ශ්‍රී ලංකා ‘ඒ’ – එංගලන්ත ‘ඒ’ අතර තියුණු ගැටුම් අපේකෂා කළ හැකියි

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ශ්‍රී ලංකාවට පැමිණ සිටින එංගලන්ත ‘ඒ’ (එංගලන්ත ලයනස්) කණ්ඩායම සමග තරගවදින ශ්‍රී ලංකා ‘ඒ’ කණ්ඩායමේ නායකත්වයට ධනංජය ද සිල්වා නම් කර ඇති අතර සිව්දින ටෙස්ට් හා එක්දින තරගාවලියන්ට සහභාගි වන ක්‍රීඩකයන් 15 දෙනා අතරට අන්තර් සමාජ (ප්‍රිමියර් ලීග්) ප්‍රධාන තරගාවලියේ දැනට දස්කම් පාමින් සිටින ක්‍රීඩකයන් පස්දෙනෙකු ද අයත් වේ. මහනුවර පල්ලේකැලේ ක්‍රීඩාංගනයේ දී මේ මස17 සිට 20 දක්වා ප්‍රථම සිව්දින ටෙස්ට් තරගයත් රංගිරි දඹුලු ක්‍රීඩාංගනයේ දී 24 සිට 27 දක්වා දෙවන සිව්දින ටෙස්ට් තරගයත් මාර්තු 2 සිට 11 දක්වා එක්දින තරග පහක් පැවැත්වීමට නියමිතය.   එංගලන්ත ‘ඒ’ කණ්ඩායම ශ්‍රී ලංකාවට පැමිණීමට පෙර මෙහි දේශගුණික තත්ත්වයට හා මෙරට හා සමාන තණතිලිවලට හුරුවීමේ අරමුණින් ඩුබායිහි මාසයක පමණ කාලයක් පුහුණුවීම්වල නිරත විණි. එංගලන්ත කණ්ඩායම ප්‍රබලම තත්ත්වයක පසු වේ. ශ්‍රී ලංකා ‘ඒ’ කණ්ඩායම ද ප්‍රබල… Read More →

Sri Lanka A vs. England Lions: A window for youngsters

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The humming winds for Sri Lankan cricket cannot be any more timely than more exposure mounting international cricket exchanges in the accelerated blooding pathway the cricket establishment – Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) envisages. In that perspective the February-March home tour of Sri Lanka A playing hosts to its England counterparts would be a much expectant revealing window for the national selectors headed by Sanath Jayasuriya. More so as the selectors’ fine combing drive assumes all priority in the hunt for the ideal mix as Chairman of Selectors, Jayasuriya and his co selectors seek to fix the mainstream national composition to top grating proportions. The cricket tour exchanges in the recent past from New Zealand to England, Australia, Zimbabwe and South… Read More →

Sri Lanka A Team squad to face England Lions series announced

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Sri Lanka Cricket has announced the names of 15 players who will form the test and ODI squad during the England Lions tour of Sri Lanka 2017, which begins on February 17 th . Accordingly, 7 batsmen, four fast bowlers and four spin bowlers are expected to make their debut playing against the England Lions. The list is as follows: Dhananjaya de Silva (Captain), Dimuth Karunaratne, Udara Jayasundara, Sandun Weerakkody (WK), Charith Asalanka, Roshene Silva, Lahiru Gamage, Kasun Rajitha, Ron Chandraguptha, Kasun Madhusanka, Asitha Fernando, Dilruwan Perera, Amila Aponso, Jeffrey Vandersay, Malinda Pushpakumara. Officials: Team Manager – Mr. Jerry Woutersz, Head Coach – Mr. Avishka Gunawardena, Fast Bowling Coach – Mr. Nuwan Zoysa (1st Test Match only), Mr. Chaminda Vaas… Read More →

Sri Lanka President XI Team squad for England series announced

Sri Lanka Cricket has announced the names of 13 players who will play the warm up match against the England Lions tour of Sri Lanka which begins on February 12 th . Accordingly, 7 batsmen, four fast bowlers and two spin bowlers are expected to make their debut playing against the England Lions. The list is as follows: Nipun Karunanayake (Captain) Irosh Samarasooriya Hashan Dumindu Dilan Jayalath Hashan Prabath Leo Fransisco Ron Chandraguptha Asitha Fernando Kasun Madushanka Vimukthi Perera Nisala Tharaka Malinda Pushpakumara P.H.T Kaushal Officials Mr. Jerry Woutersz – Team Manager Head Coach – Sumithra Warnakulasuriya Fast Bowling Coach – Chaminda Vaas Spin Bowling Coach – Piyal Wijethunga Fielding Coach – Upul Chandana Physiotherapist – Priyantha Wickramasinghe Trainer – Darshana… Read More →

England A team tour to Sri Lanka

The UK Lions tour of Sri Lanka is scheduled to begin from 13th of February and will last till the 10th March. The tour includes two test matches of which one is scheduled to be played at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium while the other will be played at the Dambulla International Cricket Stadium. There are also five one-day matches scheduled of which two are to be played at Dambulla, while the 3rd match is scheduled to be played at Kurunegala and the 4 th and 5th matches are to be played at CCC respectively. 17/02/17 – 20/02/17 1 st 4 Day match at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium 24/02/17 – 27/02/17 2 nd 4 Day match at Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket… Read More →

West Indies A clinch the One Day series 3-0

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West Indies A completed their one-day series, 3-0 against Sri Lanka A winning the third and final game by 8 runs (D/L method) today at R. Premadasa International Stadium. West Indies A – 305/5 in 47 overs: Jason Mohommed 105*, Andre McCarthy 102, Chadwick Walton 36, Rovman Powell 24, Nuwan Kulasekara 2/65. Sri Lanka A – 248/7 in 38 overs: Sandun Weerakkody 20, Danushka Gunathilaka 58, Charith Asalanka 23, Milinda Siriwardena 35, Dasun Shanaka 33*, Sachith Pathirana 34, Ronsford Beaton 2/38, Kesrick Williams 2/74.

2nd One Day at Kurunegala – Sri Lanka A v West Indies A

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2nd One Day, Windies ‘A’ won by 109 runs and take 2-0 unassailable lead in the three-match series. WI ‘A’ 347/9 ( Kyle Hope 107, Walton 70, Fudadin 57, Rovman Powell 52 – S Jayasuriya 4/54, Binura Fernando 2/70) v Sri Lanka ‘A’ 238 all out (42.1 ov, Shehan Jayasuriya 119, Charith Asalanka 44, D Shanaka 32: Rovman Powell 3/45, Deapon 2/41, Mayers 2/56) Full Scorecard

Siriwardana to lead Sri Lanka ‘A’ ODI Squad against Windies A

Sri Lanka cricketer Milinda Siriwardana plays a shot during the first One Day International (ODI) cricket match between Sri Lanka and Australia at the R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium in Colombo on August 21, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / ISHARA S.KODIKARA

Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to inform that at a Selection Committee Meeting held on even date, the following players were selected for the 3 One Day matches. 1. Danushka Gunathilaka 2. Sandun Weerakkody 3. Minod Bhanuka 4. Charith Asalanka 5. Milinda Siriwardana – Captain 6. Shehan Jayasuriya 7. Dasun Shanaka 8. Binura Fernando 9. Keshan Wijerathne 10. Kasun Rajitha 11. Amila Aponso 12. Lahiru Milantha 13. Shammu Ashan 14. Anuk Fernando 15. Alankara Asanka

Sri Lanka A squad for the 3rd four-day game in Dambulla

Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to inform that at a Selection Committee Meeting held on the 14th October 2016, the following players were selected for the 3 rd unofficial test match to be played in Dambulla. 1. Lahiru Thirimanne (Captain) 2. Kusal Janith Perera (Vice Captain) 3. Roshen Silva 4. Charith Asalanka 5. Asela Gunaratne 6. Avishka Fernando 7. Anuk Fernando 8. Lakshan Sandakan 9. Asitha Fernando 10. Lahiru Gamage 11. Kasun Madushanka 12. Dasun Shanaka 13. Sandun Weerakkody 14. Jeffery Vandersay 15. Amila Aponsu

Sri Lanka ‘A’ cruised to a seven wicket win

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Sri Lanka ‘A’ cruised to a 7 wicket win over West Indies in the first 4 day game played between the two teams at the RPICS. West Indies A – 276 all out in 86.4 overs: Vishaul Singh 96, Shamarh Brooks 65, Kemar Roach 45, Kieran Powell 36, Asela Gunarathne 3/27, Asitha Fernando 2/35, Charith Asalanka 2/53. Sri Lanka A – 386 all out in 104.5 overs: Dimuth Karunarathne 131, Kusal Janith Perera 87, Niroshan Dickwella 59, Asela Gunarathne 38, Rahkeem Cornwell 8/108. West Indies A (2nd inn) – 175 all out in 79.2 overs: John Campbell 22, Shamarh Brooks 28, Vishaul Singh 46, Gudakesh Motie 34, Lakshan Sandakan 4/51, Asela Gunarathne 2/30, Asitha Fernando 2/16, Charith Asalanka 2/27. Sri… Read More →

West Indies ‘A’ tour of Sri Lanka – Press Conference

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The first-ever pink ball match on Sri Lankan soil will be played between Sri Lanka A and West Indies A starting on 4th October at R. Premadasa International Stadium. The series consisting three four-day matches and three one-day matches was officially announced at a press briefing held on Monday evening in Colombo. Tour Schedule 1st four-day match – 4th – 7th October – R.Premadasa International Cricket Stadium 2nd four-day match – 11th – 14th October – Pallekele International Cricket Stadium 3rd four-day match – 18th – 21st October – Rangiri Dambulu International Cricket Stadium 1st one-day match – 24th October – Rangiri Dambulu International Cricket Stadium 2nd one-day match – 27th October – Welagedara Cricket Stadium, Kurunegala 3rd one-day match –… Read More →

West Indies ‘A’ Tour to Sri Lanka 2016 – Sri Lanka ‘A’ Squad for the 1st two 4 day games

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Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to inform that at a Selection Committee Meeting held on the 27th September 2016, the following players were selected for the 1st & 2nd 4 day games of the West Indies ‘A’ Tour to Sri Lanka 2016. 1. Dimuth Karunaratne (Captain) 2. Lahiru Thirimanne 3. Kusal Janith Perera ( Vice Captain) 4. Roshen Silva 5. Charith Asalanka 6. Niroshan Dickwella 7. Asela Gunaratne 8. Avishka Fernando 9. Anuk Fernando 10. Vimukthi Perera 11. Prabath Jayasuriya 12. Lakshan Sandakan 13. Asitha Fernando 14. Lahiru Kumara 15. Kasun Madushanka Match & Practice Schedule Windies A Team to Sri Lanka 4 day 1.Rajendra Chandrika, 2.Kieran Powell 3.John Campbell 4. Vishaul Singh 5. Shamarh Brooks- captain 6. Shimron Hetmyer 7…. Read More →

Debutant Asitha bowls Sri Lanka A to narrow win

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Asitha Fernando, who was Sri Lanka’s leading wicket-taker in the Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh, claimed seven wickets on first-class debut, including five in the last innings, to secure a slim victory for Sri Lanka A in Leicester. The result meant Sri Lanka A went 1-0 up in the two-match series against Pakistan A in England. Sri Lanka A 299 (Udawatte 64, Hasan 4-63) and 131 ( Azizullah 4-21, Nawaz 4-31) beatPakistan A 277 (Nawaz 68) and 120 (Asitha 5-33, Pathirana 3-27) by 33 runs 

Team Departure – Sri Lanka ‘A’ Tour of England 2016

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  The Sri Lanka A Team led by Ashan Priyanjan left the island today, for their month long tour of England . Sri Lanka A tour of UK 2016 – Itinerary Date Match Venue 26-29 June SL A 4-day v Durham Emirates ICG, Durham 3-6 July PAK A v SL A – Test 1 Grace Rd, Leicester 10-13 July PAK A v SL A – Test 2 New Rd, Worcester 15 July SL A 1-Day v Derbyshire (D/N) Derby 18 July PAK A v SL A Cheltenham 19 July ENG Lions v PAK A Cheltenham 21 July ENG Lions v SL A (D/N) Northampton 22 July PAK A v SL A (D/N) Northampton 24 July ENG Lions v PAK A Canterbury 25… Read More →