How to Win a T20..

For the Love of the Game
Image SourceThe current season of the IPL is on the way and has produced some great matches so far. From the match where the Mumbai Indians won in the last ball; to the match yesterday where the Chennai Super Kings pulled off a heist by chasing over 200 runs to win. All these matches have shown the beauty of ...

Time for Sri Lanka to go back to "Spin School.."

For the Love of the Game
Image Source The Sri Lanka vs England test series ended today with England winning the second test match at P. Sara stadium by 8 wickets to level the series at 1-1. It was a dominant performance by the Englishmen after they were beaten comprehensively by the Sri Lankans at Galle. Sri Lanka fought hard and did well to take the ...

Sanga Will be Back..

For the Love of the Game
Image SourceThe ongoing test series between the Sri Lankans and the Englishmen has seen a lot of batting failures from both teams. Though the English are the ones who are facing the biggest problems in batting , the Sri Lankans are also having problems with their top order failing in both test matches so far. The latest was today ...

Lankan Lions tame the Englishmen in Grand Style..

For the Love of the Game
Image SourceThe Sri Lankan Lions beat the Englishmen today at the Galle InternationalCricket Stadium by 75 runs after a superlative all round performance. It was a magicalwin with all the team members giving their bit at vital stages and in the end ,the team as predictedearlier was able to screw the Englishmen in front of their own barmy armywho ...

Mahela Jayawardene - Sri Lanka's Best Ever Test Batsman

For the Love of the Game
Image Source It took me a while to accept this but now, I totally believe it. Mahela Jayawardene is the best ever test batsman Sri Lanka has produced to date. That fact was confirmed today by Mahela himself with his epic innings against the Englishmen at Galle. An innings played when the chips were down and Sri Lanka perilously close ...

Time for Sri Lanka to Screw the English..

For the Love of the Game
Image SourceSo after playing so many One Day Internationals over the past few months, the Sri Lankan Lions will be changing their attire to white again and will be playing the Englishmen in a two test series. All is set for the first test starting tomorrow and it will be played at the picturesque Galle International Cricket Stadium.The England team ...

Is it all over for Angelo?

For the Love of the Game
Image Source The Sri Lankan test squad for the upcoming test series with England was announced today and the notable absentee was Angelo Mathews. The guy has been absent from the Sri Lankan team since the finals of the CB series and as reported by cricinfo , it is said that the calf problem that has been troubling him is ...

Why Chamara Silva should be given another Chance..

For the Love of the Game
Image SourceChamara Silva is one of those players the Sri Lankan cricket fans love to hate. He has been a thorn in the Sri Lankan team for many years after finally the selectors decided to drop him. Yet, he has come with a bang scoring 163 runs against the visiting England team in the ongoing practice match. Here are five ...

What the Indians are saying about their Asia Cup exit on Twitter

For the Love of the Game
After India's exit from the Asia Cup last night, the Indian cricketers and commentators have expressed their views on their exit on Twitter. The following are some of them which got my attention.Virat Kohli Rohit Sharma Sanjay Manjrekar Harsha Bhogle Aaskash Chopra What do you think ? Do share your thoughts on the comments section. Cheers!!

Take that India !!

For the Love of the Game
Image SourceThe Indians must be thinking what they are doing wrong. They always bow out a tournament after depending on Sri Lanka and Sri Lanka seems to fail them (which is a good thing). This time it happened in the Asia Cup last night and for once most Sri Lankans are happy that we loss to Bangladesh , we ...

Jaded Sri Lanka face Acid Test against Bangladesh

For the Love of the Game
Image SourceSo after the fireworks by Virat Kohli and co. against the Pakistanis last night, Sri Lanka will face Bangladesh tomorrow to get a consolation win and complete the Asia Cup on a high. Bangladesh needs to beat us tomorrow in order to send India home and go to the finals.Deep down, I really hope that happens, I really love ...

Virat Kohli is Just Awesome !!

For the Love of the Game
Image Source I know he plays for our noisy, hate neighbors. I know he is a badass and looks ugly when he shouts for nothing at most times.Yet, the guy is a damn good batsman and he showed his class again today by kicking the asses of their most hated rivals Pakistan in an epic innings of 183 at the ...

The days our Cricketers were not Cocksuckers..

For the Love of the Game
Today is a very special day for all Sri Lankan cricket fans. It marks 16 years since our Sri Lankan Lions won the cricket world cup in 1996 beating the Aussies at the Gaddaffi stadium in Lahore. Nobody except us believed our team can go all the way and our team responded the same by playing some magnificent cricket. We ...

Tendulkar's Orgasm Blown Away to Bits.. What a Crappy 100th 100

For the Love of the Game
So after about 33 ODI games, Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar entered the cricket record books as the only man to get hundred international hundreds. He scored his 49th one day century today to cap off his 51 test centuries. A truly remarkable effort by true a legend of the game. Yet, his orgasm of celebration was blown away, when his crappy ...

The Virus we all know as " Kapugedera"

For the Love of the Game
Image Source Chamara Kapugedera was once considered as one of the brightest young cricketing stars of Sri Lanka. He was added to the Sri Lankan team at a very young age and really performed well in his first few matches including a memorable test 50 against the Englishmen at Trent Bridge in 2006; which we later went on to win. ...

The Asia Cup is On.. Who Will Win it This Time ?

For the Love of the Game
Image SourceSo after a tiresome and successful tour Down Under, The Sri Lankan Lions are now in Bangladesh contesting in the Asia Cup. The first match was held last Sunday where Pakistan pulled out a hard fought victory against the hosts. Today Sri Lanka will play their first game against their most favorite foe in world cricket, India. Predicting ...

Lasith Malinga should be Dropped..

For the Love of the Game
Image Source Well at least for a short period of time, or at least given a break. True he is "Slinger Malinga " and is the only bowler Mahela can turn up to in order to bowl those toe crushing yorkers to dismiss the opposition batsmen. Yet recently, he has become so inconsistent. It is high time he should be ...

Farewell to " The Wall "

For the Love of the Game
Image Source Rahul Dravid , one of the most admired cricketers in the modern era announced his retirement from First Class Cricket yesterday. With his form dipping in the last few series he played, specially in the last Australian tour where he struggled to even get 1 century, the writing was on the wall for him , Tendulkar and Laxman ...

Sri Lanka.. The Bridesmaids of International Cricket

For the Love of the Game
Image SourceFirst it was England, now it is Sri Lanka. We are the team who played the best cricket right throughout and faltered in the end. We are the bridesmaids who had the chance sleep with the husband, yet didn't take that chance and just kissed him and said Goodbye. It is the story isn't it ? it is ...

Bring it Home Boys..

For the Love of the Game
Image SourceThe climax is here and it is time to do it all one more time. I am sure our Lions will win this one and after loosing so much finals in the past few years, it is high time we take it all. My wishes are with our Lankan Lions and I am sure they will keep our ...