Allrounders provide cushion for Sri Lanka – Jayawardene
Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene has said a phalanx of allrounders will be his side’s biggest strength in the upcoming World Twenty20, because of the balance and flexibility they afford the team. Angelo Mathews and Jeevan Mendis are in Sri Lanka’s squad as batting allrounders, while Thisara Perera’s forte is with the ball. Nuwan Kulasekara has also batted well in the last eight months in addition to opening the bowling, and opening batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan has contributed reliable offspin as well.
“[The allrounders] give us a lot of options in our team combination, so we can pick…
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