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Sri Lanka v West Indies, World T20, semi-final, Mirpur

Sri Lanka book another final spot; holders out

Apr 3, 2014: West Indies banked on a frenetic finish, but Sri Lanka's bowlers had choked the chase to suffocation-point before heavy rain, then marble-sized hail, cut the innings short and sent Sri Lanka to yet another major final

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, Asia Cup final, Mirpur

Thirimanne century could prove career-defining

Mar 8, 2014: Sri Lanka's selectors have persisted with Lahiru Thirimanne, and in his 62nd ODI, he underlined his top-order potential again, under the pressure of a chase in a final

Karthik Krishnaswamy in Mirpur

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, Asia Cup final, Mirpur

Thirimanne ton takes SL to title

Mar 8, 2014: Lahiru Thirimanne drew strength from a place of zen in the Asia Cup final, stroking 101 from 108 to complete a victory that snapped Sri Lanka's finals jinx

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Premier League Tournament 2013-14, 3rd day

Liyanapathiranage sets up Colombo's close win

Feb 16, 2014: A round-up of the Premier League Tournament matches that ended on February 16, 2014

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan v Sri Lanka 2013-14

Kusal Perera to replace injured Thirimanne

Jan 6, 2014: An ankle injury has ruled Lahiru Thirimanne out of the remainder of the three-Test series against Pakistan.

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lanka in UAE 2013-14

Chandimal, Thirimanne have points to prove

Dec 29, 2013: Dinesh Chandimal and Lahiru Thirimanne have been given long rope by Sri Lanka's selectors, and it's high time they justified their continued selection

Andrew Fidel Fernando

An administrative farce

Dec 27, 2013: The Sri Lankan board's continuing ineptness meant a paucity of Tests, alienation of senior players, and another cancelled T20 league

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Premier Limited overs tournament

Moors tie with Tamil Union on rain-hit opening day

Dec 1, 2013: A round-up of all the matches played in the Premier Limited Overs Tournament on December 1, 2013

Andrew Fidel Fernando

SL A vs Development XI, four-day tri-series, 1st day

Sri Lanka A quicks prosper on first day

Oct 14, 2013: Sri Lanka A's fast bowlers enjoyed a fine day at Sinhalese Sports Club, sharing eight wickets to dismiss Development XI to 265 on day one of the second four-dayer of the tri-series

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Who will replace Dilshan?

Oct 11, 2013: ESPNcricinfo picks out the five most likely candidates to replace the retiring Tillakaratne Dilshan in Tests

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

SLC domestic tournament replaces Zimbabwe tour

Oct 3, 2013: Sri Lanka Cricket has announced a triangular four-day tournament to begin on October 8, which effectively replaces the postponed Test tour of Zimbabwe

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Kandurata v Hyderabad, CLT20 qualifier, Mohali

Dhawan leads Sunrisers to comfortable win

Sep 17, 2013: A century-stand between Shikhar Dhawan and Parthiv Patel, both of whom scored effortless half-centuries, helped Sunrisers Hyderabad cruise to an eight-wicket win over Kandurata Maroons

The Report by Devashish Fuloria

Champions League news

'Best team Sri Lanka have sent' - Thirimanne

Sep 14, 2013: Kandurata Maroons captain Lahiru Thirimanne believes Sri Lanka have sent the strongest ever side to represent the country at the Champions League

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

SLC confirms provincial T20 tournament

Aug 7, 2013: The four-team provincial Twenty20 tournament that replaces this year's cancelled Sri Lanka Premier League, will run from August 10 to 17

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 5th ODI, Colombo

Thirimanne's calm approach bodes well for SL

Aug 1, 2013: Lahiru Thirimanne's innings in the fifth ODI was not very different from some of the other innings he has played before, but his calculated approach to run-making left an impression

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 5th ODI, Colombo

Dominant Sri Lanka make it 4-1

Jul 31, 2013: South Africa suffered a fifth successive sub-standard batting performance in Sri Lanka to concede the final match in the series - a dead rubber - to opposition who have shown their superiority

The Report by Firdose Moonda

'It's time our batting started winning matches for the team'

Jul 25, 2013: Dinesh Chandimal and Lahiru Thirimanne talk about what it means to be given leadership roles in the one-day side, and what they can learn from Sangakkara and Jayawardene

Interview by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st ODI, Colombo

Dominant Sangakkara gets better with age

Jul 20, 2013: At 35, a lifetime of learning is propelling Kumar Sangakkara's cricket far further than his innate ability ever could. He is now churning out match-winning innings that have frustratingly eluded him

Andrew Fidel Fernando at the R Premadasa Stadium

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2013

Mathews wants SL youngsters to emulate seniors

Jul 17, 2013: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has backed young batsmen Dinesh Chandimal and Lahiru Thirimanne to deliver in the home series against South Africa

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Australia v Sri Lanka, Champions Trophy, Group A, Cardiff

Sri Lanka hold their nerve to reach semi-final

Jun 17, 2013: A victorious Sri Lanka will play in Cardiff on Thursday. A humbled Australia will start pondering the Ashes, and the state of disrepair their cricket has fallen into

The Report by Daniel Brettig
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