I hope to do my best if I’m called for the National side. There are pretty good batsmen in the National side now but by being able to mix with them for top international matches I will gain vital experience.”
12 ODI matches in the preliminary rounds. Each team will play each other four times.
Captain Mahela Jayawardena, Vice Capt Angelo Mathews
The Hon. Minister of Sports has approved the following squad for the forthcoming England A tour of SL, 1. Thilina Kandamby 2. Dimuth Karunaratne 3. Mahela Udawatta 4. Malinda Warnapura 5. Banuka Rajapakse 6. Danushka Gunathilake 7. Ashan Priyanjana 8. Kushal Janith 9. Seekkuge Prasanna 10. Suraj Randiv 11. Maliinga Bandara 12. Nuwan Pradeep 13. Kosala Kulasekera 14. Kanishka Elvitigala 15. Thilina Thushara
“We came back strongly at the end of our tour and needed to prove a point after being bowled out for 43 in the first ODI,” said Sri Lanka skipper Tillakaratne Dilshan.
Big knocks from captain Tillakaratne Dilshan (87), man-of-the-match Thisara Perera (69) and Dinesh Chandimal (59) lifted the visitors to 304-5 after the home side reached to 299-7 with skipper AB de Villiers (96) to the fore.
Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
A half-century from Faf du Plessis led South Africa to a series-clinching victory in the third one-dayer against Sri Lanka on Tuesday.
Half-centuries from Hashim Amla and JP Duminy helped South Africa secure a five-wicket win in the second one-day international against Sri Lanka
The following squad has been approved by the Hon. Minister of Sports – SL A TEAM: 1. Thilina Kandamby (Captain) 2. Dimuth Karunaratne (Vice Captain) 3. Mahela Udawatta 4. Danushka Gunathilake 5. Banuka Rajapakse 6. Kusal Janith (Wicket Keeper) 7. Farveez Maharoof 8. Malitha Warnapura 9. Ashan Priyanjana 10. Angelo Perera 11. Kanishka Elvitigala 12. Thilina Thushara 13. Tharanga Lakshitha 14. Nuwan Pradeep 15. Suraj Randiv 16. Sachithra Senanayake 17. Sekuge Prasanna 18. Malinga Bandara 19. Sajeeva Weerakoon 20. Sachith Pathirana *Captain and the Vice Captain is selected for the first 3 games only, Date Team Venue Side Wkt Time 25th January 2012 England A RDICS 2 Side Wickets 9.00 am – 12.00 Sri Lanka A RDICS 2 Side Wickets 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 26th January 2012 Sri Lanka A RDICS 2 Side Wickets 9.00 am – 12.00 England… Read More →
Hashim Amla hit a century before South Africa’s opening bowlers sent Sri Lanka crashing as the host nation swept to a huge 258-run win in the first one-day international at Boland Park
Thilan Samaraweera made 115 not out, his second century of the series, as Sri Lanka managed to avoid an innings defeat. They were bowled out for 342, leaving South Africa needing only two runs to win the match and the series.
Sri Lanka Cricket is pleased to announce the composition of the Executive Committee members elected at the Board Elections held on 3rd January 2012. PRESIDENT Upali Dharmadasa VICE PRESIDENTS K Mathivanan Asanga Seneviratne SECRETARY Nishantha Ranatunga ASST. SECRETARY Hirantha Perera TREASURER Nuski Mohomad ASST. TREASURER Ajita Pasqual CONTROLLING CLUBS Dunstan Goluhewa Cammilus Abeygunawardene AJM Muzammil AFFILIATED CLUBS Jayananda Warnaweera Rohana Hariguptha DISTRICT CRICKET ASSOCIATIONS Thilina Tennakoon Lalith Rambukwella MEMBER CRICKET ASSOCIATIONS Channe Weerakkody Lt Col Shiran Abeysekera SELECTION COMMITTEE Duleep Mendis (CHAIRMAN) TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE Roshan Iddamalgoda (CHAIRMAN ) UMPIRES COMMITTEE ARM Arooz (CHAIRMAN ) ØRepresentative from the Ministry of Sports ØRepresentative from the School’s Cricket Association
Nuwan Kulasekara has returned to the Sri Lanka squad for the one-day series against South Africa.