Sri Lanka ‘A’ triumph

Leg spinner Jeevan Mendis captured five wickets for 32 to help Sri Lanka ‘A’ beat the touring Pakistan ‘A’ team by 39 runs in the second 4 day unofficial test match with a day to spare at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium in Sooriyawewa, Hambantota yesterday.

Sri Lanka ‘A’ also took the series one nil after the opening test match between the two countries ended in a draw at the Galle International Stadium last week. Sri Lanka ‘A’: 97 and 175. Pakistan ‘A’: 94 and 139 (A. Ali 20, H. Azam 40, S. Lakmal 2 for 35, J. Mendis 5 for 32).

  • Pubudu

    Sangakkara has stated that Ideal batting line up should include Jeewn Mendis & Chandimal & excluded Jayasuriya in an interview given after Micromax cup.
    please browse the below link .
    http://www.islandcricket.lk/news/7073/sangakkara_sheds_light_ideal_wc_batting_lineup.

    If this 2 guys are not given chances in the upcoming ODI’s & if Jayasuriya is brought back solely due to influence it will be a shame and selectors will be the sole culprits not listening to our intelligent skipper who has done most of the things right in making SL cricket go forward.