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Mathews withdraws from national duty, Lanka players sign India tour contracts

All-rounder Angelo Mathews has taken an indefinite break from national duties but his Sri Lanka teammates have signed tour contracts ahead of the limited-overs series against India.
Angelo Matthews: File Photo(Getty)
Angelo Matthews: File Photo(Getty)
Updated on Jul 07, 2021 05:15 PM IST
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Karunaratne and Thirimanne make Bangladesh toil in 2nd Test

  • Captain Karunaratne scored 118 for his 12th test century, then Thirimanne hammered his third century and second this year. He was 131 not out at stumps in tandem with Oshada Fernando, 40 not out.
Dmith Karunaratne and Lahir Thirimanne
Dmith Karunaratne and Lahir Thirimanne
Published on Apr 29, 2021 06:58 PM IST
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Karunaratne's double ton, de Silva's century pushes 1st Test towards draw

It was a wicketless day for Bangladesh with Karunaratne (234*) and De Silva (154*) sharing an unbeaten 322-run stand as Sri Lanka went to stumps with 512 runs on board.
Dimuth Karunaratne celebrates scoring his double century during the fourth day of the first test cricket match between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in Pallekele.(AP)
Dimuth Karunaratne celebrates scoring his double century during the fourth day of the first test cricket match between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in Pallekele.(AP)
Published on Apr 24, 2021 07:48 PM IST
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Sri Lanka 229/3 at stumps, trails Bangladesh by 312 runs

  • Karunaratne batted for more than five hours for his 85 not out as play was extended on day three to catch up for time lost due to bad light on Thursday.
Sri Lanka's captain Dimuth Karunaratne(AP)
Sri Lanka's captain Dimuth Karunaratne(AP)
Published on Apr 23, 2021 09:02 PM IST
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Dimuth Karunaratne returns as Sri Lanka name Test squad for West Indies series

Lahiru Thirimanne, Dhananjaya De Silva, Roshen Silva, Vishwa Fernando, and Lasith Embuldeniya will leave for the Caribbean on Saturday night to take part in the Test series, which starts from March 21.
Sri Lanka's captain Dimuth Karunaratne(AP)
Sri Lanka's captain Dimuth Karunaratne(AP)
Published on Mar 06, 2021 08:24 PM IST
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Sri Lanka hopeful key players to return for England series

Veterans Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal and senior seamer Suranga Lakmal are all due to rejoin the squad, captain Dimuth Karunaratne said after his side were beaten by 10 wickets by South Africa.
File photo of Sri Lanka Test captain Dimuth Karunaratne(Reuters)
File photo of Sri Lanka Test captain Dimuth Karunaratne(Reuters)
Updated on Jan 05, 2021 06:44 PM IST
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South Africa take series as Sri Lanka’s resistance fades

South Africa bowled Sri Lanka out for 211 in its second innings at the start of the day at the Wanderers, leaving the Proteas with a simple target of 67 to win.
Sri Lanka's players leave the field at the end of play on the third day of the second cricket test match between South Africa and Sri Lanka at Wanderers stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 10 wickets. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)(AP)
Sri Lanka's players leave the field at the end of play on the third day of the second cricket test match between South Africa and Sri Lanka at Wanderers stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 10 wickets. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)(AP)
Updated on Jan 05, 2021 05:21 PM IST
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2nd Test: South Africa close in but Sri Lanka still fighting

Sri Lanka was 150/4 in its second innings at stumps for a lead of only five runs with only one more recognized batsman to come.
Lahiru Thirimanne bats.(Getty Images)
Lahiru Thirimanne bats.(Getty Images)
Updated on Jan 04, 2021 10:38 PM IST
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SA vs SL: Injury-hit Sri Lanka can still compete, insists skipper Karunaratne

Muscle strains hit the team heavily in their first test loss in Pretoria with Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kasun Rajitha and Lahiru Kumara all suffering serious injury that rules them out of the second test at The Wanderers Stadium.
Sri Lanka Test skipper Dimuth Karunarathne during a practice session(@OfficialSLC/Twitter)
Sri Lanka Test skipper Dimuth Karunarathne during a practice session(@OfficialSLC/Twitter)
Updated on Jan 02, 2021 06:49 PM IST
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Du Plessis’ 177 puts South Africa way ahead, Sri Lanka toils

Du Plessis powered South Africa to 565-6 at tea on Day 3 and he wasn’t done yet as Sri Lanka’s depleted bowling attack toiled amid a horrendous run of luck. Sri Lanka had four bowlers nursing injuries and three of them were off the field.
South Africa's Faf du Plessis reaches 150, on day three of the first cricket test match between South Africa and Sri Lanka at Super Sport Park Stadium in Pretoria.(AP)
South Africa's Faf du Plessis reaches 150, on day three of the first cricket test match between South Africa and Sri Lanka at Super Sport Park Stadium in Pretoria.(AP)
Published on Dec 28, 2020 08:08 PM IST
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Aim is to reach top-4 in both ODIs & Tests: Dimuth Karunaratne

Sri Lanka lost a two-Test series in Pakistan before defeating Zimbabwe at home since Arthur’s appointment. They are currently ranked fifth in the format.
Sri Lanka's Dimuth Karunaratne watches his shot.(AP)
Sri Lanka's Dimuth Karunaratne watches his shot.(AP)
Updated on May 10, 2020 04:23 PM IST
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Colombo | ByIndo Asian News Service

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

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.
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)
Updated on Mar 02, 2020 12:41 AM IST
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Pallekele, Sri Lanka | ByAgence France-Presse

Sri Lanka’s Gunathilaka out of Windies ODI series

Gunathilaka has been replaced by Shehan Jayasuriya in Sri Lanka’s squad, which will be led by opener Dimuth Karunaratne.
Sri Lanka's Danushka Gunathilaka(AP)
Sri Lanka's Danushka Gunathilaka(AP)
Updated on Feb 19, 2020 03:51 PM IST
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Colombo | ByAgence France-Presse

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

Sri Lanka defeated Zimbabwe by ten wickets in the first Test at the Harare Sports Club on Thursday.
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)
Updated on Jan 23, 2020 09:11 PM IST
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Harare | ByAgence France-Presse

Sri Lanka name 15-member squad for Zimbabwe Tests

Both Tests will be held in Harare, the first from Sunday and the second starting on January 27th, Sri Lanka’s cricket board said.
File image of Sri Lanka skipper Dimuth Karunaratne(AP)
File image of Sri Lanka skipper Dimuth Karunaratne(AP)
Updated on Jan 14, 2020 04:57 PM IST
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Pakistan close in on series win against Sri Lanka despite Oshada ton

Set a daunting 476 runs to win, Sri Lanka were tottering at 97 for five before Oshada and Niroshan Dickwella halted the slide with a resolute 104-run stand for the sixth wicket.
Pakistani batsman Azhar Ali acknowledges his 100 against Sri Lanka.(AP)
Pakistani batsman Azhar Ali acknowledges his 100 against Sri Lanka.(AP)
Updated on Dec 23, 2019 08:10 AM IST
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Karachi | ByAgence France-Presse

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test Day 2 at Karachi Highlights: As it happened

PAK vs SL: Follow highlights of Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test at Karachi through our commentary and scorecard.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test Day 2 at Karachi Highlights: As it happened(AP)
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test Day 2 at Karachi Highlights: As it happened(AP)
Updated on Dec 20, 2019 06:18 PM IST
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Pakistan fight back after Sri Lankan bowlers shine in second Test

Lahiru Kumara and Lasith Embuldeniya grabbed four wickets each to dismiss Pakistan for just 191 before the home team had the visitors at 64-3 at stumps at the National Stadium.
Pakistani batsman Babar Azam hits boundary.(AP)
Pakistani batsman Babar Azam hits boundary.(AP)
Updated on Dec 19, 2019 06:49 PM IST
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 2, Rawalpindi: Highlights

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Day 2: Catch all the Highlights from the second day of the first Test match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 2
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 2
Updated on Dec 12, 2019 05:23 PM IST
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Hosts dominate proceedings on opening day of Rawalpindi Test

Naseem, who is just 16, grabbed 2-51 on the opening day of the first Test which marked a momentous occasion in Pakistan cricket at Rawalpindi stadium.
Rawalpindi: Pakistani pacer Mohammad Abbas, left, celebrates after taking the wicket of Sri Lankan batsman Dinesh Chandimal.(AP)
Rawalpindi: Pakistani pacer Mohammad Abbas, left, celebrates after taking the wicket of Sri Lankan batsman Dinesh Chandimal.(AP)
Updated on Dec 11, 2019 06:26 PM IST
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne and Co touch down in Islamabad ahead of Test series

Pak vs SL: The two teams are scheduled to play two Tests in the country with first match to be played at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium from December 11 while the second will be held at National Stadium in Karachi from December 19.
Dimuth Karunaratne poses for photo with offcials at Islamabad airport.(SLC/ Twitter)
Dimuth Karunaratne poses for photo with offcials at Islamabad airport.(SLC/ Twitter)
Updated on Dec 09, 2019 11:36 AM IST
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Pakistan recall Fawad Alam for historic Sri Lanka Test series

Fawad Alam has been in great form in recent times. In the ongoing first-class Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, he has so far scored four centuries playing for Sindh.
A file photo of Fawad Alam.(Twitter)
A file photo of Fawad Alam.(Twitter)
Updated on Dec 07, 2019 04:36 PM IST
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Lahore | ByIndo Asian News Service

Sri Lanka announce full-strength squad for Pakistan Tests

Dinesh Chandimal, who was part of the Sri Lanka squad during the Test series against New Zealand but did not get a chance to play a game, has been retained in the squad for the series against the Men in Green.
File image of Sri Lanka skipper Dimuth Karunaratne.(AP)
File image of Sri Lanka skipper Dimuth Karunaratne.(AP)
Updated on Nov 29, 2019 03:36 PM IST
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Colombo | ByIndo Asian News Service

Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka equals MS Dhoni’s record against Pakistan, joins elite list

Shanaka was appointed as the captain for the tour after T20I captain, Lasith Malinga, refused to travel to Pakistan. Their ODI skipper, Dimuth Karunaratne, was also among ten cricketers who refused to pay a visit to the country.
A second-string Sri Lanka team dominated the no.1 ranked team in all the three T20Is.(Sri Lanka Cricket / Twitter)
A second-string Sri Lanka team dominated the no.1 ranked team in all the three T20Is.(Sri Lanka Cricket / Twitter)
Updated on Oct 10, 2019 01:03 PM IST
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Javed Miandad slams Sri Lanka cricketers for opting out of Pakistan tour

T20 skipper Lasith Malinga, former captains Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal, Suranga Lakmal, Dimuth Karunaratne, Thisara Perera, Akila Dhananjaya, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Perera and Niroshan Dickwella have decided not to visit Pakistan.
A file photo of former Pakistan cricketer Javed Miandad.(Getty Images)
A file photo of former Pakistan cricketer Javed Miandad.(Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 16, 2019 03:41 PM IST
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Sri Lanka ‘reassessing’ Pakistan tour after security threat

Sri Lanka is scheduled to play three one-day internationals and three Twenty20 international matches in Pakistan between Sept. 27 and Oct. 9 and 10 key Lankan players have already opted out of the series citing security concerns.
Sri Lankan team members celebrate their win over New Zealand.(AP)
Sri Lankan team members celebrate their win over New Zealand.(AP)
Updated on Sep 11, 2019 09:35 PM IST
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Lahiru Thirimanne, Dasun Shanaka to lead Sri Lanka on Pakistan tour

The SLC has named squads comprising of players with relatively lesser experience, with uncapped batsman Minod Banuka set to make his debut in both ODI and T20I formats.
Lahiru Thirimanne will lead Sri Lanka in ODIs in Pakistan(REUTERS)
Lahiru Thirimanne will lead Sri Lanka in ODIs in Pakistan(REUTERS)
Published on Sep 11, 2019 06:08 PM IST
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PCB worried over unavailability of senior Sri Lanka players for home series

Media reports have claimed that Test and ODI captain Karunaratne, T20 captain Malinga and senior pro Matthews have informed the Sri Lankan board they will not tour Pakistan because of security concerns.
Pakistan Cricket Board's new managing director Wasim Khan with the PCB chairman Ehsan Mani in Lahore.(AP)
Pakistan Cricket Board's new managing director Wasim Khan with the PCB chairman Ehsan Mani in Lahore.(AP)
Updated on Sep 08, 2019 06:26 PM IST
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Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: Trent Boult, Tim Southee rattle hosts in rain-hit second Test

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.
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)
Updated on Aug 23, 2019 05:46 PM IST
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Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: Dimuth Karunaratne helps Sri Lanka to 85-2 on rain-hit first day

The left-hander batted with positive intent despite losing opening partner Lahiru Thirimanne and Kusal Mendis either side of tea.
Karunaratne, fresh from a match-winning century in the first Test in Galle last week last week, hit six boundaries during his 100-ball stay in overcast conditions.(AP)
Karunaratne, fresh from a match-winning century in the first Test in Galle last week last week, hit six boundaries during his 100-ball stay in overcast conditions.(AP)
Published on Aug 22, 2019 06:11 PM IST
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