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Jayasuriya reconciles with senior players

Mar 25, 2014: Sri Lanka's selectors have reconciled with Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara, after their displeasure at not being informed of the senior players' Twenty20 retirement plans had played out in public

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

'I feel very let down' - Jayasuriya

Mar 18, 2014: Sri Lanka's chief selector has expressed deep disappointment at not having been privy to Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene's plans before they announced their Twenty20 retirements to the media

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

SL contracts decision likely on Thursday

Mar 12, 2014: Sri Lanka Cricket is likely to deliver its final decision on the current contracts dispute with the players on Thursday after the two parties met for discussions on Wednesday, an official board release has said

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

SL in contracts standoff again

Mar 7, 2014: Sri Lanka's national cricketers and their board have squared off over player income for the third year running, with the players steadfast in their rejection of the new annual contracts, a week after their previous agreements had expired

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Jayasuriya questions Perera's work ethic

Jan 3, 2014: Sanath Jayasuriya, the Sri Lanka chief selector, has questioned Thisara Perera's work ethic as the board denied the allrounder permission to participate in the BBL

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

New SL coach should continue Ford's work, says Jayasuriya

Oct 21, 2013: Sri Lanka Cricket would prefer a coach who is willing to continue the work Graham Ford has begun, rather than start afresh, said coach selection committee member and head selector Sanath Jayasuriya

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka tour of Zimbabwe 2013

Jayasuriya confirms Malinga will miss Zimbabwe tour

Aug 30, 2013: Sanath Jayasuriya, Sri Lanka Cricket's chief selector has confirmed that fast bowler Lasith Malinga will miss the tour of Zimbabwe, which starts in the first week of October

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Bangladesh in Sri Lanka, 2012-13

Jayasuriya defends selection of minister's son

Mar 30, 2013: Sanath Jayasuriya has justified the selection of a minister's son in the Sri Lanka squad for the one-off Twenty20 against Bangladesh, after his selection panel attracted sharp criticism in some parts of the local media

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka contracts crisis

Jayasuriya steps in to help contracts settlement

Mar 3, 2013: Chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya has stepped in to move Sri Lanka's contract crisis towards a resolution

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Mathews targets improved rankings

Feb 14, 2013: Sri Lanka's new Test and ODI captain, Angelo Mathews, has said he aims to arrest the team's slide in the ICC rankings

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Jayasuriya promises fair selection

Jan 30, 2013: Sri Lanka's new chairman of selectors Sanath Jayasuriya has highlighted the value of senior players in the Test side

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Tillakaratne joins SLC selection panel

Jan 30, 2013: Former Test batsman Hashan Tillakaratne has replaced Hemantha Wickramaratne in Sri Lanka's new selection panel

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Jayasuriya a chance for SL selection panel

Jan 24, 2013: Sanath Jayasuriya may be a late nominee to the new selection panel, which is due to be named by the end of January, according to Sri Lanka Cricket CEO Ajit Jayasekara

Andrew Fernando

Pakistan news

International XI arrives for Twenty20

Oct 18, 2012: A team comprising several high-profile former and current international cricketers has arrived in Pakistan after nearly a four-year drought of international cricket in the country

Umar Farooq

Sri Lanka Premier League 2012

Jayasuriya among top picks in SLPL

Jul 6, 2012: Sanath Jayasuriya was one of six players to be valued at the maximum price of $35,000 in the local player portion of the draft for the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League

Tariq Engineer

Sri Lanka in South Africa 2011-12

'We choked them really nicely' - Jayasuriya

Dec 30, 2011: Sanath Jayasuriya believes Sri Lanka's historic win over South Africa in Durban could rival their triumph over England at the Oval 13 years ago as the country's most significant victory outside the subcontinent.

Firdose Moonda

Sri Lanka in South Africa 2011-12

Batsmen can adjust - Jayasuriya

Dec 20, 2011: Former Sri Lanka captain, Sanath Jayasuriya, has urged the country's current crop of batsmen to take more responsibility on their tour of South Africa

Firdose Moonda

Premier Limited Over Tournament 2011-12

Chilaw Marians, NCC, SSC and Colts reach semi-finals

Dec 13, 2011: The Premier Limited Over Tournament Tier A semi-final line-up has been decided with Nondescripts Cricket Club, Sinhalese Sports Club, Chilaw Marians Cricket Club and Colts Cricket Club coming through

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Pakistan v Sri Lanka 2011-12

Jayasuriya calls for persistence with young team

Nov 24, 2011: Sanath Jayasuriya, the former Sri Lanka captain, has said Sri Lanka need to maintain faith in their young side and new captain despite the team's recent rough patch

Umar Farooq in Abu Dhabi

Sri Lanka on the brink

Sep 28, 2011: They'll lose more of their top players soon, and political interference in the game is rife. What does the future hold?

Peter Roebuck
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