Can Sri Lanka strike big at home?
OverviewSri Lanka enter the World Twenty20 under more pressure to win the title than usual, and this is only partly because they are hosts. They have failed the final test thrice in limited-overs world events since 2007, and fans are growing weary of the bridesmaids label. The team will assert that they have done well to make it so far, so often, and given their lack of consistency between major tournaments, they may be right – but that does not dim the agony of being repeatedly pipped at the finish.
Even now, some lament the 2011 World Cup final and dwell on the could-have-beens. Perhaps…
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