The Negombo Express – Dushmantha Chameera

He can make the batsmen hurry; he can bowl with express pace and he has a big heart, Dushmantha Chameera – Sri Lanka’s newest fast-bowling prospect took the world by surprise with his raw pace during the 3 ODIs he played in New Zealand/Australia. 

Dashing left hander – Danushka Gunathilaka

Left-handed batsmen are a treat to watch when they are in full swing. Sri Lanka has produced many brilliant left-handed stroke makers such as Arjuna Ranathunga, Sanath Jayasuriya, Hashan Thillakaratne, Russell Arnold and Kumar Sangakkara in their short history.  


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‘Sanath Jayasuriya was my favourite player’ –Kusal Janith Perera

Kusal Janith Perera, Sri Lanka’s most exciting revelation spoke to on his life and his road towards choosing cricket as his career.

‘I have a lot of gratitude towards Murali’ – Rangana Herath was privileged to have the opportunity of having a chat with Sri Lanka’s ace-spinner Rangana Herath. The veteran spinner who has over 200 scalps in test cricket enlightened us about his beginnings and his views on his career and Sri Lanka cricket.

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A Chartered Chemist by profession, Dr. Ajith Perera is a qualified training instructor and a former test-match-panel Cricket Umpire. He sat down for an exclusive with ThePapare about his life experiences, cricketing know-how and much more.

Unyielding Kaushal

A heavy hush blanketed the Sinhalese Sports Club ground. The sun was beating down on a typical Colombo morning as Jayan Kaushal Silva, the run machine of SSC, walked to the wicket. They were 3 down for 35 runs.

Duleep Mendis – “The 87 World cup is one World cup I would like...

In a quest of bringing our readers the stories of living legends, managed to speak with former Sri Lanka cricket captain and Stalwart, Duleep Mendis to ask about his experience as an international cricketer. 

Leg spinner turned offie, Yohan de Silva, the highest wicket taker in schools

Dharmashoka College Balapitiya has been having a fruitful season this year and it has been largely due to the bowling of their skipper Yohan de Silva. 

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