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Sri Lanka drop captain Dinesh Chandimal for South Africa tour

Chandimal scored just 24 runs at an average of 6 as Sri Lanka suffered a 0-2 Test series defeat in Australia, extending the team's winless run to seven matches.

Feb 06, 2019, 12:25 PM IST

Bowlers put Australia in command in Brisbane Test against Sri Lanka

Pat Cummins and Jhye Richardson were the pick of the Australian bowlers, as Sri Lanka was bundled out in just 56.4 overs.

Jan 24, 2019, 17:03 PM IST

India inspired Sri Lanka seek history in Australia

India justified their top ranking by beating Tim Paine's men 2-1 earlier this month, ending their agonising 71-year wait for a test series victory in Australia.

Jan 23, 2019, 18:11 PM IST

Spinners to give Sri Lanka edge over England: Dinesh Chandimal

Herath`s impending retirement has dominated the build-up to the match and the 40-year-old is set to bow out as the most successful left-arm spinner in the sport`s history.

Nov 05, 2018, 23:17 PM IST

Sri Lankan spinner Rangana Herath planning to retire in November

Herath says England series this year might be his last series.

Jul 11, 2018, 11:23 AM IST

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Statistical highlights of Day 1

Kohli is now the sixth Indian player to complete 20 centuries or more in Tests, joining Sachin Tendulkar (51), Rahul Dravid (36), Sunil Gavaskar (34), Virender Sehwag (23) and Mohammad Azharuddin (22).

Dec 02, 2017, 22:26 PM IST

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara survive one-ball chaos — Watch

Vijay played a lofted on-drive off the fifth ball, bowled by Lahiru Gamage. But Dilruwan Perera, at short mid-on, went for the catch and collided with Pujara at the non-striker's end.

Nov 25, 2017, 14:54 PM IST

No dressing room help for Dilruwan Perera, says Sri Lanka

Bhuvneshwar Kumar played down the incident, saying that his team players were busier celebrating than looking at Perera.

Nov 19, 2017, 23:51 PM IST

Watch: Dilruwan Perera revives Steve Smith's 'brain fade' moment, seeks dressing room help before taking review

Perera was caught on camera looking at the dressing room before he asked for a review to overturn an LBW decision by onfield umpire Nigel Llong. It reminded fans, and commentators of the 'brain fade' moment endured Smith.

Nov 19, 2017, 13:39 PM IST

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 2nd Test: Dilruwan Perera bags five wickets as Sri Lanka sweep series 2-0

Perera had figures of 5-98 as Pakistan, chasing a tough 317 to win, were bowled out for 248 in the second hour of fifth and final day at Dubai stadium.

Oct 10, 2017, 23:52 PM IST

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 2nd Test: Sri Lanka sniff victory after Dilruwan Perera's triple strike

Perera dismissed Haris Sohail (ten), Shan Masood (21) and Babar Azam (nought) to leave Pakistan in tatters on 62-5 at dinner after they were set a tough target of 317 to win.

Oct 09, 2017, 22:24 PM IST

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Lankans gain 220-run lead on Day 3

Earlier in the day, spinners Rangana Herath and Dilruwan Perera shared six wickets between them as Pakistan were dismissed for 262.

Oct 08, 2017, 23:47 PM IST

WATCH: Sri Lanka's Dilruwan Perera becomes victim of 'crazy-good' run-out by Zimbabwe

Musakanda's stunning fielding effort at backward point coupled with Waller's spot-on throw to the wicket keeper Regis Chakabva found Perera well short of his crease.

Jul 16, 2017, 13:48 PM IST

Sri Lanka vs Australia, 5th ODI: Fluent Warner leads Aussies to 5-wicket win, complete 4-1 series victory

Warner`s 106 off 126 balls thwarted the Sri Lankan attack from posing any threats to the visiting batting.

Sep 04, 2016, 22:32 PM IST

Australia beat Sri Lanka by 3 wickets in 1st ODI

Australia, who suffered their first series whitewash against the hosts in the three Tests, chased down 228 in 46.5 overs.

Aug 21, 2016, 22:52 PM IST

Rangana Herath wrecks Australia, Sri Lanka sweep series 3-0

Herath (7-64) claimed a 13-wicket match haul to bag the man-of-the-match award while his 28 wickets from three tests also made him the obvious choice for the man-of-the-series award.

Aug 17, 2016, 16:22 PM IST

Steve Smith wants Australia batsmen to ''reinvent'' game to avoid whitewash against Sri Lanka

They brace for another trial by spin, this time at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground.

Aug 12, 2016, 16:55 PM IST

Sri Lanka vs Australia, 1st Test: Hosts have edge as rain halts Aussie chase on Day 4

The tourists were precariously placed at 83 for three, with skipper Steve Smith unbeaten on 26, when bad light forced an early end to play for the fourth day running in Pallekele.

Jul 29, 2016, 17:46 PM IST

2nd Test: Tharindu Kaushal, Dhammika Prasad skittle Pakistan on Day 1

Young off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal grabbed five wickets as Sri Lanka bundled out Pakistan for 138 on the opening day of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo today.

Jun 25, 2015, 19:07 PM IST

2nd Test, Day 1: Tharindu Kaushal bags five-for as Pakistan slump to 138

Sri Lanka off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal scythed through Pakistan`s order to pick up his first five-wicket haul as the visitors were bundled out for 138 on the opening day of the second test on Thursday.

Jun 25, 2015, 18:16 PM IST