Chandika Hathurusingha

ICC World Cup 2019: Mercurial Thisira Perera poised to repay Sri Lanka's faith

Perera endured a frustrating spell since clubbing a match-winning six to clinch Sri Lanka`s maiden Twenty20 World Cup title in 2014 but has turned a corner over the last 18 months to become one of their most dependable players.

May 25, 2019, 00:20 AM IST

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal banking on pitch help to level series

Chandimal was of the view that the pitch for Manuka Oval's debut Test match resembled the ones back home, known to be low on bounce and provide assistance for slow bowlers.

Jan 31, 2019, 13:18 PM IST

Tim Paine's Australia seek relief against Sri Lanka after tumultuous year

Australia defeated Sri Lanka by an innings and 40 runs in Brisbane, for only their second Test victory of the summer and the hosts are determined not to take their foot off the pedal in the second and final Test.

Jan 30, 2019, 13:48 PM IST

Nic Pothas steps down as Sri Lanka's fielding coach

South African Pothas briefly coached Sri Lanka until Chandika Hathurusingha was hired as head coach in December.

Apr 17, 2018, 13:39 PM IST

Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha puts his money on India for Nidahas T20I tri-series

Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha reckons India are the favourites at the Nidahas T20I tri-series starting in Sri Lanka from Tuesday.   

Mar 05, 2018, 17:57 PM IST

Bangladesh name Courtney Walsh interim coach for Nidahas T20I tri-series in Sri Lanka

Bangladesh on Monday named West Indies fast bowling great Courtney Walsh as interim coach for next month`s tri-nation Twenty20 series in Sri Lanka.

Feb 26, 2018, 19:50 PM IST

Coach Chandika Hathurusingha savours new challenge with Sri Lanka

Chandika Hathurusingha on Sunday welcomed the challenge of coaching a deflated Sri Lanka back to form after their worst year in international cricket, marked by humiliating defeats and few wins.

Jan 14, 2018, 19:14 PM IST

New Sri Lanka cricket coach Chandika Hathurusingha to get tough at training

With the 1996 World Cup winners coming to the end of their worst year in international cricket, Hathurusingha said he would impose strict discipline to make sure they are ready for the 2019 World Cup.

Dec 29, 2017, 16:58 PM IST

Chandika Hathurusingha appointed Sri Lanka coach

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has confirmed Chandika Hathurusingha as their new head coach.

Dec 09, 2017, 13:18 PM IST

Sri Lanka in talks with Chandika Hathurusingha over coach job

Sri Lanka are in talks to hire their former opening batsman Chandika Hathurusingha as coach, Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara said on Wednesday.

Nov 16, 2017, 11:39 AM IST

Bangladesh cricket coach Chandika Hathurusingha resigns: BCB

Under Hathurusingha, perennial minnows Bangladesh have made rapid strides in world cricket, reaching the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy tournament in England this year.

Nov 10, 2017, 00:13 AM IST

New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Mushfiqur Rahim ruled out of ODI series due to hamstring injury

Nurul Hasan will take the gloves for his ODI debut on Thursday at Saxton Field in Nelson where Bangladesh hold the record for the highest score of 322-4 against Scotland. 

Dec 28, 2016, 10:51 AM IST

New bowling coach Courtney Walsh delighted with the job as bowling coach

"Having watched Bangladesh cricket from afar over the years, they are a seriously talented bunch of players," Walsh said in a statement.

Sep 01, 2016, 18:50 PM IST

Bangladesh can only pray for AB de Villiers's dismissal

Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha has sounded helpless as he shared game plans to stop prolific batsman AB de Villiers.

Jul 04, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

Bangladesh to warm up for World T20 against Proteas

Bangladesh cricket coach Chandika Hathurusingha is eyeing the two-match T20 series against South Africa to prepare his side for the World Twenty20 to be held in India in next March-April.

Jul 04, 2015, 13:44 PM IST

India coming full strength speaks volumes of our ability: Bangladesh coach

High on confidence after winning the first ODI of the three-match series, Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha on Saturday said that India coming with a full-strength squad speaks volumes about the host nation's rise in the cricketing world.

Jun 20, 2015, 19:24 PM IST

Left out of Test, fired up Rubel Hossain gears up for ODIs against India

Disappointed at being left out of the Test squad for the one-off match against India, Bangladesh all-rounder Rubel Hossain said the omission has fired him up for the three ODIs starting June 18.

Jun 12, 2015, 17:14 PM IST

Want to keep Rubel Hossain fit for ODIs, Bangladesh coach defends decision

Even after failing to take a single Indian wicket on Day 1 of the one-off Test, Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha on Wednesday defended the team management's decision of not including pacer Rubel Hossain in the playing XI on the pretext of keeping him fit of the ODIs.

Jun 10, 2015, 21:27 PM IST

I have never seen a pitch like this: Bangladesh coach

They might be the hosts but the Bangladeshi cricket team has been left baffled by the pitch for the one-off Test against India with their Sri Lankan coach Chandika Hathurusingha saying that he has never seen a track like the one in Khan Saheb Osman Ali Stadium here.

Jun 09, 2015, 17:01 PM IST

ICC Cricket World Cup: Fine, fitness may stop Mashrafe Mortaza playing New Zealand

Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza is unlikely to face New Zealand in the World Cup on Friday as he struggles for fitness while he also faces the threat of suspension over slow over rates.

Mar 12, 2015, 10:48 AM IST