Herath, the most successful left-arm spinner in the history of Test cricket with 433 wickets, replaces New Zealand's Daniel Vettori. Batting consultant Prince, replacing Englishman Jon Lewis, was capped 119 times for South Africa in the three formats.
As an old adage goes, the luck favours the brave so was it evident, when Kusal Mendis rode his luck to steer Sri Lanka to an improbable victory against a butter-fingered Bangladesh in a topsy-turvy Asia Cup match in Dubai on Thursday.
"Consider me retired in T20 Internationals from today. Thank you all," Tamim wrote in a Facebook post from Guyana. The prolific run-getter was adjudged 'Player of the series' for the sixth time in his ODI career.
Pacer Asitha Fernando (6/51) down an incisive and decisive spell after lunch on the final day of the second Test to break a crucial partnership and trigger a collapse as Sri Lanka thrashed hosts Bangladesh by 10 wickets to win the two-match series 1-0.
Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal hit centuries as Sri Lanka raised hope of winning the second Test after reducing Bangladesh to 34-4 on day four in Dhaka on Thursday.
Half centuries by Charith Asalanka and Bhanuka Rajapaksa rallied former T20 World Cup champion Sri Lanka to a five-wicket victory over a sloppy Bangladesh side in their bad-tempered opening Super 12 match on Sunday.
Sri Lanka Cricket chief executive Ashley de Silva said that the event may have to be put back until after the 2023 50-over World Cup because most teams had already planned schedules for the next two years.
Bangladesh captain Tamim Iqbal urged his team to give the maximum as they bid to maintain their home dominance against Sri Lanka in the one-day series starting on Sunday. Bangladesh have totted up a strong record at home, winning all but one of their 12 matches
Spinner Mehidy Hasan Miraz claimed four wickets as Bangladesh overcame a late fightback from Wanindu Hasaranga to beat Sri Lanka by 33 runs in the first one-day international on Sunday. Mehidy returned figures of 4-30 from 10 overs of his off spin to help
Sri Lanka coach Mickey Arthur said on Thursday that stars Angelo Mathews and Dimuth Karunaratne could make a return to the squad, despite their axing as players wrangle with the national board over wages. Sri Lanka left Mathews, Karunaratne, Dinesh