Separating Sport From Politics – the Sri Lankan Cricket Way.

An in-depth, well researched account of Sanath Jayasuriya’s role in the future of SL cricket.

Sri Lanka Cricket Blog | ශ්‍රි ලංකා ක්‍රිකට් බ්ලෝග්

Right, where to begin with this one? Firstly I would like to point out that having come to cricket in the mid to late 90’s, and watching the Sri Lankan team since then, Sanath Jayasuriya remains one of my cricketing heroes, and whatever he does in his political career, will have no bearing on that. It was a privilege to watch Sri Lanka play during his and several other legends of the game. My first ever Sri Lanka match came quite late in my life, during the 2004 Asia Cup which was held in SL. I was at what was essentially the semi-final. India needed to win, but we were already through to the final. India batted first and scored 271 – notable scores from Sehwag, Ganguly and Yuvraj. SL fell 4 short of that, but in truth we should have got nowhere near that target. Jayasuriya was coming off…

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One Response to Separating Sport From Politics – the Sri Lankan Cricket Way.

  1. maithri89 says:

    thanks for the reblog 😉

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