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Sri lanka vs Australia ICC Champion Trophy Warm Up Match – Sri Lankan XI

1.Upul Tharanga (Batsman)(Vice-Captain)
2. Niroshan Dickwella(Batsman)(W)
3. Kusal Mendis(Batsman)
4.Dinesh Chandimal(Batsman)(W)
5. Angelo Mathews (All-Rounder)(Captain)
6.Chamara Kapugedara(Batsman)
7. Asela Gunarathne(All-Rounder)
8.Lakshan Sandakan(Left-Arm Chinaman)
9.Seekkuge Prasanna(Leg Spinner)/Suranga Lakmal(Right Arm Fast-Medium)
10.Nuwan Kulasekara(Medium-Fast Bowler)
11.Lasith Malinga(Fast Bowler)

With kusal perea scoring a 50 previous match and upl thranga scoring a 50 and being vice-captain . Chamara Kapugedera was excellent and should replace Thisara Perera. Suranga Lakmal was awesome going for less than 4 runs an over while the others were going for 6 or 7 an over against scotland. Seekkuge Prasanna was Brilliant in the 2nd ODI getting 2 wickets going for only 28 in 9.1 overs in England which is a stunning performance.

Also, Lakshan Sandakan realized his mistake in the 1st odi and rectified it in the 2nd ODI with 10 overs going for 39 and taking 4 wickets to rip through the mid order.

Thisara Perera lack of consistency with bother bat and bowl gives Asela Gunarathne a 2nd chance before the start of the tournement.  Niroshan Dickwella should be picked instead of Kusal perera becasue he is more inventive stroke playing batsman and should get another chance to opening since kusal perea did open the batting in the tour against England in the ODI and failed last year. Dinesh Chandimal had of late sharpened his game to playing innings to set up the right foundation for the team to build on.

This was an important factor in showing the way at the top of the order for the rest of the batsmen to capitalize on.Therefore it is false criticism to blame Dinesh Chandimal as with the foundation he builds in the 1st ODI against Scotland.

Chamara Kapugedara wouldn't have been able to play free and probably failure if not for Chandimal. Like in the Provincial Final which Chandimal concreted and dedicated match winning slow hundred which what everyone claim why Sri Lanka loss matches but were the main reason why Galle Won the final . ODI needs players who can build innings like Kusal Mendis and Chandimal and need  explosve batsman at the end.

Sri Lankan fan need to stop Criticising Chandimal who builds the foundation for the team when batting and support him.

Sri Lankan have the talent to Suprise many teams in the ICC Champion trophy.

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