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MJ, The superstitious

The game of cricket and quirky beliefs go hand in hand, no matter if you are the 12th man of your street’s gully cricket team or you captain your country in a World Cup. There are cricketers who are superstitious,...
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Video – ශ්‍රී ලංකා ක්‍රිකට් ක්‍රීඩකයින්ගේ Nicknames

අන්වර්ථ නම් නැත්නම් Nicknames කියන්නේ අපි තව කෙනෙක්ව ආදරේට හඳුන්වන්න දාන නමක් නෙහ්. ගොඩදෙනෙක්ට ඒ ඒ අයගේ පාසල් කාලේ දී වැටෙන මේ අන්වර්ථ නාම සමහර විට එයාගේ ඇත්ත නමටත් වඩා හොඳින් අපිට කට පාඩම්. අපි මේ වීඩියෝවෙන් කතා කරන්නේ ශ්‍රී...

Almost Centuries…

You put on your pads and come out to the middle to some chirping by the close-in fielders, see off the anxious first 10 minutes cautiously, run 2s and 3s as fast as you can, shake off the sledging...

Modern stadiums in Sri Lanka

In part 1 of International Cricket Grounds in Sri Lanka, we saw some of the historic venues that were instrumental in the growth of Cricket in this country. Now it's time that we have a look at the newbies,...
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Video – ශ්‍රී ලංකාවට අලුත් ක්‍රිකට් Ground එකක් අවශ්‍යම ද? නැද්ද?

පසුගිය දින කිහිපය තුළ ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ සමාජ මාධ්‍යවල ප්‍රධානම මාතෘකාවක් බවට පත්වුණේ ශ්‍රී ලංකා ක්‍රිකට් ආයතනය විසින් ජාත්‍යන්තර මට්ටමේ ක්‍රිකට් ක්‍රීඩාංගණයක් ඉදිකිරීමට යාම සම්බන්ධවයි. මේ ඒ පිළිබඳව කෙරෙන විස්තර කිරීමක්.
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Video – Sri Lanka’s Favourite Away Ground!

We at ThePapare.com listed out a few venues that we think is where Sri Lanka has loved playing cricket the most. Do you agree with our top 5? Let us know your list in comments. Video – Sri Lankan cricket...

Mickey Arthur’s blueprint for Sri Lanka Cricket explained

ThePapare.com had the privilege to pick the brains of current Sri Lanka Cricket head coach Mickey Arthur on the ‘Cricket Chat’ segment on May 13th. Here are the excerpts from the interview. How are you doing Mickey? It’s been pretty frustrating....

Warne vs Murali | Who is the King of Spin?

For those cricket tragics on Twitter, you may have heard of a user by the name of @robelinda2 who an amazing job of has done posting some classic video clips of cricket in all its glory. He has gained...

When Lord’s waited for Chandimal’s century

Playing an international game at the Mecca of Cricket - Lord’s, is a dream of every cricketer. Getting your name written on the prestigious honours board at Lord’s becomes the next big dream when any player gets to play...

Test venues in Sri Lanka: The Oldies

Like the scenic tea estates and the never-ageing railway grid, Cricket is another beautiful thing that the British left behind in Sri Lanka. The Ceylonese did not see any other sport which suited their persevering character and tropical culture...

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