Ban vs SL 2021 – Kusal Perera


He also suggests players are unhappy with having to do fitness tests for future tours, in the middle of ongoing tours

Much as they would like to focus solely on the Bangladesh series, Sri Lanka’s mens’ cricketers will probably have the ongoing contracts impasse with Sri Lanka Cricket at the back of their minds. This much was conceded by captain Kusal Perera, who is leading a young side in his first assignment in the job.

On Friday, a legal representative issued a statement on behalf of all 24 players offered central contracts this year, rejecting the proposed pay scheme, which sees senior players in particular take substantial cuts. The players had also been dismayed that their proposed salaries had also been made public by SLC earlier in the week.