Signs of Progress – Russel Arnold

After such a long and tough tour of India the prospect of playing India again might not have been very appetising for the boys as the New Year dawned, but to their great credit a young team showed huge character in Bangladesh and rose to the challenge brilliantly.

Sri Lanka wins IDEA CUP

Kumar Sangakkaras’ decision to bowl first after winning the toss was predictable. The Sri Lankan captain incidentally has a hundred percent record in this tournament, with the all important toss.

Kulasekara to replace Lakmal

Sri Lanka have kept faith in the same batting line up that played India in the last outing at Mirpur on the 10th of this month. Kulasekera has been named in the playing eleven for today’s final.