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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

World Twenty20 2012

Early signs encouraging for Dananjaya

Sep 28, 2012: Sri Lanka took a gamble by throwing a rookie spinner into deep end and he responded with the best figures of the match. It should promise more opportunities at the highest level

Andrew Fernando

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, World T20 2012, Super Eights, Pallekele

Sri Lanka face selection dilemmas

Sep 26, 2012: Sri Lanka, after having played two games which haven't given them a clue about the best team combination, have selection dilemmas ahead of their Super Eights game against New Zealand

Andrew Fernando in Pallekele

SL v SA, World T20 2012, Group C, Hambantota

SA not intimidated by spin factor

Sep 21, 2012: If cricket was science fiction, contests between Sri Lanka and South Africa might be characterised as tussles between Ewoks and Vulcans.

Andrew Fernando in Hambantota

Sri Lanka news

Allrounders give Sri Lanka balance for World T20 - Jayawardene

Sep 10, 2012: Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene on what his team will be looking to do at the World Twenty20, the new faces in the squad, and his captaincy plans

Andrew Fernando

World Twenty20 players to watch - 4

Rookies, vets, and the forever unfulfilled

Sep 5, 2012: More players who have the potential to catch your eye at the World Twenty20

Andrew Fernando, Firdose Moonda, Abhishek Purohit, Andrew McGlashan, Umar Farooq
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