Sri Lanka tied the series 1-1 by defeating India in the second T20 match on Thursday. Sri Lanka have made two changes in their playing XI. The controversy over this has begun. The Sri Lankan player-manager is in the news for the wrong reasons due to a change in the playing XI. Sri Lanka cricket’s top player-manager has been in the news for allegedly receiving a 10 per cent commission from several of his customers in the Sri Lankan Premier League (LPL) last year.
According to reports, the player-manager was involved in two changes made at Sri Lanka’s Playing XI on Wednesday. He was in touch with senior members of the Sri Lankan team management who were recommending to their clients. A source told Morning Sports, “A talented all-rounder had to be dropped in the second T20 against India because of his manager’s influence. We really wanted to feed him, but the manager decided against it because of the management.
Mohammad Siraj, Shami or Jaspreet Bumrah, Dale Steyn considered this bowler important for the England series
Sri Lanka lost by 38 runs in the first T20. In the second T20, Ramesh Mendis was fed by Ashen Bandara. Ramesh Mendis debuted at T20 yesterday. Sadira’s warlord was fed to replace Charith Aslanka. Charith Aslanka, who was not included in the T20 due to injury, is considered better than Asheen Bandara in domestic cricket.
Speaking of the second T20, Sri Lanka beat Sri Lanka by four wickets in an exciting match, leaving only five special batsmen without their key players. Batting first India scored 132 for five. Sri Lanka achieved this goal with two wickets in hand. Chetan Zakaria, Devadat Padikkal, Rituraj Gayakwad and Nitish Rana made their T20 debut for India.