Kaushalya Gajasinghe

Kaushalya Gajasinghe; An international cricket head coach

This is the story of a boy who was born in rural Thalpe, a southern coastal town in Sri Lanka and his audacious run with life.  Read - Unfulfilled cricketing dreams A son of a policeman, Kaushalya Gajasinghe took his baby...
Dilshan

The best of Tillakaratne Dilshan

There are only a handful of cricketers in history who could contribute to the team’s success as a true four-dimensional cricketer and Sri Lanka’s legendary cricketer Tillakaratne Dilshan was one of them. Read - The best of Sanath Jayasuriya He batted...
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Rahul Tewatia; The man who powered faith over failure

Taking up a profession in which the chances of reaching the peak is 11 in 1.2 billion, takes an immense amount of courage and everyone who takes up the revered sport of cricket in India, should take a bow...
Varun Prasath

Sri Lankans championing cricket in Malta

A 32-year old Accountant from Kandy, Sri Lanka, is rocking the cricket scene in a tiny European country named Malta. He caught the eyes of ThePapare.com journalists when he smashed 335 in 7 innings in the recently concluded Summer League...
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Video – 2019/20 Sri Lankan First Class Season – Let’s Talk Numbers

The Premier First-Class tournament organized by Sri Lanka Cricket for the 2019/2020 season was concluded successfully crowning Colombo Cricket Club as the champions. It was a remarkable season which witnessed many outstanding accomplishments by both batsmen and bowlers.  Most Runs...
Underprivileged dreams

Unfulfilled cricketing dreams

A dream gives you hope, shows your purpose, and makes you live for a tomorrow. It is the fuel that drives you through the journey to your destination. But, to some dreaming alone is a luxury that they cannot...

Sri Lanka Cricket and the Lanka Premier League …

Remember the days when T20Is were considered the outlandish brother of Test & ODI cricket and was played if there was spare time in a major tour?  Now, there is a World Cup, dedicated to the T20I format, which is...

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Dr Ivan Fitzwater, a renowned author once said, "The future of the world is in my classroom today," likewise, the future of Test Cricket remains in today’s schools’ cricket grounds. We are talking of a system which began in the...

Forgotten ODI innings from the 90s

If you were asked to pick the 10 most memorable innings by a Sri Lankan in ODI Cricket, what would your choices be? Most probably you would go for World Cup innings or the clearest in your memory, where more...

The Lion in the Kangaroo camp

If you’re a Sri Lankan and you grew up in the 90s, there’s more than a slight chance that you dreamt of representing the national cricket team at some point in your life after watching Sri Lanka lift the...

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