Dinesh Chandimal

Sri Lanka drops captain Dinesh Chandimal for South Africa Tests

Opening batsman Dimuth Karunaratne is the stand-in captain of a 17-man squad for the two-test series starting on Feb. 13.

published on : 5th February 2019

Australia debutant Jhye Richardson rips through Sri Lanka

Richardson, who only came into the side after Josh Hazlewood was ruled out with injury, had figures of 3-26 to lead an impressive Australian display with the ball.

published on : 24th January 2019

Dinesh Chandimal looks to put England in a spin at Galle

The spotlight in Galle remains on the departing Herath, the most successful left-arm spinner in history, as he seeks a fairytale swansong.

published on : 5th November 2018

Sri Lanka thrash England with 219 runs to claim consolation win in 5th ODI

While Sri Lanka took their catches and were brilliant with their ground fielding, the visitors were sloppy during the home team's innings.

published on : 23rd October 2018

Niroshan Dickwella, Dinesh Chandimal power Sri Lanka to 366-6

Dickwella put on 137 runs with opening partner Sadeera Samarawickrama, who made 54, to give the hosts a perfect platform for their formidable total after electing to bat first.

published on : 23rd October 2018

Sri Lanka bat first against England in fifth ODI

The hosts, who trail 3-0 in a series badly affected by the Sri Lankan monsoons, after the opener was washed out, have made two changes in their bid for a consolation win.

published on : 23rd October 2018

England 'happy favourites' against Sri Lanka, says Jos Buttler

Jos Buttler said the World Cup was in the back of everyone's mind, but they were taking every series one at a time and hoped to build a core group of players for next year's championship.

published on : 9th October 2018

England look for World Cup boost against struggling Sri Lanka 

The world's number one ranked 50-over side, England are favourites despite a historically poor record on the island.

published on : 8th October 2018

After captaincy, Angelo Mathews loses Sri Lanka ODI spot

Mathews was earlier asked to step down from ODI captaincy after the Islanders crashed out of the Asia Cup following heavy defeats to Bangladesh and Afghanistan.

published on : 27th September 2018

Sri Lanka drop 'scapegoat' skipper for England ODIs

The sacking followed Sri Lanka's drubbing in the Asia Cup, with losses to lower-ranked Afghanistan and Bangladesh ensuring its quick exit from the competition.

published on : 26th September 2018

Dinesh ​Chandimal to lead all Sri Lanka sides after Asia Cup flop

Sri Lanka have been grappling with a leadership crisis over the last 18 months, during which Tharanga, Malinga, Kapugedera and Thisara Perera have also been tried as ODI captains.

published on : 24th September 2018

Injured Dinesh Chandimal ruled out of Asia Cup

The 28-year-old had sustained a finger injury during a match in the recently-concluded Sri Lanka Cricket T20 League 2018.

published on : 10th September 2018

Sri Lanka seeks 'clear rules' on ball tampering

Chandimal, Hathurusingha and Gurusinha were banned for two Tests and four one-day internationals for violating the spirit of the game.

published on : 18th July 2018

The last 10-15 overs put us under pressure, says Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal

Sri Lanka were reeling on 75/7 in their second innings when bad light forced the umpires to bring the curtains down on the match.

published on : 21st November 2017

Sri Lanka opt to bat against India in third ODI

India made no changes in the team, while Sri Lanka made two changes, bringing in Lahiru Thirimanne and Dinesh Chandimal.

published on : 27th August 2017
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