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...

Candidates to become Sri Lanka’s next U19 Coach

Under 19 cricket is the feeder system to the national team in all parts of the world. Sri Lanka boasts a strong schools cricket system with a history of over 100 years but has failed to win the ICC...

Hasitha Boyagoda; the phenomenon

If you have been following schools cricket or youth ODI cricket during the past few months, Hasitha Boyagoda is probably a name you have come across quite often. Hasitha Boyagoda - heading the V.V.S. Laxman way? Some time back, former great...
Super provincial tournament

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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