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SL XI v England XI, warm-up, Colombo

England ring changes, but Sri Lankans run rings in opening Test warm-up

Oct 30, 2018: For all the talk of England searching for a "different formula", there was a wearing familiarity to their approach on the first day of the red-ball leg of their tour

George Dobell in Colombo

Sri Lanka v England, one-off T20I, Colombo

Thisara Perera hoping Sri Lanka's switch stays flicked

Oct 26, 2018: Sri Lanka came to life during their 219-run DLS thrashing of England in the fifth ODI and Thisara Perera suggested his T20 side would be on the attack again

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v England, 5th ODI, Colombo

Sri Lanka top order inflicts heaviest ODI defeat on England

Oct 23, 2018: Sri Lanka inflicted upon England the heaviest defeat - in terms of runs - in their ODI history to clinch a morale-boosting victory in Colombo

The Report by George Dobell in Colombo

Sri Lanka v England, 3rd ODI, Dambulla

Samarawickrama pleads for patience as Sri Lanka seeks form resurgence

Oct 19, 2018: Opener seeks improvements on match-by-match basis after team's two years in the doldrums

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Pallekele

Sri Lanka news

Karunaratne to captain Sri Lanka A in Bangladesh

Jun 12, 2018: Karunaratne, who was ruled out of the ongoing tour of the West Indies with a broken finger, will return to action with the Sri Lanka A squad, which also features Dasun Shanaka, Lahiru Thirimanne and Lakshan Sandakan

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Indian Board President's XI v Sri Lankans, Kolkata, 1st day

SL batsmen make strong start to India tour

Nov 11, 2017: Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dimuth Karunaratne, Angelo Mathews and Niroshan Dickwella made half-centuries as the tourists ended the first day at 411 for 6

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Sri Lanka news

Gunaratne wins big at SLC's annual awards

Nov 1, 2017: The allrounder picked up four awards at the ceremony, while Rangana Herath and Chamari Atapattu were named the men's and women's cricketers of the year

Madushka Balasuriya

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Dubai, 1st day

Inside the heart of a Karunaratne classic

Oct 7, 2017: Being excluded from the ODI squad seemed not to bother the Sri Lanka opener, as he scored his seventh Test hundred to give his team control of the innings

Osman Samiuddin in Dubai

Pakistan v Sri Lanka 2017-18

Samarawickrama, Roshen Silva make Sri Lanka Test squad

Sep 20, 2017: Two new faces named in 15-man squad to take on Pakistan in the UAE later this month

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Sri Lanka A v England Lions, 2nd unofficial Test, Dambulla, 3rd day

Lions face final-day battle for survival after Rayner's marathon

Feb 25, 2017: England Lions face a long battle for survival on the final day in Dambulla as Sri Lanka A seek a victory that would tie the series, but all Ollie Rayner wanted was a long night's sleep

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Sri Lanka A v England Lions, 2nd unofficial Test, Dambulla, 2nd day

England Lions made to toil by triple-century stand

Feb 25, 2017: England Lions were put to the sword by an unbroken stand of 303 on another sweltering day in Dambulla

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Under-19 World Cup 2014

Samarawickrama strikes rich form

Feb 17, 2014: With two half-centuries in both league matches, preceded by 82 in the warm-up match against India, Sadeera Samarawickrama has been instrumental in getting his team off to good starts

Kanishkaa Balachandran in Dubai

England v Sri Lanka, Under-19 World Cup, Dubai

Sri Lanka fight back for one-wicket win

Feb 16, 2014: In a match that ebbed and flowed, Sri Lanka Under-19s last-wicket pair edged past England Under-19s in the most thrilling match of the tournament so far

Kanishkaa Balachandran in Dubai

Sri Lanka U-19 v India U-19, 1st Youth Test, Dambulla

India dominate but Sri Lanka hold on for draw

Jul 26, 2013: Following on after they could only muster 256 in reply to India's 503, Sri Lanka's No. 8 Ramesh Medis and No. 11 Lakshan Jayasinghe held firm till close of play to save the game

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Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 3rd Under-19 ODI, Mirpur

Bangladesh sneak home in last-ball finish

Apr 26, 2013: Bangladesh Under-19 fought off an extraordinary final over by Ramesh Mendis to win the third one-dayer by one wicket against Sri Lanka Under-19 in Mirpur

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