A ton from Kusal Perera and a half-century from Ashan Priyanjan guided Sri Lanka A to an eight-wicket win over Pakistan A in the first unofficial ODI at Uyanwatte Stadium on Sunday. Pakistan A 203 (Fawad Alam 58, D Chameera 3/34, T Kaushal 2/35) v Sri Lanka A 204/2 (Kusal Perera 114*, Ashan Priyanjan 57*, Zia-ul-Haq 1-36, Mir Hamza 1-55) Sri Lanka A won by 8 wickets and take 1-0 lead in 3 match series.
The Pakistan ‘A’ team has arrived in Sri Lanka for their month-long tour and the official press conference took place on Thursday evening at JAIC Hilton. Pakistan ‘A’ team will play three one-day encounters followed by three four-day unofficial Test matches. Itinerary April 23: Arrival in SL April 26: 1st One-day Match at Matara Uyawatta April 29: 2nd One-day Match at Hambantota, MRICS May 2: 3rd One-day Match at Colombo, RPICS May 6-9: 1st Four day Match at Colombo, RPICS May 13-16: 2nd Four day Match at Kandy, PICS May 20-23: 3rd Four day Match at Dambulla, RDICS May 24: Departure
Fawad Alam will lead the Pakistan A one-day and four-day squad on their month-long tour of Sri Lanka. Pakistan A are scheduled to play three one-day and as many four-day games between April 26 and May 23. Pakistan ‘A’ Squad–4 day Matches: Shaan Masood, Khurram Manzoor, Umar Siddiq, Umar Amin (vice-captain), Ali Waqas, Usman Salahuddin, Ali Asad, Immad Wasim, Fawad Alam (captain), Zafar Gohar, Shahzaib Ahmed, Adnan Akmal (wicket-keeper), Mir Hamza, Bilawal Bhatti, Shehzad Azam, Imran Khan. Standbyes: Zia-ul-Haq, Saad Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Naeemuddin. Pakistan ‘A’ – One-day Squad: Khurram Manzoor, Umer Siddiq, Mukhtar Ahmed, Umar Amin (vice-captain), Fawad Alam (captain), Ali Waqas, Saad Nasim, Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper), Israrullah, Immad Wasim, Zafar Gohar, Shahzaib Ahmed, Mir Hamza, Bilawal Bhatti, Ehsan Adil, Tabish… Read More →
Media Release At a Selection Committee meeting held the following selections were made by the National Selectors with regard to the Sri Lanka ‘A’ Squad for the above captioned tour. ODI Squad: Dhanushka Gunathilake Dhananjaya De Silva Kusal Janith Perera Shehan Jayasuriya Ashan Priyanjana Kithuruwan Vithanage Milinda Siriwardena Asela Guneratne Lahiru Madhushanka P.H.T. Kaushal Lakshan Sandakan Lahiru Gamage Dushmanta Chameera Binura Fernando Nisala Tharaka Stand By: Denuwan Rajakaruna Nilanka Premartne Udara Jayasundara Test Squad: Dhananjaya De Silva Udara Jayasundara Madhawa Warnapura Ashan Priyanjan Kithuruwan Vithanage Roshen Silva Kusal Janith Perera P.H.T. Kaushal Malinda Pushpakumara Lahiru Gamage Dushmantha Chameera Vishnu Fernando Nisala Tharaka Kasun Madhshanka Asela Gunaratne Stand By: Denuwan Rajakaruna Geoffrey Vandersay Romesh Buddhika The Hon.Minister has approved the above.
Media Release National Selectors at a meeting held selected the following 28 players for the ODI and 4 day pool. It was decided to prune it down to 15 players each by the end of this month separately for both the ODI and 4 day format. Kusal Janith Perera Dhanushka Gunathilaka Udara Jayasundara Niroshan Dickwella Ashan Priyanjan Kithuruwan Vithanage Roshen Silva Madawa Warnapura Romesh Buddika Shehan Jayasuriya Milinda Siriwardana Sachith Pathirana Lahiru Madushanka PHT Kaushal Seekkuge Prasanna Malinga Pushpakumara Sandakan Lakshan Lahiru Gamage Nisala Tharaka Dushmantha Chameera Vishwa Fernando Kasun Madusanka Binura Fernando Nilanka Premaratne Dhananjaya De Silva Kaushal Gajasinghe Denuwan Rajakaruna Kusal Mendis
Media Release The National Selectors at a meeting held have selected the following players for the warm up matches of the England tour 2014. 1 Ashan Priyanjan (Captain) 2 Kaushal Silva 3 Kusal Janith Perera 4 Niroshan Dickwella 5 Dinesh Chandimal 6 Thilina Kandamby 7 Kithruwan Vithanage 8 Jeevan Mendis 9 Dilruwan Perera 10 S A Lakshan Randika Sandakan 11 Ramith Rambukwella 12 Lahiru Gamage 13 Dushmantha Chameera 14 Vishva Fernando 15 Nisala Tharaka
Media Release At a Selection Committee meeting held the following selections were made by the National Selectors with regard to the Sri Lanka ‘A’ Squad for the 3rd ODI Vs West Indies ‘A’ Team to be played at SSC on the 5th of November 2014. Lahiru Thirimanne (Captain) Dhanushka Gunathilaka Dimuth Karunaratne Dinesh Chandimal Kithuruwan Vithanage Thilina Kandamby Dilhara Fernando Bhanuka Rajapaksha P.L.R Sandakan Ramith Rambukwella Farveez Maharoof Sachith Pathirana Nisala Tharaka Dushmantha Chameera Ajantha Mendis This has been approved by the Hon. Minister of Sports.
The second one-dayer between Sri Lanka A and West Indies A was called off after heavy showers rendered the ground unfit for play in Rangiri Dambulla Stadium on Monday. West Indies A 193 all out in 37 overs (K Brathwaite 63, C Braithwaite 39, Tharaka 3-36) v Sri Lanka A 8 for 1 in 2.1 overs – Match abandoned due to rain
Media Release The 2nd unofficial ODI of the West Indies ‘A’ Tour of Sri Lanka 2014 which was scheduled to be played at Kurunegala Stadium on the 03rd November 2014 has been changed to Dambulla International Cricket Stadium.
Sri Lanka A beat West Indies A by 6 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain interrupted first unofficial one-day international at the Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium. Sri Lanka A now lead the three match series 1-0. Summary Scores: Sri Lanka A: 245/8 (50 Overs). Lahiru Thirimanne 74, Dinesh Chandimal 60, Thilina Kandamby 58*, Kithuruwan Vithanage 29; Ronsford Beaton 10-1-40-2, Carlos Brathwaite 10-1-54-2, Nikita Miller 10-0-57-2, Shannon Gabriel 10-1-47-1. West Indies A: 71/2 (20/20 Overs; Target 78). Kraigg Brathwaite 24*, Nkrumah Bonner 21, Jermaine Blackwood 14, Jonathan Carter 1*; Lakshan Sandakan 1-0-1-1, Dushmantha Chameera 5-0-22-1, Nisala Gamage 6-1-13-0, Jeevan Mendis 4-0-12-0. Sri Lanka A won by 6 runs (D/L method)
Summary Scores: WI-A 282 & 234 (Carter 78, Fletcher 66, T Kaushal 5-78, de Silva 4-57) and SL-A 299 & 166/5 (Thirimanne 57*, Priyanjan 36, Vithanage 20*, Gabriel 2-36) – Match drawn. Sri Lanka A won the series 1-0.
Media Release At a Selection Committee meeting held the following selections were made by the National Selectors with regard to the Squad for the 1st Two ODIs Vs West Indies ‘A’ Team Lahiru Thirimanne (Captain) Dhanushka Gunathilaka Dimuth Karunaratne Dinesh Chandimal Kithruwan Vithanage Thilina Kandamby Jeevan Mendis Bhanuka Rajapaksha P.L.R Sandakan Ramith Rambukwella Farveez Maharoof Sachith Pathirana Nisala Tharaka Dushmantha Chameera Vishwa Fernando This has been approved by the Hon.Minister of Sports.
Media Release At a Selection Committee meeting held,the National Selectors named the following players for the 3rd four-fay match of the Windies A tour of Sri Lanka which will be played from 25th to 28th October 2014 at Moratuwa. 1. Upul Tharanga 2. Kusal Janith Perera 3. Lahiru Thirimanne 4. Dinesh Chandimal 5. Ashan Priyanjana 6. Kithruwan Vithanage 7. Niroshan Dickwella 8. Chathuranga De Silva 9. P.H.T Kaushal 10. Nuwan Pradeep 11. Kasun Mandushanka 12. Nisala Tharaka 13. Vishwa Fernando 14. Madhawa Warnanpura 15. Lakshan Sandaken This has been approved by the Hon.Minister of Sports.
Sri Lanka A 166 (Vithanage 54, Gabriel 5-29) and 161 for 9 (Tharanga 40, Blackwood 3-44) drew withWest Indies A 151 (Brathwaite 76, Kaushal 5-73)