IND vs SL series a gesture by BCCI to augment Lanka cricket board ‘financially’, says THIS ex-Indian cricketer

A day after India’s humiliating defeat in Sri Lanka, which charge the Men In Blue the T20I series, ancient cricketer Yajurvindra Singh claimed the total tour to be a smash. He additional mentioned that the BCCI despatched the boys to Sri Lanka as a goodwill gesture to support the Lankan cricket body financially. 

The series, which become once hit by COVID-19, bask in considered three Indian gamers testing sure for the virus. After Krunal Pandya, now spinner Yuzvendra Chahal and all-rounder Krishnappa Gowtham bask in returned COVID-19 sure.  

As reported by, Yajurvindra, who has featured in four Checks for India, in a column reckoned the series as smash as per India’s standpoint, adding the Indian Premier League is a real platform to scout novel skill however the equation adjustments entirely in worldwide cricket irrespective of the opponent.  

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“The premise of India sending two groups, one to England to play the Take a look at series there and the quite quite a lot of to Sri Lanka for restricted-overs series become once in fact demeaning to the very essence of a national aspect.” 

“One can debate on the undeniable truth that India can originate two worldwide stage cricket groups. If that is the case, one wonders as to why India has now not won a single predominant match within the closing six years. The quantity is simply there for one to gaze, on the opposite hand, it’s the skill and quality of a participant at the finish stage that makes the variation.”

“Performance within the Indian Premier League (IPL) is a correct indicator to unearth proficient cricketers, however worldwide cricket is an fully varied ball game,” wrote the ancient Indian cricketer. 

“The tour of Sri Lanka, piquant three ODIs and equal sequence of T20Is, has been a smash for India. The full notify become once a goodwill gesture by the Board of Retain watch over for Cricket in India (BCCI) to support Sri Lankan cricket board which is struggling financially.” 

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“One appreciates being good to 1’s neighbour and to support them of their hour of need, however one has to know that national pride and prestige is at stake.”

“Rather than this, factors are gathered for qualifying for World Cup tournaments and so generosity can also fair now not be the most fundamental risk,” it additional read. 

Within the restricted-over tour, the Indian unit led by Shikhar Dhawan secured the ODI series however were beaten by the hosts within the shortest layout of the game. 

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