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Monday, September 15, 2014
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The law on chucking has to become more streamlined and forceful. Cricket, somehow, has shown leniency about the matter and as a result, many bowlers with dodgy actions have flourished and many batsmen have been unfairly dismissed. The record books are full of chuckers.
Neil Weerasekara
Monday, September 15, 2014
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“Obviously we missed Lasith Malinga in the bowling department. Well, I think we have a very good spin bowling attack, but spin is really not coming to the game in this condition,” Mubarak told reporters after the Sri Lankan side lost by nine wickets to Mumbai Indians...
Jagath Perera
Monday, September 15, 2014
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It is a sad state of affairs that when the country’s cricketers are performing exceptionally well those who are administering it are not putting their shoulder to the wheel and working towards winning another World Cup for the country but are involved in a power struggle that has left...
CoverDrive
Monday, September 15, 2014
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"I train during the week. In other times the training happens in the midst of matches. In such a situation it is tough to identify and correct flaws. Right now I spend a lot of hours perfecting my action. I analyze a lot, every day. I think I will be able to correct whatever flaws...
CoverDrive
Monday, September 15, 2014
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Sports minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage is likely to appoint an interim committee for the country’s cricket administration until the end of the 2015 Cricket World Cup, if SLC President Jayantha Dharmadasa and Secretary Nishantha Ranatunga do not arrive at a settlement.
Rasikajy
Sunday, September 14, 2014
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Mumbai Indians revived their campaign for qualification to the main draw of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 2014 with a dominant nine-wicket win over Southern Express in Raipur on Sunday (September 14) evening, the 139-run stand between openers Mike Hussey and Lendl Simmons making the...
Ryan
Sunday, September 14, 2014
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Pakistan opening batsman Ahmed Shehzad has escaped strong disciplinary action for his controversial religious comments to Tillakaratne Dilshan of Sri Lanka as the Board let him off with just a stern reprimand for violating a clause of his central contract.
Jagath Perera
Sunday, September 14, 2014
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"It has never happened like this before. It’s a crazy set up and it’s actually in complete turmoil. There are about 2-3 groups fighting with each other not looking at the game at all and this is the country’s governing body."
Jagath Perera
Sunday, September 14, 2014
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The Maitland Place drama has taken a dramatic turn when panic gripped the beleaguered SLC executive committee with rumours saying that the authorities were contemplating to dissolve the present governing body and set up an interim committee.
Jagath Perera
Sunday, September 14, 2014
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Southern Express took advantage of Mumbai Indians’ sloppy fielding to post a formidable score of 161 for six. The Express batsmen never got going thanks to a disciplined start from the Mumbai bowlers. But some late strikes from Farveez Maharoof and Angelo Perera helped them get past the...
Jagath Perera