Kumar Sangakkara calls for reassessment of Sri Lankan team ahead of World Twenty20
Sri Lanka lost to Pakistan by 6 wickets to finish 4th in the five-team competition.
New Delhi: After Sri Lanka's dismal campaign in the ongoing Asia Cup, former captain Kumar Sangakkara on Friday called for reassessment of the team ahead of the all-important ICC World Twenty20.
In the last round-robin match of the continental tournament, the defending champions were convincing beaten by Pakistan, who themselves are going through a rough patch.
The legend took to Twitter to share his angst and said:
Disappointing to get only 150 after the start we got. Time now to take stock and reassess our squad to ensure the right combo for the t20 WC
— Kumar Sangakkara (@KumarSanga2) March 4, 2016
Sri Lanka lost the match by 6 wickets, despite their opener Tillakaratne Dilshan playing a seemingly career reviving 75-run knock.
With three defeats -- against India, Bangladesh and Pakistan, they finished fourth in the five-team tournament ahead of lowly United Arab Emirates. Their only win came against the Associate team.