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Sri Lanka in New Zealand 2015-16

Uncapped Fernando to replace injured Prasad

Dec 6, 2015: Uncapped left-arm seamer Vishwa Fernando has been named as a replacement for the injured Dhammika Prasad in Sri Lanka's Test squad for the two-match series in New Zealand

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka in New Zealand 2015-16

SL recall Kapugedera for NZ ODIs

Nov 17, 2015: Batsman Chamara Kapugedara has been selected in Sri Lanka's ODI squad for the tour of New Zealand, more than three years after he played his last international one-dayer

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v West Indies, 2nd Test, Colombo, 2nd day

West Indies suffer a Chaplinesque collapse

Oct 23, 2015: Their batsmen found themselves in a punctured raft, taking turns blowing air into it, but they soon ran out of breath. Before long, they were all in the water, with Sri Lanka's close-in fielders encircling them like sharks

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka v West Indies, 2nd Test, Colombo, 2nd day

Sri Lanka grow lead after West Indies' 163

Oct 23, 2015: Dhammika Prasad took four wickets while the spinners claimed the rest as Sri Lanka gained a lead of 37, which was built further by Kaushal Silva and Kusal Mendis

The Report by Deivarayan Muthu

West Indies in Sri Lanka 2015-16

Injury-free Prasad eases into SL pace spearhead role

Oct 20, 2015: Following excellent home series against Pakistan and India, Dhammika Prasad has become the Sri Lanka pace attack's new leader.

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Ishant and Prasad turn lethal, and the tail wags

Sep 4, 2015: Ishant Sharma and Dhammika Prasad seem to have both turned a corner in the last 18 months, while tail became top in the recent Sri Lanka-India series

S Rajesh

Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, SSC, 5th day

Ishant, Chandimal handed one-match bans

Sep 1, 2015: Ishant Sharma and Dinesh Chandimal have been handed one-match suspensions for their behaviour in the SSC Test

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, SSC, 5th day

Ishant, Prasad, Chandimal and Thirimanne charged by ICC

Sep 1, 2015: Ishant Sharma Dhammika Prasad, Dinesh Chandimal and Lahiru Thirimanne have been charged by the ICC for their roles in several angry exchanges during the fourth day of the SSC Test

ESPNcricinfo staff

SL v India, 3rd Test, Colombo (SSC)

Opening lows, and Prasad's best

Aug 31, 2015: Stats highlights from the fourth day of the third Test between Sri Lanka and India at the SSC

Shiva Jayaraman

Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, SSC, 4th day

Tempers flare as Ishant, Prasad face off

Aug 31, 2015: The Sri Lanka-India Test series witnessed its first major boil-over on its penultimate day following a spat between Ishant Sharma and Dhammika Prasad towards the end of India's second innings at the SSC

Sharda Ugra and Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, SSC, 2nd day

Prasad's spell and zest add spark to frustrating Test

Aug 29, 2015: In this series, and in the one before it, Dhammika Prasad has been superbly watchable, always up to something, often with the ball, other times with his body language

Andrew Fidel Fernando at SSC

Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, SSC, 2nd day

Pujara's Asia average, and Prasad's home run

Aug 29, 2015: Stats highlights from an engrossing day at the SSC

S Rajesh

Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, SSC, 2nd day

Pujara's fighting ton holds India together

Aug 29, 2015: Cheteshwar Pujara scored his first Test century since the last month of 2013 to deny Sri Lanka clear advantage in the rain-hit SSC Test

The Report by Sidharth Monga

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Pallekele

Quality cricket marks compelling series

Jul 7, 2015: Sri Lanka and Pakistan have always engaged each other in flavourful cricket. With Yasir Shah and Younis Khan leading the list of compelling performances, this series was no different

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Colombo, 4th day

Prasad 2.0, up and running

Jun 28, 2015: Injuries have been a regular occurrence throughout his career, but each time, Prasad has come out stronger. Now fit and firing, he gives Sri Lanka what they have often missed in the recent past - a fast bowler with attitude

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle, 3rd day

Silva, Prasad put Sri Lanka in charge

Jun 19, 2015: Sri Lanka took control of the Galle Test, reducing Pakistan to 118 for 5 at stumps on the third day and left them facing a steep climb on a pitch with plenty of help for the spinners

The Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy

World Cup 2015

Chameera picked to replace Prasad

Feb 9, 2015: Dushmantha Chameera, the 23-year-old right-arm seamer, has been named as the replacement for Dhammika Prasad in Sri Lanka's World Cup squad

ESPNcricinfo staff

World Cup 2015 news

Injured Dhammika Prasad out of World Cup

Feb 7, 2015: Dhammika Prasad has been ruled out of the World Cup after suffering a fractured hand at training on Saturday, two days prior to Sri Lanka's first warm-up encounter

Andrew Fidel Fernando

New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 6th ODI, Dunedin

Unavailable DRS leaves SL fuming

Jan 25, 2015: Technical malfunction prevented Sri Lanka from reviewing an lbw decision against Martin Guptill in the fourth over of the sixth ODI in Dunedin, causing significant displeasure among the fielding team

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in New Zealand 2014-15

Positives for SL amid inconsistent performances

Jan 8, 2015: ESPNcricinfo rates the Sri Lanka performance from the Test series against New Zealand

Andrew Fidel Fernando
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