Panda and unfulfilled promises

Sri Lanka's Thisara Perera celebrates scoring a century (100 runs) during the second one-day international cricket match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui on January 5, 2019. (Photo by MICHAEL BRADLEY / AFP)

There’s someone in the Sri Lankan cricket team who answers to the name ‘Panda’. The name was coined on Thisara Perera by the Australian players during his IPL days with Chennai Super Kings. We never saw his full potential on the cricket field although there were glimpses of his brilliance over a 12 year career…

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  1. Yep could have been a monster, he had what is takes to be a monster but just couldn’t put it together for long enough consistently. His best was under a steady leadership in the early years but with SL losing the plot with leadership and administration, this guy just remained an unfulfilled promise.

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