The Mankad, against the ‘Spirit of the Game’?

Possibly the most contentious mode of dismissal in the game of Cricket, the Mankad is a maneuver that will be easier for bowlers to pull off with Marylebone Cricket Club’s (MCC’s) new guidelines that came into play at the...
Sri Lanka stuck in a vortex of difficulties

Sri Lanka stuck in a vortex of difficulties

They may have avoided relegation to ninth spot in the rankings which would have forced them to play the qualifiers of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, but that has been little consolation for Sri Lanka, who succumbed to their third...

A much cherished series win; Better times are ahead for Sri Lanka Cricket

Some of cricket’s finest captains have come to UAE and have returned empty handed. Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi were a fortress for Pakistan. Graeme Smith failed to win here; Michael Clarke failed to win here while Alastair Cook’s...
Potential future fast-bowling

Potential future fast-bowling all-rounders in Sri Lanka

The need of the hour for Sri Lanka Cricket is a fast-bowling all-rounder like Ben Stokes (England), Hardik Pandya (India), Jason Holder (West Indies), Chris Morris (South Africa) or Corey Anderson (New Zealand). Someone who could bat in the...
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Rangana Herath, King of the 4th innings

Sri Lanka have successfully defended 200 runs to win a Test match on 3 occasions, a pretty special feat by the men in blue. But what many would not know is that on all three occasions, a diminutive left...

#PAKvSL – Players to watch out for

After a torrid home series against India the Sri Lanka cricket team will travel to the UAE, later this week, for 2 Tests 5 ODIs and 3 T20Is against Pakistan. Here are some of the head to head battles...
Will Sri Lanka see light at the end of the tunnel ?

Will Sri Lanka see light at the end of the tunnel?

Sri Lanka have probably gone through everything that they could go through since the familiar Champions Trophy loss to Pakistan a few months back.

Coaching is more challenging than playing: Atapattu

Marvan Atapattu loved those marathon vigils at the crease. He dinked, stonewalled with a straight blade, shouldered arms and forced the bowler to change his plans.
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Mendis to lead Sri Lanka in Indoor World Cup 2017

Sri Lanka Indoor cricket team will be heading to UAE for the 10th Indoor Cricket World Cup to be held from the 16th to the 23rd of September 2017. Going back to the history of the tournament, Australia have been...

Sri Lanka’s best knocks in ODIs against India

Sri Lanka will take on India in a 5-match ODI series at home starting on the 20th of August. Here’s a look at some of Sri Lanka’s most outstanding ODI knocks against their arch-rivals. Sanath Jayasuriya 189 (Sharjah 2000)The Coca-Cola...

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