2018-12-07 at 16:03
Captain Dinesh Chandimal says the chilly New Zealand weather will be the biggest challenge for Sri Lanka, during their full-tour, slated to get underway from tomorrow.
Sri Lanka is scheduled to play two Test matches, three One-Day Internationals and a Twenty20 encounter during the six-week tour.
The Chandimal-led team will kick-start the tour tomorrow, with a game against the New Zealand XI in a three-day match in Napier.
Speaking to media captain Dinesh Chandimal said, “The weather is really difficult, You know, in Sri Lanka, we get 30-35 every day so it’s really challenging.”
Sri Lanka was rugged up at a sunny Napier today as they acclimatised to the chilly New Zealand conditions.
Sri Lanka left for New Zealand after their 3-0 series whitewash at home by England last month.
The opening game of the two-match Test series will get underway from 15th of this month in Wellington.
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