World Cup rejects included in Sri Lanka ‘A’ team tour to India | Daily News

World Cup rejects included in Sri Lanka ‘A’ team tour to India

Cricket World Cup rejects Niroshan Dickwella, Akila Dananjaya, Danushka Gunathilaka, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Lakshan Sandakan, Vishwa Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera, Lahiru Kumara and Dasun Shanaka have been included in the Sri Lanka ‘A’ teams to tour India for two four-day matches and five one-day limited-over games.

Ashan Priyanjan will captain the Sri Lanka ‘A’ side in both formats. The tour commences on May 21.

The teams:

FOUR-DAY SQUAD: Ashan Priyanjan (captain), Pathum Nissanka, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Sangeeth Cooray, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Kamindu Mendis, Priyamal Perera, Niroshan Dickwella, Akila Dananjaya, Lakshan Sandakan, Lasith Embuldeniya (subject to fitness), Chamika Karunaratne, Vishwa Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera, Lahiru Kumara.

ONE DAY SQUAD: Ashan Priyanjan (captain), Danushka Gunathilaka, Niroshan Dickwella, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Pathum Nissanka, Kamindu Mendis, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Shehan Jayasuriya, Dasun Shanaka, Akila Dananjaya, Lakshan Sandakan, Ishan Jayaratne, Chamika Karunaratne, Lahiru Kumara.

Two former Sri Lanka cricketers will be coach and manager of the team Roy Dias and Chaminda Mendis who will also play the role of selector on tour.


 

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