England in Sri Lanka: a Test survival guide to Galle

England in Sri Lanka: a Test survival guide to Galle
 

How to bat in GalleIt's a different challenge in Sri Lanka because pitches are on the slow side and there is not much pace to go through the ball or hit through the line. When you throw in the hot weather as well, a lot of patience is required. Sri Lankan pitches are very flat on the first and the second day. They begin to turn with a little bit of life after that but the turn is very slow. So it's not going to be always very dangerous and if you are not intimidated you will do well. More often than not pitches die by the fifth day. So if you really want to survive, you can – you just need... read more

 
24 March 2012 in Sport, Views: 2
Source: Guardian
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