This week’s win predictor

So, how did we go last week? 2/4 with CH upsetting the apple cart and beating Kandy by 13+. No one saw that margin coming!  Police hung on and stayed in the hunt till half time, before a yellow and...

Transition period is no excuse says Chandimal

Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal refused to put the blame on the supposed ‘transition period’ the team is going through after several high profile retirements, to his team’s heavy 366 run loss to Australia in the second Test match...

Sri Lanka’s unending injury woes

When Rev. Rayappu Joseph ended his brilliant 24-year stint as the Bishop of Mannar, the Catholic Church couldn’t find a successor from that Diocese. The Holy See was forced to find a replacement from outside. Their struggle was the...

DRL 2nd round week 4 predictions

So, you think you are a DRL club rugby expert? ...predict the winner and margin. Here are some helpful tips from Boa Athu. >> Straight UP by Boa Athu << CH & FC v Kandy SC – Game of the...

Going mental on-field

My brain power depends on my retained mastery of analyzing in detail what’s happening in my world and in my mind and body. I must continue to practice to retain my constructive and analytic powers. The goal is to...

Need for consistency in selection policies

Perhaps after the forthcoming ICC Cricket World Cup, those running Sri Lankan cricket need to set up a review committee to find out what actually ails Sri Lankan cricket. The team has hit new lows in the last 18...

Dimuth targets to become ICC Test Cricketer of the Year next

Having broken into the International Cricket Council’s Test team of the year, Sri Lankan opener Dimuth Karunaratne says that scoring a Test hundred in Australia is high on his agenda but his main target is to become the ICC...

Australia vs Sri Lanka Test Series 2019 – Let’s talk Numbers

Sri Lanka will make their next tour to Australia to face them in a 2-match Test series. It will be the first time they will be playing against each other since Australia’s tour to Sri Lanka in 2016. Let’s...

The final frontier

Since gaining Test status in 1982, over the last 37 years, Sri Lankan cricket has achieved some unique milestones. Our own Muttiah Muralitharan remains the highest wicket taker in the history of the game while two of our batsmen...

Bringing out the best of Thisara Perera

In New Zealand last week, Thisara Perera threw caution to the wind after Sri Lanka’s run chase in the second ODI had got off to a disastrous start. The left-hander broke a series of cricket records and into the...

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