Roshen Silva banking on Caribbean experience to tackle SA pacers


SOUTH AFRICA TOUR OF SRI LANKA, 2018

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Sri Lanka’s seam bowling future looks good, according to Roshen Silva. © Getty

Roshen Silva believes the tour of West Indies has helped them prepare for the challenge of facing the South African pacers at home in the two-Test series. While spin is still likely to dominate the series, the Sri Lankan batsmen will also have to tackle the pace challenge that Kagiso Rabada, Vernon Philander, Lungi Nigidi and Dale Steyn will create.

Sri Lanka lost the opening Test in Trinidad but went on to dominate the remaining two Tests and levelled the series 1-1. They had their backs against the wall in the final Test after getting shot down for just 154 in the first innings. The batsmen then went on to…

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