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Know Your Olympians – Team Sri Lanka for Tokyo 2020

Representing your country at the Olympic Games is a dream every athlete grows up with -  it is a dream not many have the honour of living out.  The Covid-19 pandemic nearly dashed the hopes of all those working towards...

Can improving visual skills make you a better bowler?

Bowling in Cricket is a very technical artform which has evolved into a wonderful optimization of biomechanics and creativity. Cricket has always been a favourite pastime of Sri Lankans and many Sri Lankan cricketers have reached great heights internationally over...

England v Sri Lanka T20I Series: View from the Press Box

Following Sri Lanka’s comprehensive T20I series loss against England, our UK correspondent Tawhid Qureshi, assesses the main talking points. Was it so unexpected? Given the relative experience and skill levels on display from both teams, Sri Lanka’s 3-0 defeat shouldn’t come...

Why you can’t write about Sanga

Like clockwork; he ends a career with an overwhelming amount of grace, then turns out for English county games another couple of years to score some hundreds, bags the accolade of the so-prestigious MCC president, and now, just as...

Using‌ ‌Visual‌ ‌skills‌ ‌to‌ ‌become‌ ‌a‌ ‌better‌ ‌batsman‌ ‌ ‌

Cricket is one of Sri Lanka’s favourite pastimes. From the streets of Colombo to the fields of Kegalle, the beaches of Hikkaduwa and the hills of Kandy, the sport is enjoyed across the island by young and old alike. Cricket...
Euro 2020: Preview – England

Euro 2020: Preview – England

The Three Lions, owing to the new lease of life found under Gareth Southgate will have high hopes of winning their first major international tournament since 1966 at this year’s edition of the Euro. Euro History  England’s top finish at a...
Euro 2020: Preview – France

Euro 2020: Preview – France

The current world champions France will be eyeing to go one step beyond from their last Euro campaign and decorate their recent spectacular run in world football with the coveted European Trophy. Euro History  France set the seal on their first...
Euro 2020: Preview – Belgium

Euro 2020: Preview – Belgium

The world no.1 Belgium will be on the lookout to continue the excellent recent form to end their trophy drought and add the maiden international honour to the trophy cabinet in the Euro 2020. Euro History  Belgium’s best ever finish in the Euros dates way back to 1980,...
Euro 2020: Preview – Netherlands

Euro 2020: Preview – Netherlands

Netherlands, although greatly depreciated by injuries to key players, will be hoping make progress into the latter stages of the tournament and perhaps go all the way with the right balance of youth and experience in the squad.  Euro History  The Dutch...
Euro 2020: Preview – Germany

Euro 2020: Preview – Germany

Germany will be hoping to give a grand farewell to their longtime coach Joachim Low in the upcoming Euro, winning the only international trophy that is missing from a much-decorated trophy cabinet. Euro History  Germany have won the Euro a record...

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