Out with the begging bowl (ing)
Early English summer ought to pose climatic problems to any cricketer from the belt of the equator if he is not fully acclimatized. We overheard -- was it Michael Atherton who quipped to our own Russel Arnold “Yes, we like to get sides like Sri Lanka to play cricket in England in this weather because you are not equipped for it”.
Sports Minister slashes Aussie tour budget

With bad times hitting cricket in the country, the much-awaited Australian tour of Sri Lanka where the visitors will be engaged in two T-20s, five ODIs and 3 Tests will be on a low key. Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage speaking to the Sunday Times said, “Yes, we are looking to cut down the frills this time around.

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