Atapattu Resigns Sri Lankan Head coach and one of the country’s finest top order batsman, Marvan Atapattu has lately tendered his letter of resignation to the local cricket board. In response, Sri Lanka Cricket is reported to have accepted his decision in stepping down from his coaching duties. After being appointed as the batting coach of Sri Lanka in 2011, Atapattu ...

Tharindu Kaushal Reported For Suspect Action Following the Third Test against India at the SSC Grounds, Sri Lankan spinner Tharindu Kaushal has been reported for suspect action. ICC has allowed Kaushal to continue playing international cricket until the tests are conducted at an ICC affiliated institute.  Making his debut in December 2014, Kaushal has been sharp throughout, slowly but steadily working his way to become one ...

Sri Lanka Cricket Crumbles As Mathews Remains Lone Wolf With a little support from debutant Kusal Janith Perera, the Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews fought a lone battle against a well set Indian bowling line up lately. His tremendous efforts went in vain as the rest of the batsman failed to contribute by any means.  With the pitch deteriorating slowly, the stage was set for the Sri Lankan batsman ...

Spirited India Secure Long-Awaited Series Win The Sri Lankan skipper’s brilliant fight back couldn’t resist the spirited Indian cricket team from securing a long-awaited series win in Lankan soil. The visitors were credited for outplaying the home team in every department, restricting them to lower scores throughout the series. Once again, the Sri Lankan top order failed to make any sort of contribution as Upul Tharanga and Dimuth ...

Rohit Falls As Lead Goes Past 240 Despite the fact that the Indian wickets kept falling quite cheaply towards the end of Day 3, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli managed to rebuild the innings in the first session of Day 4.  Opposed to the Sri Lankan quickies, they found it easy to tackle Rangana Herath.  When the pressure was on the hesitant Indians, the Sri Lankan skipper ...

Clarke Signs Off In Style – The Ashes Story Despite sealing the series in style, the visitors came back strong in the 5th and the final Test Match against England to bid farewell to one of the greatest Australian captains, winning the match by an innings and 46 runs. However, the home team had plenty to celebrate after their dominating performance in the 3rd and 4th Tests.  Batting first the ...

Sanga’s Career From Year 2000 to 2015 In Pictures Here’s our legend Kumar Sangakkara’s story in pictures, 2000 – Sangakkara appeals for a run out after breaking the stumps 2001 – Kumar Sangakkara sweeps en route to his 184-ball 95, Sri Lanka v England 2002 – Kumar Sangakkara during his solid double century, ATC Final Sri Lanka v Pakistan  2003 – Mahela Jayawardene, Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara share a ...

Dates Announced For Sri Lanka’s Tour of England 2016 The English Cricket Board (ECB) has lately announced the schedule for the extended Sri Lanka’s Tour of England in summer 2016. The home team believes that they can retain their glory by defeating the team that seized the Investec Test and Royal London ODI series last year.  As far as stats are concerned, the English players have a slight advantage ...

Sri Lanka Fail To Give Sanga The Perfect Farewell It was quite a difficult task for Sri Lanka to save the match as chasing a mammoth target of 413 on the last day is not a walk in the park by any means. However, the manner on which the Sri Lankan batsman gave away their wickets, made it impossible for them to get anywhere close to giving Kumar Sangakkara ...

Kumar Sangakkara: The greatest hero of our time The Cricketing world will pause for a moment, to celebrate the legendary career of Kumar Sangakkara that draws to a close, and then move on; a bit richer for the legacy he leaves behind, for the standards he raised, expectations he upheld and for his story being entwined with the story of Cricket. He has already confirmed his place ...

India On Top After Silva Dismissal After posting a healthy first innings score of 393, the Indian bowlers lately managed to get the main man Kumar Sangakkara out for just 32 runs. Immediately afterwards, the steady Silva/Thirimanne partnership was broken by Mishra, leaving the home side in a spot of bother.  Winning the toss and batting first, the Indian captain Virat Kohli together with L Rahul ...

Famous cricketing icons lately came out with emotional speeches that hailed the retiring Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara. Sri Lanka’s finest ever batsman has decided to set foot on the breaks immediately after the 2nd Test from 20th to 24th of August at the P.Sara Oval, Colombo.  The videos are as below,

Spirited Sri Lanka Set To Go For The Kill Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara, right, shares a light moment with captain Angelo Mathews Undoubtedly, the stage is set for one of the most memorable encounters in the history of Test Cricket as the Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara prepares to complete his career on a high note. Adhering to his retirement, the spirited Sri Lankan team intends to execute ...

Chandi & The Spinners Destroy India Despite failing to make any sort of impact in the first innings, the Sri Lankan bowlers thrived out of nowhere to dismantle the Indian batting line up by inserting pressure from every possible side. Dinesh Chandimal’s unbeaten 162 gave Sri Lanka a slight advantage by taking the lead to a competitive 176 runs.  Winning the toss and electing to bat first, ...

Ashwin Gets The Better Of Sri Lanka Winning the toss and electing to bat first, the Sri Lankan batting line-up was left with nothing but a clueless situation as they failed to cope up with spin and bounce throughout the day. Ashwin’s six-for dismantled the home team, bowling them out cheaply for just 183 runs.  Apart from the skipper’s 64 and Chandimal’s 59, there was not much ...

Sri Lanka vs India – Test Squads As Kumar Sangakkara closes in for retirement, the stage is set for the home team to make an impact to give him the farewell of his life. Eyeing on a series victory, the Sri Lankan squad was named lately with the inclusion of the uncapped Vishwa Fernando.  As Lahiru Thirimanne and Dinesh Chandimal regained their spots, Kithuruwan Vithanage was dropped due ...

One Last Cheer For Sanga With over 12,000 Test runs, the 37-year-old Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara has reached the peak of his career with only two international Test matches left to go. Remaining as one of the best batsman in the history of international cricket, Sangakkara has never lost sight of the number one position in the longer format of the game.  Apart ...

Pakistan Aim To Complete Hatrick Series Win Despite the fact that the Sri Lankans tried multiple ways to stop the visitors, Pakistan was rather dominant in all formats of the game. With outstanding all-round performances, the visitors were able to get the upper hand over the inexperienced opponents in all three departments. Following the loss in the longer format of the game, the Sri Lankan selectors opted ...

Injured Chameera To Miss The First Test Sri Lanka’s Dushmantha Chameera bowls during the seventh and final one-day international cricket match between New Zealand Considered as the next best fast bowling prospect for Sri Lanka, young Dushmantha Chameera will unfortunately miss the first Test against India at the Galle International Stadium from August 12 to 16.  By taking the youngster’s value and future into consideration, the selectors ...

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