Second Test Match
Although this defeat can’t be blamed on Dilshan’s captaincy, he still have everything to prove. I don’t believe he was the right choice for captaincy, but sadly he was the only choice after Sangakkara’s resignation. If anyone is to blame, then it is Mahela for resigning to give captaincy for Sanga. If Mahela has not resigned then he surely would have been the captain until the world cup & then the baton could have been passed to Sanga with Anjelo as his deputy. This was the ideal scenario that should have been, but due to various known & unknown reasons the two best players of our generation decided that the Sri Lankan captaincy is too much of a hassle.
Now it rest on player who said to have actively campaigned for it, who many believe is unsuited for the responsibility. But doubt is something Dilshan has to endure for much of his carrier, if not the entirety of it. Upto now he has managed to beat all the odds against him & carve out a good record for himself. Hope he does the same with the captaincy & prove his doubters wrong once & for all.