Rangana Herath

Injured Mathews out of Zimbabwe Test series, Herath set to captain

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews has been ruled out of the Test series in Zimbabwe after failing to recover from a calf injury.
24 October 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Rangana Herath

Sri Lanka left-arm-spinner Rangana Herath is the Cricket World Player of the Week for bowling Sri Lanka to a convincing victory in the third Test against Australia in Colombo.
22 August 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Kusal Mendis

For scoring the highest individual score in Pallekele and helping Sri Lanka secure a fabulous victory in the first Test against Australia, Kusal Mendis is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
1 August 2016

Rangana Herath hoping for a repeat of 2014 heroics

Sri Lankan spin spearhead Rangana Herath is hoping that his team can repeat their series-winning performance of the 2014 tour in the upcoming campaign against England.
18 May 2016

Rangana Herath announces retirement from limited-overs cricket

Sri Lankan spinner Rangana Herath has announced his decision to retire from One-Day Internationals and Twenty20 Internationals with immediate effect.
17 April 2016

Angelo Mathews questioned by police in match-fixing case

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews has been questioned by the police in connection with a match-fixing approach which was reported by Kusal Perera and Rangana Herath.
20 January 2016

West Indies capitulate to spin as Sri Lanka seal 2-0 series victory

Rangana Herath and Milinda Siriwardana shared seven wickets between them to secure a 72-run win for Sri Lanka against West Indies in the second Test in Colombo, claiming a 2-0 victory in the Sobers-Tissera Trophy.
26 October 2015

Cricket World Player of the Week - Dimuth Karunaratne

For his valiant yet steady knock of 186 setting the platform for Sri Lanka's innings victory in the first Test against West Indies in Galle, Dimuth Karunaratne is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
19 October 2015

Sri Lanka on top after Karunaratne, Chandimal tons

Dimuth Karunaratne and Dinesh Chandimal hit 'daddy' hudreds and Rangana Herath struck twice before stumps on day two of the first Test to put Sri Lanka 418 runs ahead of West Indies in Galle.
15 October 2015

Retirement call after 2016 World Twenty20 - Rangana Herath

Sri Lankan left-arm orthodox spinner Rangana Herath revealed that he will decide the future of his career after the completion of the 2016 Twenty20 World Cup which will be held in India.
10 October 2015

Cricket World Player of the Week - Dinesh Chandimal

Dinesh Chandimal has been named as the Cricket World Player of the Week for a brilliant counter-attacking innings that pulled Sri Lanka out of the jaws of defeat and instead helped them pull off a wonder victory.
17 August 2015

Rangana Herath Ruled Out Of World Cup

Sri Lanka suffered a massive blow ahead of their World Cup quarter-final clash against South Africa as ace spinner Rangana Herath has been ruled out of the tournament due to a finger injury.
18 March 2015

Herath Likely To Play In Quarter-Final Against South Africa

Sri Lanka's left-arm-spinner Rangana Herath is likely to be fit for the World Cup quarter-final game against South Africa on Wednesday having recovered from a finger injury.
16 March 2015

Angelo Mathews, Rangana Herath Set For Quarter-Final Return

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews and left-arm spinner Rangana Herath both of whom are suffering from injuries will be available for their side’s World Cup quarter-final next week.
13 March 2015

Seekkuge Prasanna To Cover For Injured Herath

Sri Lankan leg-spinner Seekkuge Prasanna is all set to fly to Australia as a World Cup standby for left-arm spinner Rangana Herath, who sustained a finger injury during the clash against England on Sunday.
3 March 2015

Sri Lanka Recall Herath, Mendis, Kandamby

Sri Lanka have rung the changes for the first three One-Day Internationals against England by recalling Rangana Herath, Jeevan Mendis, Thilina Kandamby and Dilruwan Perera.
24 November 2014

Cricket World Player Of The Week - Rangana Herath

After an action-packed week of cricket around the world, Rangana Herath has emulated Shane Watson, Stuart Broad, Rohit Sharma in retaining the Cricket World Player Of The Week award.
18 August 2014

Winning Farewell For Mahela Jayawardene

Mahela Jayawardene's final Test ended in victory and a 2-0 series win over Pakistan after Sri Lanka completed a 105-run win over Pakistan in the second and final game in Colombo.
18 August 2014

Sri Lanka Close In On Victory

Mahela Jayawardene signed off from Test cricket with his 50th half-century before Sri Lanka reduced Pakistan to 127 for seven in pursuit of a target of 271 on day four of the second and final Test in Colombo.
17 August 2014

Herath Takes Nine, Jayawardene Begins Final Innings

Rangana Herath returned figures of nine for 127 and Mahela Jayawardene began his final Test innings as Sri Lanka closed day three of the second and final Test against Pakistan 165 runs ahead.
16 August 2014