Also good to see that the so-called inexperienced bowlers like Farveez Mahrouf and Dilhara Fernando are doing nicely, thank you, despite fear mongers’ predictions that the pace attack would fall apart in the absence of Chaminda Vaas.
Marvan Atapattu: “All these years you have been wanted by the public, team mates and the selectors. I don’t want to create a situation where people don’t want you, but you just want to hang on. I guarantee I won’t do that.” Perhaps there’s a lesson for Sourav Ganguly here?
Just a bit of delayed news: Arjuna Ranatunga has resigned as junior minister for tourism to devote time to Sri Lanka’s cricket administration. He handed in his resignation to President Mahinda Rajapakse after Jeevan Kumaratunga, the sports minister, delayed naming a fresh interim committee to run the game in the country. Now we should see some action!