Thilan Samaraweera retires after Bangladesh axe

Middle-order batsman Thilan Samaraweera today said his omission from the Test squad for the series against Bangladesh forced him to retire from international cricket.

Samaraweera contemplating retirement

Sri Lanka middle order batsman Thilan Samaraweera has expressed his desire to retire, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) sources said today.

Bird’s brilliant start to Test career could cost experienced Hilfenhaus Ashes spot

Australia fast bowler Jackson Bird’s impressive start to his Test career may have cost experienced swing bowler Ben Hilfenhaus his spot in the squad for next year’s Ashes.

Lankan cricket faces crisis as another veteran Samaraweera contemplates retirement

Sri Lanka cricket might be heading towards crisis in next twelve months as yet another Test veteran Thilan Samaraweera is considering retirement after the Australia series.

Samaraweera fails to prevent South Africa win

South Africa beat Sri Lanka by ten wickets to clinch the series 2-1 on the fourth day of the third and final Test at Newlands on Friday, despite a fighting century by Thilan Samaraweera.

Samaraweera, Mathews hold up South Africa

An unbroken century partnership between Thilan Samaraweera and Angelo Mathews delayed South Africa`s progress towards a series-clinching victory on the fourth day of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka at Newlands on Friday.

Samaraweera, Chandimal rescue Sri Lanka

Thilan Samaraweera and new cap Dinesh Chandimal shared a century partnership as Sri Lanka made a strong recovery on the first day of the second Test match at Kingsmead on Monday.

Samaraweera back in Lanka team for South Africa tour

Thilan Samaraweera, who was earlier overlooked by the selectors for the upcoming tour to South Africa, has been reinstated in the squad.

Lahore terror attack still haunts Samaraweera

Senior Sri Lankan batsman Thilan Samaraweera has said that the terror attack on the team in Lahore in 2009 still haunts him.

300-plus scores will come mostly in India: Samaraweera

According to Thilan Samaraweera, 300-plus scores in the World Cup would be seen mostly in India where the pitches are flat and boundaries small.

Pitch drier than expected: Samaraweera

Sri Lankan batsman Thilan Samaraweera expects the wicket to take spin from the third day as it was drier than expected.