The Third Man
The Third Man
Tech geek, cricket fan, failing 'writer', attempted coder, and politically incorrect.
The second-string Sri Lankan team has exposed the longstanding selection issues
October 20, 2019
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
June 21, 2019
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
May 3, 2019
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?
February 18, 2019
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?
February 13, 2019
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
February 13, 2019
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
October 11, 2017
Why try to find a solution when you have men to pin the blame on?
Is Dayasiri Jayasekara the new clown in the town?
July 2, 2017
What is the monkey doing in the parrot’s nest?
Nokia’s failure and the lesson for Sri Lanka Cricket
April 29, 2017
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?
April 16, 2017
Sri Lanka cricket is only trying to save its face and alleviate the symptoms instead of addressing the root causes of the current problems.
Dickwella suspended for two limited-overs matches
February 21, 2017
Dickwella will miss the third T20I against Australia and one more limited-overs match for showing dissent at the umpire's decision.
Sri Lanka T20I squad: Lasith Malinga returns as Chandimal is dropped
February 9, 2017
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
February 4, 2017
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
February 3, 2017
Sri Lanka's leg spinner bowls his version of 'the ball of the century'.
VIDEO: Lakshan Sandakan outwits AB de Villiers with his chinaman
February 2, 2017
Sri Lanka's latest spin sensation dazzled the world's best batsman.
Australia names a new look squad for Sri Lanka T20Is
February 1, 2017
Australia's Test series in India has forced them to field a raw squad against Sri Lanka.
The selectors and the team management are the biggest culprits behind Sri Lanka’s struggles
January 30, 2017
Sri Lanka should stop thinking that certain players are be-all and end-all of the team and must look beyond them if they are to regain their pride in world cricket.
SATIRE:IOC strips Usain Bolt of a gold medal; awards it to Imran Tahir instead
January 26, 2017
Tahir has impressed IOC with his sprinting skills.
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