Kandamby to lead SL A

Thilina Kandamby has been selected to lead Sri Lanka A team in the upcoming triangular OD series featuring the touring South African and Pakistan teams.

Squad: Mahela Udawatta, Milinda Siriwardane, Lahiru Thirimanna, Dinesh Chandimal        (WK), Thilina Kandamby ( Captain),  Jeevan Mendis, Kosala Kulasekera, F. Maharoof,   Sachithra Senanayake, S. Prasanna, Janaka Gunaratne, Dimuth Karunarathna, Nuwan Pradeep, Thilina Thushara, Tharanga Lakmal.

  • hewamunige

    good knock Dilshan munaweera i watched u playing live against South africa ‘ A ‘ why isn’t he not in the squad.. ?

  • http://. niluka

    Com on guys give dilshan munaweera a chance to prove him self in the big screen,its very sad the way that u guys are looking at him..he was the best batsmen in the provincial 4days..was awarded as the best batsmen .best allrounder in the under 23 season..one days & two days.. give him a fair go!! Aravinda !! i know u are a great cricketer,plz look at him positively.

  • denisha

    why aren’t they playing munaweera and vidanapathirana?they have been performing really well in the domestic tournaments and the limited opportunities they got in the A team……

  • Niluka

    well said Chaminda, no need for hard hitting batsman. Janaka Gunaratne is there for that. he is a great all rounder, performed with the bat & ball. not to forget that he scored a magnificent 122 against the SA “A” team in pallekale under bowler frendly conditions. with loads of experiance he plaid for the SL “A” back in 2001 and done well even scord a 50 against the kenyan national team. i think he is very much suited for both the versions of the game as he can stay in the wicket and bat for a long period of time which he proved and he can take the sword to the bowlers as and when required which he proved in the past inter provincial T20 tournament, not to forget that he won the best bowler of the tournement… good selection ARAVINDA..

  • Kanna

    Please add chamara kapugedera, as the future cricket captain, after the retirement of existing cap.sangakkara or in completion of the WC 2011.

    that is the sole reason to keep him in the side, irrespective of his performances, and even if he would have dropped, he would return in no time for the next series.

    now the selection panel along wih the current captain are in deep discussion, in planning, under what measures, would he be added to the test squad, and in the test playing XI.

    cause, a player in the class of an ODI captain, should atleast have a place in the test playing XI.

    Hidden Agenda !!


    what is doing aravinda i think you are also sama as Asanthadinesh more than kapu’ b ut
    he is still :Ateam????????????????????????

  • http://no chama

    chandimal is no more A team player …he must included in national side…Aravinda do u watching matches and selecting or just ask from sanga and selecting the team? you become the same type of joker as de mel for us…performing players out ,unperforming ones include..such a pitty selection process…god bless for sl cricket..

  • Chaminda

    Dear Dankan,

    No need for specialist hard hitter as well built Janaka Gunaratna is there, he is a allrounder and hard hitting batman who can accelarate at any time, He already scoared 100 against SA A Team.

  • http://slc udara

    Aravinda , chandimal has proved himself more than enough to suggest that he should be in the national team. But you keep on playing him in the A team . I really can’t understand your strategy. Look at Williamson .Even after two golden ducks he gets a run in the new zealand team. But after such amount of performances chandimal is still knocking at the door.whom are you jocking with? with chandimal or with sri lankan cricket fans?


    no big hitters………………………. add kulatunga or munaweera


    All the best !
    Briliant team
    I think chandimal is best captain better than kandamby.

  • Sachindra

    Please add Chamara Kapugedara, Chamara Silva, Jehan Mubrak, & Dilruwan Perera in place of Chandimal, Thirimanne, Dimuth Karunarathne & Sachithra Senanayake because they should be included in every National team together with Khandamby at the cost of talented future players, otherwise the team correct balance is not there.

  • Sachindra

    Please add Chamara Kapugedara, Chamara Silva, Jehan Mubrak, & Dilruwan Perera as well otherwise this list is not complere.