Thisara Paerera is hopeful of Sri Lanka's good show at Vizag    AFP
Thisara Paerera is hopeful of Sri Lanka’s good show at Vizag AFP

Sri Lanka managed to do the unthinkable by defeating India in the first ODI at Dharamsala. The visitors, led by Thisara Perera, made good use of the conditions and made a lasting impression on fans.

Now, ahead of the series decider at Vizag, Perera feels that his side can once again do “something special” provided they have favourable conditions as back home.

Thisara in the press-conference said: “Definitely, Vizag is similar to Sri Lanka when it comes to weather and stuff. Mohali and Dharamsala were completely different. It was a total different story. We are well prepared. Here I hope we will be able to do something special as this is something similar to what we find at home.”

On match preparedness

“We had a good couple of training sessions. We are well prepared for the game ahead.”

On match pressure

“From our side we take it as just another game. Not thinking too much as to whether the series is at stake or whatever. We want to play just another game. India are the best team in the world and I am sure they will be under some sort of pressure,” the Lanka skipper added.

On pitch expected at Vizag

“Took a look at the pitch, it looks to me a bit dry. Past matches there has been only one high scoring game. Today and yesterday there s been good sunshine and I am sure there will be turn and the wicket will be slow.”