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Kusal Mendis with Niroshand Dickwella(Twitter)

Dickwella, Mendis, Gunathilaka banned for one year: SLC

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2021 09:07 PM IST
The trio was caught on camera on the streets of Durham during the limited-overs series, which was a bio-bubble breach and they were sent back home midway into the tour and were suspended.
Aravinda de Silva(HT Photo)
Aravinda de Silva(HT Photo)

'If we can't give them the suitable punishment, they will never learn a lesson'

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2021 05:05 PM IST
Former Sri Lanka cricketer Aravinda de Silva asserted that the players should have understood the responsibility of representing their country and remained inside the bio-bubble.
Kusal Mendis with Niroshand Dickwella(Twitter)
Kusal Mendis with Niroshand Dickwella(Twitter)

Mendis, Dickwella, Gunathilaka dropped from India series, likely to face bans

PUBLISHED ON JUN 30, 2021 04:29 PM IST
  • Dickwella, Mendis and Gunathilaka were seen breaching their bio-secure bubble ahead of the first ODI in Durham. Mendis and Dickwella were seen smoking in the streets of Durham, where they were based ahead of the ODI series.
Sri Lanka's Danushka Gunathilaka(AP)
Sri Lanka's Danushka Gunathilaka(AP)

Sri Lanka’s Gunathilaka out of Windies ODI series

Colombo | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2020 03:51 PM IST
Gunathilaka has been replaced by Shehan Jayasuriya in Sri Lanka’s squad, which will be led by opener Dimuth Karunaratne.
Shardul Thakur shined with both bat and ball.(AP)
Shardul Thakur shined with both bat and ball.(AP)

Shikhar Dhawan, Shardul Thakur guide India to T20I series win over Sri Lanka

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Rajesh Pansare
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2020 08:35 AM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: India defeated Sri Lanka by 78 runs in 3rd T20I in Pune on Friday to win the T20I series 2-1.
Navdeep Saini bowls Danushka Gunathilaka(screen grab)
Navdeep Saini bowls Danushka Gunathilaka(screen grab)

Navdeep Saini castles Danushka Gunathilaka with 147.5 km/h ripper - WATCH

Hinsdustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2020 05:49 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: Navdeep Saini bowled a 147.5 km/h yorker to Danushka Gunathilaka that castled him during the 2nd T20I at Indore on Tuesday.
KL Rahul will have to thwart the Lasith Malinga-threat(AP)
KL Rahul will have to thwart the Lasith Malinga-threat(AP)

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st T20: Challenge for KL Rahul headlines top three player battles

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2020 11:10 AM IST
India will face a stiff challenge from Sri Lanka in the 3-match T20I series - the side has not been as dominant in this format as they would want to be.
Sri Lankan players celebrate their victory against Pakistan in the final of Twenty20 at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.(AP)
Sri Lankan players celebrate their victory against Pakistan in the final of Twenty20 at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.(AP)

Sri Lanka players hail Pakistan as ‘safe nation to play cricket’

Colombo | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2019 10:34 PM IST
The Sri Lankan officials also thanked their Pakistani counterpart and handed souvenirs to the security officials.
Pakistani batsman Sarfraz Ahmed during 1st Twenty20 match at Gaddafi stadium in Lahore.(AP)
Pakistani batsman Sarfraz Ahmed during 1st Twenty20 match at Gaddafi stadium in Lahore.(AP)

Depleted Sri Lanka shock Pakistan despite Hasnain hat-trick

Lahore | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 11:32 PM IST
Opener Danushka Gunathilaka scored a career best 57 and despite a hat-trick by teenage Pakistan paceman Mohammad Hasnain Sri Lanka posted a challenging 165-5 in their 20 overs.
Mohammad Hasnain celebrates after getting a wicket.(PCB)
Mohammad Hasnain celebrates after getting a wicket.(PCB)

Pakistan teenager Mohammad Hasnain creates world record with hat-trick against Sri Lanka

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2019 09:57 AM IST
Hasnain picked up the wickets of Bhanuka Rajapaksa (32), Dasun Shanaka (17) and Shehan Jayasuriya (2) to shatter the world record.
Fakhar Zaman and Abid Ali run between the wickets.(ICC Image)
Fakhar Zaman and Abid Ali run between the wickets.(ICC Image)

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in third ODI, clinch series 2-0

Karachi | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2019 07:15 AM IST
Sri Lanka were lifted to 297-9 in their 50 overs opener Danushka Gunathilaka scoring a career best 133 before Pakistan reached their target in 48.2 overs.
Representative Image.(AP)
Representative Image.(AP)

Ten Sri Lankans opt out of Pakistan cricket tour over security fears

Colombo | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2019 08:28 AM IST
Following a militant attack on the Sri Lankan team bus during a Test match in Lahore in March 2009, a majority of international teams have refused to tour the South Asian country.
File image of New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson.(AFP)
File image of New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson.(AFP)

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI at Saxton Oval: Kiwis sweep series

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2019 11:37 AM IST
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI: Catch all the updates of the third ODI between New Zealand and Sri Lanka through our commentary.
Sri Lanka's Thisara Perera celebrates scoring a century (100 runs) during the second one-day international cricket match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui on January 5, 2019(AFP)
Sri Lanka's Thisara Perera celebrates scoring a century (100 runs) during the second one-day international cricket match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui on January 5, 2019(AFP)

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Thisara Perera’s 140 in vain as New Zealand snatch ODI series

Mount Maunganui | By AFP
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2019 03:17 PM IST
Perera made 58 in a 75-run stand with Lasith Malinga for the eighth wicket, and scored 45 of the 51 runs for the ninth wicket with Lakshan Sandakan.
England's Ben Stokes (C), captain Joe Root (2nd R) and Jack Leach (L) celebrate after dismissing Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews (R) during the third day of the third Test match between Sri Lanka and England(AFP)
England's Ben Stokes (C), captain Joe Root (2nd R) and Jack Leach (L) celebrate after dismissing Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews (R) during the third day of the third Test match between Sri Lanka and England(AFP)

Sri Lanka struggle in battle for mammoth total to beat England

Colombo | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2018 06:19 PM IST
Jack Leach claimed Dhananjaya de Silva, who failed to score, while Ben Stokes took a brilliant catch off fast bowler Stuart Broad to end Angelo Mathews’ innings after nine balls which produced five runs.
Score and updates: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka(AP)
Score and updates: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka(AP)

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, Asia Cup 2018, 1st match, as it happened: Bangladesh win by 137 runs

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2018 03:14 PM IST

Chasing a target of 262 in their allotted 50 overs Sri Lanka were bowled out for 124, losing the first match of the Asia Cup 2018 by 137 runs . The Islanders were never in the game and lost wickets at regular intervals. Dilruwan Perera was the top scorer for Sri Lanka with 29 while Mustafizur was the best bowler with figures of 2/20. Earlier batting first, Bangladesh were bowled out for 261. Winning the toss and opting to Bat Mushfiqur was the star with the bat scoring a brilliant 144. He was ably supported by Mohammad Mithun who made 63. Lasith Malinga took four wickets on his return to the Sri Lanka national side. Live score and updates -

Angelo Mathews has been troubled by recurring injuries since being brought back as one-day captain in January.(Getty Images)
Angelo Mathews has been troubled by recurring injuries since being brought back as one-day captain in January.(Getty Images)

Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Matthews won’t bowl in ODI series against South Africa

Agence France-Presse, Dambulla | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2018 06:24 PM IST
Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews, who has taken 114 wickets in 196 ODIs, said he will not risk himself against South Africa.
Danushka Gunathilaka has played five Tests, 33 one-day internationals and 15 Twenty20 matches for Sri Lanka.(REUTERS)
Danushka Gunathilaka has played five Tests, 33 one-day internationals and 15 Twenty20 matches for Sri Lanka.(REUTERS)

Sri Lanka’s Danushka Gunathilaka gets six-match ban for misconduct

Colombo | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JUL 27, 2018 01:52 PM IST
Sri Lanka Cricket, the national governing body, had launched an inquiry into alleged misconduct by Danushka Gunathilaka and had suspended him from all forms of international cricket at the conclusion of the second Test against South Africa.
Danushka Gunathilaka had been suspended over a misconduct charge in the middle of Sri Lanka's second Test against South Africa, the country's cricket board said on July 22.(AFP)
Danushka Gunathilaka had been suspended over a misconduct charge in the middle of Sri Lanka's second Test against South Africa, the country's cricket board said on July 22.(AFP)

Police question Sri Lanka cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka over hotel rape

Colombo | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2018 03:59 PM IST
Opening batsman Danushka Gunathilaka, 27, has already been suspended by Sri Lanka Cricket on a “misconduct” charge after a close associate of his was arrested for sexual assault in the team hotel in Colombo.
There is no allegation of misconduct against Danushka Gunathilaka, who is currently Sri Lanka’s best-performing batsman in an ongoing tour vs. South Africa.(REUTERS)
There is no allegation of misconduct against Danushka Gunathilaka, who is currently Sri Lanka’s best-performing batsman in an ongoing tour vs. South Africa.(REUTERS)

Sri Lanka’s Danushka Gunathilaka suspended after friend accused of hotel rape

Colombo | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2018 12:59 PM IST
Danushka Gunathilaka and his friend, who cannot be named, took two Norwegian women to the hotel where the player was staying in Colombo in the early hours of Sunday.
Danushka Gunathilaka scored two half-centuries in the ongoing Test gainst South Arica.(REUTERS)
Danushka Gunathilaka scored two half-centuries in the ongoing Test gainst South Arica.(REUTERS)

Sri Lanka cricket suspends Danushka Gunathilaka on misconduct charge

Agence France-Presse, Colombo | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2018 11:47 PM IST
Danushka Gunathilaka will be barred from all forms of the game pending the outcome of an investigation, the board said, without specifying the alleged misconduct.
South Africa's Keshav Maharaj waves at fans after taking eight wickets on the first day.(REUTERS)
South Africa's Keshav Maharaj waves at fans after taking eight wickets on the first day.(REUTERS)

Keshav Maharaj magic restricts Sri Lanka to 277-9 on day 1 of second Test

Reuters, Colombo | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2018 08:52 PM IST
Keshav Maharaj registered the best figures in Sri Lanka by a visiting bowler to give South Africa a fighting chance in the second Test.
Sri Lanka players celebrate after dismissing South Africa for 126 during the second day of the opening Test at the Galle International Cricket Stadium on Friday.(AFP)
Sri Lanka players celebrate after dismissing South Africa for 126 during the second day of the opening Test at the Galle International Cricket Stadium on Friday.(AFP)

South Africa skittled for worst Test innings in Sri Lanka

Galle | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2018 04:45 PM IST
South Africa were bowled out for 126 in response to Sri Lanka’s first innings score of 287 on Day 2 of the first Test in Galle.
Medical staff attend to Kusal Perera during third day’s play of the day-night Test between Sri Lanka and West Indies in Barbados.(Twitter)
Medical staff attend to Kusal Perera during third day’s play of the day-night Test between Sri Lanka and West Indies in Barbados.(Twitter)

Kusal Perera cleared of any serious injury after nasty crash

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2018 12:14 PM IST
Kusal Perera, who had to be rushed off the field in an ambulance after crashing onto the advertising hoardings during third day’s play of the day-night Test between Sri Lanka and West Indies in Barbados, has been discharged from hospital and will bat if needed.
Angelo Mathews (L) will miss the second Test vs West Indies, as will Lahiru Gamage (not pictured).(AFP)
Angelo Mathews (L) will miss the second Test vs West Indies, as will Lahiru Gamage (not pictured).(AFP)

Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Gamage out of Sri Lanka’s tour of West Indies

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2018 03:57 PM IST
Angelo Mathews ruled himself out of Sri Lanka’s second Test vs West Indies due to a family issue while Lahiru Gamage is forced to go home after fracturing finger.
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