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From Churchill to Dimuth, Sri Lankans making a mark in County Cricket

There is something common about Dr. Churchill Gunasekara and Dimuth Karunaratne. The former was the first Sri Lankan to play County Cricket more than a century ago in 1919 while Dimuth will become the latest having signed a deal...
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Skipper Dimuth in unchartered territory

Captain Dimuth Karunaratne this week reached his career best ICC Ranking when he emerged as the number five ranked batter in the world. In the lead up to the pink ball Test in Bangalore, the 33-year-old was placed eighth....
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Massive challenge for Sri Lanka in Bangalore after Mohali disaster

India’s IT hub will host the second Test between Sri Lanka and the hosts starting Saturday, a pink ball Test. Day-night Test encounters have barely lasted three days in India. There have been two of them and both games...

Can Sri Lanka win the World Cup in 2023?

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A champion who gave nightmares to Sri Lankans

Sri Lankans who watched cricket in 1980s were familiar with ‘Hadlee nightmare’. It was better named in Sinhala ‘Hadlee beethikawa’. In the next decade we witnessed ‘Warne beethikawa’. In 40 years of international cricket, no player had the impact...

Fans return to cricket and young guns don’t let them down

On Friday night, in a pub somewhere along Nottingham Road, sipping away a Black Sabbath, Mickey Arthur must be having quite a chuckle when he sees Pathum Nissanka walking away with Player of the Series award. It has been...

A year in which Sri Lankan cricket turned a corner

The year 2021 has been quite an eventful one and at the end of it, those of us who follow the game of cricket closely can say that the national cricket team has turned a huge corner.  Sri Lanka’s transition...

Coming of age of Dhananjaya

When it comes to match saving knocks, there’s no better chap than Hashan Tillakaratne. When the going got tough, he got going. No fancy stuff, but just batted and batted. His attitude was the ‘over my dead body’ kind. Broken...
Succeeding in South Africa, a lesson from Sanga

Succeeding in South Africa, a lesson from Sanga

There’s been quite a lot said and written about the venues chosen for Sri Lanka’s tour of South Africa for the Boxing Day and New Year Tests. Last time after Dimuth Karunaratne’s side created history over there becoming the...
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Watch out for junior Jacques Kallis

Barely a year after leaving school, young Santhush Gunathilaka is potentially set for one of the biggest challenges in cricket – a Test debut on Boxing Day at Centurion facing Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje. The coaching staff of the...

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