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Be it Chandi or Tharanga someone else would have to lead the T20 side.probably Malinga

Posted in: If not Mathews, who is your choice for captaincy for the future? by Jeewantha on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 02:19. Reply to this comment.


Two pretty good balls (and a bit of luck on the bowled) and two bad balls with a stunning catch for one and the batsman hitting it straight to the fielder for the other. Wouldn't select him still, he needs to show that he can be economical and effective at taking wickets- consistently.

Posted in: Thisara Perara's 4 wickets for Melbourne Renegades by Sunny (not verified) on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 21:24. Reply to this comment.


It was going to be tough and it was worse! The 3-0 result was never in doubt but the manner of the loss was worrying. The batting was no where all series with poor technique and shot selection. There is actually nothing to say about the batting.

One would say the bowling was decent but on perfect bowling conditions, we couldn't knock over the SA openers in 5 times they batted with 2 century stands and 2 fifty stands for the opening wicket. I must say Lakmal bowled really well but the news of the tour is Kumara. Not sure why he wasn't given the new ball but we all know the captaincy issues.

Better teams have toured SA and lost badly so the result was never an issue but the total inability to compete was awfully disappointing.

Looking for something better in the limited overs series.

Posted in: Discussion Thread: Sri Lanka in South Africa 2016-17 by Stormy on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 15:29. Reply to this comment.


Point is potential players dont use their opportunity and convert their chances to places.

Posted in: Mubarak, Kapugedera, Thirimanne and now Kusal Perera by Luckwin on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 08:53. Reply to this comment.


SL should change the old school things and groom some new opening pairs,
My Opening pair for this T20 will be Niroshan Dickwella and Dhananjaya de Silva

Posted in: Sri Lanka T20 squad for South Africa by Luckwin on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 08:51. Reply to this comment.


Amila Aponso is performing really well in the Premier tournament. He was left out for no reason. Lets give him support through media coz he deserves a place in the side.

Posted in: Who should replace Kaushal Silva as Test opener? by Anonymous (not verified) on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 03:32. Reply to this comment.


Not necessarily to sack the Captain or replace any players. The best players are already in the team. It is only the application to play in overseas condition. This team is capable of winning any team in home conditions. They have already shown this against Australia. Bear in mind that they list key players in the immediate past in the likes of likes of Mahela, Sangakkara, Dilshan, Dammika etc. Previous Cricket Board must take the responsibility for not looking after Mahela and others. Smooth changes would have helped to find correct combination two years ago. Our team will definitely come out very well soon.

Posted in: Should Angelo Mathews be sacked as Test captain? by Peno (not verified) on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 03:15. Reply to this comment.


don't rush in to judge anything..no one from the current test squad is present in the photos..they may have arrived later night from johannesburg..who knows..

Posted in: Sri Lanka T20 team practices ahead of South Africa series by cricexp on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 00:58. Reply to this comment.


There are plenty of options in Minod Milantha Jayasunadara Dikwella Weerakkody Tharanga Dhanushka Udawatte etc...

Need to get 2 out of those

Posted in: Who should replace Kaushal Silva as Test opener? by Jeewantha on Monday, January 16, 2017 - 23:28. Reply to this comment.