Friday, 6 December 2019

Harbhajan ridicules Sri Lanka cricket team, deletes tweet later


MUMBAI: Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh has reportedly deleted a tweet from his official account, the one in which he ridiculed Sri Lanka over their recent performances — from defeat to Zimbabwe at home to struggles against India in the previous series.

Sri Lanka have arrived in India for a full tour comprising three Tests, three ODIs and thre Twenty 20 Internationals starting November 16. But for a team that lost each of their contests to the Virat Kohli-led team in their own backyard, Sri Lanka face a mountainous challenge on this tour.

The reports of taking help of ‘witchcraft’ to win a Test series against Pakistan in the UAE 2-0 but losing each of the limited-overs matches also showed Sri Lanka in poor light.

With India being absolutely dominant, the Dinesh Chandimal-led side could face some tough weeks ahead. They arrive in India on the back of 12 consecutive ODI defeats, their second-worst streak in history. Their last two series have resulted in back-to-back 5-0 whitewashes.

Perhaps what makes the matters even worse, Sri Lanka decided to drop their batting prodigy Kusal Mendis for this tour of India – their first since 2009-10.

Harbhajan highlighted Sri Lanka’s recent results in one of his tweets, but it was removed by the cricketer from his account later on.

Check Also

Nepal’s Anjali claims T20 cricket bowling record

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s Anjali Chand claimed the best-ever bowling figures of six for nought in a ...

Leave a Reply