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The story of Churchill Hector Gunasekera

As was the habit in India, when for more than half a century under the Raj, teams representing Hindus, Parse, Muslims and Europeans played in an annual series in (then) Bombay, Ceylon had a similar polarised structure


Flamboyant Colombo and CH Gunasekara

While Colombo has her attractions and may be far more colourful, wearing her finery with the flamboyance of an attacking batsman, and Kandy, the ancient kingdom up in the hills, has the scenery to match the majesty to go with such soundings, it is

Changes to the Standard Bank Cup playing conditions

Johannesburg - Those who like to eat their left-over naartjies (a type of citrus fruit ) in October get a chance this year to indulge in their favourite exercise when the domestic day/night series moves to its now traditional early season format

Lindsay on match referees' panel

Denis Lindsay, the former South African wicketkeeper,is to be appointed to the International Cricket Council panel of match referees

Hussain may appear at King commission

Cronjegate is becoming an even more intriguing merry-go-round these days with suggestions that England captain Nasser Hussain could be summoned to attend the King Commission of inquiry into malpractice and dishonesty said to involve South African

Pollock and Donald top 'world ranking'

Confirmation that South Africa have at present the world's top strike bowling combination at Test level has emerged in a series of listings contained in a statistical review of the season by Andrew Samson

Northerns step up off-season program

Dave Nosworthy has not allowed the dust or cobwebs to collect in the Northerns dressingroom this winter, although for dressingroom read exercise room and gymnasium as he plots the pre-season programme

Former SA manager calls Mallett's claims

In some polite circles he is known as ""Rowdy" but now Ashley Mallett has drawn an angry broadside of criticism from Alan Jordaan, manager of the South African 1997/98 side Down Under for comments which he says questions the team's tactics during the

World Cup cash bonanza looms for Test venues

Whoever loses during the 2003 World Cup program, it is not going to be the treasurers running the six Test unions in South Africa and which are to host five games each during the month-long event