The all-around player said on Saturday that the Sri Lanka cricket team Dasun Shanaka hopes that the former captain Mahela Jayawardene (Mahela Jayawardene) tactical talent and the team’s youthful vitality, To enter the playoffs of the 2020 World Cup.
The 2014 champion found himself competing with the Xiaoyu in the preliminaries and needed to get the top two in Group A to enter the Super 12 stage.
Sri Lanka has served as a preliminary consultant in Jayawardna, hoping to benefit from the experience of the coach supervising the three successful Indian Premier League (IPL) games of the Mumbai Indians.
“He has been outstanding all these years,” Shanaka said in a media conference before the first game against Namibia on Monday. “Tactically speaking, he is the best in the industry. He has always been a real asset to all of us.”
After the retirement of great men like Kumar Sangakkara and Jayawardene, Sri Lanka is still in the throes of a difficult transition. Shanaka admitted that his performance, especially in the past two years, has not “reached the standard”, but has great expectations for his young team.
“The strength of our team is very good…We have the potential to enter the Super 12 and enter the playoffs. I don’t feel any pressure, I have confidence.”
Shanaka warned that along with Wanindu Hasaranga, the second-ranked bowler in the Twenty20 cricket match, Maheesh Theekshana, also a spinner, also Will cause trouble to the batter.
“He has performed well in the past few years,” he said of Hasaranga.
“He is difficult to be selected because he comes from a low angle. With Wanindu, we also get Maheesh Theekshana… Keep going and they will do a good job for the team.”
Shanaka said that winning the 2014 championship was “one of the greatest moments” in Sri Lanka’s cricket history.
“I think young people have the same potential. The only thing they lack is experience. If they show their strength, we can go a long way in this game.”