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Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Pallekele

Sri Lanka hit with five penalty runs after one-short incident

Nov 15, 2018: Roshen penalised after apparent failure to ground bat while turning for second run

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Pallekele

England in Sri Lanka 2018-19

Akila Dananjaya set to miss third Test in order to have action tested

Nov 13, 2018: Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya is expected to travel to Brisbane to undergo biomechanical testing after having his bowling action reported

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Akila Dananjaya reported for suspect bowling action

Nov 11, 2018: The Sri Lanka spinner is required to undergo testing on his action within 14 days, but can bowl in international cricket until the results of the tests are out

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd day, Galle, 1st Test

Sri Lanka spinners undone by 'attacking mindset', says bowling coach

Nov 8, 2018: With England on top in Rangana Herath's final Test, Piyal Wijetunge admitted that Sri Lanka's spinners had been outbowled by the visitors

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

England in Sri Lanka 2018-19

Jason Roy ready to counter early trial by spin

Oct 11, 2018: Sri Lanka opted for two quicks with the new ball in the opening ODI but it would be no surprise to see that tactic change

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Asia Cup 2018

Chandimal doubtful for Asia Cup; Dananjaya to miss at least two games

Sep 4, 2018: Dananjaya is awaiting the birth of his child, while Chandimal suffered a finger fracture during Sri Lanka's domestic T20s

Madushka Balasuriya

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 5th ODI, Colombo

'He's made of steel' - Mathews on Akila

Aug 12, 2018: Sri Lanka's captain was impressed with his lead spinner's ability to bounce back from tough outings in the fifth ODI

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 5th ODI, Colombo

Mathews, Akila Dananjaya hand South Africa a drubbing

Aug 12, 2018: Sri Lanka pulled the series scoreline to 3-2 with a 178-run win in the fifth and final ODI

The Report by Firdose Moonda

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, 3rd day, Dhaka

'Feel like we've started another journey' - Herath

Feb 10, 2018: Veteran spinner sees a "proper" team with youth and experience in equal measure following three years of rebuilding

Mohammad Isam

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd ODI, Pallekele

Realised offbreaks wouldn't help on this track - Dananjaya

Aug 25, 2017: Akila Dananjaya, who took 6 for 54, realised early on that the offbreak wouldn't be helpful against India in Pallekele and switched to bowling legbreaks and googlies instead

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd ODI, Pallekele

Dhoni, Bhuvneshwar trump Dananjaya's 6 for 54

Aug 24, 2017: Bhuvneshwar Kumar and MS Dhoni added an unbroken 100, an Indian record for the eighth wicket, to turn the tables on Sri Lanka and lead India to a three-wicket win

The Report by Alagappan Muthu

Zimbabwe in Sri Lanka 2017

Chandimal left out for first two Zimbabwe ODIs

Jun 27, 2017: The squad includes 19-year-old allrounder Wanidu Hasaranga, while Akila Dananjaya, Lahiru Madushanka and Dushmantha Chameera have been recalled

ESPNcricinfo staff

We'll be missing you

Jun 3, 2013: Could there have been a ninth team in the Champions Trophy, made up of some exciting players overlooked for different reasons?

Tim Wigmore

IPL 2013 news

Concerns over SL players' IPL 2013 stint

Mar 19, 2013: The participation of Sri Lanka players in the 2013 IPL, which begins on April 3, has been thrown into some doubt following political tensions in India over the treatment of Tamils in Sri Lanka

Amol Karhadkar, Andrew Fidel Fernando and Nagraj Gollapudi

Bangladesh tour of Sri Lanka, 2012-13

Sangakkara in squad for tour match

Feb 28, 2013: Kumar Sangakkara has been named in the squad for the Emerging XI that will play a three-day warm up match in Matara against Bangladesh

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka

How Sri Lanka's brightest talents can step up

Jan 31, 2013: Sri Lanka need to cultivate the strengths of these five cricketers who've made a mark in the opportunities handed to them so far

Andrew Fidel Fernando

New Zealand in Sri Lanka 2012-13

Ajantha Mendis out of limited-overs squad

Oct 25, 2012: Ajantha Mendis, the spinner who has been struggling with a side strain, has been left out of the Sri Lanka squad for the Twenty20 and the first three ODIs against New Zealand

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v England, Super Eights, World Twenty20, Pallekele

Jayawardene stands by captaincy switch

Oct 1, 2012: Sri Lanka produced a wonderfully slick performance against England, as Lasith Malinga and the middle order fired, but who was really leading the team? And did it really matter?

Andrew Fernando

Sri Lanka v England, Super Eights, World Twenty20, Pallekele

Broad left to rue 'average' days

Oct 1, 2012: England came as the defending champions but never played like it and, once again, it was problems in the Powerplay that led to their defeat

David Hopps in Pallekele

SL v WI, Super Eights, World Twenty20, Pallekele

Injured Dananjaya doubtful for West Indies clash

Sep 28, 2012: Akila Dananjaya is doubtful for the World Twenty20 Super Eights match against West Indies on Saturday after suffering an injury to his face during Thursday's game against New Zealand in Pallekele

Sa'adi Thawfeeq
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