Australia vs Sri Lanka: Dinesh Chandimal says visitors need to shrug off injury woes, off-field drama ahead of 2nd Test
Sri Lanka were working to shrug off a series of injuries and off-field dramas, captain Dinesh Chandimal said Thursday, as they look to avoid a series defeat against Australia.
Australia vs Sri Lanka: Visitors' coach Chandika Hathurusingha stripped off team selection duties, batting coach asked to return home
Hathurusingha was officially removed from the on-tour selection panel, governing body Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said, although it is understood he still has a say on player decisions.
Thisara Perera's resurgence is crucial for Sri Lanka with the World Cup around the corner and he gives them much-needed assurance in their batting.
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Kusal Mendis can be an able successor to Kumar Sangakkara if his talent is managed well
If authorities manage his talent without burdening him with unwanted pressures, Kusal Mendis should do well and go onto accomplish greater things.
Ben Stokes, Alex Hales face ECB's internal hearing for night brawl incident in Bristol after court acquittal
Both Ben Stokes and England teammate Alex Hales, who was with him during the altercation, are due to appear before a cricket discipline commission (CDC) hearing.
Sri Lanka vs England: Joe Root and Co's aggressive approach to Tests is high risk but it can become the new prototype for the format
England have long been at the forefront of attacking batting in limited overs cricket. Now it seems they have taken this approach to Test cricket and, against all odds, it seems to be working.
Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe: The keeper-batsman dual role brings out best in Mushfiqur Rahim and it's high time selectors realise it
Mushfiqur Rahim returned to wicket-keeping duties in the ongoing series against Zimbabwe and then scored a double hundred, which made him the first wicketkeeper-batsman in history to score two double tons.
Sri Lanka vs England: Rangana Herath's bowling milestones might be equalled in future but his personality will remain unmatched
Rangana Herath is a simple man and sportsmen like him in this day and age are few and rare. With his retirement on Friday, cricket ended its only link to the 20th century as Herath was the only active player to have debuted in 1990s.
Sri Lanka need Angelo Mathews' batting prowess in limited-overs side despite being unceremoniously sacked as captain
A side that has struggled in shorter formats of the game can not afford to lose a player like Angelo Mathews
Injuries have been a major concern for Sri Lanka in recent times and for the first time in several months, they have had most of their players fit and available. Whether their ODI fortunes changes remains to be seen.
Asia Cup 2018: Sri Lanka seek resurgence, eye a spot in final, says head coach Chandika Hathurusingha
Hathurusingha says that he will be content if the team makes it to the final and outlines Pakistan as favourites in the absence of Indian skipper Virat Kohli.
Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Dinesh Chandimal named in hosts' squad for one-off T20I against Proteas after serving ICC ban
Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal returned to their Twenty20 squad Thursday after serving an international ban for breaching the spirit of the game.
Sri Lanka seeks clarity on laws governing ball tampering, urges ICC to establish 'simple, clear rules'
Sri Lanka's sports minister called on the International Cricket Council to establish "simple, clear rules" Wednesday after skipper Dinesh Chandimal was punished for ball tampering.
The Sri Lankan ball-tampering controversy reached a new level on Monday when the ICC slapped a two-Test and four-ODI ban on captain Dinesh Chandimal, coach Chandika Hathurusingha and team manager Asanka Gurusinha.
Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Hosts' skipper Dinesh Chandimal, coach Chandika Hathurusingha agree to sit out of Test series
Captain Dinesh Chandimal and two top Sri Lankan cricket officials have agreed to sit out the Test series against South Africa pending sanctions, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Thursday.
Highlights, Sri Lanka vs South Africa, 1st Test, Day 1 at Galle, Full Cricket Score: Visitors trail by 283 runs
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The minimum punishment for the offence is suspension from two tests for Chandimal, with the hearing due to be held on Tuesday — two days before the start of the first Test against the Proteas.
Former Sri Lanka skipper Arjuna Ranatunga blames country's cricket board for mishandling ball-tampering scandal
Ranatunga said the island's cricket officials were to blame for the misconduct that saw Sri Lanka's skipper, coach and manager penalised during the second Test against the West Indies.
ICC charge Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal, coach and manager for conduct contrary to spirit of the game
The ICC Chief Executive David Richardson on Tuesday charged Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal, coach Chandika Hathurusingha and manager Asanka Gurusinha with a breach of Article 2.3.1, a Level 3 offence, which relates to conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game.
Bangladesh on Thursday named former England Test cricketer Steve Rhodes as head coach, ending a long hunt for a successor to Sri Lankan Chandika Hathurusingha.