News International – Ranatunga worried about SL cricket

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka cricket legend Arjuna Ranatunga predicted Friday that the country would fall short at this year’s World Cup because of corruption by officials and player indiscipline.

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  • Ranatunga worried about SL cricket COLOMBO: Sri Lanka cricket legend Arjuna Ranatunga predicted Friday that the country would fall short at this year’s World Cup because of corruption by officials and player indiscipline.
  • Ranatunga, who captained the side that won the 1996 World Cup, doubted that Sri Lanka would even get pastthe first round of the tournament that begins in England on May 30.
  • Ranatunga, who is currently Sri Lanka’s transport minister, is preparing a new bid to take charge of Sri Lanka Cricket.
  • Sri Lanka, who are currently touring Australia, lost the first Test by an innings and 40 runs after losing a two-Test series to New Zealand 1-0.
  • Sri Lanka also lost the three One-Day Internationals and the one-off T20 match.


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