You cant hit the Pakistan v Sri Lanka link on Cricinfo without the headline being something to do with Mahela.
Are we playing a test series here or throwing a farewell rave for the soon to be ex.
We know Mahela is going to enjoy it. How ? Cuz he said so.
“I think I’m just going to enjoy it the way I’ve enjoyed the last three years”. Convinced?
The team is going to give 100% for Mahela according to Tilan Samaraweera.
So does that mean they have been giving 77% or lets say 63% before, you know when we were getting our balls handed to us by the Indians.
Percentages always confused me so.
The focus shouldnt be on Mahela, rather on winning the series. The guys got nothing to loose, he’s giving up the captaincy and is still assured a spot in the team.
If I were the other players I’d be more worried about what my output is against Pakistan.
Our only solace is that this wont be one of those 5 test farewell parties they throw up over in Australia (I just realized I cant say that anymore).
The only man thankful for all this media attention on Sri Lankas commander and chief is Younis Khan, who is flying so low on the radar that he is literally under it.