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Jayasuriya outlines key role for Thisara Perera

Aug 31, 2014: Sanath Jayasuriya praised allrounder Thisara Perera for his comeback to ODI cricket and said that he could fill the important role of a fast-bowling allrounder for Sri Lanka in the lead to the World Cup

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

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SL need fast-bowling allrounders for World Cup - Jayasuriya

Apr 27, 2014: Sanath Jayasuriya, the Sri Lanka chief selector, has outlined the need of fast-bowling allrounders for next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand if the team is to repeat the success it had in the T20 version in Bangladesh

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lanka news

Few can adjust their game like Thirimanne - Jayasuriya

Apr 24, 2014: Sri Lanka chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya made a resounding endorsement of Lahiru Thirimanne's temperament and talent, one day after his panel had appointed the 24-year-old batsman vice-captain across all formats

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Atapattu tipped to coach SL in England

Apr 24, 2014: Sri Lanka's chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya issued the strongest indication yet that Marvan Atapattu would be appointed coach for the tour of Ireland and England, following Paul Farbrace's resignation on Tuesday.

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

SL in 'difficult place' after Farbrace exit

Apr 23, 2014: Sri Lanka have been rendered "helpless" by Paul Farbrace's sudden exit, weeks from their biggest overseas tour of the year, chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya has said

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka cricket

Jayasuriya unhappy at Farbrace conduct

Apr 20, 2014: Sri Lanka chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya has joined SLC in expressing dismay at news of head coach Paul Farbrace's possible move to England, citing the cost the board bore to have Farbrace released from his Yorkshire contract

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

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
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