Commenting on Sri Lanka’s loss against New Zealand in their first ODI, former Sri Lankan cricketer and international commentator Rusell Arnold tweeted that
Lankan players need to play together, and not against them
Arnold said that if everyone played with 100 percent energy, the gap between winning and losing can overcome.
Meanwhile, former Sri Lankan great Mahela Jayawardene applauded thisara Perera for his 57-ball century, and went on to say that the last two games showed individual brilliance of Kusal, Janith Perera and Thissara, but added that it was still not the teams collective brilliance.
A rift between certain players in the Sri Lanka team was revealed through social media recently.
A facebook account said to be that of ODI and T20 Captain Lasith Malinga’s Wife had said that the player was safeguard his position.
Though there was no mention of a name, the post was used in a panda and interesting Thisara Perera is named by some as Panda.
However, a facebook account has said that of Thisara Perera’s Wife had replied to the post.
Meanwhile, Thisara Perera had also put up a post saying that he does not have any other to cement his subject.
Thisara hammered 140 yesterday as he reached Sri Lanka home.
New Zealand sealed a 21-run win over Sri Lanka and an unassailable 2-Nil one-day series lead.