Jayawardena picks out Sri Lanka’s players to watch at T20 World Cup

After an encouraging ICC T20 World Cup campaign in 2021 and with a number of players plying their trade in the IPL, Mahela Jayawardena is confident Sri Lanka can make waves at the 2022 tournament in Australia.

Encouraged by a number of younger players who stood up in last year’s campaign, Jayawardena believes the return of Kusal Mendis and Danushka Gunathilaka means the side have the makings of turning over more-fancied opposition in Australia.

“I think the young team which participated in the last World Cup did really well and played some really good attacking cricket. There’s going to be a few more players who will be added to that (squad) who were suspended during that period,” Jayawardena, who joined the team as a consultant for the tournament, said on The ICC Review…

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