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Why the backlash over the Percy Jackson reboot casting is unnecessary

As a long-time fan of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians book series by Rick Riordan, there could be no better news than Disney+ announcing that they will be rebooting the fan-favourite series with a new, talented cast. As expected, everyone was hyped about the reboot and fans started coming out of the woodwork with their years of Greek mythology knowledge. But then, all hell broke loose in the fandom when Riordan announced that 12-year-old Leah Sava Jeffries would be joining the cast as the character of Annabeth Chase, the daughter of Goddess Athena.

March 3, 2017
March 3, 2017

Tigers' tour match drawn as Chandimal hits 190

Explosive batting from centurion Dinesh Chandimal and number nine batsman Chamika Karunaratne elevates Sri Lanka Board President's XI to 403 for seven as Bangladesh's tour-opening two-day warm-up ends in a draw

March 3, 2017
March 3, 2017

Patel, Neesham recalled to NZ Test side

Off-spinner Jeetan Patel's ability to turn the ball away from lefthanded batsmen has earned him a recall to New Zealand's squad for the first Test against South Africa next week.

March 3, 2017
March 3, 2017

Brathwaite, Stokes face off again

Carlos Brathwaite and Ben Stokes face off on Friday for the first time since the giant West Indian clubbed four successive sixes off the fiery Englishman to help win last year's World Twenty20.

March 1, 2017
March 1, 2017

Guptill's blistering century fashions NZ win

Martin Guptill underlined his importance to the New Zealand one-day side with a blistering match-winning century as he guided his side to a seven-wicket victory over South Africa in their fourth one-day international in Hamilton on Wednesday.

March 1, 2017
March 1, 2017

SLC appoint Gurusinha as manager

Sri Lanka Cricket is pleased to announce the appointment of former Sri Lanka No.3 batsman Asanka Gurusinha as the Manager Cricket for the National Team of Sri Lanka.

March 1, 2017
March 1, 2017

Proteas set NZ tough target

South Africa set New Zealand a difficult target of 280 on a turning wicket in the fourth one-day international on Wednesday thanks to half-centuries from skipper AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis.

March 1, 2017
March 1, 2017

Herath pays tribute to mentor Hathurusingha

Sri Lanka’s interim Test captain Rangana Herath paid a tribute to his mentor Chandika Hathurusingha, who invited him for Moors Sports Club when he was a 19-year-old.

February 28, 2017
February 28, 2017

Kohli will be back 'bigger and stronger'

Mitchell Starc may have won the opening duel against Indian skipper Virat Kohli by getting the star batsman out for a duck in the first Test, but the Australian fast bowler insists the battle has just begun.

February 26, 2017
February 26, 2017

Guptill, Patel back in NZ shake up

A shell-shocked New Zealand have welcomed the return of a fit again Martin Guptill and dropped pace for spin for the fourth one-day international against South Africa.

February 24, 2017
February 24, 2017

Tigers begin SL camp today

The formal training camp for the tour of Sri Lanka will begin today at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur.