Mathews wants Sri Lanka to warm to spirit of 2014
AC SHAHUL HAMEED COLOMBO— Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews feels for Sri Lankan fans. I upset that his team has let the fans down in the last few months as the national team’s performances I new lows.
In the Asia Cup and the ICC World T 20 as defending champions had early exit in both competitions. They only beat Afghanistan and the United Arab Emirates by narrow margin.
“We are trying hard to make improvements and I urge the fans to watch the matches and keep supporting “Mathews told the media before the departure to London.
When Sri Lanka toured England last time in 2014 they won the series 1 – 0 . Whether its Test or ODI we need to be positive from the start and our approach is going to be vital” Mathews said. Mathews was named ‘ Man of the Series’ last time in England. May 13: Warm up game against Leicestershire at Chelmsford. May 19: May 23 : First Test at Leeds. May 27: May 31 : Second Test at Chester- leStreet. June 19: June 13 : Third Test at Leeds. June 9: June 13 : Third Test at Lords. June 16: First ODI against Ireland. June 18: Second ODI against Ireland. June 21: First ODI against England in Nottingham. June 24: Second ODI against England at Birmingham, June 26: Third ODI against England at Bristol. June 29: Fourth ODI against England at the Oval. July 2: Fifth ODI against England at Cardiff, July 5: T- 20 against England at Southampton.