Thisara Perera

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Mohali: As it happened

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Mohali: As it happened

India win the match by 141 runs, thanks to Rohit Sharma's blistering knock of 208 not out that batted Sri Lanka (251/8) out of the match despite Angelo Mathews's 111 not out.

Dec 13, 2017, 10:47 AM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: Thisara Perera confident of repeating Dharamsala show in Mohali

India vs Sri Lanka: Thisara Perera confident of repeating Dharamsala show in Mohali

Adverse weather conditions in Dharamsala meant Sri Lanka had to spend an extra night in the hills and only arrived here in today morning. They arrived at the PCA Stadium late afternoon and practised amid cold and overcast conditions.

Dec 12, 2017, 16:54 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI: Thisara Perera lauds Suranga Lakmal after Sri Lanka's emphatic ODI win

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI: Thisara Perera lauds Suranga Lakmal after Sri Lanka's emphatic ODI win

Lakmal returned career-best ODI figures of 4-13 to help dismiss India for just 112, with Sri Lanka achieving the target in 20.4 overs and taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

Dec 10, 2017, 18:33 PM IST

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI - As it happened...

India fielded youngsters, that's acceptable ahead of the South Africa tour, but the performance was just too bad. These players have let the faith of the selectors down, but it's early to say that. The Indians still have time, and will hopefully come back in the next match, and show us their mettle.

Dec 10, 2017, 17:15 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: Unhappy minister stops ODI team leaving for India

India vs Sri Lanka: Unhappy minister stops ODI team leaving for India

The nine players were on their way to Colombo airport late Monday for the overnight flight when they were ordered to return, one of the team told AFP on condition of anonymity.

Dec 05, 2017, 15:29 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: No place for Test captain Dinesh Chandimal in Lankan ODI side

India vs Sri Lanka: No place for Test captain Dinesh Chandimal in Lankan ODI side

The 28-year-old has so played 143 ODI matches, scoring 3288 runs at 32.23. He ha four centuries and 21 fifties.

Dec 05, 2017, 12:20 PM IST
Thisara Perera replaces Upul Tharanga as Sri Lanka's ODI captain

Thisara Perera replaces Upul Tharanga as Sri Lanka's ODI captain

The move comes after a series of defeats while Tharanga and senior Sri Lankan players refused to play a 20-over international against Pakistan in Lahore.

Nov 29, 2017, 16:34 PM IST
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st T20I: Live Streaming, TV Listings, Likely XIs

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st T20I: Live Streaming, TV Listings, Likely XIs

Pakistan blanked Sri Lanka 5-0 in the preceding one-day series and start the Twenty20 fixtures as strong favourites as the number two-ranked side, with Sri Lanka a lowly eighth.

Oct 26, 2017, 21:22 PM IST
Pakistan aim to carry momentum into T20Is against Sri Lanka

Pakistan aim to carry momentum into T20Is against Sri Lanka

Pakistan blanked Sri Lanka 5-0 in the preceding one-day series and start the Twenty20 fixtures as strong favourites as the number two-ranked side, with Sri Lanka a lowly eighth.

Oct 26, 2017, 00:18 AM IST
Thisara Perera to lead Sri Lanka squad for Pakistan T20Is

Thisara Perera to lead Sri Lanka squad for Pakistan T20Is

Sri Lanka announced a 15-man Twenty20 squad for the three-match series against Pakistan on Saturday.

Oct 21, 2017, 15:39 PM IST
Sri Lanka captain Upul Tharanga pulls out of Lahore T20I due to security concerns

Sri Lanka captain Upul Tharanga pulls out of Lahore T20I due to security concerns

International cricket was pulled out of Pakistan after the Sri Lankan team became a target of terrorist attack in 2009 in Lahore, just outside the Gadaffi Stadium.

Oct 16, 2017, 22:54 PM IST
Sri Lankan cricketers refuse to tour Pakistan over security concerns

Sri Lankan cricketers refuse to tour Pakistan over security concerns

Last month, Pakistan hosted a World XI team, which also included Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera, in a three-match T20I series, called the Independence Cup.

Oct 14, 2017, 16:51 PM IST
Watch: Thisara Perera creams teen sensation Shadab Khan for hat-trick of sixes

Watch: Thisara Perera creams teen sensation Shadab Khan for hat-trick of sixes

Earlier in the match, Shehzad became the first Pakistan player to hit three successive sixes. Ben Cutting bore the brunt of his wrath in the 18th over of the Pakistan innings.

Sep 15, 2017, 23:10 PM IST
Pakistan vs World XI, 3rd T20I – As it happened...

Pakistan vs World XI, 3rd T20I – As it happened...

Welcome to our live coverage of the third and final T20I between Pakistan and World XI in the Independence Cup series, being played at Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium. Here you can catch up with the live updates and match commentary.  

Sep 15, 2017, 18:48 PM IST
Hashim Amla, Thisara Perera punish Pakistan to give World XI seven-wicket win

Hashim Amla, Thisara Perera punish Pakistan to give World XI seven-wicket win

Pakistan beat the Faf du Plessis-led world team by 20 runs yesterday in a match which marked the return of international cricket to trouble country.

Sep 13, 2017, 23:00 PM IST
SL vs IND, 1st ODI: Upul Tharanga's Sri Lanka seek redemption against Virat Kohli and Co

SL vs IND, 1st ODI: Upul Tharanga's Sri Lanka seek redemption against Virat Kohli and Co

Tharanga will lead the islanders into the opening match of the ODI series in Dambulla, having been appointed limited-overs captain to revive the ailing team after their shock 3-2 loss to minnows Zimbabwe.

Aug 18, 2017, 09:18 AM IST
Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Mumbai Indian's Lasith Malinga takes hat-trick in Colombo

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Mumbai Indian's Lasith Malinga takes hat-trick in Colombo

Malinga thus joined a select group of five bowlers to have hat-tricks in T20Is. Others are Brett Lee, Jacob Oram, Tim Southee and Thisara Perera.

Apr 06, 2017, 20:59 PM IST
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.

Mar 18, 2017, 12:19 PM IST
Calf injury forces skipper Angelo Mathews out for rest of Australia series

Calf injury forces skipper Angelo Mathews out for rest of Australia series

Lanka have already lost the ODI series 3-1 against Australia following their six-wicket defeat in the fourth match at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium on Wednesday.

Sep 02, 2016, 18:39 PM IST
Sri Lanka vs Australia: Thisara Perera penalised, Mitchell Starc reprimanded for ICC code of conduct breaches

Sri Lanka vs Australia: Thisara Perera penalised, Mitchell Starc reprimanded for ICC code of conduct breaches

After the conclusion of the match, which Sri Lanka won by 82 runs to level the five-match series.

Aug 25, 2016, 18:32 PM IST