January 29, 2008

What about Sri Lanka team for CB series?

Sri Lankan team is now in Australia after a long interval almost five weeks from International cricket to play the triangular CB Series. The others teams of the series are the host and India who have recently finished the BV trophy where Australia has won the series by 2-1 of the 4 Test match Series. Sri Lanka team was played two tests in Australia about 3 months ago when they were white-wash by the host. However, they defeated England in a subsequent home series.

The team already reached in Sydney and their coach Trevor Bayliss ensured in a immediate viva that his team won’t involve in the race controversy between Australia and India concern team. He also said that it looked like those two have over come from the controversy. It was such incident that happens in cricket rare and is pretty quickly forgotten.

Sri Lanka team are practicing in net in a low-key manner in Sydney, on the other hand their opponents have recently finished 4matches VB test Series. Sri Lankan team will play first a practice match against the Prime Mister’s XI. It will be good for Sri Lanka because they did play ODI cricket since the middle of October while they lost a series by 3-2 to England in their soil. They have 6 fast bowlers and one spinner, Muttiah Muralitharan, the highest wicket keeper in the world.

The CB Series will be start on Wednesday day 3 with the playing between Australia vs India in Brisbane. After two days, Sri Lanka will face at first to India at Gabba.