Next batsman

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The opening of the ticket reservations for the ICC Cricket World Cup was announced at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Hambanthota today. Seen here is MP Namal Rajapaksa son of President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the announcement ceremony. Pix By Pradeep Pathirana    


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  • Calistus Jayatilleke Sunday, 17 October 2010 10:48 AM

    Looks like Sana has already reserved his place in the team for the World Cup with his influence with the Rajapakses - big and small!

    Tuan Mohamed Sunday, 17 October 2010 10:58 AM

    Sana: Don't worry Malli we will the Cup for the 2nd time.

    Tharaka Chanaka Sunday, 17 October 2010 11:07 AM

    At least we know the IMF massive loans given are well spent building stadiums ONLY in Hambantota.

    Appuhamy Sunday, 17 October 2010 11:14 AM

    May I know the price of that watch ?

    Tharaka Chanaka Sunday, 17 October 2010 11:14 AM

    Show Off!

    Des Sunday, 17 October 2010 11:14 AM

    Ground facilities dont seem to be even 20% complete, how on earth will they have world cup matches there in Feb 2011. such a waste of public funds when there are so many grounds in Colombo which could be converted to international standards.

    Aiyo Aiyo Sunday, 17 October 2010 11:16 AM

    What is better ? Build a stadium in the south or a few more houses in the North ?

    Wak Perera Sunday, 17 October 2010 11:18 AM

    Oh! Sri Lanka Cricket! Are you planing to make Hambanthota the next Lords Cricket Ground as the ruling Lords of Lanka involved as shown in these pics.

    Wak Perera Sunday, 17 October 2010 11:23 AM

    Sanath says to Namal " Tell them to select me to play in the World Cup as I am a native here and a MP of yours."

    Saman Sunday, 17 October 2010 01:38 PM

    Looks a nice pitch for batting!, Good Luck to our Team in 2011 World Cup.

    milli Sunday, 17 October 2010 01:39 PM

    Sana's nool mitiya has reduced..... or is it just on his other hand. Hope he doesn't spoil SL's chances of wining the WC.

    Ibnu Batuta Sunday, 17 October 2010 01:55 PM

    It's quite evident that all the "real batsmen" have been sidelined and Namal is doing all the shots.

    faizalsamsu Sunday, 17 October 2010 02:05 PM

    only Hambantota.... gud one:)

    Yehiya-Doha Sunday, 17 October 2010 02:11 PM

    People are suffering without food.Salaya fish 500g is Rs130/=. Most of people wages are below $3.for a day.

    Rizvi Sunday, 17 October 2010 02:13 PM

    Next Batsman or Next President ...?

    Josh Sunday, 17 October 2010 02:35 PM

    i thought the tickets went on sale few months back!!!

    was this yet another "show" just put on??

    Soldier from Sinha R Sunday, 17 October 2010 02:36 PM

    World is laughing.

    Thinuka Sunday, 17 October 2010 02:39 PM

    "Next batsman" nice heading.. ahahaha gooood

    amg Sunday, 17 October 2010 02:49 PM

    maru / politics.

    athula Sunday, 17 October 2010 03:07 PM

    which one is smater and masculine.

    unl Monday, 18 October 2010 10:24 AM

    Work hard man. dont Cry. and dont beg

    CONCORS Sunday, 17 October 2010 03:14 PM


    the undertaker Sunday, 17 October 2010 03:17 PM


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