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.
Team Manager – Mr. Jerry Woutersz, Head Coach – Mr. Avishka Gunawardena, Fast Bowling Coach – Mr. Nuwan Zoysa (1st Test Match only), Mr. Chaminda Vaas (Last three ODI’s), Spin Bowling Coach – Mr. Piyal Wijethunga, Fielding Coach – Mr. Nuwan Senevirathne, Physiotherapist – Mr. Ranjith Nanayakkarawasam, Masseur – Mr. Rohan Wijeweera, Trainer – Mr. Dilshan Fonseka, Analyst – Mr. G G T Niroshan.
The England Lions tour of Sri Lanka is scheduled to begin from 17 th of February and will last till the 11 th March.