Theviyanthan Krishnamohan

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Tech geek, cricket fan, failing 'writer', attempted coder, and politically incorrect.
Sri Lanka need a cultural revolution in the shorter formats

An in-depth look at Sri Lanka’s struggles in limited-overs cricket.

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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?

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Sri Lanka’s epidemic of non-spinning “spinners”

Sri Lanka’s strategy of valuing reliability over spin is the major reason for their downfall in Tests at home.

Sri Lanka have a spin-bowling problem and we need to talk about it

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.

The second-string Sri Lankan team has exposed the longstanding selection issues

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.

Sri Lanka should forget shorter formats altogether

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.

Sri Lanka World Cup Squad: Ashantha de Mel has put Sri Lanka cricket back by several years

This World Cup squad is what you get when you let a macaque into a parrots’ nest.

Is there a conspiracy to get rid of Hathurusingha?

Hathurusingha has made a lot of people within Sri Lanka Cricket feel threatened. What we are seeing is their revolt against the head coach.

Have Sri Lanka failed to improve under Hathurusingha?

Given where Sri Lanka were when he took over, Hathurusingha’s stint shouldn’t be judged by the win-loss record alone.

Hathurusingha is no magician

Sri Lankan fans have clearly run out of patience. But why? And how justified is it?

Why gender politicians should stop with blaming the male establishment for women’s cricket’s slow progress

Why try to find a solution when you have men to pin the blame on?

Is Dayasiri Jayasekara the new clown in the town?

What is the monkey doing in the parrot’s nest?

Nokia’s failure and the lesson for Sri Lanka Cricket

Nokia’s failure to adapt to the change and its final destiny are both a lesson for Sri Lanka Cricket.

Will Sri Lanka swallow the Red Pill?

Sri Lanka cricket is only trying to save its face and alleviate the symptoms instead of addressing the root causes of the current problems.

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Dickwella suspended for two limited-overs matches

Dickwella will miss the third T20I against Australia and one more limited-overs match for showing dissent at the umpire’s decision.

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Sri Lanka T20I squad: Lasith Malinga returns as Chandimal is dropped

Malinga, Kapugedera, Siriwardane and Shanaka return as Chandimal and Dhananjaya de Silva are dropped.

Sri Lankan cricketers asked to remove their hair dye and piercings

A higher-ranking official from Sri Lanka Cricket has made a request to the players to observe ‘decorum’.

VIDEO: Upul Chandana bowls Warne’s ball of the century

Sri Lanka’s leg spinner bowls his version of ‘the ball of the century’.