Category Archives: cricket

Gecko Sixes Charity Cricket Tournament 2016

The recent upturn in the weather has our minds wandering to summer and cricket fields, and of course, our favourite annual sporting contest, the Gecko Sixes. After a disappointing show by the Sri Lankan team in the T20 World Cup, and … Continue reading

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The Gecko Sixes Charity Cricket Tournament 2015: 10 days to go

By Semini Less than 2 weeks to go till our annual charity cricket tournament which will be held on June 20th at the Victoria Recreation Ground, Surbiton. Registration opens at 11am so grab your friends/family/loved ones/strangers and come join the fun! … Continue reading

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Cricket World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka’s progress so far

By Arran Solomonsz As the dust settles after the group stages, the cricket world cup hosted by Australia and New Zealand finally prepares to build to a crescendo. After a highly competitive, if not somewhat drawn-out round robin, the quarter … Continue reading

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Gecko Sixes 2014 – The Report

By Wikum The 2014 edition of our annual charity cricket tournament took place on the 2nd August at Victoria recreation ground in Surbiton. The event ran so smoothly that it’s easy to forget the anxiety that preceded it, centered around … Continue reading

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The Gecko Sixes 2014 – Coming Soon!

By Wikum We’re just 1 week away from the 2014 edition of our annual charity cricket tournament that so many have come to enjoy over the years! As with last year, it’ll be held at the Victoria Recreation Ground in … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka pass the ultimate litmus Test

By Ham: 17th March 1996 in Lahore. 6th April 2014 in Mirpur. And now, 20-24th June 2014 in Leeds. Yesterday’s heart-stopping victory was undoubtedly Sri Lanka’s biggest moment in its Test history, and deserves a place alongside our two limited … Continue reading

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Is One Lion Better Than Three? A Preview Of Sri Lanka’s Upcoming Tour Of England

By Denesh “Deno” Srikantharajah As the dust settles on Sri Lanka’s memorable World T20 triumph, it appears now is not only a time of reflection but also a period of transition for the men in blue. You would not find … Continue reading

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Cricket: Title dreams shatter again as West Indies triumph

By Yasath  What started so promisingly ultimately ended in another night of heartbreak for Sri Lankan cricket fans on Sunday, as the side were beaten by an inspired West Indies side in the World Twenty20 final. It was a bitterly … Continue reading

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Sri Lankans sneak through semi-final against pugnacious Pakistanis

By Ham We had our nerves shred, our nails bitten and our voices lost, but after 40 overs of pulsating cricket, Sri Lanka progressed through to the final of the 2012 World T20 with a tight win over a fighting … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka off to a winning start in World T20.

By Ham The fourth T20 World Cup began in the emerging town of Hambantota, Sri Lanka today, as the host nation kicked off the tournament against the clear underdogs of Group C, Zimbabwe. Such games are always a potential banana-skin … Continue reading

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