There was not very much in it for the bowlers in the Chattogram Test and not for the first time. Angelo Mathews, in particular, delivered a timely reminder of his quality with the bat, falling just one run short of a double century in Sri Lanka’s first innings. Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim struck centuries […] READ MORE
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Can the West Indies Test team prevail against a resurgent Sri Lanka?
Hosts look to improve after a poor display in the first Test The first Test match lasted all five days and it could not have been more exciting. There were a number of sharp 180 degree turns in the game, not least the second innings performance by Sri Lanka, who scored 476, to set up […] READ MORE
Nidahas Trophy: Hometown Starts Off In Fine Fashion
Nidahas Trophy: Hometown Starts Off In Fine Fashion The match started with a diving catch from Jeevan Mendis at mid off to remove the mercurial Rohit Sharma. The match ended with a distraught looking Rohit Sharma shoulder in arms. Sharma was entrusted with making sure India “Team B” left the island with a trophy. Kusal […] READ MORE
Who Should Be In The ICC 2017 Test Team Of The Year?
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
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
Fearless Sri Lanka Finally Show There’s Life After The Legends
Sri Lanka's famous victory against India emphasised not only the talent at their disposal, but also that good times may well be on their way back. READ MORE
Champions Trophy Preview: Sri Lanka
Despite having a side with plenty of young talent, Sri Lanka enter the ICC Champions Trophy as real underdogs due to their recent inconsistent displays. READ MORE
Quinton de Kock: The Modern Day Gilchrist?
After another scintillating knock in the first Test against New Zealand, the influential Quinton De Kock could well be the modern-day Adam Gilchrist READ MORE