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Monday, August 3, 2015
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"Whatever ideas we come up with, we have a lot of time to execute those plans and judge ourselves on those three Tests. In one-off Test, you don't have the opportunity to correct things. It is exciting personally to play a full series as a captain and have the opportunity to execute as a team,"
Daniel Alexander
Monday, August 3, 2015
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Pakistan coach Waqar Younis Sunday hailed his players' positive and attacking approach after they comprehensively defeated Sri Lanka in all three formats on the islanders' home turf. Pakistan clinched the second Twenty20 against Sri Lanka in a sensational last-over finish by one wicket to take..
Daniel Alexander
Monday, August 3, 2015
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I am, apparently, a Maheliac. I did not know this, and did not know such a species existed, until I wrote a pair of columns over the last year on the retirements of Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara. I have always leaned towards Jayawardene, ignoring that in a normal world there is no need...
Daniel Alexander
Monday, August 3, 2015
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When clients came to see Kshema Sangakkara in the late 1980s and early 1990s, many were made to wait. A renowned civil lawyer, Kshema would be busy in the backyard of his colonial home, which had sat proudly on a Kandy hillside for close to a century.
Daniel Alexander
Monday, August 3, 2015
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"The thing about our first-class cricket when I started out was that it was much more competitive than now. There were more players of quality in the same team, whereas now it's spread very thin. I don't know what's missing now. I definitely remember club cricket being a lot tougher and a lot...
Daniel Alexander
Monday, August 3, 2015
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Indian cricket team will arrive in the island this evening for their month long tour. The tour gets underway with a three day warm-up game at R. Premadasa Stadium against Sri Lanka Board XI on Thursday. The tourists then will travel to Galle for the first Test between the countries...
Hilal
Monday, August 3, 2015
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"We have to be aggressive against spin. When we bat, we have to worry about scoring runs, not about getting out. At the same time, we have to give credit to Sri Lanka spinners as well."
Daniel Alexander
Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Former Sri Lankan captain Sanath Jayasuriya has expressed the hope that Sri Lankan government will seriously consider to send its cricket team to Pakistan as the country is now fully safe for international matches. "I have visited different places of Pakistan and fou...
WZRD
Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Classy hundreds from Steven Davies and Kumar Sangakkara propelled Surrey to a 77-run victory over Derbyshire in a high- scoring Royal London Cup match at Guildford. A crowd of 3000 saw some rich entertainment as Davies and Sangakkara added 204 in 31 overs for Surre...
WZRD
Sunday, August 2, 2015
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The skipper said he was open to playing three spinners on the Lankan wickets. “Playing three spinners is a possibility. The idea is to take 20 wickets. I strongly believe you need to play your best bowlers to give the team a chance to do that...
Hilal
Sunday, August 2, 2015
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The Sri Lankan Memon Community will conduct their Memon Premier League (MPL) T20 cricket tournament in Colombo from 24th to 30th August. Six teams of the community will participate that will be conducted in Sri Lanka for the second time.
WZRD
Sunday, August 2, 2015
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චාමර කපුගෙදරව විස්‌සයි විස්‌ස සංචිතයට නම් කිරීම සාධාරණ නොවන තීන්දුවක්‌ කියලත් චෝදනා එල්ල වෙනවා. ඔහු දේශීය තරගවලදීත් අසාර්ථක වෙලා. නමුත් විස්‌සයි විස්‌ස පුහුණු සංචිතය තේරීම සඳහා පැවැති තරගවලදී ඉක්‌මනින් දැවී ගියහම දෙපාරක්‌ ගහන්න දීල තමයි ඔහුව සංචිතයට ගෙනල්ල තියෙන්නෙ. මේක අනික්‌ ක්‍රීඩකයන්ට අසාධාරණයක්
AmilaSaman
Saturday, August 1, 2015
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"Personally, I'm disappointed about my own form, but I happily take criticism as captain. I believe that even if I was criticised by one or two people, I was personally able to unearth two or three future national players. That's what a captain should do."
WZRD
Saturday, August 1, 2015
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The touring South Africa Emerging XI started off their month-long tour with a convincing 8-wicket win over Sri Lanka Emerging XI in their first four-day match concluded on Saturday at Pallekelle.
WZRD
Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Club-based Zonal cricket tournaments will replace the failed provincial cricket system from the next season. These tournaments will follow the Premier League Club Cricket tournaments which will be played in November and December.
WZRD