Preparations are underway for the Dambulla Vikiing squad ahead of the Lanka Premier League (LPL) set to begin on the 26th November in Hambantota.
The team management is in the final stages of deciding who will lead the team during the tournament while most of the squad has been confirmed and are in Hambantota now.
The following questions were answered by the team head coach Owais Shah who is currently in quarantine at the Shangri-La hotel in Hambantota.
Q: What are your thoughts on the squad?
A: We have a good blend of youth and experience in our squad when it comes to both local and international players. I am looking forward to working with them closely while guiding the team to win the competition.
Q: What do you feel about other the teams in the LPL?
A: I have seen some quality local and overseas players in other line ups too. It is going to be a tough competition with a high standard of cricket being played. I am looking forward to the challenge.
Q: Who will be leading the Dambulla Vikiing during the LPL 2020?
A: We have a number of options in our squad to pick a leader from. That is always a good thing but we are yet to finalize who our captain will be. I want to have a couple of training sessions with guys before appointing the leader of our squad.