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.