Colombo, 6th October 2017
The Sri Lanka ‘A’ Team will take flight to the West Indies for a 3 Test (4 day) and 3 One Day Series commencing on the 11th of October in Trelawny.
The following team which was ratified by the Minister of Sport, Hon. Dayasiri Jayasekera, is scheduled to depart the Island tonight.
1. Dhananjaya de Silva (Captain) 2. Charith Asalanka (Vice Captain) 3. Ron Chandragupta 4. Sandun Weerakkody (WK) 5. Dasun Shanaka 6. Shehan Jayasuriya 7. Roshen Silva 8. Sadheera Samarawickrama 9. Malinda Pushpakumara 10. Wanidu Hasaranga 11. Amila Aponso 12. Lahiru Kumara 13. Vimukthi Perera 14. Asitha Fernando 15. Kasun Rajitha 16. Chamika Karunaratne.
The team is coached by Avishka Gunawardena, who also oversees the batting and managed by Charith Senenayaka, with Nuwan Zoysa taking on the role of Fast Bowling Coach, and Nuwan Senevirathne that of Fielding Coach.
Sri Lanka ‘A’ will play its first 4-day game against the West Indies ‘A’ on the 11th of October.
The team will depart the island at 10.10 pm tonight after religious observances and family fellowship at the SLC Headquarters commencing at 6.00 pm this evening (6th October).