When Thisara Perera lands in Lahore, he will be stunned at the hospitality awaiting him. He is a star here. His billboards are all over Lahore. Posters of his players also are seen all over the road with Punjab Government in Lahore set to put up a great show as the Sri Lankan cricket team brings international cricket back to the country. Continue reading
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Rex Clementine, in Island, 6 October 2017, where the title runs “Lakmal recalls Lahore attack”
Fast bowler Suranga Lakmal is one of the two internationally active cricketers who was in the Sri Lankan team bus when terrorists opened fire at the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore in 2009. Lakmal and Chamara Kapugedera are the only players who are still playing international cricket from the 15-member squad. Eight years after the attack Lakmal has emerged as Sri Lanka’s leading fast bowler. He recalled the painful memories of the attack and the difficulties he goes through.
A Homely Encounter in Front of a TV Screen displaying an Ongoing Cricket Match
Anthony Sherwood, courtesy of Huffington Post Australia, 9 May 2017, where the title is “The Bizarre Cricket Dismissal Which Has Umpires And Physicists Totally Stumped”
Last weekend, on a cricket field in suburban Melbourne, something very strange happened. In a Mid Year Cricket Association match between Moonee Valley and Strathmore Heights, a batsman was bowled and the stumps ended up looking like this.