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Batting maestro Sangakkara blames poor first-class system for batting debacles

Kumar Sangakkara

Sri Lanka batting legend and former Captain Kumar Sangakkara has blamed Sri Lanka’s low quality domestic first-class cricket system for the batting debacles experienced in the two Tests against England.

“If you just talk about these two Test matches it was pretty much obvious what you stated in terms of the lack of batting quality, decision-making, organisation in terms of plans in two crucial innings – the first innings of the first Test and the second innings of the second Test – that really put SL in a position to lose those games,” said Sangakkara talking to Sky sports cricket…

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  1. The story of the poor first class structure has been voiced over 10 years ago – not sure what we are waiting for but here we are – losing at home to countries that are out spinning us at home! We are no hopers in pace conditions and now looking the same at home. Wonder when the honorable man will finally do something. So many before him did nothing and if he does the same – we are gone down a black hole.