From ‘I didn’t do it’ to ‘I don’t remember’ – the ball-tampering saga

‘Cricket is a gentleman’s game’, the most popular tagline for the sport which is being played by thousands and watched by millions. But in recent times, there have been a few unfortunate instances where cricketers around the world, including...

Sri Lanka’s perpetual top order shuffle

With the unfortunate withdrawal of Dhananjaya de Silva due to the sudden demise of his father, Ranjan De Silva, the plans made by the Lankan think-tank for their batting lineup for the three-match Test series in West Indies, went topsy-turvy. Sri Lanka...

Malinda Warnapura’s moment in Sri Lanka’s only Test win in the Caribbean

The Sri Lanka Test Team left the Island on the 25th of May with plenty of expectations, including that of a maiden Test series win in the West Indies. Candidates to become Sri Lanka's next U19 Coach Under 19 cricket is...

Unforgettable fixing scandals

Cricket, which is highly regarded as the gentleman’s game is the most popular game in South Asia. In Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and now Afghanistan many people claim cricket as their unofficial religion and regard their cricketers as...
ODI debuts

The exciting ODI debuts of 23 cricket nations

Earlier this month Ireland nearly pulled off an upset win against Pakistan in their historic Test debut, a match-winning partnership by debutant Imam-ul-Haq and Babar Azam eventually saving Pakistan from an unforgettable defeat. In the meantime, Afghanistan are preparing...

Cricket and Cameras – the marvels of technology

How much has the quality of a live cricket telecast improved in the past decade? The broadcasts of the second most watched sport in the world have no doubt inproved by tenfold, providing the eager viewers with access to...

How St. Joseph’s College conquered Sri Lankan Schools Cricket circuit

On 9th May 2018 another championship was added to the St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10 trophy cabinet in the Rector’s Office, when they were crowned Singer Under 19 Division 1 Cricket champions for the 2017/18 season after defeating Trinity...
SLC Spin Bowling Coach

SLC Spin Bowling Coach: 8 candidates for the job

Sri Lanka Cricket’s (SLC) coaching department is set for a major overhaul and a key talking point among those vacant positions is the role of a spin bowling coach. Sri Lanka Cricket set for coaching structure overhaul Sri Lanka Cricket's coaching...
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Lucian Wijesinghe, a golden voice in cricket broadcasting

Lucian Wijesinghe is a name synonymous with cricket commentary. Beginning his career at the SLBC, Wijesinghe has had an illustrious career in sports broadcasting, lending his voice to the BBC, SLBC and a host of other high-profile radio stations. The...

Mumbai Indians’ Sri Lankan wildcard for IPL 2018

The eagerly anticipated Indian Premier League(IPL) 2018 is set to kick-off on the 7th of April with what is expected to be a cracker of a contest between the defending champions Mumbai Indians and the returning Chennai Super Kings...

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