Sri Lanka urged to grasp historic series whitewash chance against Australia


Batting legend Sanath Jayasuriya has urged Sri Lanka’s cricketers to seize the chance to make history by completing a series whitewash over world number one Test team Australia. With an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-Test series, Sri Lanka might be tempted to ease up in the final encounter which begins in Colombo on Saturday (August 13). But Jayasuriya, one of the stars of Sri Lanka’s World Cup triumph in 1996, said that Angelo Mathews’ young side could create their own piece of history by inflicting a series whitewash on a leading Test nation for the first time. “No one…

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