Pakistan-bound Sri Lankan team 'made to understand': You are not the B team players.

KARACHI -- Due to heavy rain in the city, the last-day (Monday practice session for the Pakistan-bound Sri Lankan team had to be cancelled at the R. Premadasa Stadium. However, this has not dampen the spirit of the players, according to the team manager Ashantha de Mel. Speaking exclusively, he said, "players are well prepared for the series against Pakistan. It has been made clear to the players that they are "not the part of the B team" but the senior national team. Lahiru Thirimanne and Dasun Shanaka-led Sri Lankan ODI and T-20I players and support staff members are asked to assemble at the SLC head quarter at 6.00 AM on Tuesday.

"We have a photo session and religious ceremony in the morning and then team will immediately leave for Bandaranaike International Airport to catch a...

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