Chanaka Welegedara

  • Sri Lanka pacer Welegedara out of Champions Trophy May 31, 2013

    London: Sri Lanka seamer Chanaka Welegedara has been ruled out of the upcoming Champions Trophy due to an ankle injury, team officials announced Friday, with Dilhara Lokuhettige set to replace him. Lokuhettige, 32, has not played in a one-day international since 2005. He has taken six ODI wickets at 36.83. The Champions...
  • Lokuhettige replaces injured Welegedara in Sri Lanka's squad May 22, 2013

    Colombo: Sri Lanka medium pacer Chanaka Welegedara has been ruled out of the team's Champions Trophy campaign in England next month. The 32-year-old Welegedara, who has not played ODI cricket in three years, injured his foot during a domestic fixture earlier this month. He will be replaced by allrounder Dilhara Lokuhettige, who...
  • Mathews back for second Test, but Welegedara ruled out April 2, 2012

    Colombo: Allrounder Angelo Mathews has returned from a calf injury to join the Sri Lanka squad for the second and final Test against England but he will not be available to bowl. Chamara Silva has been dropped to accommodate Mathews in Sri Lanka's 14-man squad while injured pacer Chanaka Welegedara...
  • South Africa collapse puts Sri Lanka on top December 27, 2011

    Durban: Sri Lanka pounced on South Africa's dismal recent record at Kingsmead to bowl the home team out for 168 in the second Test on Tuesday and move into a commanding 177-run first-innings lead at stumps on the second day. Left-arm seamer Chanaka Welegedara took 5-52 to rip through South Africa's...
  • SA maul SL by innings and 81 runs in 3 days December 17, 2011

    Centurion: Vernon Philander finished with 10 wickets in only his third Test as South Africa's fast bowlers blew away Sri Lanka in an innings victory inside three days at SuperSport Park on Saturday. Philander and Dale Steyn shared 16 wickets in the match as Sri Lanka were bowled out for 180...