Sri Lankan fans followed Japan’s footsteps, as the spectators cleaned the Pallekele International Stadium after the third One-Dayer. Japan fans had set up a perfect example when they went on to clean the stadium in Russia following their team’s defeat in the World Cup.
Therefore, Japan’s gesture had gone viral on the social media. Japan was shown the exit doors when Belgium scored a late goal to end Black Samurai World Cup hopes. Even after the heart-breaking loss, Japan spectators took the responsibility to clean the stadium.
Meanwhile, Sri Lankan has done the same despite their team’s struggle in the ongoing series against South Africa. The Island nation fans were seen cleaning the leftover in the stadium after their team’s 78 run loss against the Proteas in the third One-Day.
Therefore, the hosts have already lost the five-match series as they are trailing by 3-0. Sri Lanka has not been able to deliver consistent performances. In fact, the hosts have been let down by their batting performances. They haven’t been able to put par scores on the board and the Proteas have played at the top of their game.
Meanwhile, the ongoing fourth match is reduced to 43 overs per side because of the rain. Quinton de Kock is leading South Africa for the first time. Faf du Plessis suffered a shoulder injury in the last match which ruled him out of the Sri Lankan tour.
On the other hand, JP Duminy who is in good form with the bat will lead in the one-off T20I which will be played on August 14.
Here is the video of fans cleaning the Pallekele stadium after the third One-Dayer.
— Sri Lanka Cricket ?? (@OfficialSLC) August 8, 2018