Should SL play 3 specialist spinners for the 1st Test vs Australia unless Prasad or Chameera recover in time?

Yes, it's better to play 3 specialist spinners and Pradeep.
22% (22 votes)
No, we should play 2 spinners, Pradeep and a new fast bowler.
55% (55 votes)
No, it should be 2 spinners, Pradeep and a bowling all-rounder like Dasun Shanaka.
14% (14 votes)
No, an experienced bowler like Dlhara Fernando can be played as the 2nd fast bowler as Australian batting lineup is too strong.
9% (9 votes)
Total votes: 100


N.M.M's picture
Member since:
8 May 2016
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16 weeks 5 hours

Better to go with two main spinners, two fast bowlers and some spinning allrounders... Siriwardene SHOULD play.. Even if he's expensive, by some crazy luck, he picks wickets consistantly

Thilly's picture
Member since:
29 December 2015
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43 weeks 14 hours

Don't think Pallekele is type of wicket to go with three main spinners. Better to play two specialist sinners and two good fast bowlers who can take wickets with new ball.

Gaja48's picture
Member since:
6 December 2014
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40 weeks 3 days

Damn, Dasun is not a bowling all rounder, He is a batting all rounder.

Anonymous's picture

We need a quality left arm fast bowler and a good leg spinner.

delan82's picture
Member since:
18 October 2009
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20 hours 34 min

you want a balanced attack if possible but one that takes into account conditions, opposition's weakness and your own strengths all to try get 20 wickets.
Certainly with regards to Australia's weakness and Sri Lanka's strength spin is the stronger suit.
What i'm getting at is if there are some decent pace bowlers around great but no use playing mediocre medium pacers for the sake of it. For a test match just pick the best available attack that will get you wickets!

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