Sa’adi Thawfeeq, courtesy of ESPN cricinfo, where the title is “Sri Lanka A coach Gunawardene eager to work with the next generation”
Archive for June, 2016
Desultory Chatter from Keen Cricket Bloggers
Ilanks: “Isn’t there a Ben Foakes being discussed as a potential keeper for England. If he’s selected, England could have Stokes, Woakes and Foakes in the line-up!” Yes indeed. And wouldn’t that be A Thing?
This is now the second-highest seventh-wicket partnership in ODIs… behind only Buttler and Adil Rashid’s tub-thumping stand against NZ at Edgbaston last summer
This stand is mildly reminiscent of Broad and Bopara’s rescue act to beat India at Old Trafford in 2007
Ten years and two days ago, Ireland welcomed England to Stormont. It was Ireland’s first ever one-day international. This was a heady day, but also a faintly incongruous one. Ireland’s best player, Ed Joyce, was playing for England; their next best, Niall O’Brien and Eoin Morgan, were unable to play because they had been retained by their counties. In the circumstances Ireland’s margin of defeat – 38 runs – was far better than feared, but the match felt more like an exhibition game than a fully-fledged ODI.
Courtesy of The Island, 4 June 2016, where the title is different …… http://www.thepapare.com/kusal-mendis-feature-trishaw-drivers-son-set-to-conquer-lords/
Indian scientist Dr. Abdul Kalam told youngsters to dream. He went on to add, “Dream is not what you see in sleep. Dream is something which doesn’t let you sleep. In Sri Lankan cricketer Kusal Mendis, millions of youngsters have a role model to look up to and chase their own dreams. The eldest son of trishaw driver, Mendis pursued his cricketing talents amidst many hardships.