Last Man Out's blog

A few thoughts on Sri Lanka's ODI woes

Well ,well,well things aren’t going our way are they,As fan it’s  painful to watch this team play.It used to be even when we lost ,the team fought hard there was a obvious plan and fa

What Sri Lanka can take away from the India series

Sri lanka has been fortunate or unfortunate  enough  to play india back to back in a short period of time.

Dear new selection panel,

Congratulations on your new positions.i'm currently watching the T20 against pakistan it's  currently 68/7 and i've switched off the tv.The batting so far has been embarrassing.


After the highs of the test series against pakistan sri lanka cricket came crashing back to their usual level of mediocrity in yesterdays 1st odi  against Pakistan.With all due respect to test cr

Sri Lanka Champions Trophy squad analysis

So the selectors came out with the champions trophy squad as many close watchers of the sri lankan team would agree the selections as usual were uninspired .As usual the selectors went with the tried

Where is Sri Lankan Test cricket heading?

As the new year dawns many of you will look ahead to the year with renewed optimism and determination .But if you are a sri lanka cricket fan I feel sorry for you.

Sri Lanka's selection bubble

"Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt. Only by being open to change will you have a true opportunity to get the most from your talent." - Nolan Ryan

What is Sri Lanka's best team combination for QF?

Given the lack of bowling power against Australia what is the best team combination for SL going forward?

A bowling plan for Sri Lanka

First up let me just say the team I would like to see sri lanka playing.

1.Dilshan 2.Thiri 3.Sanga 4.Chandimal 5.Mahela 6.Matthews 7.Thisara 8.Senanayake 9.Herath 10.Malinga 11.Lakmal

4 out of the box options for Sri Lanka against England

The most obvious thing sri lanka could change is promote jayawardena to the top of the order the numbers support the move as the jayawardena averages a significant percent more as opener than playing in the middle order.

World T20 2014 Bangladesh: Sri Lanka and group opponents preview

Sri Lanka the last editions runners up go into the tournament as one of the favorites to win the tournament. What sri lanka has going for them is their familiarity with the Bangladesh conditions having been playing there for close to two months Lankans will hit the ground sprinting with the momentum of being the Asia cup champions and not having lost in Bangladesh from the beginning of the year.

ICC Champions Trophy Sri Lanka Preview

 The champions trophy begins it’s long overdue end on the 6th June with India taking on the proteas.

Aus vs SL ODI series review: So close yet so far

Sri lanka are fast garnering a reputation for being a team that falls apart at the big moments,in a bellerive oval pitch that resembled a pitch from the premadasa, sri lanka mentally capitulated to a

Lack of fast bowling resources stand in the way of overseas success

It has been 31 years since sri lanka gained test playing status during this period sri lanka have done exceptionally well in limited overs cricket even overshadowing some of the well established cou

Fatigue and inconsistent team selection taking its toll

During the 1st ODI against Pakistan it was evident that the big three of our batting line-up Mahela, Dilshan and Sanga were struggling considerably, their decision making was muddled against a good b