An in-depth look at Sri Lanka’s struggles in limited-overs 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.
This World Cup squad is what you get when you let a macaque into a parrots’ nest.
Hathurusingha has made a lot of people within Sri Lanka Cricket feel threatened. What we are seeing is their revolt against the head coach.
Given where Sri Lanka were when he took over, Hathurusingha’s stint shouldn’t be judged by the win-loss record alone.
Sri Lankan fans have clearly run out of patience. But why? And how justified is it?
Why try to find a solution when you have men to pin the blame on?
What is the monkey doing in the parrot’s nest?
Nokia’s failure to adapt to the change and its final destiny are both a lesson for Sri Lanka Cricket.
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 will miss the third T20I against Australia and one more limited-overs match for showing dissent at the umpire’s decision.
Malinga, Kapugedera, Siriwardane and Shanaka return as Chandimal and Dhananjaya de Silva are dropped.
A higher-ranking official from Sri Lanka Cricket has made a request to the players to observe ‘decorum’.
Sri Lanka’s leg spinner bowls his version of ‘the ball of the century’.