“Some Teams Are Playing In The Same Venue”: Did This CSK Star Just Take A Dig At India At T20 World Cup?

“Some Teams Are Playing In The Same Venue”: Did This CSK Star Just Take A Dig At India At T20 World Cup?

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File picture of Mahesh Theekshana together with his Sri Lanka teammates.© AFP

Sri Lanka's Mahesh Thekshana has taken a dig at Workforce India over the 2024 T20 World Cup schedule. The Chennai Tremendous Kings spinner highlighted the truth that Sri Lanka should play all their Group D video games at completely different venues, whereas not directly referring to the truth that India get to play three of their 4 group video games on the identical stadium. The response comes after South Africa defeated Sri Lanka of their first sport of the match on June 3.

“I can not say that [names of the] Groups which can be enjoying in the identical venue, in order that they know what the circumstances are like. They’re enjoying observe video games in the identical venue. Nobody will perceive it. Our administration is making an attempt to repair even immediately's flight as a result of we’re enjoying, we now have to pack every little thing and [leave]” he said.,” stated Theekshana.

Rohit Sharma's males have the privilege of enjoying their first three Group A matches on the Nassau County Worldwide Cricket Stadium in New York, in addition to their first observe sport towards Bangladesh.

“We performed observe matches in Florida and our third match can also be in Florida. I believe there are some issues that everybody will take into consideration once more subsequent yr as a result of I do know nothing will change this yr,” Theekshana stated.

Sri Lanka have been bowled out for simply 77 runs, which South Africa achieved in simply 16.2 overs.

Captain Wanindu Hasaranga echoed the emotions of teammate Theekshana.

“All 4 matches at 4 venues. It's robust. (Our third match) is in Florida, the place we now have performed two matches. That's our solely optimistic,” Hasaranga lamented.

Sri Lanka's crushing defeat may also have a huge effect on their internet run-rate. One other defeat might see Sri Lanka fail to make it to the Tremendous 8s, whereas Bangladesh and Netherlands are set to take that likelihood.

Sri Lanka's subsequent match will probably be towards Bangladesh on June 8 in New York.

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