Bangladesh unfazed about Lankan pace threat

Opinion on Bangladesh’s concentration point for the series has been making rounds for a couple of days following a report where chairman of Sri Lanka Cricket selection panel Ashantha De Mel suggested that his team is likely to take the pace option to attack Bangladesh in the series. Ashantha, who is also the manager of the national team, hinted the side might be seen playing up to five pacers.

Claim from the SLC official is however contradictory to the facts and statistics. Pallakele, one of the likely venues for the series, despite being considered as a pace-friendly venue is found to have aided the spinners more be it of the home side or the visitors…

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