Former Sri Lankan pacer and ICC world Cup-96 winner Chaminda Vas thinks proper teamwork can make unpredictable Sri Lanka team successful in ICC World Cup-19.
Accordingly, Chaminda Vaas played 322 ODI team Sri Lanka jersey and picked 400 wickets, and is now part of the national side’s coaching setup. He called on the country’s young players to take responsibility this summer, as the new look side looks to overcome recent struggles in the ODI arena and prove their capabilities on the biggest stage like World Cup.
Asserting his team unpredictable, Chaminda Vas said
Moreover, asserting his team unpredictable, Chaminda Vas said, “Sri Lanka is an unpredictable team. They need to be united. And there are special cricketers who can perform extremely well there (in England). If they have the team spirit, unity amongst the team, I think Sri Lanka will do well in the World Cup.”
Chaminda Vaas disappointed at the current ranking position of his team, “I love this game, this is what I did for most of my life. This is something that I can give back to the youngsters. I played for 20 years and enjoyed my game and as a coach, I’m enjoying what I’m doing for the youngsters.”
Chaminda Vaas revealed his meeting to the pacers
However, Chaminda Vaas revealed his meeting to the pacers for the sake of the upcoming biggest event of Cricket, “I tell young fast bowlers. Do not take short cuts, give 100%, focus on fitness, focus on endurance stuff and bend your back and bowl. Don’t keep it for the next game, what you can do today, do it. Do it for your country. Remember where you come. Don’t give excuses make sure you are humble and when people try to criticize, you take it in the right way”
Despite, Chaminda Vaas acknowledged the difficulties but being hopeful the Sri Lankan great conclude with, “When we won it and brought the trophy back to Sri Lanka, we realized we had done something of the country and it’s huge. After 1999 until now, we have got to finals and semi-finals, and when it comes to important games such as the World Cup, our guys have done really well. It is now time for young guys to take the initiative to perform well and I’m sure when given the chance they will grab it from both ends and perform well for Sri Lanka.”
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Therefore, Former Sri Lankan pacer and ICC world Cup-96 winner Chaminda Vas think, proper teamwork can make unpredictable Sri Lanka team successful in ICC World Cup-19.