Damith Samarakoon's blog

Sri Lanka's heart has been pierced

Day 2 at Chester-Le-Street, began, much like did, on Day 2 at Headingley. With Sri Lanka still very much within striking distance of breaking the game in their favour.

[Podcast] - 'Even the ICC realise our setup is a joke': Interview with Sidath Wettimuny

Hello everyone, here is my interview with Sidath Wettimuny. It's a 2 part interview on the Podcast.

[Podcast] - Kusal has a major fight on his hands

Is this finally the return of the Pod ? I sure hope so. Hope you guys enjoy it. Please give us a like on facebook and a share on twitter.

Athapaththu's Women

It’s a World Cup. Your first match is against the third ranked team in the game. A country that was a previous winner and one that has been in a number of finals, in various formats.

What's going on with Sri Lanka?

A few days ago I tweeted that Sri Lanka have not only stared into the abyss, but brought a backpack full of essentials to camp out and explore their new surroundings for the foreseeable future.

First hope, then a slow death inside

As fans it’s a very tumultuous time. A world cup around the corner, with your team unraveling by the game.

[Podcast] Tom Moody, Dav Whatmore, Russel Arnold and more pay tribute to Mahela

How do you assess and summarise the career of a player who not only played cricket on a different plane but also touched the many lives that make up the cricket fraternity? 

[Podcast] Retirement round up, Pakistan series review and India losing

What has Damith been doing in Andrew's room late at night? What's wrong with the Sri Lankan opening pair? How good is Sri Lanka's attack?

Armchair Critics Podcast - 'Sri Lanka should win the ODI series'

Andrew and Damith straddle the line between bravery and stupidity predicting a big ODI series win for Sri Lanka, right before the team crashes out for 67.

[Podcast]The Lorgat disappointment and Kiwi calamity

Join Damith and Andrew as they patronise New Zealand’s batsmen, equate South Africa’s bowlers to a bunch of 12-year-olds, suggest the Lorgat Report carries little weight because Arjuna pla

SLPL - a comprehensive review

I wrote this a few weeks ago and forgot to put it up here. Some parts of this was published on Cricinfo as well.

"It's the duty of every Sri Lankan to support the SLPL"

So says Sandeep Bhammer, the CEO of Somerset Entertainment Ventures (SEV) who are the promoters of the SLPL.

SLPL players to be paid 50-percent upfront

Last week, Andrew and I spoke with Tim May, CEO of FICA, the Federation of International Cricketers Associations on our show The Armcha

Sri Lanka win a Test series

This is a post I wrote following the series win a few days ago on my blog,

Pallekele, Day 4