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Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Colombo

SL break ODI drought to level series

Apr 1, 2017: Sri Lanka rode a fast start and a fast finish to a competitive score, bowled with discipline, and found some spirit in the field to defeat Bangladesh by 70 runs and snap a six-match losing streak that stretched back to January

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v West Indies, tri-nation series, Harare

Sri Lanka struggle adjusting to West Indies pace

Nov 16, 2016: Sri Lanka fast bowler Nuwan Kulasekara said the step up in class facing the West Indies pace attack provided a stiffer challenge than what his side faced in the tri-series opener against Zimbabwe

Liam Brickhill in Harare

Sri Lanka in Zimbabwe 2016-17

Tharanga named SL captain for tri-series

Nov 5, 2016: Upul Tharanga will captain Sri Lanka in their ODI tri-series against West Indies and Zimbabwe

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Sri Lanka news

Nuwan Kulasekara released on bail

Sep 19, 2016: Nuwan Kulasekara, the Sri Lanka fast bowler, has been released on bail after he was involved in an accident that caused the death of a 28-year-old, according to an SLC release

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County news

Sussex bring in Kulasekara for T20 Blast

Jun 30, 2016: Sussex have signed Sri Lanka seamer Nuwan Kulasekara for a short-term NatWest T20 Blast deal as they continue to await the arrival of Mustafizur Rahman

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Sri Lanka news

Nuwan Kulasekara retires from Test cricket

Jun 1, 2016: Nuwan Kulasekara, the Sri Lanka seamer, has announced his retirement from Test cricket to concentrate on his limited-overs career

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Pakistan v Sri Lanka, Asia Cup 2016, Mirpur

SL, Pakistan look to mend batting chinks in dead rubber

Mar 3, 2016: Sri Lanka and Pakistan have had a dismal tournament so far and will look to iron out similar concerns in the run-up to the World T20

The Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando

World T20 2016

Malinga, Mathews back for World T20

Feb 18, 2016: Twenty20 captain Lasith Malinga and vice-captain Angelo Mathews are back from injury for Sri Lanka, for the Asia Cup and the World T20 that follows

Andrew Fidel Fernando

New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Christchurch

Henry, top order hand Sri Lanka drubbing

Dec 26, 2015: Fast bowler Matt Henry's 4 for 49 helped reduce Sri Lanka to 188 before New Zealand's top order made short work of the target to take a 1-0 lead with a seven-wicket win in the first ODI in Christchurch

The Report by Vishal Dikshit

Sri Lanka in New Zealand 2015-16

Kulasekara replaces Prasad in ODI squad

Dec 18, 2015: Nuwan Kulasekara has replaced the injured Dhammika Prasad in Sri Lanka's squad for the ODI series in New Zealand, which begins on December 26

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Comilla Victorians v Rangpur Riders, BPL, Mirpur

Comilla go top after routing Rangpur for 82

Nov 27, 2015: Nuwan Kulasekara took four wickets to skittle Rangpur Riders for 82, the lowest score batting first in the BPL, which Comilla Victorians chased down with nine wickets and 49 balls to spare

The Report by Mohammad Isam in Mirpur

Comilla Victorians v Barisal Bulls, BPL, Mirpur

Kulasekara, Zaidi lead Comilla in low-scoring win

Nov 25, 2015: Comilla Victorians cruised to eight-wicket win after bowling the Barisal Bulls 89 in the first innings

Mohammad Isam at Mirpur

West Indies in Sri Lanka 2015-16

Mendis, Vandersay, Jayasuriya picked for WI ODIs

Oct 23, 2015: Sri Lanka brought back spinner Ajantha Mendis and pacer Nuwan Kulasekara, and also named three uncapped ODI players - Shehan Jayasuriya, Jeffrey Vandersay and Danushka Gunathileka - for the upcoming three ODIs against West Indies in November

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Sri Lanka news

Mathews cleans up at SLC Awards

Oct 19, 2015: Angelo Mathews' excellent form with the bat and consistent performances with the ball, have earned him four major Sri Lanka Cricket awards

Andrew Fidel Fernando

New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Christchurch

New Zealand battle past Jayawardene ton

Jan 11, 2015: Sri Lanka discovered that at Hagley Oval what goes for New Zealand's Test team goes for their ODI outfit as well: the hosts' seamers are deadly dangerous, their top order is daunting and their lower-middle order can turn matches on their own too

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in New Zealand 2014-15

Kusal left out for NZ tour; Kulasekara recalled

Dec 30, 2014: Kusal Perera has been omitted from Sri Lanka's squad for the one-day series against New Zealand, as they continue to search for a stable opening pair, while seamer Nuwan Kulasekara has been recalled

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Sri Lanka news

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

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Chester-le-Street

Sri Lanka skittle England for 99 in huge win

May 25, 2014: Sri Lanka skittled England for a paltry 99, as Nuwan Kulasekara knocked off the top order and Sachithra Senanayake improved his career-best for the second match running, to secure a crushing 157-run victory

The Report by Andrew McGlashan at Chester-le-Street

England v Sri Lanka, World T20, Group 1, Chittagong

A catch not given, and plenty dropped

Mar 27, 2014: ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from the Group 1 match between England and Sri Lanka

Andrew McGlashan

Sri Lanka in Bangladesh 2013-14

Kulasekara ruled out of Bangladesh tour, Asia Cup

Feb 18, 2014: Sri Lanka fast bowler Nuwan Kulasekara has been ruled out of the rest of the Bangladesh tour and the Asia Cup with an injury

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