Sri Lanka Premier League 2012 September 1, 2012

Munaweera, Dananjaya make SLPL XI

ESPNcricinfo's Andrew Fernando picks his team of the Sri Lanka Premier League
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1. Dilshan Munaweera (Uva Next) (212 runs @ strike-rate 144.21)

Came to the tournament as one of the most hyped young talents in the country, and unlike several others, justified that hype with several scorching innings. He saved his best for the final, clubbing five sixes and two fours to catapult Uva Next beyond the Duckworth-Lewis par score and into the Champions League. In doing so, he became the tournament's highest run getter and finished with the second best strike-rate among batsmen who have scored more than 100 runs. The Sri Lankan selectors will now be ecstatic at having picked him for the World Twenty20 after he had had a good start to the SLPL, but had not yet proved himself completely worthy of international selection.

2. Kamran Akmal (wk) (Wayamba United) (203 runs @ 121.48)

Was the tournament's top scorer until he had to leave for national duty in the UAE, having been the rock of Wayamba United's impressive batting order throughout the round robin. Ruthless on anything short, and capable of thrashing the good length balls and full deliveries as well, Akmal mowed 23 fours in five innings - more than anyone else in the SLPL - despite many of the other leading batsmen having played more games.

3. Aaron Finch (Ruhuna Royals) (137 runs @ 130.47)

Asked to bat anywhere in the top four, Finch was one of the few bright spots for an underwhelming Ruhuna Royals side, who were expected to make much more of an impression of the tournament, given their star-studded roll. Finch's 65 from 48 balls against Uthura Rudras was his biggest contribution, though his ability to handle the swinging ball in some of the low scoring matches in Pallekele was equally as important.

4. Angelo Mathews (c ) (Nagenahira Nagas) (211 runs @ 139.73)

Mathews has sometimes been criticised for not being there at the end of an innings often enough, but few who followed him closely at the SLPL will doubt his flair for finishing now. In four times in seven innings Mathews remained unbeaten, and each of those times he had contributed heavily to the team total. His 73 off 27 balls in the final was perhaps the innings of the tournament, as he showcased his ability to score a boundary off almost any ball when well set. Sri Lanka will need him to play a significant role in the World Twenty20 and he has played himself into fine form before the event. His marshalling of an inexperienced Nagenahira attack also added heft to his claim as the next Sri Lanka captain.

5. Chamara Kapugedera (Uthura Rudras) (178 runs @ 143.54)

Had a quiet start to the tournament, but his stunning 69 not out to resurrect Uthura's chase against Basnahira Cricket Dundee and finally ignite their campaign was filled with the arrogant hitting that earned him several extended runs in Sri Lanka's limited-overs sides. Sadly for him, his SLPL performances were not enough to retain his place in the national team. Perhaps the selectors have finally run short of patience following a long stretch of failures, or maybe they think some time away from the top level will do him good. Either way, he reminded fed-up fans of the dazzling talent he possesses, even if it has not been in evidence for Sri Lanka.

6. Thisara Perera (Kandurata Warriors) (128 runs @ 172.97)

Was not himself with the ball, but earns a place in the XI through his batting alone. His 72 from 33 balls was the highlight of his campaign, as he rescued Kandurata from a collapse to put them on course for a competitive score. He will be disappointed by his waywardness with the ball, and will hope his knack for making vital breakthroughs returns for Sri Lanka in September.

7. Jacob Oram (Uva Next) (82 runs @ 167.34, 11 wickets @ strike-rate 12.50)

Oram was not initially picked up in the draft, but Uva Next will be thankful that James Franklin - their original allrounder - was picked for New Zealand's Test tour of India, forcing them to take Oram on. With a scarcely believable economy-rate of 3.82 in his 23 overs in the tournament, and a league-leading 11 wickets to boot, it is fair to say Oram was the engine room of a victorious Uva campaign. With the bat, his 41 from 17 balls in the semi-final knocked the wind out of favourites Wayamba United's sails, and his opening spell of 1 for 9 from three overs in the final allowed his side to keep their target at a manageable level despite Mathews' heroics.

8. Sachithra Senanayake (Uva Next) (8 wickets @ 18)

Didn't make a huge impact in any single game, but was crucial for Uva during the middle overs when he backed up Oram's parsimony with cheap spells of his own. His doosra is one of the more readable variations in the game, but he used it sparingly to good effect, particularly when batsmen were looking to aggress. Contributed with the bat on occasion, and was a livewire in the field, and that, combined with his economy rate is what sees him pip Ajantha Mendis for a place in the XI, despite Mendis having taken more wickets.

9. Shaminda Eranga (Nagenahira Nagas) (11 wickets @ 13.6)

The man of the tournament - though only because semi-final and final performances were not taken into account - Eranga, like Oram, led the league in wickets with 11 to his name. He was the lynchpin of Nagenahira's attack, who were formidable when Eranga was intense, but friendly when not in the groove. Startled batsmen with plenty of pace off the pitch and also moved it appreciably off the seam in both directions.

10. Sohail Tanvir (Kandurata Warriors) (11 wickets @ 10)

The most penetrative seam bowler in the tournament, and though he was occasionally expensive, he was often unplayable. He swung the white ball as far as it's ever likely been swung in Sri Lanka, and while he was a handful in Colombo, batsmen were forced to just see his overs out on a lively Pallekele surface. Of the bowlers locked on 11 wickets, he had played the least matches.

11. Akila Dananjaya (Wayamba United) (9 wickets @ 14.6)

Plucked from complete obscurity by Mahela Jayawardene and Graham Ford, Dananjaya's first foray into professional cricket has been as successful as anyone could have hoped. Even Jayawardene has spoken of his surprise at the apparent ease with which Dananjaya has performed in the limelight. Some have hailed him as Sri Lanka's next spin hope, and though that assessment is as unfair as it is premature, there is something in the way in which the 18-year-old manages his variations. The World Twenty20 will really test what he is made of.

Second XI: Imran Nazir, Tamim Iqbal, Mahela Jayawardene, Cameron Borgas, Shoaib Malik, Abdul Razzaq, Kaushalya Weeraratne, Isuru Udana, Umar Gul, Rangana Herath, Ajantha Mendis

Andrew Fernando is ESPNcricinfo's correspondent in Sri Lanka

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  • on September 3, 2012, 15:33 GMT

    Who is the wicketkeeper? I am confused.

  • priceless1 on September 3, 2012, 8:53 GMT

    Mendis sucks at fielding he is suited to play at international level

  • Tysonlanka on September 3, 2012, 6:20 GMT

    I strongly feel that we should have Dilhan Munaweera come at 1 down in the T 20 world cup. we should drop Tharanga his better playing TEST cricket guys. wake up capt & coach....

  • Prem2248 on September 3, 2012, 4:36 GMT

    For the Author the doosra of Senanayke can be easily readable with the help of slow motioned TV displays but stats shows that he is the most consistent spinner in the Country together with Ajantha, Malinda, Dulanjana, Jayatissa since 2007 though selectors always seek excuses to oust them. Senanayake with his extra height and Ajantha with his extra loosed limbs can generate lift & bounce on any dull pitch more than any babe (spinners) of J&Ps.

  • randikaayya on September 3, 2012, 4:28 GMT

    @ThatsAlright : Kapu is a Rajan, he hails from Kandy, lol. But I do know what you mean. There was a lot of hype around these two players and both seem unsettled under spotlight. With the present evidence Kapu is ahead of Bhanuka by soem distance though. Both of them should look to stablize mentally as it seems they are both well rounded batsmen who can go the distance for SL. Good luck to them. But the spotlight is now on munaweera, hope he comes good

  • Prem2248 on September 3, 2012, 4:23 GMT

    e.g. Dilruwan Perera has been regarded as a top all-rounder by the local selectors but in reality his 1st Cl Bat.Ave is just 23 after a 208 1st Cl innings. The same story goes with the Dilshan's brother. These greedy senior cricketers are villains as far as the Country is concerned. There was no reason to include a 44 year old Veteran a player, even as a youngster his consistency rate was 1 of 5 innings played. A wounded soldier like Herath has been overvalued by the local selectors and the media though, 6'4" inch tall Nuwan Zoysa was unceremoniously removed from the Team by these very selectors for his poor fielding ability. stats courtesy Cricinfo

  • on September 3, 2012, 4:20 GMT

    It is very encouraging to see the performances of some of the youngsters, this will no doubt ensure that Sri Lankan cricket is in good shape as we approach the next world cup. It is also important to talk about the SLPL and the role it will play in providing the stage for some of these youngsters to showcase their talent. I think we have made a good start, from where we can now take it to the next level.

  • Prem2248 on September 3, 2012, 4:20 GMT

    As already proven by de Viliers, Bell Kholi, Sakibul Hasan,Aravinda,Samaraweera, Khandamby (60in the last year's Inter Pro T/20 final) the technically equipped players can do blind hitting better than anyone else. As for bowlers one has to employ proven bowlers of the Domestic scene such as Senanayake, Ajantha, Malinda Pushpakumara, Dulanjana Mendis, Rohan Jayatissa (not included in any of these squads) with 1st Cl Bow.Ave 20,21,20,17 & 14 respectively and All-rounders UmeshKarunarathna (the Best Schoolboy Cricketer 2008, 1st Cl Bat.Ave 36 &1st Cl Bow.Ave 18) Geeth Alwis (1st Cl Bat.Ave 36 &1st Cl Bow.Ave 26) Chathuranga de Silva (1st Cl Bat.Ave 34 &1st Cl Bow.Ave 24). Though these highly talented players are being prevented from performing one could note some very ordinary players had been included in the SLPLwho are friends relatives of authorities&senior players. (To be CNTD) stats courtsey Cric info

  • Prem2248 on September 3, 2012, 4:17 GMT

    People talk only about the players that have got opportunities to bat as front-liners. If one takes Munuweera e.g. he is a very ordinary batsman with 1st Cl Bat.Ave. of just 31+(after 62 1st Cl innings) it indicates that he tends to get out more often than not after a quick fire 30. However what a team needs, is batsmen with 1st Cl Bat.Ave around 45 or above who has probability to carry the bat till the end i.e. proven quality batters such as Chandimal1st Cl Bat.Ave 56 (Wayamba), Angelo Perera1st Cl Bat.Ave 44, Maneshan1st Cl Bat.Ave 54 ( Naigenahira), Ashen Silva1st Cl Bat.Ave 55, Bhanuka 1st Cl Bat.Ave 46 (Uva) should have been used as front-liners none of these players were given enough opportunities prove their worth (Incidently both Angelo Perera & Bhanuka have maintained1st Cl Bat.Ave around 45 while batting very low down in the batting order for their respective Clubs). (To be CNTD) stats courtsey Cric info

  • on September 3, 2012, 3:28 GMT

    Game between IPL XI ans SLPL XI will be good. Someone should pick IPL XI 2012...

  • on September 3, 2012, 15:33 GMT

    Who is the wicketkeeper? I am confused.

  • priceless1 on September 3, 2012, 8:53 GMT

    Mendis sucks at fielding he is suited to play at international level

  • Tysonlanka on September 3, 2012, 6:20 GMT

    I strongly feel that we should have Dilhan Munaweera come at 1 down in the T 20 world cup. we should drop Tharanga his better playing TEST cricket guys. wake up capt & coach....

  • Prem2248 on September 3, 2012, 4:36 GMT

    For the Author the doosra of Senanayke can be easily readable with the help of slow motioned TV displays but stats shows that he is the most consistent spinner in the Country together with Ajantha, Malinda, Dulanjana, Jayatissa since 2007 though selectors always seek excuses to oust them. Senanayake with his extra height and Ajantha with his extra loosed limbs can generate lift & bounce on any dull pitch more than any babe (spinners) of J&Ps.

  • randikaayya on September 3, 2012, 4:28 GMT

    @ThatsAlright : Kapu is a Rajan, he hails from Kandy, lol. But I do know what you mean. There was a lot of hype around these two players and both seem unsettled under spotlight. With the present evidence Kapu is ahead of Bhanuka by soem distance though. Both of them should look to stablize mentally as it seems they are both well rounded batsmen who can go the distance for SL. Good luck to them. But the spotlight is now on munaweera, hope he comes good

  • Prem2248 on September 3, 2012, 4:23 GMT

    e.g. Dilruwan Perera has been regarded as a top all-rounder by the local selectors but in reality his 1st Cl Bat.Ave is just 23 after a 208 1st Cl innings. The same story goes with the Dilshan's brother. These greedy senior cricketers are villains as far as the Country is concerned. There was no reason to include a 44 year old Veteran a player, even as a youngster his consistency rate was 1 of 5 innings played. A wounded soldier like Herath has been overvalued by the local selectors and the media though, 6'4" inch tall Nuwan Zoysa was unceremoniously removed from the Team by these very selectors for his poor fielding ability. stats courtesy Cricinfo

  • on September 3, 2012, 4:20 GMT

    It is very encouraging to see the performances of some of the youngsters, this will no doubt ensure that Sri Lankan cricket is in good shape as we approach the next world cup. It is also important to talk about the SLPL and the role it will play in providing the stage for some of these youngsters to showcase their talent. I think we have made a good start, from where we can now take it to the next level.

  • Prem2248 on September 3, 2012, 4:20 GMT

    As already proven by de Viliers, Bell Kholi, Sakibul Hasan,Aravinda,Samaraweera, Khandamby (60in the last year's Inter Pro T/20 final) the technically equipped players can do blind hitting better than anyone else. As for bowlers one has to employ proven bowlers of the Domestic scene such as Senanayake, Ajantha, Malinda Pushpakumara, Dulanjana Mendis, Rohan Jayatissa (not included in any of these squads) with 1st Cl Bow.Ave 20,21,20,17 & 14 respectively and All-rounders UmeshKarunarathna (the Best Schoolboy Cricketer 2008, 1st Cl Bat.Ave 36 &1st Cl Bow.Ave 18) Geeth Alwis (1st Cl Bat.Ave 36 &1st Cl Bow.Ave 26) Chathuranga de Silva (1st Cl Bat.Ave 34 &1st Cl Bow.Ave 24). Though these highly talented players are being prevented from performing one could note some very ordinary players had been included in the SLPLwho are friends relatives of authorities&senior players. (To be CNTD) stats courtsey Cric info

  • Prem2248 on September 3, 2012, 4:17 GMT

    People talk only about the players that have got opportunities to bat as front-liners. If one takes Munuweera e.g. he is a very ordinary batsman with 1st Cl Bat.Ave. of just 31+(after 62 1st Cl innings) it indicates that he tends to get out more often than not after a quick fire 30. However what a team needs, is batsmen with 1st Cl Bat.Ave around 45 or above who has probability to carry the bat till the end i.e. proven quality batters such as Chandimal1st Cl Bat.Ave 56 (Wayamba), Angelo Perera1st Cl Bat.Ave 44, Maneshan1st Cl Bat.Ave 54 ( Naigenahira), Ashen Silva1st Cl Bat.Ave 55, Bhanuka 1st Cl Bat.Ave 46 (Uva) should have been used as front-liners none of these players were given enough opportunities prove their worth (Incidently both Angelo Perera & Bhanuka have maintained1st Cl Bat.Ave around 45 while batting very low down in the batting order for their respective Clubs). (To be CNTD) stats courtsey Cric info

  • on September 3, 2012, 3:28 GMT

    Game between IPL XI ans SLPL XI will be good. Someone should pick IPL XI 2012...

  • MelbourneMiracle on September 3, 2012, 3:16 GMT

    Super selection however I still believe that Ajantha Mendis would be a better option than Sachithra and also Tamim for Finch

  • MelbourneMiracle on September 3, 2012, 3:10 GMT

    @ Shanepe 2003: Buddy i know you're reading this comment and i'm sure now you're hiding behind the bush after seeing Mathews murderous knock in the finals...you questioned about his value and now he has answered from the bat...being chosen as the captain of SLPL XI, he answered to all his critics those who have a very little knowledge of the game like you...grow up mate! we're not talking about Elle...it's about Cricket!

  • plow on September 3, 2012, 0:51 GMT

    Good on ya Jake.. keep it going mate!

  • on September 2, 2012, 17:55 GMT

    Boss were is the T20 special Malinga !!!!!

  • DilumSL on September 2, 2012, 17:22 GMT

    Aaron finch??? really??? I'm quiet sure that i saw some other players do better than him. dilshan , tamim or borgas should have replaced finch. other than that it's a good XI. @fuzzyeggs : are serious mate??? replacing Kapu with Kandambi this is T20 SR does matters alot mate. and It's really sad that kapu n sachithra didn't selected to the T20 squad.

  • Udendra on September 2, 2012, 17:13 GMT

    this Munaweera fellow is quiet something...

  • thegaffoor on September 2, 2012, 17:12 GMT

    Waruna Tennakoon : Yes brother. I'm very sad that he didn't grad the opportunity when it was given.

  • ThatsAlright on September 2, 2012, 16:45 GMT

    Is Bhanuka from the same school as Kapugedara? Spectacular in the domestic cricket and too nervous to perform and/or too inconsistent when it really matters--at international level. All I saw from Bhanuka in SLPL was a couple of wonderful strokes and getting out. It's high time these two take a leaf out of Mathew's book.

  • Herath-UK on September 2, 2012, 11:27 GMT

    Mahela's 96 was more special and with his captaincy skills,he should be in the team and the captain.Ranil Herath - Kent

  • on September 2, 2012, 10:45 GMT

    i thought kanishka alvitigala was the best fast baller, he should have playing for sri lanka by now.

  • on September 2, 2012, 9:56 GMT

    thegaffoor: To mention a name he has to perform, Bhanuka didn't perform well

  • on September 2, 2012, 9:47 GMT

    mahela should be the captain, he is the best captain, sanga is also better

  • chalindu on September 2, 2012, 9:22 GMT

    Dilshan munaweera is a great talent.Had seen his name in newspapers.but when i saw his performance at slpl he should definitely picked for my worldt20 Xi

  • surathvictor on September 2, 2012, 9:10 GMT

    Tillekaratne Dilshan should have included in SLPL XI. He played really well...

  • thegaffoor on September 2, 2012, 7:54 GMT

    I'm honestly very sad to see Bhanuka not even mentioned in any of these names mentioned. He is such a talented player. Hope he will fire soon earn his starts.

  • on September 2, 2012, 7:47 GMT

    its good we found some young talent. i think thats the purpose of SLPL. We dont see others ..PL n they dont have to see our SLPL. all it matters is, did we find some young talents who can challenge the opposition at the T20 WC.

  • ThatsAlright on September 2, 2012, 5:55 GMT

    Author's rationale here have been based on the performance in the SLPL and not reputation or past performances. I think majority of the players who're highly likely to play World Twenty20 didn't try to hit the top gear fearing getting exhausted or injured days before the biggest event of the year. Young lads played their hearts out. Expect a much fiercely contested SLPL next time.

  • on September 2, 2012, 5:54 GMT

    2nd Part

    8.Azhar Mahmood [Overseas Player] (Had a quiet slpl @ the beginning before establishing his mark in a tense semifinal) 9.S.Eranga (Player of the tournament,had a great tournament despite few setbacks under the batting of Jayawardena) 10.S.Tanvir [Overseas Player] (Was a real trouble for the opposition @ the fast track in Pallekale and got back the Warriors under contention after some poor performance @ Colombo) 11.Akila Dananjaya [Under 21 Player] (The newest sensation of the tournament,haven't played first class cricket nor list A cricket proved his class for his captain by also booking a place in the SL T20 team for the Upcoming World Twenty20)

    This my XI, wanna have ur ideas and post you'll SLPL XI as well.....

  • on September 2, 2012, 5:54 GMT

    My SLPL XI

    1.Dilshan Munaweera (Highest Run Scorer of the tournament) 2.TM Dilshan (Played very well from the opening match and was the Sri Lanka's highest run getter up to yesterday's final ) 3.Kamran Akmal [Overseas Player] (Had a great start to the tournament deserved a spot in the final XI) 4.A.Mathews (C) (Had an awesome series was unlucky not to be the winning captain) 5.C.Kapugedera (Did really well in this series,although he didn't get a good start did it in style in the last couple of games) 6.T.Perera (Got a great start with his bat,and his ability to hit the ball hard make him a certain in the final XI) 7.Jacob Oram [Overseas Player] (Treat to watch;speechless about his hard hitting and seam bowling in the 2012 SLPL)

  • amilag on September 2, 2012, 5:38 GMT

    Mahela, Lasith and Ajantha should have in first 11. Shohaib Malik & Abdul Razak didn't play to their reputation and should not be in 2nd 11. Many youngster played better than them in the tournament.

  • on September 2, 2012, 5:17 GMT

    lol no tamim no malinga!!!tournament was boring now XI is funny....

  • crickstats on September 2, 2012, 4:42 GMT

    What a pity, the second XI doesn't have Wicket Keeper

  • S.S.Sagar on September 2, 2012, 3:02 GMT

    Funny..... No Mahela? No Tamim? No Malinga??! Gotta Be Kidding!!

  • fuzzyeggs on September 2, 2012, 1:51 GMT

    lol ..i would lovee to see a game between the the slpl 11 and the second 11....

    it would be fun wouldnt it?

  • FOTO on September 2, 2012, 1:43 GMT

    Kick out Malik and bring in Chris Lynn

  • FOTO on September 2, 2012, 1:42 GMT

    Instead of Abdul Razzaq it should be Malinga or Mahmood anyone else agree?

  • FOTO on September 2, 2012, 1:34 GMT

    MUSHFIQ IS THE 2nD BEST WICKET KEEPER BATSMAN IN SLPL!!! WHERE IS HE!!!

  • Nicholas94 on September 2, 2012, 1:23 GMT

    It's a not bad first XI but some selections could be changed e.g Finch for Mahela. After all, it's a matter of opinions and everyone's opinions differ.

  • on September 2, 2012, 0:18 GMT

    @ elBeeDubey Shakib Didnt even play a single game so hw can he be in the list. And this list is fair coz all teh ppl who performed aree on the listr except for shaminda eranga

  • Forgettable on September 1, 2012, 23:45 GMT

    Second X1 looks better to me lol

  • on September 1, 2012, 22:25 GMT

    why aron finch? even not noticed he is there ..:)..Mahela should be easily in in first 11 and chandimal for second .also it is a big surprise missing dilly too. he is in prime form.kandamby also should be there and really he should be captain :). what sohib malik and razak did better to malinga and knadamby?

  • yasask on September 1, 2012, 21:41 GMT

    @ElBeeDubya mate he didnt even play in the tournament, because he was injured. you cant really make it into a tournament XI without playing in the tournament can you?

  • on September 1, 2012, 21:27 GMT

    I also think Malinga, Dilshan, Chanderpaul, Kumara, & Azhar deserve their places ahead of some..

  • ElBeeDubya on September 1, 2012, 21:01 GMT

    Where is world's NUMBER ONE allrounder Shakib Al Hasan? (Insert emoticons where necessary)

  • on September 1, 2012, 19:38 GMT

    good selection ..but malinga must be there

  • woodhaven on September 1, 2012, 19:17 GMT

    Why aron finch? Tamim played better than him

  • on September 1, 2012, 19:11 GMT

    oh this should be a sad story for Lasith Malinga........The toe crusher....

  • fuzzyeggs on September 1, 2012, 18:53 GMT

    excellent team excpt i thnk it should have been mendis or herath for sennayake. and for kapugedera maybe kandamby his sr isnt as much as kapu but he is a better choice since he can stabalize the inningss as he did throughout the league for uva.

    also the 2nd 11 is good

  • on September 1, 2012, 18:51 GMT

    AZHAR MEHMOOD IN NONE OF THE SQUADS. SURPRISING.

  • on September 1, 2012, 18:44 GMT

    Kamran should open alongside nasir for pakistan in ODI & T20's

  • on September 1, 2012, 18:14 GMT

    what's the problem with Tamim at the top?

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  • on September 1, 2012, 18:14 GMT

    what's the problem with Tamim at the top?

  • on September 1, 2012, 18:44 GMT

    Kamran should open alongside nasir for pakistan in ODI & T20's

  • on September 1, 2012, 18:51 GMT

    AZHAR MEHMOOD IN NONE OF THE SQUADS. SURPRISING.

  • fuzzyeggs on September 1, 2012, 18:53 GMT

    excellent team excpt i thnk it should have been mendis or herath for sennayake. and for kapugedera maybe kandamby his sr isnt as much as kapu but he is a better choice since he can stabalize the inningss as he did throughout the league for uva.

    also the 2nd 11 is good

  • on September 1, 2012, 19:11 GMT

    oh this should be a sad story for Lasith Malinga........The toe crusher....

  • woodhaven on September 1, 2012, 19:17 GMT

    Why aron finch? Tamim played better than him

  • on September 1, 2012, 19:38 GMT

    good selection ..but malinga must be there

  • ElBeeDubya on September 1, 2012, 21:01 GMT

    Where is world's NUMBER ONE allrounder Shakib Al Hasan? (Insert emoticons where necessary)

  • on September 1, 2012, 21:27 GMT

    I also think Malinga, Dilshan, Chanderpaul, Kumara, & Azhar deserve their places ahead of some..

  • yasask on September 1, 2012, 21:41 GMT

    @ElBeeDubya mate he didnt even play in the tournament, because he was injured. you cant really make it into a tournament XI without playing in the tournament can you?