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Cricket in Hambantota during World Cup 2011 — in Pictures

March 22, 2017

 

Mahela at a critical junction

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Melbourne Lankans felicitate SL Cricket Team

February 21, 2017

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Thilanga and Samadara Sumathipala have been the strength behind Sri Lanka’s emergence as a T20 force to be reckoned with. The manner in which they humbled Australia at the MCG and in Geelong must surely have sent shivers up Cricket Australia.

Thilanga and Samadara nursed Lasith back in to a state in which he could believe in himself and provide the backbone to the team for inspiring successes in T20 cricket. His toe-crushing yorkers will be spoken about for many a year to come.

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Breaking News Today: 1996 World Cup Squad in Victory Jaunt in Australia … Marking a Golden Era

November 6, 2016

Boasting greater solidity and bodily weight today, the triumphant Sri Lankan cricket team of 1996 were hosted in celbratory manner in the land of the vanquished THEN— in Melbourne, the cricketing centre of the cricketing giants Australia,

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Rex Clementine, in The Sunday Island, 6 November 2016, where the title runs ” Golden era of Sri Lankan cricket”

The World Cup winning Sri Lankan cricket team has just concluded a trip to Australia to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their triumph on that remarkable night of March 17th 1996 at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. Seeing images of the team touring Australia brought back nostalgic memories as it was the players of this particular team that formed the nucleus of the side that ushered in the golden era of Sri Lankan cricket. The four year period from 1995 to 1998 can easily be considered as the golden era of Sri Lankan cricket for their outstanding achievements and the fear they created in opposition. They were not as dominant as Clive Lloyd’s West Indies of the 1970s, but the exciting brand of cricket they played helped change the way the sport was played.

 

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Swamped by Aussie Cricket Fans in Galle, August 2016

August 30, 2016

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Striking Scenes from the 1975 World Cup in England

August 1, 2016

teams in colmnsThe eight teams in the finals lineup –spruced up …. The captains are, front row from left: APB Tennekoon (Sri Lanka), Asif Iqbal (Pakistan), Clive Lloyd (West Indies), Mike Brearley (England), Kim Hughes (Australia), Mark Burgess (New Zealand), S Venkataraghavan (India), GE Brisbane (Canada) … Photograph: Patrick Eagar via Getty Images

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World Cup Cricketers of 1975 Enmasse for Her Majesty the Queen

August 1, 2016

1975 World Cup Squads for Queen This reproduction if from the SS Perera Collection and is part of the front cover of a book being sold at Sockwave

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Nude Bathing at Pallekalay

July 28, 2016

ALEX Alex James shows his mettle (sic) … and rumour has it that he will receive a Baggy Green when he returns home to Queensland …. from Pauline Hanson of course

SEE http://www.cricket.com.au/news/streaker-nude-one-week-prison-kandy-australia-sri-lanka-first-test/2016-07-27 FOR HIS RED-LETTER DAY IN THE COURTS ….

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