Fourteen Days Later – Sri Lanka v India, Final, World T20 2014


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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.

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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

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