Sri Lanka Women’s Preliminary Squad – ICC World Twenty20 2014

The Women’s National Selectors have selected the following squad as the preliminary squad for the ICC Women’s World T20 2014. Shashikala Siriwardena Chamari Athapaththu Eshani Lokusuriya Deepika Rasangika Sripali Weerakkody Dilani Manodara Yashodha Mendis Maduri Samuddika Oshadhi Ranasinghe Udeshika Pramodhini Chandima Gooneratne Lasanthi Madushani Anushka Sanjeewani Chamari Polgampola Rangika Fernando Inoka Ranaweera Chathurani Gunawardena Nilakshi Silva Kanchana Weerakkody Nipuni Hansika Nimali Perera Janani Kaushalya Achini Kulasooriya Rebecca Vandort Nilangika Sanjeewani Prasadini Weerakkody Dinesha Jayasighe Harshitha Madhavi Surangika Perera Hashini Perera

Sri Lanka Women’s Team tour of India 2014

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Sri Lanka Women’s team left for India last night(15th January) to participate in a 3 -ODI & 3-T20 series against Indian Women’s which begins on the 19th January 2014. Match Schedule 19th Jan – 1st ODI – India v Sri Lanka at ACA-Vizag Stadium 21st Jan – 2nd ODI – India v Sri Lanka at ACA-Vizag Stadium 23rd Jan – 3rd ODI – India v Sri Lanka at ACA-Vizag Stadium 25th Jan – 1st T20 – India v Sri Lanka at ACA–Vizianagaram 26th Jan – 2nd T20 – India v Sri Lanka at ACA–Vizianagaram 28th Jan – 3rd T20 – India v sri Lanka at ACA–Vizianagaram

Dolawatte and Chamani Seneviratne announced retirement

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Media Release Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that the two National Women’s team players Sandamali Dolawatte and Chamani Seneviratne tendered their resignation to the Chief Executive Officer Mr. Ashley De Silva on the 29th of December 2013. SLC wishes to state that on the 29th morning Sandamali Dolawatte was informed to attend a final selection trial match scheduled on the 30th of December 2013. Sandamali refused to abide by the request and informed of her desire to resign from the team. Chamani Seneviratne was already selected for the ODI Squad. Subsequently she tendered her resignation to the CEO of SLC. SLC wishes to state that all the selections are done by the Selection Committee in consultation with the Coaching… Read More →

National Women’s Squad for the Tour of India 2014

At a Selection Committee meeting held, the following decisions were made by the Women’s National Selectors with regard to the Squad for the  National Women’s Squad for the Tour of India from the 6th January 2014 – 29th January 2014. 1.      Shashikala Siriwardhana (Captain) 2.      Chamari Attapathu (Vice Captain) 3.      Eshani Lokusuriya 4.      Deepika Rasangika 5.      Dilani Manodara 6.      Chamari Polgampola 7.      Yasodha Mendis 8.      Anushka Sanjeewani 9.      Maduri Samudhika 10.  Chandima Gunaratne 11.  Udeshika Prabodhini 12.  Sripali Weerakkodi 13.  Lasanthi Madushani 14.  Oshadee Ranasinghe Stand By : – Nilakshi Silva Inoka Ranaweera Chathurani Gunawardene Rangika Fernando

Sri Lanka Women’s tour to India 2014: Preliminary Squad

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Media Release The Women’s National Selectors have selected the following squad as the preliminary squad for the Sri Lankan Women’s tour to India. The tour is scheduled to take place from the 14th of January to the 27th of January 2014. The tour will consist of 3ODI s and 3 T20s. Shashikala Siriwardane Chamari Athapattu Yasodha Mendis Lasanthi Madushani Eshani Lokusuriya Dilani Manodara (Subject to fitness) Sripalee Weerakkody Sandamali Dolawatte Rebecca Van Dort Maduri Samuddika Udeshika Prabodini Inoka Ranaweera Chamani Seneviratne (Considered for ODI s only) Chandima Gooneratne Prasadini Weerakody Chamari Polgampola Oshadie Ranasinghe Deepika Rasangika Anushka Sanjeewani Achini Kulasuriya Nilakshi De Silva Rangika Fernando Chathurani Gunawardane

Lasanthi Madushani replaces injured Deepika – Women’s Tour of South Africa

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Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce,  that due to an injury sustained by Deepika Rasangika, Lasanthi Madushani will replace her for the Squad for Women’s tour of South Africa 2013. Tour Schedule – October 2013 Sun      20         Arrival in South Africa Tue       22         One Day Warm Up        vs         SA Emerging Thu       24         Day      1st ODI Sat       26         Day      2nd ODI Mon      28         Day      3rd ODI Thu       31         Day      1st T20 November 2013 Sat       02         Day      2nd T20 Sun      03         Day      3rd T20 Tue       05         Depart from South Africa

Sri Lanka Women’s Tour of South Africa 2013

Sri Lanka Women v South Africa Women - ICC Women's World Twenty20 2012: Group B

At a Selection Committee meeting held, the following decisions were made by the Women’s National Selectors with regard to the Squad for the Sri Lanka Women’s tour of South Africa 2013. 1.      Shashikala Siriwardane (Captain) 2.      Eshani Lokusuriya (Vice Captain) 3.      Chamari Athapattu 4.      Yashoda Mendis 5.      Deepika Rasangika 6.      Dilani Manodara (wk) 7.      Niluka Karunaratne 8.      Sepali Weerakkodi 9.      Udeshika Prabodini 10.  Chamari Seneviratne 11.  Maduri Samuddika 12.  N.I Ida 13.  Chandima Gunaratne 14.  Rebecca Van Dort Stand By 1.      Sandamali Dolawatte 2.      Lasanthi Madushani 3.      Oshadee Ranasingha 4.      Inoka Ranaweera This has been approved by the Hon.Minister of Sports. Tour Schedule -  October 2013 Sun      20         Arrival in South Africa Tue       22         One Day Warm Up        vs         SA Emerging Thu       24         Day      1st ODI Sat       26         Day      2nd ODI Mon      28         Day      3rd ODI Thu       31         Day      1st T20 November… Read More →

Sri Lanka and Pakistan share trophy: ICC WWT20 Qualifiers

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The heavy overnight rain fell which made the pitches at Merrion and YMCA unplayable in the morning and final matches were abandoned. The Pakistan v Sri Lanka match was abandoned and therefore the trophy was shared, Sri Lanka finish above Pakistan in the rankings due to net run rate as both teams had won an equal amount of matches throughout the tournament. The Player of the Tournament was named as Pakistan’s Bismah Maroof, she performed excellently throughout the tournament and thoroughly deserved the award. Scores in brief: At YMCA Pakistan 112 for 5, 20 overs (Abidi 45, Maroof 35*; Gunaratne 2-7) Sri Lanka- Did not bat Match abandoned Trophy shared Final Placings 1.      Sri Lanka 2.      Pakistan 3.      Ireland 4.      Netherlands 5.      Thailand 6.      Zimbabwe 7.      Canada… Read More →

Sri Lanka and Pakistan qualify for ICC Women’s World Twenty20 2014

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Sri Lanka joined Pakistan in the Trophy final and qualified for the ICC World Twenty20 2014 with a victory over the Netherlands at YMCA by 33 runs (D/L Method). The start of the match was delayed to due rain and reduced to 19 overs. Sri Lanka once again showed why it is in such great form this tournament, Jayangani (19) and Mendis (26) started off really well, Jayangani scoring 4 fours before she was run out by Braat, after confusion in the middle. Mendis tried to cut away a very straight delivery and was bowled by Bruning, with Sri Lanka on 79 runs for 2 wickets. Rasangika was the star batter for Sri Lanka scoring 47 runs off 50 balls… Read More →

Sri Lanka impress again as it tops Group B: ICC WWT20 Qualifiers

Sri Lanka once again showed its superiority with an 8 wicket victory over hosts Ireland. Ireland batting first in the T20I, lost early wickets and were languishing on 3 runs for 5 wickets as Shillington (1), Isobel Joyce (1) who received her 100 cap and sister Cecelia Joyce (0) all fell. Kim Garth who scored 12 runs attempted to make the total look respectful. The Sri Lankan bowlers once again looked strong as Sripali Weerakkody and captain Shashikala Siriwardene both took two wickets a piece; as well three run outs by Sri Lanka. Elena Tice (14) down the order hit 2 fours and Ireland finished on 62 runs for 9 wickets in its 20 overs. Sri Lanka’s reply was steady… Read More →

Sri Lanka overwhelmed opponents Japan: ICC WWT20 Qualifiers

Sri Lanka continued to look mightily impressive as they overwhelmed opponents Japan with an outstanding performance, winning by 10 wickets in its match at Merrion. Japan batted first scoring 21 in 18.1 overs, the only batter to make any significant contribution was Ayako Nakayama scoring 12 runs. The Sri Lanka bowling attack were in fine form bowling as a unit and sharing the wickets around. Eshani Kaushalya (5 for 2), Sripali Weerakkody (2 for 2) and Chandima Gunaratne (2 for 2) all put in professional performances. Sri Lanka managed to score the winning runs in 1.4 overs, Yasoda Mendis (18) scoring 4 fours and Jayangani (4) confirming victory for the Sri Lankan team and a semi-final spot. Captain, Shashikala Siriwardene… Read More →

ICC WWT20 Qualifiers: Sri Lanka won convincingly in its opening match

Sri Lanka Women won convincingly in its opening match in ICC Women’s World T20 Qualifiers against Canada, restricting it to 44 runs in 17.5 overs. In a thoroughly professional performance the pick of the Sri Lankan bowlers were Gunaratne 3 wickets for 6 runs and Dolawette and Weerakkody taking 2 wickets a piece. Canada’s top scorer was Sivanantham (13 runs). Sri Lanka achieved the target in 6.1 overs, Mendis (17) and Kaushalya (17) scoring 4 fours and winning by 9 wickets. Winning captain Shashikala Siriwardene said, ‘The bowlers did really well today restricting them to a total of 44 runs. We saw the match Japan played we are not underestimating any teams we will do our best.’ Canadian captain Mikaela… Read More →