Kusal Perera – Celebrated at Durban, Unsung at Cardiff

Kusal Perera is well used to holding Sri Lanka’s batting together. Back in February, the pugnacious left-hander played one of the great Test innings at Durban to steer his side to an improbable one-wicket victory – a result that set...

Traditionalism or fearlessness? Sri Lanka Cricket oblivious

As Sri Lanka is set to play one of the emerging powers in world cricket, Afghanistan, in their second group stage game in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, the biggest question that remains is how they will tackle...

The blame game starts for Sri Lanka

It wasn’t the ideal start a team could hope for in a mega event such as the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Sri Lanka was handed a 10-wicket thrashing by New Zealand on a green deck in Cardiff as...

Legends on the World Stage (1992 -2011)

Continuing from the previous article, this sequel will feature the star names who mesmerized the game at its foremost stage. This lineup will include outstanding individuals who enthralled at the World Cup between 1992 and 2011.  Sanath Jayasuriya...
Legends on the World Stage

Legends on the World Stage (1975 -87)

The greatest Cricket fiesta on earth has been the stage for staggering individuals who dazzled the passionate fans all around the world. The following article, a part of a sequel, will feature the perennial legends who not only mesmerized...

Australian dominance restored (2015)

A disappointing 2011 tournament, where Australia were forced to exit at the quarterfinal stage – almost unheard of in that they had been finalists in 4 consecutive tournaments leading up to 2011, winning 3 consecutive titles – meant that...

India reign after 28 Years (2011)

It was India’s moment of glory. Twenty eight years after earning the crown for the first time, the dazzling team led by MS Dhoni secured the title for the second time. Not only had they marked the end of...
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Video – World Cup glory: From de Mel to Sangakkara

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zO5M0QkXSQg From humble beginnings in 1975 to being one of the more fancied teams at World Cups in the recent past, Sri Lanka has always managed to punch above its weight at Cricket’s biggest spectacle. Here are a few of...

Australia perfects a flawless treble (2007)

Perhaps no team has taken ODI cricket by storm as Australia have. Regarded as one of the greatest sides ever to grace the game, the vigorous men from down under were unstoppable. Even West Indian supremacy in the 1970s...

The ‘Thunder’ from Down Under (2003)

When the World Cup was staged in the ‘Rainbow Nation’, it wasn’t all hunky-dory. The increase from 12 to 14 teams led to fatuous one-sided games as the tournament dragged on for six weeks. >>VISIT THE #CWC19 HUB<< The extra...

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