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  • As we imagine too much, and considering Thisara’s batting form, SL needs to slot in a bowler who can bat long too. I would go with Kamindu, So If I have a choice to choose the XI, then it would be
    DdS / Gunathilaka
    Kusal Mendis
    Akila (if available or Hasaranga)
    Chameera (If Akila plays otherwise SL can play Vandersay)

    While Dds or Guna will serve the bench followed by Vandersay, Kumara, Hasaranga and Sandakan.
    SL will have all type of bowling options, RF, LFM, RFM, Off Break, Leg break, Chinaman & Slow Left Arm.

  • I don’t understand the reason
    I don’t understand the reason for leaving out KJP, Danushka & Thirimanne out of the side. Also I don’t understand why Tharanga, Sadeera & Sachith were added.
    I would rather play or suggest

    Considering the circumstances you cant play many all rounders, but that is what we are going to do

  • 28/44 Innings in his Test
    28/44 Innings in his Test Career, Kusal Mendis has missed out to reach 30. If it is going to be the case, SL will end up losing another promising talent in future. Everyone knows his drop was coming after his shot selections. Many times he has given away his wicket. Those things need to be looked after before he makes his return to the side. Another player is Sadeera, a lot of talks have been done on his name and his start to the career doesn’t look too promising either. Still am wondering, why in form Roshen was never given a chance. DdS is another in form player who is warming bench. Except that Mendis dropping debate, SL needs to drop Dilruwan first. We are having better bowlers warming bench. So basically, 6/11 players who played in the last test must make way for in form players.

  • Selecting Thirimanne into the
    Selecting Thirimanne into the team is a foolish decision, but having out of form Kusal in the team may cost his future. SL has done that a lot. When Chandimal was out of form he was given continuous chances to get his form back, but what happened is a history, Same thing happened to Kapugedara. Even the bowling great Lasith Malinga who has plenty of experience under his belt is struggling to find his form. SL cricket & fans should change their mindset. Everyone should realize that an international match is not the place to find form. Doesn’t matter who it is, Doesn’t matter how many matches they played, If they don’t perform they should be dropped. SLC should apply this policy. If this policy applied then SL may find a team like India. One doesn’t perform other one will. Australia came up with Renshaw, he performed bad in FC he was dropped and new in form player came in played his part. Marsh who has a very bad test history earned his call up by his form. SL players, fans and the cricket board should realize, every player has to earn their places by performances, not by promising or potential.

  • With DdS in the team, SL
    With DdS in the team, SL doesn’t have to go to Thirimanne again. If they think his experience is important, it is always better to bring him with the team. But not in the XI. I don’t trust much in Tharanga too, he is inconsistent, his return will say that, but for now with his form I will have him in the team. So My XI would be
    Herath (If Herath is not available then Malinda, just for the variety.)
    As I told earlier, have Guna in the team, Tharanga’s failures will earn him a place at the top automatically, within an year.

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