After nearly 19 years of brutal war, peace reigned and things were looking up for Sri Lanka. The war that had kept Australia and West Indies from making the trip to Sri Lanka for the 1996 World Cup was...

With the Champions trophy just days away, ThePapare.com analysed who would stand out throughout the tournament and make a difference for their team. Australia01. David WarnerMatches Inn Runs HS Avg SR 100 5093 91 3946 179 44.34 96.86 13 16The hard hitting opening batsman - Pocket Rocket - has been in flying form this...
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...
Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh Tests

It took Bangladesh 16 years and 18 games to get one over Sri Lanka in the Test arena and they could not have picked a more momentous occasion, achieving the feat in their 100th Test. Here’s a run-down on what...
Jehan Daniel

The recently concluded '83rd battle of the saints' between two primary catholic institutions in Sri Lanka, St. Joseph's College and St. Peter's College, eventually ended in a tame draw, but it didn't look like it when the Josephians were...
Kingswood College Cricket Team 2017

Founded by Sir L.E.Blaze in 1891, Kingswood from its inception became an eminent school that introduced many sports including the oval shaped game “Rugby” to the nation.Visit the Schools Cricket HubCricket in this school too runs way back to the 1890’s...
Dharmaraja College Cricket Team 2017

After disappointing results at the last “Battle of the Maroons” encounter, Dharmaraja will look for a turnaround of luck this time around under the captaincy of Deshan Gunasinghe and hope toannihilate the Kingswoodians in their 111th annual big-match which...

A pair of specs in cricket usually brings back bad memories, but it wasn't the case for the Cambrian star from the 1976/77 season, Premlal Fernando, who recorded a pair of specs in the big match against St. Sebastian's...