Category Archives: Sri Lanka

The Way They Played

Bit of a departure from ‘usual’ this time as I got struck by inspiration by a current test match, England’s win in Galle the other day. “It was the way they played,” said Jonathan Agnew, As if history rendered it … Continue reading

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So Many Drawn

Betwixt one day internationals, Squeezed a first test on Indian soil, Sri Lanka showed something the best of themselves, But the match never came to the boil. There was runs scored, as ever in India so, Mendis’ hundred a feat … Continue reading

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There Once Was A Match At Lahore

The teams had moved onto Lahore, And Pakistan opened the door, For Zaheer and Imran, Out went Rizwan uz Zaman, And they played twice as well as before. The first innings Imran took eight, Just Dias not taking his bait, … Continue reading

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Wettimuny the First

Wettimuny the opener, Wettimuny the leech, Wettimuny the sweeper, Who played within reach. Wettimuny the grinder, Wettimuny Herculean, Wettimuny is hist’ry, A first centurion.

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Panic In Karachi

Panic in Karachi, In the stands more than the field, Saw Pakistan victorious, And Sri Lanka slowly yield. A ton for Saleem Malik, Watchful and pensive throughout, Put on 150 with Javed, And the match beyond any doubt. Sri Lanka … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka Makes Eight

Welcome, Sri Lanka, the eighth test side, Let’s see what you bring to the the game, A team of De Silvas, of Mendis, de Mel, Of soon to be world renowned names. An early stumble, and fight back too, Day … Continue reading

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