R. Ashwin – The Bowling Mafia

As a kid when I went over the scorecard of the cricket matches that did not involve India, I could easily predict the bowler who would have taken most of the wickets. For Pakistan – either Wasim bhai or Waqar; For Australia – most probably McGrath; For Sri Lanka –…

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The Unsung Hero: Kumar Sangakkara


The quarter final match between Sri Lanka and South Africa wrote a different story! The script was changed & so did the chokers. They succeeded in breaking the jinx & it brought an end to the glorious career of Kumar Sangakkara. At the age of 37, when other stars start…

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Sri Lanka vs Scotland: Stats & Review

The POOL A contest between Sri Lanka & Scotland took place in Hobart, Australia. Winning the toss, Sri Lanka opted to bat first. They lost Thirimanne early but then Dilshan & Sangakkara display some beautiful piece of batting & put a solid stand of 195 runs for 2nd wicket.  Dilshan 104 (99) scored his 22nd ODI ton and Sangakkara 124 (95) created history at Hobart with his 25th ODI ton as he became the…

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