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Australia v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Adelaide

Hungry hosts chase follow-up victory

Jan 12, 2013: ESPNcricinfo's preview of the second ODI between Australia and Sri Lanka in Adelaide

Daniel Brettig

Sri Lanka in Australia 2012-13

Ajantha Mendis returns for limited-overs series

Jan 2, 2013: Sri Lanka have picked Kushal Perera, the wicketkeeper-batsman, for the limited-overs series in Australia, and spinner Ajantha Mendis makes a comeback after suffering a side strain during the World Twenty20 late last year

ESPNcricinfo staff

New Zealand in Sri Lanka 2012-13

Ajantha Mendis out of limited-overs squad

Oct 25, 2012: Ajantha Mendis, the spinner who has been struggling with a side strain, has been left out of the Sri Lanka squad for the Twenty20 and the first three ODIs against New Zealand

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New Zealand in Sri Lanka 2012

Sri Lanka hope for Ajantha Mendis' recovery

Oct 21, 2012: Ajantha Mendis' fitness remains a concern for Sri Lanka as they prepare to take on New Zealand

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

World Twenty20 2012

Marauding McCullum, vicious Watson and other World T20 specials

Oct 9, 2012: ESPNcricinfo revisit some of the most memorable individual performances at the World Twenty20 2012

Nikita Bastian

World Twenty20 2012 performance analysis

Samuels, Mendis lead the way

Oct 9, 2012: An analysis of individual batting and bowling performances in the World Twenty20 2012

Madhusudhan Ramakrishnan

Sri Lanka v West Indies, Final, World Twenty20, Colombo

Once again, a nation expects

Oct 6, 2012: Having felt let down by their side in losing the 2011 World Cup final, Sri Lankan fans are back behind their team hoping for their party to climax

Andrew Fernando in Colombo

World Twenty20 2012, Part 1

Mendis and McCullum scale new heights

Oct 2, 2012: Brendon McCullum, Ajantha Mendis and Jeevan Mendis were the standout performers in the first week of World Twenty20 2012

Devashish Fuloria

World Twenty20 2012

Sri Lanka sweat over Mendis fitness

Sep 26, 2012: Sri Lanka are still unsure whether their key spinner Ajantha Mendis will be fit to play their first Super Eights match on Sept 27

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

SL v SA, World T20 2012, Group C, Hambantota

SA not intimidated by spin factor

Sep 21, 2012: If cricket was science fiction, contests between Sri Lanka and South Africa might be characterised as tussles between Ewoks and Vulcans.

Andrew Fernando in Hambantota

Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, World T20 2012, Group C, Hambantota

The mysterious career of Ajantha Mendis

Sep 18, 2012: Despite losing his aura in the longer formats, Ajantha Mendis remains a threat in T20, where batsmen cannot afford to see him off

Andrew Fernando in Hambantota

SL v Zim, World T20 2012, Group C, Hambantota

The Mendises script big win for Sri Lanka

Sep 18, 2012: Ajantha Mendis and Jeevan Mendis scripted a comprehensive win for Sri Lanka in the World T20 opener against Zimbabwe

The Report by Firdose Moonda

ICC World Twenty20 2012

Rookie spinner Dananjaya gets World T20 call-up

Aug 23, 2012: Ajantha Mendis has returned to the Sri Lanka squad for the World Twenty20. Mendis last played for Sri Lanka in South Africa in January this year before suffering a back injury

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Nagenahira Nagas v Ruhuna Royals, SLPL, Colombo

Nagenahira take rain-hit opener

Aug 11, 2012: Nagenahira Nagas prevailed by five runs in a rain-curtailed SLPL curtain-raiser against Ruhuna Royals at the R Premadasa Stadium

Andrew Fernando at the R Premadasa Stadium

Sri Lanka news

Ajantha Mendis named in Sri Lanka provisional squad

May 14, 2012: Sri Lanka spinner Ajantha Mendis and fast bowler Dilhara Fernando have been named in the 30-man provisional squad for the upcoming tours by Pakistan and India

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka in South Africa 2011-12

Senanayake replaces injured Mendis

Jan 14, 2012: Sachithra Senanayake will replace the injured Ajantha Mendis in Sri Lanka's squad for the remainder of the ODI series in South Africa

ESPNcricinfo staff

Emerging Cape Cobras v Sri Lankans, tour match, Brackenfell

Jayawardene, spinners shine in warm-up win

Jan 10, 2012: Sri Lanka's top order made the most of their practice game against Emerging Cape Cobras, before their spinners got a good work-out to seal a 78-run win at Brackenfell Sports Field

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Sri Lanka in South Africa 2011-12

Ajantha Mendis included in Test squad for SA

Nov 22, 2011: Ajantha Mendis has been included in Sri Lanka's Test squad for the tour of South Africa ahead of Suraj Randiv

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ICC news

Twenty20 rankings launched with England on top

Oct 24, 2011: England, the reigning World Twenty20 champions, have been unveiled as the top T20 side as the ICC launched their rankings for the shortest format of the game

ESPNcricinfo staff

Plane tales from the hills

Sep 27, 2011: Galle to Colombo? Our fearless correspondent takes an unconventional mode of transport and lives to tell the tale

Daniel Brettig
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