Fawad Hussain claims Sri Lankan cricketers opted out of Pakistan tour after IPL exclusion threat from India
Fawad Hussain claimed that Sri Lankan cricket players opted out from the Pakistan tour after India threatened them that they will be ousted from the IPL.
Pakistan Cricket Board says home series against Sri Lanka to go ahead despite withdrawal of several high-profile players
Most of the international teams have refused to tour Pakistan since a militant attack on the Sri Lankan team bus during a Test match in Lahore in March 2009. The Sri Lankan cricket board had given the freedom to its players to choose if they want to travel to Pakistan
Injuries have been a major concern for Sri Lanka in recent times and for the first time in several months, they have had most of their players fit and available. Whether their ODI fortunes changes remains to be seen.
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Jasprit Bumrah's transformation from death overs specialist to new ball bowler is complete
Sunday’s match was more about Bumrah the new ball bowler than Bumrah the death overs bowler. And he would do well to keep bowling like this with the new ball in the future as well.