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Mickey Arthur likely to be appointed as next head coach of Sri Lanka cricket team
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Mickey Arthur likely to be appointed as next head coach of Sri Lanka cricket team

Mickey Arthur is likely to be appointed as the next coach of Sri Lanka's cricket team, despite Chandika Hathurusingha not having been officially removed from the post.

Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: SLC suspends head coach Chandika Hathurusingha; Rumesh Ratnayake announced interim coach
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Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: SLC suspends head coach Chandika Hathurusingha; Rumesh Ratnayake announced interim coach

Cricket board chairman Shammi Silva said former Sri Lanka fast bowler Rumesh Ratnayake was made interim coach pending a final decision on the status of Hathurusingha.

Sri Lanka sports minister to discuss reforms in SLC's administrative structure with ICC chairman Shashank Manohar
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Sri Lanka sports minister to discuss reforms in SLC's administrative structure with ICC chairman Shashank Manohar

Sri Lanka sports minister Harin Fernando had presented in parliament a paper submitted by the former greats such as Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene and Sidath Wettimuny on a new Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) constitution.

Sri Lanka sports minister promises coach Chandika Hathurusingha's replacement ahead of home Test series against New Zealand
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Sri Lanka sports minister promises coach Chandika Hathurusingha's replacement ahead of home Test series against New Zealand

Harin Fernando said Hathurusingha would be given until the start of Sri Lanka's home Test series against New Zealand, which begins on 14 August, to quit and make way for a new coach.

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Hosts' head coach Chandika Hathurusingha asked to step down from role after conclusion of ODI series
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Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Hosts' head coach Chandika Hathurusingha asked to step down from role after conclusion of ODI series

Hathurusingha was under pressure to quit after Sri Lanka's dismal showing in the recent World Cup. However, after returning to the country, Hathurusingha said he was keen to continue until the expiry of his contract, which was until the end of the next year.

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Dimuth Karunaratne says finding wicket-taking bowlers after Lasith Malinga's retirement a priority
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Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Dimuth Karunaratne says finding wicket-taking bowlers after Lasith Malinga's retirement a priority

Both teams go into the three-game series nursing a World Cup hangover, with Sri Lanka facing an especially tough rebuilding task with the loss of the instantly recognisable Malinga.

Sri Lanka Cricket likely to make changes to coaching staff at the conclusion of ODI series against Bangladesh
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Sri Lanka Cricket likely to make changes to coaching staff at the conclusion of ODI series against Bangladesh

Sri Lanka Cricket is likely to make changes to the national team's coaching staff after the conclusion of the ODI series against Bangladesh.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha says team must move forward, won't resign from post
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha says team must move forward, won't resign from post

Chandika Hathurusingha said that he expected Sri Lanka to perform better and that the team should learn from their exit and build for the future

Sri Lanka vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Coach Chandika Hathurusingha warns Dimuth Karunaratne and Co against taking Proteas lightly
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Sri Lanka vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Coach Chandika Hathurusingha warns Dimuth Karunaratne and Co against taking Proteas lightly

Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha has warned that misfiring South Africa could still be dangerous after his side revived their World Cup hopes with a shock victory against England.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Sri Lanka preview: Personality clashes, in-fighting, faulty selections put Islanders in precarious position
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Sri Lanka preview: Personality clashes, in-fighting, faulty selections put Islanders in precarious position

The odds are against Sri Lanka and they will have to defy logic to reach the semis. They are still hoping that one or two spectacular individual performances will take them over the line. That, however, is wishful thinking.

Jeevan Mendis, Sri Lanka all-rounder, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Mendis' all-round ability, experience lends balance to side
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Jeevan Mendis, Sri Lanka all-rounder, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Mendis' all-round ability, experience lends balance to side

A decent leg-spinner, a hard-hitting batsman and brilliant fielder, Mendis was in and out of the side during his prime as Sri Lanka had variety in the side. Despite being 36, he is very fit and his all-round ability finds him back in the side.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis help visitors beat Proteas by 8 wickets in second Test and clinch historic series
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South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis help visitors beat Proteas by 8 wickets in second Test and clinch historic series

Sri Lankans surged to victory as Fernando and Mendis shared an unbeaten 163-run third wicket partnership studded with crisp, authoritative strokes.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Kusal Perera's 'Superman' effort brings relief to island nation's cricket in troubled times
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South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Kusal Perera's 'Superman' effort brings relief to island nation's cricket in troubled times

Kusal Perera's talent was first noticed when the posh Royal College offered him a scholarship when he was 16. From thereon, he went from strength to strength with a fair share of troubles. The wait has been worth.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Proteas captain Faf du Plessis looks to push visitors towards their 'breaking point'
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South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Proteas captain Faf du Plessis looks to push visitors towards their 'breaking point'

"It’s important for us to keep them under pressure to make sure they don’t start the series well," Faf du Plessis said ahead of the Test series against Sri Lanka.

Highlights, Australia vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test at Canberra, Day 4, Full Cricket Score: Hosts win by 366 runs, sweep series
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Highlights, Australia vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test at Canberra, Day 4, Full Cricket Score: Hosts win by 366 runs, sweep series

Follow the full scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary of the fourth day of second Test between Australia and Sri Lanka at Manuka Oval, Canberra on our live blog here.

Highlights, Australia vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test at Canberra, Day 3, Full Cricket Score: Hosts in command after Mitchell Starc's fifer
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Highlights, Australia vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test at Canberra, Day 3, Full Cricket Score: Hosts in command after Mitchell Starc's fifer

Follow the full scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary of the third day of second Test between Australia and Sri Lanka at Manuka Oval, Canberra on our live blog here.

Australia vs Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne in good spirits and in no danger after being hit by bouncer, says visitors coach
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Australia vs Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne in good spirits and in no danger after being hit by bouncer, says visitors coach

Sri Lankan opener Dimuth Karunaratne was in "no danger" after being stretchered off in a neck brace following a nasty hit from a bouncer by Pat Cummins in the second cricket Test in Canberra on Saturday.

Highlights, Australia vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test at Canberra, Day 2, Full Cricket Score: Visitors reach 123/3 at stumps
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Highlights, Australia vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test at Canberra, Day 2, Full Cricket Score: Visitors reach 123/3 at stumps

Follow the full scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary of the second day of second Test between Australia and Sri Lanka at Manuka Oval, Canberra on our live blog here.

Highlights, Australia vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test at Canberra, Day 1, Full Cricket Score: Hosts reach 384/4 at stumps
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Highlights, Australia vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test at Canberra, Day 1, Full Cricket Score: Hosts reach 384/4 at stumps

Follow the full scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary of the second Test between Australia and Sri Lanka at Manuka Oval, Canberra on our live blog here.

Australia vs Sri Lanka: Visitors likely to rely on lone spinner as they aim comeback on Canberra's Test debut
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Australia vs Sri Lanka: Visitors likely to rely on lone spinner as they aim comeback on Canberra's Test debut

Injury-ravaged Sri Lanka aim to bounce back at Canberra against Australia after losing the first Test by an innings and 40 runs.