I feel we have started another journey with the Test crew, says Rangana Herath
Veteran Lankan off-spinner Rangana Herath has hailed the Islanders victory over Bangladesh in the second Test match at Dhaka on Saturday. This was after Sri Lanka dismissed the Tigers or 123 of their ultimate innings chasing an unbelievable goal of 339. Herath was the choose of the bowlers with a superb spell of 4/49. In the course of he additionally grew to become the highest wicket-taking left-arm bowler, surpassing the nice Wasim Akram (415). After the triumph, Herath expressed happiness and mentioned that he now foresees a greater future for the Lankan Test aspect.
“When Sanga and Mahela left the team, it was a lot of runs [that left as well]. Now, for the last three years later we are rebuilding the side… but now I can see the proper team with youth and experience, especially Roshen, Dananjaya and Kusal Mendis,” cribuzz quoted Herath saying.
“Not only this one, even when we played in Dubai we won 2-0 against Pakistan. Had a bad series in India. So, all in all, I feel we have started another journey with the Test team and hopefully we can continue with that,” Herath added.
Complementing younger Akhila Dananjaya for his spell, the left-armer added, “It’s good for Sri Lanka cricket. I would like to congratulate him (Dananjaya) for taking eight wickets on debut. I have seen him a lot even when he was starting, he played for Sri Lanka at the age of 18 in the 2012 World Cup. So I can see a better and bigger future in him.”