The Armchair Critics

30 May, 2014

'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. They also pussyfoot around the Dinesh Chandimal in the room, and look ahead to the England Tests, with a twitter roundup thrown in.

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16 Nov, 2013

Coaches, lightsabers and Sanga 2.0

Remember Andrew and Damith? Neither did we until the pair made an unanticipated return. They deep dive into Sri Lanka's hunt for a new coach and they stumble through their podcasting cobwebs to marvel at Sangakkara 2.0. Then the duo bring out their raincoats to talk about the NZ tour and the impact of the Murali Cup. Grab it while it's hot and listen while you can because who knows when they'll do another show.

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05 Dec, 2012

Mahela's thoughts on the Australian tour and more

Damith and Andrew dial a wrong number and find Mahela Jayawardene at the other end of the line. Jayawardene, speaking from Canberra, then opens up about the upcoming Australian tour and more.

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24 Nov, 2012

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 played no part in it, and lament the Thisara Perera shaped hole in the Test squad to Australia. They also talk to Michael Wagener of cricket.geek.nz about New Zealand cricket, and astoundingly for a podcast featuring Damith, Ajantha Mendis is not mentioned once.

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14 Nov, 2012

Test Squad dissection and the scrapping of Test matches

Andrew and Damith discuss the Sri Lankan Test squad ahead of the first Test against New Zealand. And later, they lament the postponement of Test matches in 2013, as they try to make sense of the decisions SLC have been making in recent times.

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