Gurusinha – the unsung hero of Sri Lanka’s World Cup triumph

Asanka Gurusinha's bright career was brought to an abrupt end on this day 18 years ago. Gurusinha had just turned 30 when he opted to prematurely retire from international cricket after a run-in with the Sri Lankan administration.

Cricket tours that ended abruptly

The coronavirus that raised its ugly head in December last year has brought life to a standstill sparing no one and cricket is no different. Sri Lanka Cricket expressed its confidence that the two match Test series against England...

#PAKvSL – Players to watch out for

After a torrid home series against India the Sri Lanka cricket team will travel to the UAE, later this week, for 2 Tests 5 ODIs and 3 T20Is against Pakistan. Here are some of the head to head battles...

Familiar foes in an unexpected series

How many times have we seen Sri Lanka play India recently? Yes, once again, the neighbouring countries will battle it out in a hasty 5-match ODI series, which starts on 2nd November in Cuttack to accommodate West Indies’ pullout from their ongoing Indian tour. 

Mahinda College: A pillar in schools cricket

Mahinda College: A pillar in schools cricket

When we talk of the very first cricket playing schools in Sri Lanka, Mahinda College is one of the names which comes to mind. With more than 100 years of rich history in cricket, Mahinda College has been a...

Flashing Indians flout the odds (1983)

Perhaps no one, including the Indians themselves might have imagined that they would create one of the greatest upsets in history by beating the reigning champions, the mighty West Indies not once, but twice to clinch the World Cup....

Hasaranga’s Dream Debut, recalling Uvais Karnain

With his side struggling in an arduous duel, Malcolm Waller was a lone fighter, grappling to restore pride for the tourists. Debutant Wanidu Hasaranga was into his third over in a quest to proclaim his identity to international cricket....
St. Joseph's College Cricket Team

Expect the unexpected from St. Joseph’s College

The boys from Darley Road had a mixed bag of a under 19 division one cricket season in 2015/16 but they are expected to produce a stellar performance in the upcoming 82nd Joe-Pete ‘Battle of the Saints’ against arch-rivals,...

Why Kumar Sangakkara is the Perpetual People’s Player

“I’m glad the fans voted for me and I’m extremely proud and honoured to have won that.” Sangakkara on Dialog People’s Player award.

Sarinda Unamboowe’s mantra “go out and have fun’

Sarinda Unamboowe CEO/ Managing Director of MAS Kreeda who was part of the 1981, 82 and 83 Royal College cricket teams reflects on his time at the big match and his life surrounded with sports. Sarinda was a true blue...

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