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Cricket - ICC Cricket World Cup - Sri Lanka v India - Headingley, Leeds, Britain - July 6, 2019 Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews reacts after losing his wicket Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith(Action Images via Reuters)

Mathews to captain Sri Lanka in T20s as visa issue grounds Shanaka

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 12:04 PM IST
Shanaka was named Sri Lanka's new Twenty20 captain last week but the 29-year-old could not board the flight that left with his teammates on Monday after failing to arrange a new transit visa to the United States.
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Angelo Mathews(Twitter)
Angelo Mathews(Twitter)

Ton-up Mathews shows the way for smarter Sri Lanka in 2nd Test vs England

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 07:27 PM IST
Sri Lanka were much more cautious this time on a dry wicket that will crumble quickly under the hot sun and make chasing anything substantial in the fourth innings perilous for the tourists.
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File photo of former Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews(REUTERS)
File photo of former Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews(REUTERS)

Mathews returns to Sri Lanka squad for England Tests

Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2021 02:55 PM IST
The 33-year-old former captain was named in Sri Lanka's 22-man squad for the series, which was postponed in March after England returned home due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will now be played in Galle without fans.
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Angelo Mathews will miss the SA Test series.(Getty Images)
Angelo Mathews will miss the SA Test series.(Getty Images)

Sri Lanka’s Angelo Mathews out of South Africa Tests

By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 11:56 PM IST
Sri Lanka have named an expanded 22-man squad for their Test series in South Africa and at home to England, although they will be without the experienced Angelo Mathews for the first of those through injury.
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Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews plays a shot(PTI)
Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews plays a shot(PTI)

‘Very demanding when you play three formats’: Angelo Mathews accepts Test bowling days are over

By Reuters | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 11:20 AM IST
Mathews made his Sri Lanka debut in 2008 as a strapping seam-bowling all-rounder but broke down frequently due to persistent leg injuries. He did not regret playing as much, though acknowledges he could have put more thought into his training.
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West Indies' Andre Russell.(Action Images via Reuters)
West Indies' Andre Russell.(Action Images via Reuters)

Du Plessis, Russell join Colombo Kings in Lanka Premier League

By Reuters | Colombo
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2020 06:14 PM IST
Led by Australian Dav Whatmore, who coached Sri Lanka to World Cup glory in 1996, Colombo also picked up former Lanka captain Angelo Mathews in an online draft late on Monday
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The Lanka Premier League will be played from November 21 to December 13(Media Release)
The Lanka Premier League will be played from November 21 to December 13(Media Release)

Lanka Premier League Draft: Kandy pick Gayle, Malinga joins Galle, Russell goes to Colombo

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 08:37 PM IST
Mathews, du Plessis and Russel are some of the top names picked by the Colombo Kings in the Lanka Premier League Player’s Draft on Monday.
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All are serving as captains of their respective teams, barring Smith, who had to step down due to his 12-month ban.(Getty Images)
All are serving as captains of their respective teams, barring Smith, who had to step down due to his 12-month ban.(Getty Images)

‘He’s one of the most consistent after Sangakkara’: Mathews picks between Kohli, Smith, Root, Williamson

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2020 01:43 PM IST
Kohli, Root, Williamson and Smith are four of the world’s best batsman at the moment, along with the likes of Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock.
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File image of India celebrating 2011 World Cup win.(PTI)
File image of India celebrating 2011 World Cup win.(PTI)

‘We were short by 20 to 30 runs’: Sri Lanka star recalls 2011 World Cup final loss to India

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 11:12 AM IST
Speaking in an interview with Anis Sajan on his Youtube chat show Cricket Unplugged, Sri Lanka star allrounder Angelo Mathews opened up on the final and said that his team fell short by 20-30 runs.
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Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews celebrates the dismissal of West Indies' Fabian Allen.(AP)
Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews celebrates the dismissal of West Indies' Fabian Allen.(AP)

Angelo Mathews stars as Sri Lanka whitewash West Indies 3-0

By Agence France-Presse | Pallekele, Sri Lanka
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2020 12:41 AM IST
Mathews claimed four wickets and denied West Indies 13 runs in the last over, restricting the tourists to 301 for nine in their chase of 308 in Pallekele.
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Sri Lanka batsman Angelo Mathews celebrates after scoring 200 runs against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club.(AP)
Sri Lanka batsman Angelo Mathews celebrates after scoring 200 runs against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club.(AP)

‘Hope, it doesn’t turn out his last test,’ Jason Gillespie’s tweet on Angelo Mathews’ 200 leaves everyone in splits

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2020 03:43 PM IST
Mathews’ innings against Zimbabwe got a lot of plaudits from the cricketing community. However, there was one comment by a former Australian fast bowler that caught the eye of the fans.
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Suranga Lakmal after taking a wicket during the Test match between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe.(Twitter)
Suranga Lakmal after taking a wicket during the Test match between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe.(Twitter)

Suranga Lakmal sets up Sri Lanka win in first Test against Zimbabwe

By Agence France-Presse | Harare
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2020 09:11 PM IST
Sri Lanka defeated Zimbabwe by ten wickets in the first Test at the Harare Sports Club on Thursday.
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Sri Lanka batsman Angelo Mathews celebrates after scoring 200 runs against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club.(AP)
Sri Lanka batsman Angelo Mathews celebrates after scoring 200 runs against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club.(AP)

Angelo Mathews hits double hundred to pile pressure on Zimbabwe

By Agence France-Presse | Harare
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2020 09:43 PM IST
Former skipper Mathews eclipsed his previous Test best of 160 and finished 200 not out after a marathon knock spanning 468 balls, as Sri Lanka declared their first innings on 515 for nine.
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Sri Lanka's Kusal Mendis.(AFP)
Sri Lanka's Kusal Mendis.(AFP)

Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka: Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews lead visitors’ progress in Harare

By Agence France-Presse | Harare
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2020 06:58 PM IST
It was a hard sweat for the Sri Lanka batsmen who still trailed Zimbabwe by 153 at tea with their captain Angelo Mathews unbeaten on a painstaking 51.
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File image of Lasith Malinga(AP)
File image of Lasith Malinga(AP)

Lasith Malinga ready to quit after T20 debacle in India

By AFP | Colombo
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2020 03:44 PM IST
He said Sri Lankan bowlers weren’t able to restrict opponents while the batsmen were incapable of putting up the 170 runs needed for a fighting chance in a match.
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File image of Sri Lanka coach Mickey Arthur(AP)
File image of Sri Lanka coach Mickey Arthur(AP)

India vs Sri Lanka: ‘Need to educate players on match management’ - Sri Lanka coach Mickey Arthur

By PTI | Pune
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2020 08:44 AM IST
Arthur, who was appointed as Sri Lanka coach in December last year, on Thursday said the Lankan players need to work on small aspects of the game like match management, game plan and strategy ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup to be held in Australia later this year.
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Angelo Mathews of Sri Lanka(Getty Images)
Angelo Mathews of Sri Lanka(Getty Images)

Sri Lanka name Angelo Mathews in T20I squad to tour India

By AFP | Colombo
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2020 08:18 AM IST
The cricket board said Mathews, 32, will be in the squad led by Lasith Malinga to play three matches in India.
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Australia's Glenn Maxwell(Action Images via Reuters)
Australia's Glenn Maxwell(Action Images via Reuters)

IPL 2020 auction: Glenn Maxwell, Pat Cummins among 332 shortlisted players

By PTI | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 13, 2019 02:31 PM IST
Besides Uthappa, other Indian names including Piyush Chawla (released by KKR), Yusuf Pathan (Sunrisers Hyderabad) and Jaydev Unadkat (Rajasthan Royals) have set their base price at Rs 1 crore.
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Ramiz Raja during the MCC World Cricket committee press conference.(Action Images via Reuters)
Ramiz Raja during the MCC World Cricket committee press conference.(Action Images via Reuters)

Ramiz Raja slams Sri Lanka cricketers for opting out of Pakistan series

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 11:14 AM IST
T20I skipper Lasith Malinga and former captains Angelo Mathews and Thisara Perera are among the player who have pulled out of the tour.
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A file photo of Ajantha Mendis.(Getty Images)
A file photo of Ajantha Mendis.(Getty Images)

Ajantha Mendis retires from all forms of cricket

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2019 08:23 AM IST
Ajantha Mendis, who made his debut for Sri Lanka in 2008 and last played in international cricket in 2015, took 288 wickets for his country across the three formats.
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New Zealand's Trent Boult, center, celebrates the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Kusal Perera.(AP)
New Zealand's Trent Boult, center, celebrates the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Kusal Perera.(AP)

Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: Trent Boult, Tim Southee rattle hosts in rain-hit second Test

By AFP | Colombo
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2019 05:46 PM IST
Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: Skipper Dimuth Karunaratne moved from his overnight 49 to score 65 and provided the only bit of resistance in the morning session, which saw 29.3 overs bowled.
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New Zealand's Ajaz Patel, center, celebrates the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Kusal Mendis(AP)
New Zealand's Ajaz Patel, center, celebrates the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Kusal Mendis(AP)

Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: Ajaz Patel takes five wickets as Sri Lanka reach 227 for seven

By AFP | Galle
PUBLISHED ON AUG 15, 2019 06:59 PM IST
From 143 for two, Sri Lanka slumped to 161 for seven before an unfinished 66-run stand for the eighth wicket between Niroshan Dickwella and Suranga Lakmal stopped the rot
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File image of Dimuth Karunaratne(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of Dimuth Karunaratne(Action Images via Reuters)

Sri Lanka bench strength makes Dimuth Karunaratne hopeful of fresh start

By Reuters | Reuters
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2019 03:04 PM IST
Karunaratne also pointed to players who have spent the last few months on the sidelines.
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Sri Lankan cricketer Angelo Mathews plays a shot during the third one day international (ODI) cricket match between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.(AFP)
Sri Lankan cricketer Angelo Mathews plays a shot during the third one day international (ODI) cricket match between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.(AFP)

Angelo Mathews leads Sri Lanka to series sweep against Bangladesh

By Press Trust of India | Colombo
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2019 10:25 PM IST
Choosing to bat after winning the toss, Sri Lanka made 294 for eight in 50 overs, riding on the innings of Mathews.
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Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews, left, celebrates scoring a century during.(AP)
Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews, left, celebrates scoring a century during.(AP)

India vs Sri Lanka: Century hero Angelo Mathews breaks unique World Cup record

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 07:57 AM IST
Sri Lanka allrounder Angelo Mathews scored his first hundred of the ongoing World Cup tournament at Leeds against India on Saturday
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England's Ben Stokes and Mark Wood look dejected as they shake hands.(Action Images via Reuters)
England's Ben Stokes and Mark Wood look dejected as they shake hands.(Action Images via Reuters)

ICC World Cup 2019, England vs Australia: England Predicted XI against Australia - Change in pace department

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 07:52 AM IST
ICC World Cup 2019, England vs Australia: England, who start the tournament as favourites, are currently fourth in the points table and they have an impressive net run rate of +1.457.
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Players leave the field at the end of the Cricket World Cup match between England and Sri Lanka.(AP)
Players leave the field at the end of the Cricket World Cup match between England and Sri Lanka.(AP)

ICC World Cup 2019: Lasith Malinga, Angelo Mathews keep Sri Lanka’s semifinal hopes alive

By PTI | Leeds
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2019 11:11 PM IST
Angelo Mathews hit a patient fifty before veteran pacer Lasith Malinga returned with a sensational four-wicket haul as Sri Lanka stunned hosts England by 20 runs in a low-scoring thriller.
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File image of Angelo Mathews.(AP/PTI)
File image of Angelo Mathews.(AP/PTI)

Injured Angelo Mathews likely to miss Australia tour

By ANI | London
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2018 12:12 PM IST
The 31-year-old, who has already been ruled out of Sri Lanka’s limited-overs leg of New Zealand tour, sustained the injury during their recently-concluded second Test against New Zealand.
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New Zealand's batsman Tim Southee celebrates reaching his half century (50 runs) during day one of the second cricket Test match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at Hagley Park Oval in Christchurch.(AFP)
New Zealand's batsman Tim Southee celebrates reaching his half century (50 runs) during day one of the second cricket Test match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at Hagley Park Oval in Christchurch.(AFP)

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Southee rescues hosts with bat and ball after Lakmal show on Day 1

By Reuters | Christchurch
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2018 11:23 AM IST
Southee counter-attacked with wicket-keeper Watling to blast 68 from 65 balls and take New Zealand from the depths of despair on 64 for six after Lakmal had destroyed the top order.
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New Zealand captain Kane Williamson (R) greets to teammate Henry Nicholls.(AFP)
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson (R) greets to teammate Henry Nicholls.(AFP)

New Zealand seek record series win in Sri Lanka decider

By AFP | Christchurch
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2018 06:34 PM IST
New Zealand have put the frustration of the drawn first Test aside as they push to win a fourth consecutive series for the first time.
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