Rilawala Reflections

by Anura Gunasekera



The Big Match

In the beginning there was the Royal-Thomian .Then followed the others , pre-fixed as "Big" and identified by different colours, religious figures , fruits and thus invested with significance; "The Battle",of this , that and the other!!! But The Royal... Continue Reading →


Kumar Sangakkara- Cricket’s Finest Under-achiever?

This is a tribute to a genuine great of a great game who, notwithstanding the likely final achievements of others still playing, and those yet to play, will always be ranked as one of the finest to have graced the... Continue Reading →

Clash of Tennis Titans

The 2012 Australian Open has produced an image that will endure in the Grand Slam tennis firmament; Novak Djokovic, winner of the Men’s Singles Final is standing in the centre of the Rod Laver Arena, bare-bodied, ropy muscles flexed, arms... Continue Reading →

A Cricketing Flogging

On a dry surface in Paarl, which offered minimal assistance to bowlers, a South African batting line-up was rewarded, under a blazing sun, for both enterprise and discipline, with a competitive 300 runs. Just a few hours later, on the... Continue Reading →

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