Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced a 15-member squad for the five-match Youth ODI series against Bangladesh U19s, which commences on 30th Tuesday in Dambulla.
The teams shared the Test series, 1-1 with the visitors winning the first match in a close battle before the hosts made a resounding comeback in the second match last week.
The first three one-day matches will be played at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, followed by the last two games at Marians Cricket Grounds in Katunayake.
Left-handed Nipun Dananjaya will continue to lead the team while former Test captain Hashan Tillakaratne will function as the head coach.
Sri Lanka U19 squad – Nipun Dananjaya (Captain – St. Joseph Vaz College, Wennappuwa), Kamil Mishara (Royal College, Colombo), Navod Paranavithana (Mahinda College, Galle), Sonal Dinusha (Mahanama College, Colombo), Mohammed Shamaz (Zahira College, Colombo), Ravindu Rashen De Silva (S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia), Sandun Mendis (Richmond College, Galle), Muditha Premadasa (Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala), Raveen De Silva (Nalanda College, Colombo), Lakshan Gamage (St. Joseph’s College, Colombo), Navin Fernando (Maris Stella College, Negombo), Rohan Sanjaya (Tissa Central College, Kalutara), Ashain Daniel (St. Joseph’s College, Colombo), Chamindu Wijesinghe (Nalanda College, Colombo), Avishka Tharindu (St. Anthony’s College, Wattala).
- First Youth ODI – 30th October – Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium
- Second Youth ODI – 1st November – Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium
- Third Youth ODI – 3rd November – Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium
- Fourth Youth ODI – 6th November – Marians Cricket Grounds, Katunayake
- Fifth Youth ODI – 9th November – Marians Cricket Grounds, Katunayake