Sri Lanka Cricket Captain Kumar Sangakkara is seen here addressing fans gathered at the Independence Square in Colombo after arriving in the island this morning. A welcoming ceremony was organized for the Sri Lankan cricketers who are the runners up of the 2011 ICC World Cup after India emerged victorious at the World Cup finals on Saturday. Pix by Pradeep Dilrukshana
zafar mustafa siddiq Sunday, 03 April 2011 01:44 PM
Welcome home lions prove they are in top two team of the cricket world they have talent world recognize this good luck and best wishes .
Konde bendapu china Sunday, 03 April 2011 02:16 PM
Well Come Home ,
Dinesh Sunday, 03 April 2011 02:18 PM
You are the Greatest lions of our Nation.Jayawewa.
mike Monday, 04 April 2011 05:33 AM
Soda Waterwala Monday, 04 April 2011 04:00 PM
The boys reiterated that they did this for Sachin. Good thing too. Had they played for India, they probably would not have come to the Semis. Proud to be a Sachinian!
rrizwan mohideen Monday, 04 April 2011 04:51 PM
we are a great nation, we are proud of our cricketers. i salute our heros for their consistant show up. we are only scond to great australians, when it comes to consistancy. hoping for more success in the future.
Deeraf.maa. Monday, 04 April 2011 05:00 PM
what a brave lion(s)!!!!!!!! facing 1210m Rajahs !!!! showed their talents to the cricket world. Heartfelt congratulations.Try to be Maharajas in future.
Chandu Monday, 04 April 2011 07:08 AM
Hey lankans u never beat india.We r the champions.Sachin is our god.We r proud to be an indians.
mali Monday, 04 April 2011 07:13 AM
Well done. But unfortunately Sanga your captaincy was at it lowest, poorest in the final.
Bongo Monday, 04 April 2011 07:15 AM
Time for rethinking. Time for change....time for a new beginning....
krishna Sunday, 03 April 2011 05:43 PM
All forget abut Arjina.
Krishan Sunday, 03 April 2011 07:32 PM
Had India lost that game, can they have such an event?? Proud of you Lions..!!!
sangeetha Sunday, 03 April 2011 10:15 PM
You are our champions and a world class cricket team! We are proud of you.
Purvesh Monday, 04 April 2011 09:34 AM
Yes WE won!!!!! INDIA is the best!!!!! WE beat all the former champs- Australia, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. We rule the WORLD. But Lanka played well in the final. You are the second best Lanka.
DilHewagama Monday, 04 April 2011 01:05 AM
Sudu Putha Monday, 04 April 2011 01:34 AM
Well come home great Lions. You guys played good. We still love you no matter what the results were. Let the by gone be by gone. Concentrate on the England tour. Cheers!
MagodisThuma Monday, 04 April 2011 02:07 AM
Don't use the Good Batteries & Dead Batteries together !
Arun Monday, 04 April 2011 02:22 AM
Well done lions!!!! Win or Loose we are with you!!!! and we are going to miss Murali!!!!
Kithsiri Monday, 04 April 2011 02:46 AM
Onlly one team can win the cup. So, the other team has to lose. However, we like the way you played. Good luck for next matches and the next world cup.
True Lankan Monday, 04 April 2011 03:39 AM
Sanga and theam we are very proud of you guys and hats off to all of you. Even though we lost the Finals you guys are true Hero's in our minds.
Nishantha Rajapakse Sunday, 03 April 2011 12:38 PM
Lions will be lions. Jaya Wewa
WE NEED A REMATCH Monday, 04 April 2011 11:17 AM
i wonder why indians didnt spray the chemical to keep the dew out????? were they scared ??????
Littel kalu Sunday, 03 April 2011 12:58 PM
hats off to Mahela n Malinga.
Ravi Jayasuriya Monday, 04 April 2011 11:39 AM
I don't agree with sange when he keep saying India deserved to win. C'mon, we deserved to win as well. Our guys worked hard to get to the finals.
Nisha Monday, 04 April 2011 11:54 AM
Hey, Your God could not score 20 runs against Lanka at the Finals. Poor show.
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