Author Archive for Sunil Kumar

Food For Thought for Sri Lanka Cricket

Friday, April 7th, 2017

Top Spin by Suni It certainly appears as though the Sri Lanka Cricket Board needs a complete cleanup and res-shuffle.. There definitely is  a felt need for good honest and dedicated people to run it not self centered egotistic deadbeats out to reap the benefits available, line their pockets surreptitiously and go on ego and […]

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Sri Lanka Cricket Has Become Derelict and Meaningless as a Result Of Incompetence.

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Top Spin By Sunny Feb5th 2017 The incompetence seems to arise not from the players themselves entirely but the Chairman of Selectors and the Coach who appear to be making all the wrong choices as a result of which the team seems to be floundering and faltering like a rudderless ship. Surely there was no […]

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Irresponsible Rhetoric Of State Minister Could Set A Dangerous Precedent .

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Insight By Sunil Kumar Dec,14th 2016 Given the reality that there is indeed a degree of unrest amongst the Muslims in Sri Lanka it seems hardly acceptable that State Minister of Resettlement and Rehabilitation Mr. M. L. A. M. Hizbullah, who represents the Eastern Province should suggest that if the government fails to settle the […]

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The Realities Of The Dhammika Prasad Issue

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Top Spin by Suni – Oct 28th 2016 Sadly the realties of  Sri Lanka’s key strike bowler Dhammika Prasad who was injured during Sri Lanka’s tour of England last year seem to be somewhat misrepresented by some of the the media and sympathetic sources who seem to think he was given a raw deal which […]

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Sri Lanka’s Cricketing Shortcomings Quite Painful To Watch At Times!

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Top Spin By Suni Aug.31st 2016 This is indeed a bold topic as there is sufficient evidence to beleive Sri Lanka’s  cricketing shortcomings have been compounded by the inadequacies of the selection staff particularly at the highest level as Sri Lanka meanders into the loss column – painful to watch especially when a few key […]

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Lord Naseby Speaks Out In The House Of Lord  Providing a Moral Booster For Sri Lanka Over “War Crimes” Issue

Sunday, July 17th, 2016

Indisgt By Sunil Kumar July 17, 2016,  Highly Respected  House of Lords Peer Lord Naseby  has said it was unfair to demand the Sri Lanka government to have foreign judges to investigate alleged war crimes, while the United Kingdom was using its own judges to inquire into the Iraqi invasion by the British government. Perhaps […]

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Are Sri Lanka’s Cricketing Woes Compounded Through Mismanagement, Lack of Application And Team Selection ?

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Top Spin By Suni July 6th 2016 It must be a sorry state of affairs when a team such as Sri Lanka appears to be full of woes and under performing today much to the chagrin and heartaches of adoring fans and there appears to be many deciding factors contributing to this demise. A team […]

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The Shame of it all about Kusal Perera

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Top Spin By Suni May 16th 2016 While it may not necessarily be a conspiracy as spme theorists seem to think! although there are suspicious undertones towards, this considering the calibre of the player involved and the implications it had on the overall picture of Sri Lanka cricket in the  face of important forthcoming competitions  […]

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Why A Land Bridge Between Sri Lanka and India Is Not Such A Good Idea

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Insight By Sunil Kumar March 1st, 2016 Considering the latst US move to coerce Sri Lanka into its Indo-Pacific Economic Corridor (IPEC) program it appears as though it may not be beneficial to Sri Lankla  from many perspectives. Apparently there are sources in powerful places internationally with intentions  to put pressure on Colombo to accept […]

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Singing National Anthem In Tamil – A Realistic Perspective

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Insight by Sunil Kumar Feb. 6th. 2016 In a Naton of majority Sinhalese – an appreciable and compelling majority that is, it seems a worthless attempt to palaver to the miniscule minority of Tamils by playing the National Anthem in Tamil merely to appease all the wrong sources for all the wrong reasons. It must […]

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Is Sarath Fonseka’s Opportunism In  Joining The Maithri- Ranil Coalition Ahead Of The UN backed Special Courts Probe-Showing ?

Friday, February 5th, 2016

In Retrospect By Sarath Kumara Feb. 4th, 2016 Is  Former Army Chief Sarath Fonseka  showing the opportunism he has long since been suspected of by many, in joining the ruling coalition Wednesday as it appears to be a a multi pronged attempt and perhaps a ploy towards clearing the way for him to secure a […]

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Were The Lankan Cricketers Castigated Needlessly Through Wicked Innuendo Just Because The Kiwis Were Simply Better.

Friday, January 15th, 2016

Top Spin  By Suni  January 17th 2016 The New Zealand Herald just yesterday has asked “Has an over-enthusiastic, flamboyant Sri Lankan sports minister under pressure to fix the national cricket team got the wrong end of the stick?” This seems a very valid question in view of the stories floating around about excessive partying and […]

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Yahapalayana Attempts  At A New Constitutional  Trap Needs To Be Nipped In The Bud

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

Insight By Sunil Kumar  January 8th, 2016, (with exerpts from an independent report) As the Former Minister of External Affairs Prof. G. L. Peiris yesterday has very appropriately pointed out that the present government appears to be more interested in fulfilling the needs of western countries, Tamil diaspora and Tamil National Alliance than providing relief […]

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Alarming  Information About Present Government Duplicity In How It Currys Favour With The West-Red Alert: MILITARY OFFICERS NAMED IN ZEID REPORT!

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Insight By Sunil Kumar Sept 19th, 2015 This alarming recent post by an independent very credible source  appears to throw light on  what has been long suspected  in typical fashion  as betrayers and panderers who collude to Western sources to maintain their so called good standing with the West but in doing so lower their […]

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Another One Seems To Be Ready To Bite ICC’s Seemingly Myopic Dust!

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Top Spin By Suni Sept.3rd 2015 Seems like they are at it again! They virtually destroyed the careers of Saeed Ajmal, Sunil Naraine and others, almost destroyed those of Sachitra Senanayake and Mutiah Muralitharan, the latter mercifully cleared by medical science while there are blatant signs of wrist jerking  by the likes of Mitchells, Johnson […]

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Careful About The TNA As This Is Also Their Kind Of Modus Operandi.

Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Insight by Sunil Kumar August 31st, 2015 In post election Sri Lanka there seems to be a lot of agitation on the part of the TNA, once virtually an open front of the LTTE that  their demands and calls for autonomy need to be recognized by virtue of  gaining 16 seats in Parliament and there […]

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The Unimaginable Has Happened By Underestimating Opponents and Excluding Key Players At Pallekele

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Top Spin By Suni- 9th July 2015 If Sri Lanka did not imagine they could lose the match at lunch on day four, as expressed by skipper Angelo Mathews after Pakistan romped to a seven-wicket win in Pallekele, to complete a 2-1 series victory. It was wishful thinking on his part. When he talks about  […]

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Former President’s Decision To Contest The Prime Ministerial Post Good For Sri Lanka Not For Her Internal As Well As External Adversaries!

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Insight By Sunil Kumar, March 18th, 2015  The breaking News that Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has decided to contest for the post of Prime Minister under the Sri Lanka Labour Party at the next Parliament elections probably has the likes of President Sirisena and  pro tem Prime Minister Wickremasinghe jittery and contemplating  what adverse effect it […]

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One Biased UN High Commissioner For Human Rights Seems To Have Been Replaced By Another.

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Insight By Sunil Kumar, Mar.7th, 2015 Re – Zeid warns Lanka on rights probe: Must be as easy as pie to walk into an office vacated by someone as highly biased as his predecessor was, pick up the loads of files attesting to her wasted efforts on the issue albeit perhaps valiantly as she tried […]

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Tamil Tiger Supportive TNA Dismayed By UN Report Delay? An Eye Opener For the Administration Not to Grant Too Many Concessions!

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Insight By Sunil Kumar,  Feb.17th, 2015 The external report which suggests that Sri Lankan Tamils are dismayed over a delay in the UN probe report is a clear indication of ingratitude on their part  towards being free of the vicious clutches of the Tamil Tigers and their megalomaniac leader Velupillai Prabhakaran who had little concern for their well […]

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A Stark Revelation That Probably Has Frightening Implications Towards The Well Being Of Sri Lanka.

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

In Retrospect By Sarath Kumara January 24th 2015 The following item carries startling as well as revealing information about how the unitarity of the Sinhala Nation once again may have been  compromised through covert cunning and how the voting was manipulated to appease Western Powers through Indian involvement and the craftiness of Chandrika Kumaratunga and Ranil […]

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Sri Lanka Must Not Be Swayed By The False Presentations Of Power Hungry Politicians Who Need To Be Crushed At The Polls.    

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

Insight By Sunil Kumar January 1st 2015.  As the New year 2015 dawns in Sri Lanka the rumour mongering about President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s imminent defeat is fast becoming somewhat of a spurious joke as the media divided into two factions, one for the President and the other for the unholy alliance of Maithripala Sirisena,  Ranil Wickremasinghe, […]

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Who Asked Karunanidhi His  Opinion About  Sri Lanka’s President When His Own Duplicity And Ineffectivity Seem Imposing?

Thursday, December 25th, 2014

Insight By Sunil Kumar December 25th 2014 As usual the ancient Tamil Nadu cacophonist DMK president M Karunanidhi who never seems to realise that his fractious opinions of Sri Lanakan political matters are not only contentious but also often laced in duplicity with the conflict of interests resting on his leanings towards the Tamil Tiger […]

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Are These The Champions Mr. Sirisena And His Allies Were Hoping Would  Carry Them To Victory? A Disillussionment Surely!And What A Revelation!

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

In Retrospect By Sarath Kumara December 9th. 2014 It seems like poetic justice that the USA has finally come to grief with their own Human rights violations culpability WHERE THE OLD ADAGE” PEOPLE IN GLASS HOUSES SHOULD NOT THROW STONES AT  OTHERS ESPECIALLY WITH NO TANGIBLE EVIDENCE BEYOND SPECULATION AND WHEN THEIR OWN BACKYARD SEEM […]

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Is The Presidency Already Done And Dusted For Sirisena And Where Does He Get His Brash Arrogance Which  May Fall Short Of His Ambitions?

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Sunny Sunil’s Column Of Critical Analysis December 4th, 2014   Bearing in mind that the sensible and more discerning voters  in Sri Lanka are not usually in favour of ship jumpers, past leaders who have made grave errors towards the detriment of the Nation and messed up the economy fair and square and bungled their way […]

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What Does Maithripala Sirisena And His Opposition Alliance Have To Offer Sri Lanka That The President And His Team Cannot?  Nothing, In A Worthless Quest For Power!

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Insight By Sunil Kumar December 1st 2014 If one digs deep into the track record of Maithripala Sirisena common opposition candidate it will becone very apparent that the man has little or nothing to offer Sri Lanka that the President has not already provided where he is simply a pawn of  the power hungry likes […]

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Power Hungry Ranil Shows True Colours As A Betrayer Of The Nation And Needs To be Brought To Task! 

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Insight By Sunil Kumar Octobber 17th 2014  The News caption reads:” LTTE favoured after Ranil POWOW!” The Big question is, “So who gave Ranil Wickremasinghe carte blanche to lobby the  EU court which has reportedly lifted restrictive measures on the  LTTE, the Sri Lanka Tamil terrorist group globally proscribed and  provenly dangerous or is this some […]

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Alleged Assault On Career Diplomat By Local Politician At New York Dinner Could Create A Poor Image Of Sri Lanka.  

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

In Retrospect By Sarath Kumara October 1st 2014 While the reports are conflicting about an alleged assault on Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the UK Dr. Chris Nonis at an official dinner in New York City, USA and whether or not he has resigned as a result is somewhat inconsequential to the dire ramifications the incident seems to carry […]

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Mr.Trevor Grant! Who Gave You Carte Blanche To Post Information On Sri Lanka That’s Not Only Distorted But Also With No Tangible Proof Beyond Hearsay ?

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Insight By Sunil Kumar September 25th 2014 It seems somewhat high handed and disconcerting to those who know the true facts about events that transpired during the decades long Tamil Tiger insurrection on which basis foreign journalists continue to denigrate and falsely portray Sri Lanka where everything presented sounds plausible to some but the proof and […]

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This Is Thisara Perera! Who Almost Retired From International Cricket.

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

Top Spin By Suni August 30th 2014 Just recently, prior to his recall into the Sri Lankan ODI squad  there were news reports that Thisara Perera Sri Lanka’s brilliant allrounder was contemplating retirement from the international game and what an opportune thing it seems to be for Sri Lanka that he was talked out of […]

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