Dunupala Hanwella Sunday, 12 November 2023 11:20 AM
This is a postmortem! Where is the culprit RW? Decision is that the person is dead and cannot be recovered!
Rajiv De Silva Sunday, 12 November 2023 12:22 PM
Mahela What about Afganistan. They played much better cricket than our boys. So your arguments for this poor perfomance is not valid.
FairJudge Sunday, 12 November 2023 12:23 PM
Whoever is right or wrong in this SL cricket saga ((Minister and SL Cricket), should SL cricket be above the law? Who are they answerable? Not obviously ICC? They must be answerable to SR Lanka.
Why the hell Afganistan is not suspended by ICC when their women are not allowed to play cricket by their Talaban Government?. Tell me if that's not clear political interference. Why ICC has double standards? Afganistan should have been suspended long time ago. That's why countries like Australia have refused to play Agganistan in Australia.
Very valid Sunday, 12 November 2023 08:02 PM
You've got a very valid point.
Bandu Sunday, 12 November 2023 12:40 PM
Even though Shammi did not directly answer that SLC went to the ICC and pushed them, the Vice President Ravin Wickeremaratne : "As a Full Member, it is our right to go to the ICC," SLC vice-president Ravin Wickramaratne told ESPNcricinfo*.
So Shammi is shamming.
Mokan Sunday, 12 November 2023 01:24 PM
To make it short
Cisco Sunday, 12 November 2023 01:47 PM
Why Mathews was not there? Because of a most senior player?
Gaston Sunday, 12 November 2023 01:51 PM
At least this team has been briefed by someone to stay suitable to the loss situation with their faces simulating a sad mood. Guys are good for a tele drama. They can act.
Rakitha Monday, 13 November 2023 02:15 AM
Sri lankan politics and cricket politics are going on the same the same road.our players has lots of issues.there is no confidance in playing. Going for uppish shots and get out, when the score board is really droping down. No solid players to regain the game again.just watch how othor teams play. Thers are big issues in sri lankan cricket. Everything is hidden by the players and the commitee.
Rishan Sunday, 12 November 2023 02:05 PM
Nothing wrong with these talented players and coaching staff. They were not allow play their free game... some manipulation coming from top... now we have to find those top people who manipulates there cricket activities...
Jayantha Sunday, 12 November 2023 02:46 PM
Lol. Did you watch the matches. We just saw irresponsible batting woth weak technique by most of the batters.
Jayantha Sunday, 12 November 2023 02:44 PM
Players cannot play responsible cricket and coaches cannot do the job but nice actors infront of media. Press conference is like a tatoo show. Juat coming to help corrupt shammi. Specially that joker mahela doing nothing and stealing usd20k monthly. Should have invested that money to improve cricket at grass root level. What a waste.
UAli Sunday, 12 November 2023 06:00 PM
SriLanka cricket is shame,they just roaming the world, enjoying wild sex ,earn big money but No cricket ,
Cricket lover Sunday, 12 November 2023 06:30 PM
The cricketers should keep out of politics and play the game without supporting a corrupt administration. The team and the coaches are responsible for a future team to be out of the ICC championship. Your favorite bosses have requested the ICC to ban SLC. Please stop backing and supporting crooks and making excuses. Play your game and let the country clean the game and get a better administration. Come out with facts to get the corrupt regime out.
S K Sirisena Sunday, 12 November 2023 06:44 PM
Stop this at once. Our boys did their best. When they win competitions we send ES double decker to pick them up. Shame on you the primitive media of this island for your substandard so called reporters. Disgraceful!!
Sami Selva and his cronies should face the reporters and explain auditor general's report instead of our team members.
For goodness sake practice on good pitches built to international standards starting at school level.
There's no point in beating top teams at Galle with mystery spin. Sri lanka cricket do have the funds but they are more interested in taking bimbos overseas sugar dadds and so on.
You my friend Sami Selva see you in courts and do not tap funds from SLC kitty. Good luck with the court case.
Sachith Sunday, 12 November 2023 08:06 PM
These are just bunch of businessmen.. Just getting paid to play as bookies want. Cricket we used to witness is now with countries like Afghanistan, Nederland.
Who Sunday, 12 November 2023 08:07 PM
@Bandu. Who is this Ravin Wickremaratne? Any connection to Eran Wickremaratne?
Jude Monday, 13 November 2023 02:19 AM
Ravin just a scumbag Neve played for SL as I recall. No he's not related to Eran, this guy comes from panadura and he's Sucker of all SLC office bearers. ,Ravin Hardly speak a word of English!!
navi Sunday, 12 November 2023 09:37 PM
Today Afganistan got 208/6 against India and took Mohamed Shammi to the cleaners.
Expect nothing from Kusal Mendis other than what Angelo said of Shakib applies to him.
Was there a slip of the tongue of KM when he said Mahela had instructed him to put India to bat if he won the toss ??
Kusal Mendis should be behind bars for involuntary manslaughter
Bandu Sunday, 12 November 2023 11:27 PM
@WHO: No connection - poles apart. Just accident of same surname.
Booruwa Monday, 13 November 2023 06:57 AM
You statement is not worth compared to what you were paid Afghans who started to play cricket yesterday did better than us including Bangladeshis.
roobarbie Monday, 13 November 2023 07:24 AM
This country managed without cricket before the times it was not ever heard of in the country. There is nothing wrong with the sport. Even if we make ELLE the national sport, there will be corruption all the way up and down. Midas touch was for Gold; Sri Lankan touch turns everything into ashes (no pun intended)..
DD Monday, 13 November 2023 07:29 AM
These are turbulent times. Don't get caught up with either party; both parties are KABBA HORU. It's a true 'Iguru Dila Miris Gatha' situation! Remember, everything happens for the good. Stay strong, my brothers.
Sambo Monday, 13 November 2023 07:49 AM
The public does not need lame excuses from the team but good performance . Losing every match you play, the entire team getting out for 50 runs is not acceptable by any means.
Rob Monday, 13 November 2023 09:41 AM
ICC MUST TAKE TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY TO PROTECT THE GAME AND PLAYERS THE DUTY OF CARE SHOULD BE A PRIORITY WITHOUT JEOPARDIZING IN FUTURE PROPER REFORMS TO PROTECT.
Mid Wicket Monday, 13 November 2023 04:06 PM
My bet is to remove failed and bloated Mahela and to employ a Sports Phycologist. Our team does not have the killing instinct and endurance to finish the job!
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