Chanel's blog

Punjabi pressure on Sangakkara

Oh boy! Kings Eleven Punjab have played two games and have nothing to show for it. Sangakkara's first two games as captain of Punjab at the IPL couldn't have gotten off to a more terrible start.

Extremist elements in India want India's tour to Sri Lanka called off

Elements from India's Tamil dominated, pro-Tamil Tiger, state of Tamil Nadu are attempting to prevent India from touring Sri Lanka.

The Indian team is to take part in a Triangular ODI series which also features New Zealand and Sri Lanka. India are scheduled to play their first official match on the island, against New Zealand, on September 11 2009.

T20 – The death of Test Cricket?

If you are a hardcore fan of the game it would, no doubt, thrill you to see an hour or two of enthralling play, where the batsman is steadfastly defending his wicket against a world class bowler. But if you know nothing of cricket, would you want to watch a bloke knocking the ball in front of him shouting “No” and “Waiting”, for half an hour?

Video: Russell Arnold on Aussie Talk Show

Retired Sri Lankan cricketer Russell Arnold was featured on an Australian Talk Show. Arnold spoke about the terrorist attacks on the Sri Lankans.

He also shares his conversations with the players moments after the attack.

Sri Lanka Vs Pakistan, 1st ODI - The build up to a humdinger

International cricket finally returns to Pakistan. Where India and Australia fear to tread the brave Lankans will fearlessly traverse.

Tri-Nation Tournament in Bangladesh 2009 - What a final!

What a game it was! A fitting final regardless of which team you support. When Sri Lanka won the toss and put the Bengalis in I thought, "This will be quick".

"If the Minister wants to dissolve the Interim Committee he can go ahead" - Arjuna

Greetings fellow Lankans! By now you must be accustomed to hearing of crisis after crisis that emanates from the body that governs our Cricket. Well, I am!