Sri Lanka

The Mythic Meets the Mundane

Aditya Mani Jha

A Sri Lankan novel is a top contender for the world’s leading science-fiction prize

Afghanistan Learn the Winning Habit

The clinical victory over Sri Lanka shows the minnows are no longer push overs but are showing more pedigreed sides how to play and win on Indian pitches

Nervous Lanka miss a trick, Oz get a confidence booster

After a batting collapse, Sri Lanka fail to use strike bowlers Madushana and Theekshana during key overs and allow Australia to consolidate and canter home

The Best of the Best

A batsman, bowler and all-rounder to look out for from each of the 10 teams at the 2023 World Cup

Lion’s Share

The triumphs and tragedy of Sri Lankan cricket

Geoffrey Bawa: Art Is a Construct

Drawings and photographs from Geoffrey Bawa’s archives reveal how the Sri Lankan architect built imagination

Shehan Karunatilaka: We’ve lived through war, but the great thing is there’s still hope

Shehan Karunatilaka is out with a collection of short stories, soon after his Booker win. The Sri Lankan author in conversation with Open

The Giant-Killers

The T20 format is a great leveller, helping cricket’s minnows beat one top team after another

Letting the Dead Speak

Shehan Karunatilaka brings the Booker Prize to the haunted island

Booker prize 2022 winner: The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida

Karunatilaka’s novel, though set during the civil war of the 1990s, seems oddly resonant today


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