Sri Lanka hires Samaraweera as batting coach

2017-11-05 20:27

Sri Lanka announced it was contracting former Test batsman Thilan Samaraweera as the batting coach to groom the national team.

SL's Samaraweera retires

2013-03-06 17:24

Sri Lankan batsman Thilan Samaraweera, who survived a militant's bullet in an attack on his team's bus in Pakistan in 2009, has retired.

Kiwis in command in Colombo

2012-11-28 14:40

New Zealand are within sight of their first Test victory in Sri Lanka in 14 years after 17 wickets fell on a thrilling day in Colombo.

Sri Lanka fight back

2012-07-10 08:48

Sri Lanka were 142-3 at lunch on the third day of the third and final Test against Pakistan in Pallekele.


Bangladesh hire Samaraweera as batting guru

2016-09-02 11:37

Bangladesh named former Sri Lankan cricketer Thilan Samaraweera as their batting consultant for their home series against England.

Samaraweera keeps Oz at bay

2012-12-18 06:58

Australia were struggling to finish off the Sri Lankan resistance and push on for victory on the final day of the first Hobart Test.

Sri Lanka stage fightback

2012-11-27 13:35

Thilan Samaraweera hit a half-century to lead Sri Lanka's recovery on the third day of the second and final Test against New Zealand.

Proteas claim series win

2012-01-06 16:00

South Africa have beaten Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in the third and final test at Sahara Park Newlands to win the three-match Test series 2-1.

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