Picking Sri Lanka’s All-Time Greatest Test Match XI

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Picking Sri Lanka’s Best All-Time Test XI The Island Nation has had its fair share of success in the longer format. Players such as Kumar Sangakkara and Muttiah Muralitharan have been pivotal to Sri Lanka’s test XI in the past. They are characterised by their spin-friendly nature and batting strength. Over the years, Sri Lanka […] READ MORE


Selecting Sri Lanka’s All-Time ODI XI

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Sri Lanka’s All-Time ODI XI The Island Nation won the 1996 Cricket World Cup and therefore some of Sri Lanka’s best all-time ODI players are likely to be from that XI. And so it proves. Muttiah Muralitharan and Sanath Jayasuriya are easy picks in this team. However, Sri Lanka also reached finals in both 2007 […] READ MORE


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




Farewell, Rangana Herath

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A despairing dive, agonizingly falling short by a millimeter or two from safety and that was it, Rangana Herath’s last act on a cricketing field. Not a fitting way to end for the game’s best left arm bowler but certainly a one that was emblematic of his whole cricketing journey. Fighting till the very end […] READ MORE