New concerns arise for Sri Lanka after batting debacle in Bangladesh

The 1999 Cricket World Cup in England is considered one of the low points in Sri Lanka’s proud cricketing history. But it paved the pathway for then youngsters such as Kumar Sangakkara, Tillakaratne Dilshan and Rangana Herath to enable Sri Lanka to be a dominant force in world cricket.

After 22 years, the newly appointed selection committee led by Pramodya Wickramasinghe opted for the same strategy leaving out some of the senior players including Dimuth Karunaratne, Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal, deciding to test out a young team for the Bangladesh ODI tour…

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