Farveez Maharoof is a former Sri Lankan cricketer who currently enjoys a prolific career as a commentator of the sport. Here, he speaks to our Editor-in-Chief Roel Raymond about life, love and giving back.
The inaugural Lanka Premier League was held recently amidst much fanfare. The games were the first to be played in eight months, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is a recap of the tournament and what diehard cricket fans can expect in the future.
Sprint Queen Susanthika Jayasinghe is to team up with her American coach Tonie Campbell find Sri Lanka’s next Olympic star.
After a long wait of six years, Sri Lanka manged to pull off a T20 series win against Pakistan, currently the top ranked T20 team in international cricket. The win is special for the team and fans alike, considering how several senior players refused to participate citing security concerns, further weakening what was considered to be an already weak side.
But against all odds, this ‘second-string’ team, as it was widely portrayed, managed to convincingly beat Pakistan, setting alight hopes of a long-awaited resurgence of the #LankanLions .
The thrill of a bike ride is incomparable, regardless of how old you may be, and Sri Lanka is one of the best places to ride. Although the phrase ‘just like riding a bike’ is a popular comparison to simplicity there’s much more to it than that. Here’s how exciting a bike ride could be!
Last year, the Sri Lanka Women’s Netball Squad clinched the Asian Championship. This year, the team is taking wing to Liverpool to compete in the Netball World Championship which is to be held in Liverpool from July 12 onwards. Despite a few initial challenges, the team is gearing up to face the competition with steely determination.
As Sri Lanka prepares to commence its #CWC2019 campaign, here’s a quick summary of the opponents Sri Lanka will have to face, and the players to watch out for.
1982 was a year of great highs and great lows for Sri Lankan cricket. The national team played its first-ever test match but mere months later, lost some of its best players to a rebel tour of apartheid South Africa. Here is the story of that rebel tour.
Sri Lanka recently won the inaugural Deaf ICC T20 World Cup, where they won all but one game through the whole series. Find out more here.
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