Why Angelo Mathews Is A Sri Lankan Legend

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Angelo Mathews – Sri Lanka’s Finest  Describe Angelo Mathews in just one word? Superstar! In this article, we will explore the career of Angelo Mathews. He is statistically the most successful Sri Lankan batsman of his generation He has been arguably one of the finest Asian test batsmen throughout his eleven-year test career. Angelo Mathews […] READ MORE




The Last Ball of the Day and its Meaning

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When Shane Warne bowled Basit Ali on the last ball of the day in 1995, there was a great interest in the back story to the ball. What had he and Ian Healy talked about at the top of his run-up before that fateful ball? Here was cricket at its best, telling a story while […] READ MORE


Selecting The Best Test Cricket XI of 2017

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Another year of Test Cricket has passed by with only the showpiece Boxing Day Test Matches remaining and as everybody loves the year end, it gives us the opportunity to select a team of who we think were the eleven best performers in these twelve months. Here is my Test Cricket XI from 2017: Embed […] READ MORE


Who Should Be In The ICC 2017 Test Team Of The Year?

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As 2017 draws to a close, one can reflect on what has been a marvellous year of cricket. Pakistan won the ICC Champions Trophy, being the underdogs, and there have been several exciting bilateral series. Zimbabwe provided a major shock after being Sri Lanka 3-2 in a five match ODI series and the African side […] READ MORE


India vs Sri Lanka: Third Test Preview

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Five Tests. Four Months. Four Crushing Defeats. One Nervy Draw. This has been Sri Lanka’s report card over two test series’ against India. If a 0-3 drubbing at Home earlier in July this year was not enough, they were beaten comprehensively in the second Test in Nagpur after a nerve-wracking draw in Kolkata. The caravan […] READ MORE


India vs Sri Lanka: Second Test Talking Points

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India cruised to a comfortable victory over Sri Lanka courtesy of a dominant batting display led by captain Virat Kohli. India’s spinners dismissed Sri Lanka for just 205 on Day 1, as Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja took four and three wickets respectively. Opener Murali Vijay and number three Cheteshwar Pujara lead India’s charge, as […] READ MORE