Test cricketer from the 1990s bids farewell, here is a look at what his first ten team-mates have been up to

Hemant Brar

Sri Lanka's cricket legacy is glorious, but what does the future hold?

Oct 20, 2018: From the golden age of Rantunga and Murali, they are now at a point where the road ahead is uncertain, on field and off it

Mark Nicholas

Sri Lanka news

SL selectors lobby government to sign Sangakkara, Jayawardene as consultants

Jun 14, 2018: They also want to get Aravinda de Silva and Roshan Mahanama on board

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Sports ministry slow to act on former SL players' report

Jan 12, 2018: The five-member committee featuring the likes of Aravinda de Silva, Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara had suggested plans for domestic cricket in the first report

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Jayawardene, Sangakkara to assist in Sri Lanka's revamp

Oct 5, 2017: Alongside Aravinda de Silva, Anura Tennakoon, they are expected to work on a range of topics including a restructuring of the domestic cricket scene

Madushka Balasuriya

Sri Lanka news

SLC looks to get de Silva, Jayawardene on board

Sep 11, 2017: Roshan Mahanama, Brendon Kuruppu and Graeme Labrooy are among the other former players the board is attempting to align with in its efforts to arrest the decline of the national team

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Aravinda de Silva steps down from SLC role

May 5, 2017: A board release said Aravinda de Silva stepped down due to "personal commitments that would hinder his availability and time investment in the Committee further"

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

SLC wishes to retain de Silva's services

Apr 12, 2016: Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to retain outgoing chief selector Aravinda de Silva as an "advisor of cricket affairs" - a new loosely-defined position, in which he will be expected to work with the new selectors and national team management

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Sangakkara appointed Sri Lanka selector in major revamp

Mar 7, 2016: In a surprise move nine days from the start of Sri Lanka's WT20 campaign, the country's sports minister has appointed a new set of selectors headed by Aravinda de Silva, relieving the former selection panel ahead of time

ESPNcricinfo staff

Men of the Finals

Aravinda takes it up a notch

Dec 25, 2014: On the biggest stage of them all, after Sri Lanka lost their openers early, de Silva stood head and shoulders above the competition and his team-mates

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Mad Max makes magic

Oct 30, 2014: Aravinda de Silva's masterclass in batting stunned India in the 1996 semi-final, before an Eden Gardens meltdown

Sambit Bal

Four Sri Lankan masters

Jun 28, 2014: From Mendis to Sangakkara, a look at a few iconic batsmen who shaped Sri Lanka's cricket

Ramachandra Guha

Greatest Teams

One-day giants

Dec 1, 2011: Five one-day international sides that have left a lasting mark on the game

George Dobell

Sri Lanka news

Could not bear losing World Cup - de Silva

Apr 7, 2011: Aravinda de Silva, the outgoing chairman of selectors, has said that Sri Lanka's failure win the World Cup final is something he could not bear

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lanka news

SLC selection committee quits before end of term

Apr 6, 2011: The Sri Lankan selection committee, headed by chief selector Aravinda De Silva, has handed in its resignation to the sports minister today

ESPNcricinfo staff

ICC World Cup 2011

de Silva non-committal on Jayasuriya, Vaas

Dec 14, 2010: Sri Lanka's chairman of selectors Aravinda de Silva gave no indication that Sanath Jayasuriya and Chaminda Vaas would be in contention for a spot in the final 15

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Asia Cup 2010

'Mendis was left out for tactical reasons' - de Silva

Jun 10, 2010: Tillakaratne Dilshan, Sri Lanka's stand-in captain, has said he is thrilled with the performances of youngsters like wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Chandimal and allrounder Jeewan Mendis

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lanka news

Sri Lanka plans Twenty20 league with foreign players

Jun 5, 2010: Sri Lanka Cricket is planning to revamp its domestic Twenty20 tournament by allowing foreign players to participate, Aravinda de Silva, the board's newly-appointed chief selector has said

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka news

Aravinda de Silva targets World Cup glory

May 31, 2010: Aravinda de Silva, Sri Lanka's former captain and newly-appointed chairman of selectors, has singled out winning the World Cup in 2011 as his "primary responsibility" in his latest role

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lanka news

Sri Lankan sports minister slams cricket board

May 31, 2010: Sri Lanka's sports minister, Chandrasiri Bandara Ratnayake, has called Sri Lanka Cricket the third most corrupt institution in the country

ESPNcricinfo staff
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