The Untold Story of Athula Samarasekara’s First Test Match Experience

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Athula Samarasekara is a former Sri Lankan cricketer. He was a fighting cricketer and came to Sri Lankan cricket team from Galle. Athula shares his life experiences among his facebook friends wiring in his own style. This is one of his recent writing that is been shared in facebook. He has a big fan base in facebook who are eagerly reading his stories. Their feedback shows how much he is popular. He is a genuine human who has won the lot of obstacles in his cricketing career and in his personal life. Still he is very much proud of his life experiences. This writing that we sharing today is about his first test appearance. We though this is something that we want to share with our readers. The article clearly shows what the cricketers from out station went through those days. We used to watch these cricket matches eagerly and we loved these cricketers. We do not still have any doubt about their love for the country even though we did not win much of those matches. However, they were doing their very best in the center and they laid the strong foundation for the all the fame we achieved later in cricket. Thanks to social media, we now can get to know these emotional stories. Athula always write with a sense of humour in his articles, yet he delivers a very strong message to younger generation of cricketers. Our aim in sharing his article in this way is not only to enlighten you (our readers) about this great cricketer but to have an understanding about Sri Lanka cricket. As Athula ends his article rightly saying that there is no big difference in the bumbledom of Sri Lankan cricket administrators. Do you like this article Athula Samarasekara (Full name – Maitipage Athula Rohitha Samarasekara), was born on August 05, 1961 in Colombo. He was raised in Galle. He is well known as an agressive opening batsman who liked to dominate the bowling. He also contributed as a bowel. He currently lives in Melbourne, Australia and engaged in coaching cricket. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Specialist and Services at Neville Fernando Hospital

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Dr. Neville Fernando Hospital (NFTH) is a tertiary care hospital situated in Malabe. It was established as the teaching hospital of South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM). It was recently handed over to government and it now runs as a semi-government organization. Is services at Dr. Neville Fernando Hospital free? The hospital provides both free services and paid services. There are free OPD services, emergency services, Clinics and wards. These facilities are available in the first and second floors of the hospital. Patients get all the services similar to other government hospitals which include free medicines. In addition, there are paid services providing OPD care, specialist consultation, paying wards and paying rooms. These patients, have to bear the cost for investigations and drugs in addition to the other service charges. Who are the available specialist in NFTH? They have consultants in many specialties. Following is a list of consultants available and we will try to update the list as much as possible. Medicine – Prof. Kolitha Sellahewa, Dr. S.Sivakumaran, Dr. A.A.A. Riyaaz Surgery – Dr. K.S. Perera, Dr. Karu Nanayakkara Paediatrics – Prof. Deepthi Samarage Psychiatry – Dr. Gamini Jayawardana, Dr. Ranjith Jayawardana Gynecology and Obstetrics – Dr. Thilak Disanayaka, Dr. Suranga Hettipathirana Cardiology – Dr. Hasantha Ranawaka Orthopedic – Dr. Narendra Pinto STD specialist – Dr. K. Buddakorala Neurology – Dr. M.T.M Rizvi ENT – Dr. Seetha Arambepola Other than the above consultants, there are others who do visiting consultations. E.g specialist Dermatologists are available for channel consultations. Dr. Neville Fernando Hospital is equipped with a MRI scan and a CT scan. There is a modern endoscopy and colonoscopy unit in the hospital. You can consult the Gastroenterologist Dr. Karu Nanayakkara for related problems such as gastritis, change in bowel habits, blood in stools, etc. Dr. Hasantha Ranawaka conducts the cardiology clinics. The hospital is equipped with exercise ECG and Echo facilities as per cardiac investigations. At the time of writing this article, the hospital is undergoing a transformation. However, we will update the article in regular intervals. We advise you it will be wise to contact the hospital before hand if you are traveling far from hospital. [Last update: December 2017] (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Leasing for Motor Bikes and scooters in Sri Lanka

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Having a motorbike is a dream of most Sri Lankan boys and girls. Most of the public now use motorbikes for their day today commutes due to many factors. The scooters are also becoming much popular both among ladies and gents. The car price is increasing everyday and there is a higher maintenance cost. Further, the insurance also is not bearable to many. Even though you have a car, it is really hard to use them during the busy hours. In contrast, one can easily drive through the traffic in a motorbike. However, there are still many who can not afford a motorbike. Specially, those who just started working. Usually, the leasing services was limited to unregistered cars and other four wheel vehicles in the past. Then, there were leasing services targeting the new three-wheel buyers. Now, there is a good news for those who want to buy a motorbike. Following are few of the leasing companies providing leasing facility for motorbikes. 1. Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka (MBSL) MBSL is a finance company affiliated with Bank of Ceylon. They are providing motorbike leasing under the “Double Wheel Leasing” service for new motorbike buyers. MBSL issues this leasing facility for both brand new motorbikes and scooters. The recognized brands for this leasing service at the time of writing this are Honda,  Bajaj, Yamaha, TVS, Suzuki and Hero. It is significant that they provide one day leasing service with minimum documents needed for the acceptance. The installments are low with very competitive interest rates. The leasing duration is five years. They finance 70% of the market value of the motor bike. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Kallebokka – A Must Visit Place in Kandy, Sri Lanka

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Sri Lankan hill country offers many beautiful places for the travelers and tourists. There are many hidden travel destinations in the country. Travel with Chathura is a TV program which shares important travel information with the public. The holiday bungalow in Kallebokka is run by Sri Lanka State Plantations Cooperation. Besides the places that is given in the video there are few other places such as Sembuwatta lake, Huluganga water falls, Nuckles mountain range, etc that you can visit during the same trip. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Best Place to Eat Crab in Sri Lanka

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Dishes made from crab is a delicacy for all the food lovers irrespective of the way it is made. Sri Lanka an island surrounded by blue sea is one of the best place to harvest best place. It is traditional and authentic ways of cooking fish and crabs in comparable to any other place. Similarly, restaurants around the country serving both locals and tourists offer many mouth watering dishes made of fresh sea crabs. Here, we list the best places to eat crabs in Sri Lanka. The list will be updated as we come a cross places that we can recommend. Raja Bojun – Sri Lankan Style Food Buffet Raja Bojun is a resturant in the heart of Colombo city. It offered main meals as buffet. Mainly, they serve Sri Lankan foods (Rice and curry, hoppers, string hoppers, etc). This place offers live cooking of hoppers – one of the famous food in Sri Lanka. Also you will get to see making “Kottu”and get a chance to eat them. I can recommend you – who want to devour few crabs – this place. The following leaflet provides more information and talk to them over the phone to get more information. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

“Raigamayayi Gampalayayi” Sinhala Film Trailers

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Raigamayayi Gampalayayi is a new sinhala film that is due to released soon. It is a children’s moview and produced by Hareen Nagodawithana and Dilini Silva. The director of the film is Lalith Premathilaka. The main roles of the film are done by Giriraj Kaushalya and Kumara Thirimadura. These duo have appeared together in many teledramas, stage dramas and films and they are a perfect combination to entertain any audience. Trailer 01 Tailer 02 Trailer 03 Trailer 04 (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Hotels in Rathnapura

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If you are looking for a place to stay a night in Rathnapura or if you are planning a day-out in Rathnapura area, the following information about hotels in Rathnapura area in Sri Lanka would be helpful to you. Rathnapura is a town in Sri Lanka and it is famous for gem trade. It has many tourist attractions and considered one of the sacred cities in Sri Lanka. We will list hotel promotions in Rathnapura area in this page as well. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

How to be a Student of Ranwala Music Academy

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Lionel Ranwala was a one of the eminent musician and singer that we had. He was a school music teacher but more that that he was involved in protecting Sri Lankan traditional folk music for future generations. After his demise, his son Sahan Ranwala is continuing his father’s great work. Ranwala music academy or Ranwala Foundation Music Classes involves in teaching younger generation Sri Lankan folk music. If you knew about them and you love music, I am sure you may have wanted to know how you can join their music academy. This poster I received recently for their new class in Gampaha area. If you are interested you will be able to get more information by calling mobile number 0729 333 666. The Gampaha classes are held at “Niwahana”Gampaha. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Mage Sanda Awith – Victor Rathnayaka’s New Song

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“Mage Sanda Awith”- (මගේ සඳ ඇවිත්) is the latest song by our singing maestro Victor Rathnayaka. The song is penned by Chandana Manoj Withana and music is by Victor Rathnayaka. Victor is one of the most senior artist in Sri Lanka. He has issued his new song with a nice music video. The music lovers agree that Victor has again shown the right pathway to the new generation of music producers as to how a song and a music video should be done. Please share this video with your friends and family. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Meena Prasadini’s Wedding Pre-Shoot Video

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Meena Prasadini is an upcoming and talented singer who became famous after her appearance in Sirasa Super Star Contest. Meena has a voice which suits silver screen and it is expected that she will fulfill the requirement of Sri Lankan film industry. The lucky winner of Meena’s heart is Eresh. Here is their wedding pre-shoot video done by Mr. Danushka Senadeera. The dressing has been done by Chandimal Jayasinghe. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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