“Wella…Wella…Wella…”, chanted the Sri Lankan crowd that had thronged the stadium when Dunith Wellalage came back to bowl his second spell in the third ODI between...
Surely, you must be kidding, right? How can you not pick someone who has scored 562 runs in 19 innings at an average of 29.57 in...
Unsung Suranga Lakmal, Sri Lanka’s best bowler in the post-Murali era, renounces gloom in search of a new dawn
Ladies and gentlemen, Suranga Lakmal has announced his retirement. Sans much fanfare. Sans any media blitz. In a way, it is unfair on a bowler who...
Lahiru Kumara has been at the receiving end of scathing criticism for his death-over performances. But the fault lies more with the strategy of bowling yorkers at the death than with Lahiru Kumara.
One bowler picked up a five-wicket haul in his debut Test match in South Africa. The other bowler returned an eleven-wicket match figure in his debut...
Though the Sri Lankan team’s World Cup campaign has elicited joy and excitement, Sri Lanka has not yet made significant progress. The present optimistic sentiments are positively dangerous for the future of Sri Lanka cricket.
An in-depth look at Sri Lanka’s struggles in limited-overs cricket.
What does the selection of Pathum Nissanka and Ashen Bandara into the shorter formats say about Sri Lanka cricket?
Pathum Nissanka and Ashen Bandara were picked into shorter formats though neither of them took part in the LPL. Did LPL make a mistake by not picking them or has the Sri Lankan management made a mistake by picking them? And what do these conflicting stands say about Sri Lanka as a whole?
Sri Lanka’s strategy of valuing reliability over spin is the major reason for their downfall in Tests at home.
Sri Lanka’s home record in Tests has become, admittedly, very poor. However, it is the batsmen who have been pointed fingers at while the spinners have managed to go scot-free. The spinners deserve more flak than the batsmen and this article discusses why.
Sri Lankan selectors have been the biggest reason behind the team’s poor performances in recent times. The success of the second-string Sri Lankan side in Pakistan only proves this longstanding issue.
Shorter formats now leave no room for amateurish managerial travesties. Sri Lanka are less likely to mend their way of managing their cricket team. It is only right that the inevitable is acknowledged.