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Australia in Sri Lanka 2016

Herath's masterclass, Mendis' surge, de Silva's promise

Aug 18, 2016: Sri Lanka's marks out of ten after they bounced back from a winless tour of England to trample Australia 3-0 at home

Andrew Fidel Fernando

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

The left-armers' high and Australia's low

Aug 17, 2016: Stats highlights from the final day of the final Test between Sri Lanka and Australia in Colombo

Bharath Seervi

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

Herath bowls Sri Lanka to historic whitewash

Aug 17, 2016: Thirteen wickets in the match from their leading spinner helped Sri Lanka complete their first whitewash over Australia in Test cricket

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

Sri Lanka v Australia, 3rd Test, SSC, 3rd day

Fireman Herath rescues Sri Lanka from the pits, again

Aug 15, 2016: The left-arm spinner, through inspiring power of will, overcame a hit on the box to single-handedly whittle down a potential three-figure lead for Australia

Andrew Fidel Fernando at SSC

Sri Lanka v Australia, 2nd Test, Galle, 2nd day

Sri Lanka's spinners become the Goodfellas

Aug 5, 2016: Rangana Herath, Dilruwan Perera and Lakshan Sandakan may look innocuous, but they have led unsuspecting Australia into a dark alley, drawn shivs, and merrily stabbed away

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v Australia, 2nd Test, Galle, 2nd day

Herath hat-trick headlines 21-wicket day

Aug 5, 2016: The second day in Galle brought 21 wickets as Sri Lanka tightened their grip on the series. Rangana Herath claimed a hat-trick and Australia were bowled out for 106, their lowest ever total against Sri Lanka

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

How Australia can up their game against spin

Aug 2, 2016: Their batsmen should look to rotate the strike and use their feet more. Else, a 3-0 whitewash looms

Ashley Mallett

Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st Test, Pallekele, 2nd day

Australia still with much to learn

Jul 27, 2016: Australia's display in Pallekele proved that the extra week spent in Sri Lanka had made little difference, and while they may have escaped with an 86-run lead on Wednesday, against better teams, the consequences are bound to be more severe

Daniel Brettig

Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st Test, Pallekele, 2nd day

Sandakan's four-for best by a chinaman on Test debut

Jul 27, 2016: Stats highlights from the second day's play in Pallekele where Australia were bowled out for 203 by Rangana Herath and Lakshan Sandakan

Bharath Seervi

England v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Lord's, 5th day

Mathews praise for Herath, Mendis

Jun 14, 2016: Sri Lanka captain, Angelo Mathews, said Kusal Mendis' batting and Rangana Herath's "all-round" performances constituted the positives from the 2-0 Test series defeat against England

Andrew Fidel Fernando at Lord's

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chester-le-Street, 4th day

Chandimal makes England work for victory

May 30, 2016:

ESPNcricinfo staff

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chester-le-Street, 2nd day

Everyman Herath waddles into history

May 28, 2016: He became the second-oldest man to reach 300 Test wickets - and possibly the least fit - but Rangana Herath's story is the best of what sport has to offer

Andrew Fidel Fernando at Chester-le-Street

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Headingley

Third England tour brings back fond memories for Herath

May 17, 2016: Before Rangana Herath wrapped up Pakistan's second innings at Galle in his comeback Test in 2009, he was playing in the Staffordshire leagues

Andrew Fidel Fernando at Headingley

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Headingley

Daunting challenge for Sri Lanka to repeat 2014 heist

May 17, 2016: Two years ago, when these sides last met, Sri Lanka were the buoyant side and England struggling. This time the roles are reversed and it will be a significant surprise if the result isn't as well

Andrew Fidel Fernando at Headingley

Sri Lanka news

Don't see any goals after 300 Test wickets - Herath

Apr 23, 2016: Rangana Herath wants to cap his 17-year international career off by becoming the third Sri Lankan bowler to take 300 wickets in Tests

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Rangana Herath retires

Herath, freakishly effective in finals

Apr 17, 2016: The left-arm spinner has been phenomenal for Sri Lanka in a knockout setting

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Herath retires from ODIs, T20Is

Apr 17, 2016: Sri Lanka left-arm spinner Rangana Herath has announced he is retiring from limited-overs cricket in order to focus on the remainder of his Test career

Andrew Fidel Fernando

World T20 Top Five

We will york you

Feb 29, 2016: In high-pressure World T20 matches, these bowlers used their cunning to get the better of batsmen

Nishi Narayanan

World T20 2016

Malinga, Mathews back for World T20

Feb 18, 2016: Twenty20 captain Lasith Malinga and vice-captain Angelo Mathews are back from injury for Sri Lanka, for the Asia Cup and the World T20 that follows

Andrew Fidel Fernando

New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Dunedin, 3rd day

Herath's Saturday of little struggles

Dec 12, 2015: A day that began with a gritty batting display turned into a rare off day with the ball for Rangana Herath

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Dunedin
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