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SL sports ministry wants alleged fixing approach investigated

Jan 2, 2016: Sri Lanka's sports ministry has reported an alleged fixing approach made to Kusal Perera and one other Sri Lanka player to the country's Financial Crimes Investigation Department

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Kusal Perera faces four-year ban after B sample tests positive

Dec 25, 2015: Kusal Perera, who tested positive for a banned substance in early December, may be face a lengthy ban from international cricket after his B sample also tested positive

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Sri Lanka news

ICC clarifies Kusal's dope-test date

Dec 10, 2015: The ICC has clarified that Kusal Perera's positive sample had been taken on October 12, and not during the Pakistan series, as a Sri Lanka Cricket statement had earlier said

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in New Zealand 2015-16

'Baffled' Jayaratne backs suspended Kusal

Dec 8, 2015: Kusal Perera had admitted to taking medications recently but felt he had not consumed a banned substance upon receiving the news he had failed a drug test, interim coach Jerome Jayaratne has said

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Dunedin

Sri Lanka in New Zealand 2015-16

Kusal Perera tests positive for banned substance, out of NZ tour

Dec 7, 2015: Sri Lanka batsman Kusal Perera has tested positive for a banned substance and has been recalled from the New Zealand tour, Sri Lanka Cricket said in a release on Monday

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v West Indies, 2nd ODI, Colombo

Kusal, Thirimanne lead Sri Lanka to series win

Nov 4, 2015: Kusal Perera struck a 99 lit up by flashes of aggression, but tempered by maturity, while Lahiru Thirimanne stroked a serene 81 not out, as Sri Lanka made light work of a revised target of 225 in the second ODI against West Indies

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Mathews cleans up at SLC Awards

Oct 19, 2015: Angelo Mathews' excellent form with the bat and consistent performances with the ball, have earned him four major Sri Lanka Cricket awards

Andrew Fidel Fernando

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'

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Quiz

Fifty in a flash

Jul 16, 2015: Kushal Perera scored a fifty off 17 balls in the second ODI in Pallekele. How much do you know about batsmen who are quick to the first major milestone in an innings?

SL v Pak, 2nd ODI, Pallekele

Kusal matches idol Jayasuriya

Jul 15, 2015: Stats highlights from the second ODI between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Pallekele

Shiva Jayaraman

Sri Lanka cricket

Patient Kusal cracks consistency code

Jun 1, 2015: Inconsistency is perhaps what separates the otherwise indistinguishable Kusal Perera from Sanath Jayasuriya, but the batsman's recent form seems to have put him back on track

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lanka news

Kaluwitharana bets big on young SL trio

Jun 1, 2015: Sri Lanka A coach Romesh Kaluwitharana felt Kithuruwan Vithanage, Kusal Perera and Ashan Priyanjan were ready to take the next step towards nailing down their places in the senior team

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

SL A v Pak A, 3rd Unofficial Test, Dambulla

Vithanage, Perera tons in drawn game

May 23, 2015: Kithuruwan Vithanage and Kusal Perera struck centuries as Sri Lanka A drew the third and final unofficial Test against Pakistan A in Dambulla

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Sri Lanka A v Pakistan A, 3rd unofficial Test, Dambulla, 1st day

Perera, Tharaka fifties revive SL A to 273

May 20, 2015: Kusal Perera and Nisala Tharaka made half-centuries to help Sri Lanka A recover from 100 for 6 against Pakistan A on the first day of the third and final unofficial Test in Dambulla

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SL A v Pakistan A, 1st unofficial Test, Colombo

Kusal, Gunaratne revive Sri Lanka A

May 8, 2015: Kusal Perera and Asela Gunaratne's 198-run sixth-wicket stand remained unbroken and revived Sri Lanka A's innings on the third day of the first unofficial Test against Pakistan A

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SL A v Pak A, 3rd ODI, Colombo

Mukhtar 96 guides Pakistan A to consolation win

May 2, 2015: Mukhtar Ahmed's 96 and Fawad Alam's unbeaten 76 guided Pakistan A to a consolation win over Sri Lanka A to finish the three-match series 2-1

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Sri Lanka A v Pakistan A, 2nd unofficial ODI, Hambantota

Kusal, Kaushal seal series for Sri Lanka A

Apr 29, 2015: A three-wicket haul from Tharindhu Kaushal and a run-a-ball 110 from Kusal Perera helped Sri Lanka A beat Pakistan A by seven runs and gain an unassailable 2-0 series lead

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World Cup 2015: 2015

Chandimal ruled out of World Cup

Mar 10, 2015: Dinesh Chandimal has been ruled out of the World Cup due to the hamstring strain he suffered in Sunday's match against Australia

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka in New Zealand 2014-15

Kusal left out for NZ tour; Kulasekara recalled

Dec 30, 2014: Kusal Perera has been omitted from Sri Lanka's squad for the one-day series against New Zealand, as they continue to search for a stable opening pair, while seamer Nuwan Kulasekara has been recalled

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Sri Lanka v England, 6th ODI, Pallekele

'Opening spots are still open' - Mathews

Dec 12, 2014: With Sri Lanka having been expected to wrap up the series handily, Angelo Mathews and the selectors had hoped to don their white coats and put World Cup hopefuls under the microscope in low-pressure matches towards the back end of the tour

Andrew Fidel Fernando
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