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ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Sri Lanka doesn't mind underdog tag at tournament, says skipper Angelo Mathews

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Sri Lanka doesn't mind underdog tag at tournament, says skipper Angelo Mathews

A joint-winner in 2002, Sri Lanka has only reached the semi-final stage once since, getting to the last four in the 2013 edition, also in England.

Angelo Mathews, Shreyas Iyer join Delhi Daredevils squad ahead of Kings XI Punjab tie

Angelo Mathews, Shreyas Iyer join Delhi Daredevils squad ahead of Kings XI Punjab tie

Mathews was out with a hamstring injury, while Iyer was down with Chicken Pox.

#IPL2017: Delhi Daredevils batsman Shreyas Iyer ruled out of first few matches due to chicken pox

#IPL2017: Delhi Daredevils batsman Shreyas Iyer ruled out of first few matches due to chicken pox

Delhi Daredevils have already lost Quinton de Kock and JP Duminy for the entire tournament, while Sri Lankan all-rounder Angelo Mathews will miss majority of the season due to a hamstring injury.

SL vs BAN: Skipper Angelo Mathews out of rest of T20I series over ankle injury

SL vs BAN: Skipper Angelo Mathews out of rest of T20I series over ankle injury

The board had expressed hope that the skipper would feature in the shorter formats of the game after he was held back from the two-Test series.

Delhi Daredevils all-rounder Angelo Mathews to miss most of IPL 10 with hamstring injury

Delhi Daredevils all-rounder Angelo Mathews to miss most of IPL 10 with hamstring injury

Mathews is not a part of the Sri Lankan T20 side that will host Bangladesh in a two-match T20 series starting April 4 in Colombo.

Sri Lanka announce 15-man squad for Bangladesh ODIs; Mathews left out, Kusal & Thisara recalled

Sri Lanka announce 15-man squad for Bangladesh ODIs; Mathews left out, Kusal & Thisara recalled

Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement Saturday that Upul Tharanga will captain the hosts of the ODI tournament starting March 25 at the Dambulla international stadium.

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 1st Test Day 2: Visitors start strong with 118 runs opening partnership

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 1st Test Day 2: Visitors start strong with 118 runs opening partnership

Earlier in the day Sri Lanka put up a massive 494 in their first innings

SL vs BAN: Niroshan Dickwella, Asela Gunaratne named in Test squad for series against Bangladesh

SL vs BAN: Niroshan Dickwella, Asela Gunaratne named in Test squad for series against Bangladesh

The 23-year-old Dickwella played the last of his four tests in July, 2014, in New Zealand and the opener who can also keep has scored heavily in the domestic circuit as well.

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews ruled out of  Twenty20 series against Australia due to injury

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews ruled out of Twenty20 series against Australia due to injury

The selection committee will meet on Tuesday to decide on the composition of the squad and who should replace him as skipper.

SA vs SL: Upul Tharanga to lead Sri Lanka in ODIs against Proteas; Angelo Mathews flies home due to injury

SA vs SL: Upul Tharanga to lead Sri Lanka in ODIs against Proteas; Angelo Mathews flies home due to injury

Hamstring injury in the second T- 20 on Sunday ruled Mathews out of the match forcing the skipper to make an early exit for the rest of the series.

2nd ODI: Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews to fly home after twisting ankle

2nd ODI: Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews to fly home after twisting ankle

Mathews hit two sixes in the last over to hand Sri Lanka a series-levelling three-wicket win in Sunday`s match after suffering a 3-0 Test series whitewash to South Africa.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I: Injured Angelo Mathews stars in 3-wicket win

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I: Injured Angelo Mathews stars in 3-wicket win

The third and final Twenty20 international will be played in Cape Town on Wednesday.

Angelo Mathews to lead Sri Lanka till 2019 World Cup : Sri Lanka Cricket

Angelo Mathews to lead Sri Lanka till 2019 World Cup : Sri Lanka Cricket

Board President Sumathipala stated that he remained the most suitable candidate to lead Sri Lanka at the 2019 World Cup in England.

SA vs SL, PREVIEW: Sri Lanka eager to hit back after Test whitewash against Proteas

SA vs SL, PREVIEW: Sri Lanka eager to hit back after Test whitewash against Proteas

South Africa have not played a T20 international since defeating Sri Lanka in their last match of  World T20 campaign in March.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 4: Kagiso Rabada gives Proteas 282-run win

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 4: Kagiso Rabada gives Proteas 282-run win

Kagiso Rabada took three wickets in two overs as South Africa sent Sri Lanka crashing to a 282-run defeat on the fourth day of the second cricket Test at Newlands, here on Thursday.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Proteas need six wickets for victory

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Proteas need six wickets for victory

South Africa have ample time to whittle away the rest of the Sri Lankan batting while the visitors, set 507 runs to win, must survive six more sessions if they are to force a most improbable outcome.

South Africa hammer Sri Lanka by 206 runs, take 1-0 lead in three match series

South Africa hammer Sri Lanka by 206 runs, take 1-0 lead in three match series

South Africa took the last five wickets for just 206 runs as they opened a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

SA vs SL, 1st Test, Day 5 – Proteas register 206-run victory over the Lankans

SA vs SL, 1st Test, Day 5 – Proteas register 206-run victory over the Lankans

Score updates and commentary of final day of 1st Test between South Africa and Sri Lanka from Port Elizabeth.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 4 at Port Elizabeth: As it happened

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 4 at Port Elizabeth: As it happened

Kagiso Rabada made two crucial breakthroughs as South Africa chipped away at a stubborn Sri Lankan batting order on the fourth day of the first Test.

Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka: Upul Tharanga to lead visitors in ODIs

Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka: Upul Tharanga to lead visitors in ODIs

Sri Lanka will take on hosts Zimbabwe in the inaugural ODI of the triangular series on November 14 at Harare.