Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath ready for Pakistan test

The 35-year-old left-armer is seen as Sri Lanka's answer to Pakistan's off-spinner Saeed Ajmal in the Tests but Rangana Herath said he was not concerned with the hype.

updated: December 29, 2013 17:52 IST
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Abu Dhabi: Ace Sri Lankan spinner Rangana Herath is hoping lack of Tests will not affect his bowling in the first of three Tests against Pakistan starting in Abu Dhabi from Tuesday.

Sri Lanka have not played the five-day format since beating Bangladesh at home in March this year, but Herath claimed on Sunday that he would be ready come the first Test. (Also read: Pakistan trust bowlers to overcome Sri Lanka in Tests)

"As a team we played in March against Bangladesh and if you play regular cricket then your form is much easier to keep but I don't feel any rustiness and am ready for the three Tests," Herath said.

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