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Chandika Hathurusingha – Is He as Good as He is Cracked Up to Be as a Coach?

(I wrote this piece before Chandika Hathurusingha accepted the coaching role for the national team by Sri Lanka Cricket. I forgot to publish this for some reason but since I still think my arguments still stand, thought of publishing this as it is.) 845 more words

Sports

Ranatunga Interview: Bangladesh can win World Cup

Former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga gave an interview to Dhaka Tribune where he talked about Sri Lanka and Bangladesh cricket, T20s, the 1996 World Cup win and Test matches, among other topics… 2,087 more words

Cricket

Famous Test Matches – Pakistan v Sri Lanka, Rawalpindi, 1999-00

Pakistan, under new captain Saeed Anwar, were looking for redemption on their home turf following a 3-0 whitewash defeat in Australia. The Sri Lankans however had started the tour on a positive note, sweeping the ODI series 3-0, and aimed at repeating the success of their last Test series in Pakistan – a… 1,397 more words

History

Crouching lions, missing dragons and the search for serendipity

Yes, there is an India-Sri Lanka test series that has just concluded. It came and went like some sort of whatsapp forward whose lifetime is measured in milliseconds. 1,702 more words

2011 World Cup Final: India vs Sri Lanka match was fixed, says Ranatunga

Former Sri Lanka skipper Arjuna Ranatunga today demanded an investigation into the country’s 2011 World Cup final defeat by India amid allegations of match fixing. 504 more words