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Discarded Provincial Players

The Super provincial tournament started today in two venues and ThePapare.com took a look at a few players who should have been given a chance to make it into the final 80 names of this ongoing tournament.Provincial Tournament to...

ICC going easy on the Aussies?

The fallout has continued from the ball tampering scandal that rocked Australian cricket last week as Cricket Australia stepped up their investigations on the events that have earned Steve Smith a one match ban and a 100% fine on...

Heroics and failures from 2017/18 domestic tournament

The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) 2017/18 domestic tournament concluded on Sunday (25th March) when SSC beat their arch-rivals NCC in the Limited Overs grand finale. We take a look back at the top performers in all three formats, the surprise...
Heroes of the #MarchMadness

Heroes of #MarchMadness 2018

March Madness for 2018 is over and now it’s time to identify the players who shone for their sides, handling the pressure and carrying the weight of their teams on their shoulders. Here are our picks for the top...
Sad story of Kandy big matches

Battle against rain; Unfortunate story of Kandy big matches

Kandy is better known for its love for Rugby and undoubtedly has the most dedicated fans of the oval shaped ball game in the country. The Hill capital also boasts of a rich history in cricket with two of...

Photo story; Snakes and things – Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka fiasco

Nothing tells a story it like pictures.  Some captures at the Nidahas Trophy game between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka which ended in a brawl.1. Not all heroes wear capes! Knowing Kusal Perera won’t make it to the non-striker’s end in...

March Madness – in every sense

We’re already at the halfway point in March. This time of year is traditionally classed as the ‘big match’ month. But now it also coincides with the commencement of the schools’ rugby season. ThePapare has suitably branded this season...
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DS Senanayake College search for ‘Big Match’ victory

Following a modest 2017/18 schools cricket season with three Wins and five first Innings wins, DS Senanayake College will surely be seeking to dismantle Mahanama College in their annual Big match as they aim for their second win in...

Fierce rivals on the field, friends off it

8 years on from Captaining Royal College at the 131st Battle of the Blues between Royal and S. Thomas’ College, here are Bhanuka Rajapakse’s thoughts on what the Royal-Thomian means to him.By Bhanuka Rajapakse – 2010 Royal College...

It will go down in history as one of the greatest innings at a...

The cheer of “R.O.Y.A.L”, the colours “Blue & Gold” and the word “Big match” could simply plant a smile on any Royalist’s face. Let me justify mine. The word “Royal” and the cricketing actions were not unfamiliar for me....

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