Colombo, 13 th October 2017
Sri Lanka Cricket today (13) announced the following squad to participate in the Under 19 Asia Cup to be held in Malaysia from the 9th to 20th November 2017. The Squad which has received the ratification of the Minister of Sport, Hon. Dayasiri Jayasekera is as follows;
1. Kamindu Mendis – Captain 2. Jehan Daniel – Vice Captain 3. Ashen Bandara 4. Dhananjaya Lakshan 5. Nishan Mathushanka 6. Nipuna Dhananjaya 7. Hasitha Boyagoda 8. Krishan Sanjula 9. Nuwanidu Fernando 10. Randir Ranasinghe 11. Thisaru Rashmika 12. Nipun Ransika 13. P Jayawickrama 14. Kalana Perera 15. K. K. Kevin
Standby: 1. V. Chathuranga 2. Ravindu Sanjana 3. H. Buddila 4. Thilan Prasanna
The selected 15, have been in continuous training since July 2017 as part of a larger squad of 44, and have been engaged in focused training sessions not only in their cricketing, but in lifestyle and personality development under SLC’s Holistic Player Development programme.
The squad for the Asia Cup will travel to Kandy on the 16th to engage in training at the Centre of Excellence Kandy, due to the inclement weather currently being experienced in Colombo, and will be privileged to have the full gamut of resources of the state-of-the art Centre of Excellence at their disposal.