‘A bowler should be like a managing director of a company’

“Dennis Lillee said that with my mixed action, he didn’t think I could play for Sri Lanka. I took it as a challenge” The physio that we got in 1996 – Alex Kontouris – made a huge difference to the team. He was basically the physio, trainer and masseur all in one. He sometimes even […]

Cannot change perception, but I am as good as my team: Azhar Ali

“I bat with composure and I take time that does not mean I am a defensive captain. If you see greatest captains and see teams…90s Australia and early 2000s they had bowlers who used to set fields themselves. They were so good. It is easier to do attacking captaincy with such a team. In Dubai, […]

Hat-trick trivia to impress your friends with

5 Hat-tricks by Lasith Malinga in international matches, the most by a bowler. He has three in ODIs, the most by a bowler, and two in T20Is, the only bowler to do so. Two of those hat-tricks were part of four wickets in four balls: against South Africa in the 2007 50-over World Cup and […]