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‘A golden age for watching Test cricket in Sri Lanka’

In our latest episode we chat with ESPNcricinfo’s Sri Lanka correspondent – and one of the finest cricket writers in the world – Andrew Fidel Fernando.

Highlights:

  • A brief review of the recent Sri Lanka v New Zealand Test series
  • Three great Test innings in the last five years – by two Kusals and one Dinesh
  • A streak of 26 straight Tests that have yielded results in Sri Lanka
  • The soundtrack of Test cricket in Sri Lanka (as well as the sounds that are being missed)
  • Fidel’s favorite moments from Test cricket in Sri Lanka in this decade
  • Is it time to rename Galle as the ‘home of cricket’?

Participants:

Andrew Fidel Fernando (@afidelf)

Siddhartha Vaidyanathan (@sidvee)

Mahesh Sethuraman (@cornerd)

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‘I try and give voice to the fans’ emotions’ – 81allout podcast with Andrew Fidel Fernando

Mendis’ triumph over improbability 

Kusal Perera bats with body, heart and soul in innings of a lifetime

Chandimal’s anarchic mayhem lifts Sri Lanka

Dale Steyn, the greatest fast bowler of the century

Galle revels in perfect day

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