SL vs Ind third T20I
Shanaka on chat with Dhawan: “We get recommendation from our former gamers too, however this was an opportunity to listen to from a present participant with loads of expertise”
“Shikhar is a participant who has performed [for] 10 years, and has loads of expertise,” Shanaka mentioned. “What he has to say about making recreation plans, and state of affairs dealing with is one thing that is essential for all of us to listen to – for me as a captain, and the remainder of the group.
“He is somebody who’s mastered even his respiratory sample. I believed if we may communicate with a participant like him, our gamers would get some form of information about how you can increase our recreation. We get recommendation from our former gamers too, however this was an opportunity to listen to from a present participant with loads of expertise. I am grateful to him for that probability.”
However Shanaka talked about that the dialog with Dravid earlier on within the collection was extra common.
“I talked with Dravid about how the India gamers method their innings,” he mentioned. “They’re actually optimistic from the second they get into the bottom, and I requested him loads of the questions we additionally requested Shikhar.”
“He is a participant who has matured actually shortly,” Shanaka mentioned of Hasaranga. “I do not suppose No. 2 is sufficient for him, he is somebody who ought to be at No. 1. I believe he’ll get there shortly.”
Andrew Fidel Fernando is ESPNcricinfo’s Sri Lanka correspondent. @afidelf