Country boy Dasun Shanaka to bail out the beast-BY CALLISTUS DAVY Dasun Shanaka returned home with a bounty from Pakistan and now called up again to mend a broken team Source:Sundayobserver Beleaguered cricket chiefs have come to look for a typical country boy in Dasun Shanaka to carry a troubled nation on his shoulders at a time Sri Lanka not only hit rock bottom in international rankings but was ripped apart by shady elements in the team who were a law unto themselves with discipline and dignity flung out. Growing up in the bustling countryside of Negombo where he cut his teeth as a cricketer playing for missionary schools St. Peter’s College and later Maris Stella College, Shanaka initially shot to the limelight when he smashed a record 16 sixes playing for his Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) in a T20 domestic match that was just one short of the highest ...

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