Lahiru Thirimanne

  • Sri Lanka: The wounded tigers of World Twenty20 11-03-2014 09:10 AM

    Upbeat after a scintillating victory in the recently concluded Asia Cup, Sri Lanka will look to put behind their past two defeats in the ICC World Twenty20 finals and target back-to-back titles in Bangladesh. The islanders earned a morale booster ahead of the 2014 World Twenty20 by becoming the Asian...
  • Thirimanne will be perfect fit for Sanga's shoes: Mathews 09-03-2014 10:31 AM

    Mirpur: Heaping praise on Lahiru Thirimanne for his match-winning hundred against Pakistan in the Asia Cup final, Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said the youngster is shaping up to be the perfect replacement for veteran Kumar Sangakkara once he calls it a day. "You push him up the order or...
  • Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by five wickets to win the Asia Cup 2014 08-03-2014 09:35 PM

    Mirpur: Sri Lanka on Saturday regained the Asia Cup trophy with a comfortable five-wicket victory over defending champions Pakistan, riding on Lasith Malinga's five-wicket haul and opener Lahiru Thirimanne's fluent century. Sri Lanka were clinical as they restricted Pakistan to a modest 260 for five and then overhauled the target...
  • Asia Cup: Malinga takes five wickets as Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 12 runs 25-02-2014 10:18 PM

    Fatullah: Speedster Lasith Malinga's brilliant five-wicket haul under pressure and opener Lahiru Thirimanne's second ODI century helped Sri Lanka script a thrilling 12-run win over Pakistan in a nail-biting opening match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament on Tuesday. Malinga produced a sensational spell of death bowling, picking up key...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, Match 1, Asia Cup 25-02-2014 12:44 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TEAM NEWS: Chaturanga de Silva makes his ODI debut for SL, who will be without Dilshan and Kulaseakara in the tournament opener against the defending champions. Pakistan playing the same side that faced Sri Lanka in the last ODI...
  • Pakistan, Sri Lanka aim for win in Asia Cup opener 24-02-2014 04:15 PM

    Pakistan and Sri Lanka will cross swords once again when they take on each other in the opening encounter of Asia Cup 2014 on Tuesday. The two teams had recently played a five- match ODI series in UAE, which Pakistan won. As far as the Sri Lankan camp is concerned,...
  • Sri Lanka recall Mahela Jayawardene for World Twenty20 17-02-2014 11:26 PM

    Colombo: Batsmen Mahela Jayawardene and Lahiru Thirimanne were included on Monday in Sri Lanka's 15-man squad for next month's World Twenty20 in Bangladesh. Both players are missing the current one-day international series against Bangladesh due to injuries. Jayawardene is recovering from a back injury and Thirimanne from an ankle problem....
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI 20-12-2013 03:55 PM

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Despite a narrow defeat, Sri Lanka will remain positive and high on confidence for Friday's second one-day international against Pakistan, vowed skipper Angelo Mathews. Pakistan clinched a hard-fought 11-run win in the first day-night international in Sharjah on Wednesday...
  • As it happened: Otago vs Kandurata 18-09-2013 02:57 PM

    CLICK HERE for the Live updates from Otago Volts vs Kandurata Maroons, 3rd Qualifier match of CLT20 at Mohali. Otago won their first match against Faisalabad Wolves, while Kandurata lost to Sunrisers Hyderabad. Playing XIs: Kandurata: Upul Tharanga, Shehan Jayasuriya, Kumar Sangakkara(w), Lahiru Thirimanne(c), Chamara Silva, Thilina Kandamby, Kaushal Lokuarachchi,...
  • Shikhar Dhawan says he has lot to learn about captaincy 17-09-2013 11:59 PM

    Mohali: His batting was flawless as he led Sunrisers Hyderabad to a convincing eight-wicket win over Kandurata Maroons on Tuesday but Shikhar Dhawan says it will take him time to learn captaincy skills. Dhawan, who scored a 71 in Hyderabad's chase of 169, led the IPL side for the first...
  • Sri Lanka beat Australia by 20 runs to set up India semis 18-06-2013 01:13 AM

    London: Sri Lanka will play India in the Champion Trophy semi-finals after ousting defending champion Australia by 20 runs and overtaking New Zealand in the group standings on Monday. Sri Lanka posted 253-8 on a turning pitch at The Oval due to Mahela Jayawardene's 84 from 81 deliveries and Lahiru...