Sandeep Bhammer, the CEO of Somerset Entertainment Ventures (SEV), explains the SLPL tournament’s origins, its format and structure and the financial motivators for both SLC and SEV. Bhammer provides insights into the SLPL’s future as well its sustainability. He also teaches Damith the difference between a failed start and a simple postponement – listen to the show, you’ll know what we mean!

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Andrew is back from hibernation and joins Damith as the two talk to Tim May, CEO of FICA, the Federation of International Cricketers Associations. Tim explains  FICAs role in resolving last years Sri Lankan player’s pay disputes, the inner workings of the SLPL contracts, the rise of domestic 2020 leagues and the lasting impact is it having on the international game.

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Stripping apart the Decision Review System (DRS)

In a 2 part discussion, Damith is joined by  Kartikeya Date from the blog A Cricketing View, to help peel away the many layers of the DRS onion and investigate its objectives, its struggle to marry the umpire and technology and where it is currently heading.

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Karthikeye explains the initial goal of DRS, its impact on cricket at large and the paradigm shift in what the ICC are trying to gain from it now. He also talks in depth about the philosophy of DRS, the referral protocol and what its limitations are.

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Damith quizzes Date about the amount of testing DRS has been put under, the differences between the two ball tracking technologies and the struggles between the ICC and the BCCI.
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In a 2 part discussion, Damith is joined by Kartikeya Date from the blog A Cricketing View, to help peel away the many layers of the DRS onion and investigate its objectives, its struggle to marry the umpire and technology and where it is currently heading.

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Join Damith and Indika (Andrew is still away on his US road-trip), as they look back at the Pakistan tour and its missed opportunities for Sri Lanka. Damith then explains why he is not ready to get caught up in the SLPL hype just yet and the pair also look in to why no one is looking into the Sri Lanka A side.

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