Sri Lanka stands second in the medals tally winning eight golds, 17 silvers and 13 bronze medals. India tops the medal tally with 28 gold, 12 silvers, and three bronze medals while Pakistan secured third place with two golds, four silvers and seven bronze medals.
It was not a massive surprise that England Under-19 struggled against Sri Lanka Under-19’s potent spin attack in the third quarterfinal of the ICC Under-19 World Cup 2016 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Sunday (February 7), but it must be disappointed as its six-wicket defeat was more a consequence of succumbing to reputations than conditions.
Abeysinghe in the course of his feat established two South Asian Games records in the 200m freestyle (01:52.28 seconds) and in the 100m butterfly stroke (55.42 seconds).
Is it a good move to appoint one captain for all formats in cricket?
"At the same time, I am very aware what a huge challenge it is. I think Sri Lanka cricket finds itself in the very early stages of a very important rebuilding stage. A lot of hard work needs to be done." "Everyone, the players, the selectors and the board must have patience." Graham Ford, newly appointed Sri Lanka cricket coach
Ford seems a shrewd man and far thinker. He possibly foresaw that Sumathipala would be around for the next four years and hence SLC would be secure. This is a set-up which any foreigner wishes to see in a country which is noted for carrying out actions before thinking.
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