Its hard to tell how many good young seamers are in Sri Lanka, cus so many dominate domestic cricket even more then Dilhara and Zoysa. But not many get a decent run in the national side to tell how good they are. They might get one or two games, have one bad match and we go back to Zoysa and Dilhara. There have been occassion where Zoysa has warranted selection over others, but there been a lot more occassions when the others have warrent selection over Zoysa.
Take someone like Ganegama who has been in the national squad for six months. He never got a game to show that he had improved since he was last picked. Then Zoysa has a good month of domestic cricket and he gets called back into the side. Even though Ganegama has been preforming that well for 2 years at domestic level before hand. There are a lot more fast bowlers like Ganegama who are dominating domestic cricket, but never seem to get a run infront of Zoysa or Dilhara. They might prove to be crap, but atleast they should get a decent run.
For guys like Kulasekura and Maharoof is one cus they can bowl tight lines and keep the pressure on. I think you'll find long term Kulasekura will have similar problems to Maharoof interms of letting off the pressure. But the main reason they keep getting selected is cus they can hold a bat. There are mainly other similar bowlers in Sri Lanka, but cus these two can bat the will always be selected first.
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