The Sri Lanka Cricket Under 23 Provincial Tournament came to a close last evening with Central Province emerging victorious while Western Province North finished as runners-up.  We at ThePapare.com have picked our team of the tournament that comprises of...

The three-match Test series between India and Sri Lanka starts next week in Galle. We went down memory lane to look at the most stunning bowling efforts by Sri Lankans against their rivals, India in Test cricket.Muttiah Muralitharan 8/87...
Zimbabwe’s gain, Sri Lanka’s pain

The Zimbabwe tour of Sri Lanka started last month with a record ODI run-chase for the visitors and ended with another one, this time in Tests and for the hosts. All in all, the ‘low-budget tour’ was evenly contested...

There has been plenty of hype about player managers and their involvement with local cricketers and Sri Lanka Cricket(SLC) in the recent past. We take a look at the role of a player manager in Sri Lanka to give a...

Chasing 300 or more in an ODI is a colossal task. Despite the advent of power hitting and T20 cricket, scoring more than a run a ball in an ODI is a test of character and perfect execution for...
7 years, 8 coaches, 9 stints, what's this melee?

Over the past weekend, South African born Graham Ford stepped down from the role of head coach of the Sri Lanka Cricket team, 15 months into his 3-year contract. Over the past 7 years (2011-present) Sri Lanka have employed...

With the lovely Indian Ocean on two sides, bordering the famous Dutch Fort and the town of Galle, one of the most picturesque venues in international cricket is a place of deceiving views. >> VISIT THE #SLvZIM HUB << Hidden behind the...
Wanindu Hasaranga set to crack nod in Sri Lanka ODI squad

Quality batting all-rounders have been a rare sight in Sri Lankan Cricket in the recent past and it has affected the team balance as we saw during the recently concluded ICC Champions Trophy in the United Kingdom.Sri Lanka ODI...
Akila Dhananjaya

Mahamarakkala Kurukulasooriya Patabendige Akila Dananjaya Perera, the right-arm off-spinner from Colts Cricket Club has earned a much-deserved recall to the national team.Sri Lanka ODI squad to face Zimbabwe; Chandimal, Thisara dropped The national selection committee headed by Sanath Jayasuriya has...
Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe

As the Lions take on Zimbabwe in 5 One-day internationals starting on the 30th of June, we thought of taking a trip down memory lane to look at the 5 most memorable encounters between the two teams. The teams first...