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How Malinga swung and yorked his way to history, again

The four-in-four - for a second time in his career - aside, the Sri Lanka paceman also became the first to 100 T20I wickets during the game

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Witnessed something special from Malinga - Southee

Tim Southee showers praise on Lasith Malinga after his four wickets in four balls in the third T20I at Pallekele

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Sri Lanka v New Zealand

3rd T20I, Pallekele

Quiz - The batsmen Malinga has (hat) tricked

As many as 17 batsmen have fallen to Lasith Malinga as part of one of his hat-tricks in international cricket. Can you tell them apart from the rest?

Report - Malinga's hat-trick in magical 5 for 6 bamboozles New Zealand

That yorker, the late swing, the dip, the accuracy, that low-arm sling: the works - he's still got it

Sri Lanka v New Zealand

2nd Test, P Sara Oval

'Freedom doesn't mean swinging at every ball' - Karunaratne

The Sri Lanka captain has been lauded for letting his batsmen play their shots, but after the Colombo defeat he was critical of their lack of patience

Team's sense of belief comes from past performances - Watling

William Somerville credits win to team "switching on" immediately after every break

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Not out of nowhere - how New Zealand won the P Sara Oval Test

Blessed with some of the finest players in the world, you can be sure that this New Zealand team knows what it is doing

Sri Lanka v New Zealand

1st Test, Galle

Karunaratne's hundred hands Sri Lanka 60 points

New Zealand took four wickets but the hosts secured a record chase in Galle with six wickets to spare

I had to do it - Dimuth Karunaratne on a special century

The opener said it was important to him that he brought up the match-winning hundred, having not been able to convert his half-centuries since last July

'Thought the wicket would deteriorate more than it did' - Williamson

Having said that, though, the New Zealand captain gave credit to Karunaratne for a 'fantastic hundred' in the fourth innings

Sri Lanka v New Zealand

Test series

Chandimal, Mathews return for first Test against NZ

Three frontline spinners - Lasith Embuldeniya, Lakshan Sandakan and Akila Dananjaya - have been named in the 15-man party

SL look to sever ties with Hathurusingha, Rumesh Ratnayake named interim coach

Pressure mounts on Hathurusingha but he has a solid contract that runs up to end of 2020

Sri Lanka v New Zealand

Test series

Chandimal, Akila, Dilruwan in contention for Test squad

Uncapped allrounder Shehan Jayasuriya and fast bowler Asitha Fernando also in squad of 22, that will be trimmed to 15 later

SL look to sever ties with Hathurusingha, Rumesh Ratnayake named interim coach

Pressure mounts on Hathurusingha but he has a solid contract that runs up to end of 2020

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