Sri Lanka's Worry Before The World Cup 2011

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Kumar Sangakara the captain of the Sri Lankan team talked about the team practice for the World cup 2011,which is starting on the 19 of February, he said that the lack of the practice for the players at the World cup venues which are still to be completed are robbing them form some of the home advantage they would be getting from the home grounds, he also talked about the some of the under construction stadiums like Hambantota and Pallekele, which are the newly constructed for this particular event of the World cup 2011 have prevented his side from the practice.

Sangakara said to the correspondent of the sports media- "We would love to train at all the grounds [in Sri Lanka], but we need to have the proper facilities to train", after the match win against the West Indies on 6 of February i.e., Sunday, he also added that "We need to have side [practice] wickets and gyms at the venues, otherwise it is difficult.

Though Sri Lankans have played the rain disturbed match against the West Indies at Pallekele they don't want to take any chances at the world cup scene, the Sri Lankan team have also been told officially that they wouldn't be let the to test in any conditions before the season of the world cup 2011 starts, and the Sri Lankans have also accepted the cause of the officials.

Sangakara said that the players are happy to see the facilities at the newly build stadiums Hambantota and Pallekele, but the best facilities they have got at the Premadasa stadium at Colombo, where the team Sri Lanka has played some of their rescently domestic season matches

The Team Sri Lanka will play their first of his match against Canada at Hambantota on 20 of February, Hambantota and pallekele have been given the hosting og the five of the matches which are to be played at the world cup, earlier after the ICC delegation's final inspection of the stadiums on January 22, Sri Lanka's World Cup director Suraj Dandeniya had said the stadium at Pallekele was 99.9% complete, while the "finishing touches at Hambantota, the roofs and the roads leading to the stadium" were pending.

 ankit mishra

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