Sharujan Shanmuganathan

A few years back, the five-year-old Sharujan Shanmuganathan's elegant cover drive was caught on camera during the Test match between Sri Lanka and Australia. "That's a little Kumar Sangakkara" commented Tony Greig as young Sharujan's cover drive resembled that...
Lasith Malinga

With only a couple of days to go for the announcement of the Sri Lanka ODI squad for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 in England and Wales, more than 20 million Sri Lanka Cricket fans will be eagerly awaiting...

The Singer Schools Under 19 division 1 cricket tournament 2016/17 has unearthed another crop of talent to the national grid. With the current season nearing its end, ThePapare.com takes a closer look at the best of the best in...

From Louisiana to Ceylon, Rev.Fr. Eugene Herbert SJ has rendered an immeasurable service to the sport of basketball in the Island. He was not just shepherding the people to God but was also a father to the young players...
Sri Lanka 7s Rugby Team 2017

As the Tuskers attempted to qualify for the 7s World series via the qualification tournaments worked off in Hong Kong last weekend, it was clear to see that Sri Lanka rugby is not yet where they would like to...
National Selectors, Who would you pick?

With only a few days left for the announcement of the 15-man Sri Lanka ODI squad for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 in England & Wales, ThePapare.com takes a closer look at the potential opening batsmen for Sri Lanka...
Best of March Madness - Feature article

The mayhem of March has come to an end so here’s a look back at some of the outstanding performances with both bat and ball during the all-important big match season. Charana Nanayakkara & Naveen Gunawardana All-rounder Charana Nanayakkara and...
slvban limited overs review. feature.

An unexpected series leveling win by the Bangladeshis in the 2nd Test at the P Sara Stadium saw the visitors going into the limited overs encounters against Sri Lanka with all the momentum. After claiming a comprehensive 259 run...

With the 2016/17 international cricket season almost at an end, the Emerald Isle’s passionate cricket fans will be glued to their televisions to watch the excitement of the Indian Premier League – 10th Edition, which starts today. Hate it or...
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The newly crowned Brazilian International Cup champion Niluka Karunaratne is confident that he will make the top 50 of the Badminton World Rankings having won a 4000 point tournament. The 16 time national champion shares his views on how his...