Lanka hold a unique record in the world of Indoor Cricket--they
are the only team to have beaten
the Australian Men in a Test Match (January 2002, in Sri Lanka)
in the past decade.
they were able to take that form into the World Cup, Sri Lanka
would be a threat to any of the teams.
by ex-Victorian Craig Slocombe, the Sri Lankans are held in hight
esteem by many observers, amongst them Rod Chilcott, Western Australian
Indoor Cricket Federation President. "I rank them at number
3 in the world" Rod remarked on his return from the Sri Lankan
they are able to maintain the sort of form that gained them such
credibility is as yet unknown, but one thing appears certain--the
Sri Lankans will not just be in New Zealand to make up the numbers.
top-four finish for Sri Lanka is not out of the question. And
if South Africa don't sort themselves out and do indeed fail to
attend, we suspect Sri Lanka just might finish higher than fourth.