Lahiru Thirimanne

Thirimanne, Siriwardana dropped for Australia Tests

The Sri Lankan selectors have dropped batsman Lahiru Thirimanne and all-rounder Milinda Siriwardana from the 15-man squad which has been announced for the upcoming Test series against Australia.
21 July 2016

Lahiru Thirimanne returns home with back injury

Sri Lankan batsman Lahiru Thirimanne has flown back home due to a back injury and Niroshan Dickwella replaces him in the One-Day International squad for the remainder of the series against England.
27 June 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Ben Stokes

England all-rounder Ben Stokes is the Cricket World Player of the Week for his breathtaking knock of 258 in the first innings of the second Test against South Africa in Cape Town.
4 January 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - David Warner

For his swashbuckling centuries in both innings of the first Test against New Zealand in Brisbane, setting the platform for Australia's win, David Warner is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
9 November 2015

Lahiru Thirimanne named captain of SLC Board President's XI

Sri Lankan batsman Lahiru Thirimanne has been named as the captain of the Sri Lanka Cricket Board President's XI which will face West Indies in a three-day practice match in Colombo.
6 October 2015

Sri Lanka-India - the Test series with a hangover - Cricket World TV

As two players are banned, two more are fined and one is reported for a suspected illlegal bowling action, our latest cricket news video calls the Sri Lanka-India series one which has caused a bit of a hangover.
2 September 2015

Chandimal, Sharma banned, Prasad, Thirimanne fined following Colombo Test

Dinesh Chandimal and Ishant Sharma have been banned while Dhammika Prasad and Lahiru Thirimanne fined by the ICC following incidents during the third and final Test between India and Sri Lanka in Colombo.
1 September 2015

ICC charges Ishant, Prasad, Thirimanne and Chandimal for heated exchanges

The International Cricket Council has charged Indian fast bowler Ishant Sharma and Sri Lankan cricketers Dhammika Prasad, Lahiru Thirimanne and Dinesh Chandimal after heated exchanges took place on the fourth day of the third Test in Colombo.
1 September 2015

Lahiru Thirimanne fined for dissent

Sri Lankan batsman, Lahiru Thirimanne, was docked 30 percent of his match fee for showing dissent at the umpire's decision on the third day of the second Test against India in Colombo.
23 August 2015

Cricket World Player of the Week - Dwayne Bravo

For wonderful contributions late in the tournament, man of the series, Dwayne Bravo, who led his side Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel to the Caribbean Premier League Title, is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
27 July 2015

Cricket World Player Of The Week - Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara, for two back-to-back centuries, his fastest One-Day International tons bettering each other, is our Cricket World Player Of The Week.
2 March 2015

Sri Lanka Chase 309, Make England Look Pedestrian

Kumar Sangakkara and Lahiru Thirimanne stroked sublime centuries as Sri Lanka made England’s 309 look pedestrian, chasing it down with 16 balls to spare to win their World Cup clash by nine wickets in Wellington.
1 March 2015

Sri Lanka Make Four Changes

Sri Lanka have made four changes to their squad for the fourth and fifth One-Day Internationals against India in Ranchi and Kolkata.
8 November 2014

Sri Lanka Claim Asian Games Gold Medal

Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by 68 runs to claim the gold medal in the Asian Games men's cricket competition in Incheon, South Korea.
3 October 2014

Cricket World Player Of The Week - Lahiru Thirimanne

Sri Lankan batsman Lahiru Thirimanne has been named as the Cricket World Player Of The Week after excelling in both one-day and first-class cricket.
10 June 2014

Sri Lankans Enjoy Excellent Day

Kaushal Silva and Lahiru Thirimanne scored unbeaten centuries as the Sri Lankans scored 358 for three on day one of their four-day tour game against Northamptonshire.
5 June 2014

Sri Lanka Win Heated Decider, Claim Series 3-2

Sri Lanka beat England by six wickets in the decisive fifth One-Day International at Edgbaston in a game that saw a rare instance of 'Mankading' during England's innings.
3 June 2014

Sri Lanka Win Fifth Asia Cup As Thirimanne And Malinga Star

Lahiru Thirmanne hit his third One-Day International century to lead Sri Lanka to their fifth Asia Cup.
8 March 2014

Thirimanne, Malinga Set Up Opening Win

Lahiru Thirimanne scored a century and Lasith Malinga took five wickets as Sri Lanka held on to beat Pakistan by 12 runs in the opening game of the Asia Cup 2014 in Dhaka.
25 February 2014

Thirimanne Replaces Injured Dilshan

Lahiru Thirimanne has been called in to Sri Lanka's One-Day International squad as a replacement for Tillakaratne Dilshan, who has suffered a hand injury.
21 February 2014