Monthly Archives: April 2012

A game theorist’s analysis on Sri Lanka’s WC 2011 Final team selections

We continue with our very low key World Cup theme. It’s so low key that you’d be hardpressed to call it a theme. But we don’t march to the beat of any one. Cricket fans are usually pretty nerdy. Here is a fan who is exceptionally so. Shehan sends this one in to once and [...]

Podcast – IPL and SL players and Eng tour round up

In Part 1  – We discuss the IPL and the Sri Lankan players participation in it and the the role of the Sri Lankan Cricket board in all the controvery that has come with it. (Sorry about the up and down audio on this one!) Podcast Powered By Podbean Download In Part 2 – We [...]

WC 2011 Fan Memories Montage

April 2nd 2011 was a very painful day for most Sri Lankans. Inspired by SightScreen.com, the sadist in us thought it best to rehash some of that pain and get you to share it with the rest of the world. We thought a year and 2 weeks on was a good time to get this [...]

Is a drawn series as good as it sounds?

King Cricket’s asked if a 1-1 result is satisfactory for England. Given how the series started in Galle and with the shadow of Ajmal looming over them you would have think it’s acceptable. But what about Sri Lanka? After a hard graft in Australia and sleep walking in Bangladesh, this was a chance for Sri [...]

Are SL openers really up to it?

What defines a good test side? The obvious answers include bowlers who can pick up 20 wickets, a good all rounder, a cogent number 3 and an astute leader. One aspect that can get overlooked is the role of the openers. Throughout crickets vast history the sides that have genuinely done well have always relied [...]