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SL players to go: Who will miss whom?

The dilemma now stays as National Duty versus Money. Yeah, “Come back home” says the Sri Lankan Cricket Board to all its players playing in the IPL. Controversy seems to be playing a role here, as this decision is guessed to be taken after the ill-treatment to Rajapaksa and Co during the Finals of WC. Read the rest of this entry

Adieu to a cracking journey- WC

There are very events in the world which can topple the human heart and mind as easily as this year’s World cup… “First ball of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011..from Shafiul Islam to Virender Sehwag…smashed past extra cover and it’s a boundary…WHAT A BEGINNING !!… 1..2..3.. the cricket world cup has finally kicked off with a blast !! The most awaited and the first blockbuster event of the decade is finally here…Its most welcome anticipation across the globe, especially, in the fourteen participatin gnations of which four were associate nations. Two groups, group A and group B were to form seven teams each. Group A would have Pakistan, Australia, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, Kenya and Canada battling it out. On the other side, Group B would consist of India, South Africa, England, West Indies, Bangladesh, Ireland and Netherlands contesting strongly. Top four teams from each group would qualify for the first stage of knockouts – The Quarter finals. Read the rest of this entry

No Referral System for Indo- Aus Series

We saw a lot of Wrong Decisions in the Match between India and Sri Lanka recently due to which India lost the game. So, we blame the Umpires for wrong decisions. But, it was available the Tri Series and because India did not want it, it was not used. So somehow India paid the price for not accepting the URDS system. Read the rest of this entry

India really prepared for 2011?

The last game between India and Sri Lanka saw a very poor performance from the Indian Batsmen. Yuvraj Singh, the highest scorer, scoring 38 runs. When others score, Yuvraj doesn’t score, when Yuvraj scores, others don’t score. India without Sachin Tendulkar+ Gautam Gambhir totally rely upon Virender Sehwag only. Read the rest of this entry

Randiv banned, Dilshan fined for No-Ball incident

The Lankan Cricket board has taken serious action on the players involved in the No-Ball Incident denying Virender Sehwag his century. The Bowler who bowled the No- Ball deliberately got in some popularity and soon now got a ban slapped against him which ensures that he will miss the one match of the one day series. Not only this, he has also been fined fully out of his match fee. Read the rest of this entry

Randiv "overstepping" controversy

In the last match between India and Sri Lanka, Suraj Randiv on the last ball of the Match bowled a No-Ball. On doing so, he denied Sehwag's century even though Sehwag scored a six. But he could not deny India winning. Even if Sehwag scored no run of that ball, it was a no ball,1 run. Hence India won. Read the rest of this entry

Silva back, Welegedara, Kandamby left out of tri series

The Sri Lankan Selectors selected the Lankan squad for the tri series involving India and New Zealand starting August 10th in Lanka. Left hand Seamer Chanaka Welegedara and Batsman Thilina Kandamby have been left out for the Series. They are replaced by Pacer Dilhara Fernando and Batsman Chamara Silva. Read the rest of this entry

Elephant Mascot for ICC WC 2011

Just before 200 Days to go for the ICC World Cup 2011 to be held in Sub Continent, The International Cricket Council unveiled the P Sara Oval Stadium in Colombo Yesterday just before the start of India Sri Lanka 3rd Test. Read the rest of this entry

Sangakkara replaces Sehwag as Top Test Batsman

Kumar Sangakkara overtook Virender Sehwag as the No.1 Batsman in Test Cricket rankings after his blistering double hundred against India in the 2nd Test. Sehwag has been dropped to No.2 spot after the 99 against Lanka in second Test game. Read the rest of this entry

Gambhir ruled out, Harbhajan doubtful

The Indian Opener, Gautam Gambhir has been ruled out of the third and final test game against Sri Lanka at the P Sara Oval in Colombo. With this major blow for India, the Indian bowling spearhead Harbhajan Singh too is doubtful for the Third test game as he was not fully fit for the practice session. Read the rest of this entry

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