The whole body of media institutes has taken the role of justifying the role of Sri Lanka Cricket teams campaign in World T20 these days. Few blind folded media institutions using the power of 3rd eye of the community to tarnish a player rather than talking facts. It's sad to see those media personals has no sense of knowledge of the facts which were grown during the tournament which we were performed under par. Their utmost priority has become sling mud at one individual who has pulled out from the tournament without playing a single match.
Lasith Malinga pulled out from the World T20
Lasith Malinga, undoubtedly Sri Lanka's number one bowler pulled out from the World T20 after arriving to the India for the first game of the campaign stated that he is unfit to play in competitive cricket. However, SLC were not obtained a medial inspection on him prior to his departure of on return.
Malinga suffered with a knee injury from the tournament against West Indies last November. He has pulled out from the tour of New Zealand and India early this year due to the injury. SLC has not issue an statement regarding the status of Injury upto now.
Malinga recalled to national duties
Malinga reelected to lead Sri Lanka team ahead Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal for the concluded Asia Cup. However, he couldnt last until end of the tournement as he suffered with the injury end of the very first game of the campaign.
Is Malinga the culprit, for poor performance of Sri Lanka in World T20 campaign.
Foreign media together with local media started a disgusting campaign against a single player who was not a part of the campaign to justify the Sri Lankas campaign in World T20. He is no other than Lasith Malinga. Sri Lanka's Cricket Pandiths including a journalist who has not played any sort of game in competitive level has started slinging mud at one direction other than speaking facts which was staged in thousands of spectators in 4 matches.
Sri Lanka selectors chosen Dinesh Chandimal as a openner for SL in the shortest version who has indentified a young player for tomorrow in longer version cricket. He has 17.20 of average with 102.20 strike rate, is not sufficient for a T20. Chandimal has continued opening for all 4 games and managed only to score 21,1 ,16, 18 (56 runs)
Lets see how Sri Lankan batters scored
Dinesh Chandimal 21,1 ,16, 18 (56 runs, Average 14.00, Strike Rate 83.27)
TM Dilshan 36, 2, 12, 83* (133 Runs, average 44.33, Strike rate 123.14)
Lahiru Thirimanne 0, 3, 5, 6 ( 14 Runs, average 3.5, Strike rate 30.89)
Milinda Siriwardane 15, 7, 0 , – ( 22 Runs, average 7.33, SR 70.00)
Chamara Kapugedara 4,30,6,10 ( 50 Runs, average 12.50, SR 84.84)
Thisara Perera 8, 20, 40, 12 ( 80 runs, average 20, SR 145.45)
Angelo Mathews 73*,20, 218 ( 114 Runs , average 114.00, SR 118.75)
Sri Lanka's top level batters has not played sensibly throughout the tournament to give bowlers a chance to defend a total, so is Malinga responsible for batters collapse.
Can Malinga bowl. 4 over spells in all these 4 matches with the niggle ?
Or these media channels and papers blind folded ?
One network two standards…
Probably lack of knowledge …