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Sanga should have gone back home with Murali

Kumar Sangakkara sounded dejected at the presentation ceremony.

If I was all talk as he is, I would be dejected too.

His captaincy and his opinions are miles apart. All his talk of being positive and playing positive go out the door when it comes to marshaling his fielders.

Lasith Malinga, talent wasted

There was something very evident in Sri Lanka's recent 2-0 Test drubbing at the hands of India. It was the lack of a bowler who could completely take the pitch out of the equation. Muralitharan can be that bowler, but on dull, low wickets in India even Muralitharan looks ordinary. And indeed, Muralitharan's figures in India show how ineffective he has been there.

Father appointed match referee for Sri Lanka-A team fixture when son opens batting for the team

Everything that happens under Somachandra De Silva's watch seems to get quietly swept under the carpet. Somehow if Ranatunga was at the helm people would be screaming for heads to roll. Ranatunga's head. That's a sign of how heavily politicized our cricket has become.

Sri Lanka Cricket - Sunday round up - 24 Jan 2008

Today the 24th of January 2006 is a joyous day for any Sri Lankan cricket fan. Join me as I round up the day's news stories..