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Oman news

Mendis projects batting revamp for Oman

Jun 1, 2016: Coach Duleep Mendis has said he is satisfied with Oman's top-two finish at WCL Division Five in Jersey, but has admitted that his side's batting struggles are a major concern

Peter Della Penna

'Do you want to press charges against a Mr Jeff Thomson?'

Feb 9, 2015: The day Sri Lanka were bruised and broken by the Aussie tearaway in a World Cup game

Ashley Mallett

Four Sri Lankan masters

Jun 28, 2014: From Mendis to Sangakkara, a look at a few iconic batsmen who shaped Sri Lanka's cricket

Ramachandra Guha

Bruised but not shaken

Sep 2, 2013: Famous incidents when batsmen were hit by bouncers

Steven Lynch

Sri Lanka news

Sri Lanka need mental strength - Duleep Mendis

Jan 6, 2012: Duleep Mendis, the chairman of selectors for Sri Lanka, has said the team is going through a period of transition and needs to be given time to start performing consistently

Tariq Engineer in Colombo

Pakistan v Sri Lanka 2011-12

SL chief selector criticises team

Nov 6, 2011: Duleep Mendis, Sri Lanka's chairman of selectors, has lashed out at the players and coaches of the national team for their dismal performances against Pakistan

Sa'adi Thawfeeq


Sri Lanka's impressive Lord's debut

Jun 4, 2011: On paper, when England and Sri Lanka met for the first time in England at Lord's in the late summer of 1984, there should have only been one winner ... but Sri Lanka had other ideas

Martin Williamson

Sri Lanka news

Sri Lanka selectors to look for new blood

Apr 11, 2011: With Sri Lankan cricket undergoing a complete change at their helm, new head of selectors Duleep Mendis said there will be new blood in the team as well

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka news

SLC interim committee to continue

Apr 10, 2011: DS de Silva, the Sri Lanka Cricket chairman, has said that the sports minister has given him an assurance that the present interim committee will continue

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

New Zealand in Sri Lanka 2009-10

SLC assures New Zealand maximum security

Apr 25, 2009: Duleep Mendis, the chief executive of Sri Lanka Cricket, does not believe New Zealand need to resort to "Haliburton" measures to ensure the security of their cricket team on the forthcoming tour of the island

Ajay S Shankar

Champions Trophy 2009

Sri Lanka cricket chief plays down weather concerns

Mar 10, 2009: Sri Lanka will resist any move to shift this year's ICC Champions Trophy out of the country due to concerns over adverse weather

Ajay S Shankar

Sri Lankan cricket

Sri Lankan board to discuss IPL clash with England tour

Jul 9, 2008: Sri Lanka Cricket will hold a meeting of its executive board on Thursday to discuss its team's tour to England next year that will force its national cricketers to miss a chunk of the second season of the Indian Premier League

ESPNcricinfo staff

Death of former team manager leaves a huge void

Nisal Senaratne passes away

Dec 26, 2007: Nisal Senaratne's death on Sunday at the age of 75 robbed Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) of one of its most ardent officials

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, Abu Dhabi, 2007

Sri Lankan officials at odds over Abu Dhabi series

May 25, 2007: Sri Lanka's senior cricket officials were at odds Friday over the national team's participation in a recent one-day series against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi

Gavaskar heads player-based group

ICC confirms make-up of cricket committee

May 15, 2007: Former Australia captain Mark Taylor, Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene and Michael Holding, the ex-West Indies fast bowler, are among the people who will form part of the ICC's newly constituted cricket committee

Brian Murgatroyd

Drugs in cricket

No reason to test Sri Lankan players, says board

Oct 23, 2006: The Sri Lankan board (SLC) has said that it has not found any grounds to test any of their players for using drugs

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Unitech Cup 2006

Mendis criticises South Africa's pull-out

Aug 17, 2006: Duleep Mendis, Sri Lanka Cricket's chief executive, has criticised South Africa's decision to pull out of the Unitech Cup following a bomb blast in Colombo on Monday

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka in England, 2006

Jayasuriya poised for Test return

May 10, 2006: Sanath Jayasuriya has been recalled to the Sri Lankan Test after reversing his decision to retire

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka in New Zealand, 2005-06

Sports psychologist to help Lanka overcome losses

Jan 4, 2006: Duleep Mendis seeks confidence building measures for Sri Lanka

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lankan cricket in limbo

Mendis resigns

May 3, 2005: Duleep Mendis, the chief executive of Sri Lanka's crisis-ridden cricket board, has tendered his resignation

ESPNcricinfo staff
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