Monday, January 19, 2009

[Video] Decoding Ajantha Mendis

A brilliant production from Ten Sports. Featuring Ajantha's school coach, a chat with his army commander, and his mother. Profiles the rise to fame of a poor boy from Sri Lanka's coastal south.

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Saturday, January 10, 2009

There is something about Mendis

When the words "mesmerise" and "bamboozle" are uttered in the same sentence to a bowler who has just made his international d├ębut, it makes one sit up and take notice. Those where the very words uttered by Tony Becca in the Jamaica Gleaner when Ajantha Mendis made his debut against the West Indies on the 10th of April 2008.

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