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Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, SSC

SL's tragic hero treads a lonely road, again

Sep 1, 2015: If other men were witness to as much incompetence as Angelo Mathews has become used to, dressing rooms might have been set ablaze

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, SSC

Sri Lanka fret over batting order

Aug 27, 2015: Angelo Mathews has confirmed Upul Tharanga will take Kumar Sangakkara's place, but said the team management was 'giving the batting order a bit more thought'

Andrew Fidel Fernando at SSC

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, Colombo, 5th day

Must find a way to counterattack Ashwin - Mathews

Aug 24, 2015: For the second home series in a row Sri Lanka are being hounded by an opposition spinner, but the strategy that briefly worked against Yasir Shah may not yield dividends against R Ashwin, Angelo Mathews said

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, 3rd day, Colombo

Mathews, a straight face among comedians

Aug 22, 2015: He has scored the most runs, bowled the most economic spells for Sri Lanka, led them out of tough situations and has been the driving force in this Sri Lankan team, silently

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

SL v India, 2nd Test, Colombo

Mathews' rescue act, and Binny's 288-ball wait

Aug 22, 2015: Stats highlights from the third day of the second Test between Sri Lanka and India at P Sara Oval

Shiva Jayaraman

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, P Sara Oval, 3rd day

India seize the day after Mathews century

Aug 22, 2015: Angelo Mathews scored his sixth Test century and dominated a wicketless first session but Sri Lanka lost their way thereafter, losing their last seven wickets for 65 runs as India ran to a dominant position at the end of day three

The Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, Colombo

Mathews targets victorious sendoff for Sangakkara

Aug 19, 2015: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews hopes to set up a winning farewell for Kumar Sangakkara, much like how the hosts had seen off Muttiah Muralitharan and Mahela Jayawardene

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka v India, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day

'We had nothing to lose in the second innings' - Mathews

Aug 15, 2015: Angelo Mathews conceded he did not really think Sri Lanka could win at lunch on day three, but suggested the dire match situation unlocked the fearless attitude that won his team the Galle Test

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

India in Sri Lanka 2015

Mathews v Kohli: A song of ice and fire

Aug 10, 2015: At the helm of young teams, the contrasting leadership styles of Virat Kohli and Angelo Mathews could present a fascinating subtext to an important series in Sri Lanka

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 4th ODI, Colombo

Mathews backs misfiring bowling attack

Jul 21, 2015: Angelo Mathews stressed that Sri Lanka have to make best use of the bowling resources available to them and was confident his senior bowlers would return to form

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 5th day

'Defeat will take a lot of time to digest' - Mathews

Jul 7, 2015: Sri Lanka felt their commanding lead of 376 should provide a straightforward victory, but a combination of the pitch flattening out, an inexperienced spin bowler and Younis Khan pulled the rug from under their feet

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Pallekele

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 3rd day

Mathews' mopping act salvages Sri Lanka again

Jul 5, 2015: This was almost as timely a knock for Angelo Mathews as it was for his team, because in comparison to his mind-melting 2014, his returns across formats this year had been a little underwhelming

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Pallekele

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Colombo, 5th day

Need to manage Chameera, Kaushal very carefully - Mathews

Jun 29, 2015: Dushmantha Chameera's pace and Tharindu Kaushal's turn was raw, but exciting, Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said, after his team completed a seven-wicket win at the P Sara Oval

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Colombo

Mathews calls for better shot selection

Jun 24, 2015: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has urged his batsmen to make sharp improvements in their shot selection, ahead of the second Test in Colombo

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle

Mathews concedes SL spinners didn't fire

Jun 21, 2015: Angelo Mathews admitted that his spinners had been overshadowed by Yasir Shah and Zulfiqar Babar on a helpful Galle deck, after Pakistan's 10-wicket win in the first Test

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle, 5th day

Sri Lanka enact a B-grade horror film

Jun 21, 2015: They had Pakistan by the collar, but at the end of the Test, it was somehow the hosts who ended up pants-less

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle

Need to be patient with youngsters - Mathews

Jun 16, 2015: Patience will be vital to Sri Lanka's successful transition, captain Angelo Mathews has said ahead of the busy home season, which begins with the Test against Pakistan in Galle on Wednesday

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

Sri Lanka news

'Mathews' rise the highlight of last two years' - De Zoysa

Apr 18, 2015: The maturing of Angelo Mathews as a player and as a captain was the highlight of Michael de Zoysa's two-year term as manager of the Sri Lanka cricket team

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

IPL 2015

Onus on Yuvraj, Mathews to lift gloom

Apr 14, 2015: Defeat against Kings XI Punjab on Wednesday will make Delhi Daredevils the first team to lose 12 consecutive games. Yuvraj Singh and Angelo Mathews have both been in such a situation before, and will be key to bringing back that winning feeling

Amol Karhadkar

Wisden Cricketers of the Year 2015

Angelo Mathews

Apr 8, 2015: Wisden Cricketers' Almanack - Cricketer of the year

Andrew Fidel Fernando
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