LPL 2024 Auction: Full Squads of all 5 Teams

Lanka Premier League 2024

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Lanka Premier League 2024

The player auction for the 5th edition of Lanka Premier League was held on the 21st of May (Tuesday) at Hotel Shangri-La, Colombo. The five LPL franchise teams managed to finalize their squads for the tournament, which will get underway on the 1st July.

Sri Lankan speedster Matheesha Pathirana became the most expensive buy at the auction when Colombo Strikers outbid the other four teams to sign him for USD 120,000.

Former Sri Lankan seaming all-rounder Isuru Udana was the second biggest buy at the auction as he was bought by Galle Marvels for USD 100,000.

Former Sri Lanka white-ball Skipper Dasun Shanaka also managed to rack up the big bucks as the defending champions B-Love Kandy signed him for USD 85,000.

The left-arm seamer Binura Fernando and the off-spinning all-rounder Dhananjaya de Silva were bought by Colombo Strikers and Jaffna Kings for USD 55,000 and USD 50,000 respectively.

Afghanistan all-rounder Karim Janat was sold to Dambulla Thunders for USD 80,000, becoming the highest foreign bid at the auction.

Jaffna Kings managed to secure the services of the South African dashing left-hander Rilee Rossouw for USD 60,000. Pakistan batter Iftikhar Ahmad (Dambulla Thunders), Afghanistan spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman (Galle Marvels) and Afghanistan explosive batter Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Colombo Strikers) were sold at the price of USD 50,000 in the auction.

Here’s a list of all the squads:  

Jaffna Kings

  1. Kusal Mendis (Direct Signing)
  2. Avishka Fernando (Direct Signing)
  3. Noor Ahmed (Direct Signing)
  4. Azmatullah Omarzai (Direct Signing)
  5. Charith Asalanka (Retained)
  6. Vijayakanth Viyaskanth (Retained)
  7. Fabian Allen (USD 32,000)
  8. Dhananjaya De Silva (USD 50,000)
  9. Rilee Rossouw (USD 60,000)
  10. Pramod Madushan (USD 20,000)
  11. Jason Behrendorff (USD 50,000)
  12. Asitha Fernando (USD 40,000)
  13. Vishad Randika (USD 5,000)
  14. Lahiru Samarakoon (USD 13,000)
  15. Eshan Malinga (USD 5,000)
  16. Alex Ross (USD 20,000)
  17. Ahan Wickramasinghe (USD 5,000)
  18. Wanuja Sahan (USD 10,000)
  19. Murvin Abinash (USD 5,000)
  20. Arul Pragasam (USD 5,000)
  21. Pathum Nissanka (USD 40,000)
  22. Nishan Madushka (USD 10,000)
  23. Theesan Vithushan (USD 5,000)
  24. Nisala Tharaka (USD 5,000)

Colombo Strikers

  1. Glenn Phillips (Direct Signing)
  2. Shadab Khan (Direct Signing)
  3. Thisara Perera (Direct Signing)
  4. Sadeera Samarawickrama (Direct Signing)
  5. Chamika Karunaratne (Retained)
  6. Nipun Dhananjaya (Retained)
  7. Chamika Gunasekara (USD 10,000)
  8. Dunith Wellalage (USD 50,000)
  9. Rahmanullah Gurbaz (USD 50,000)
  10. Taskin Ahmed (USD 50,000)
  11. Angelo Perera (USD 20,000)
  12. Shevon Daniel (USD 10,000)
  13. Binura Fernando (USD 55,000)
  14. Garuka Sanketh (USD 13,000)
  15. Matheesha Pathirana (USD 120,000)
  16. Shehan Fernando (USD 5,000)
  17. Kavin Bandara (USD 5,000)
  18. Isitha Wijesundara (USD 5,000)
  19. Muhammad Waseem (USD 20,000)
  20. Allah Ghazanfar (USD 10,000)

Dambulla Thunders

  1. Ibrahim Zadran (Direct Signing)
  2. Mustafizur Rahman (Direct Signing)
  3. Nuwan Thushara (Direct Signing)
  4. Dilshan Madushanka (Direct Signing)
  5. Praveen Jayawickrama (Retained)
  6. Dushan Hemantha (Retained)
  7. Lahiru Udara (USD 14,000)
  8. Akila Dananjaya (USD 20,000)
  9. Danushka Gunathilaka (USD 22,000)
  10. Iftikhar Ahmad (USD 50,000)
  11. Nuwanidu Fernando (USD 34,000)
  12. Nuwan Pradeep (USD 36,000)
  13. Ranesh Silva (USD 5,000)
  14. Sohan de Livera (USD 5,000)
  15. Hazratullah Zazai (USD 50,000)
  16. Karim Janat (USD 80,000)
  17. Asela Gunaratne (USD 10,000)
  18. Lahiru Madushanka (USD 20,000)
  19. Rusanda Gamage (USD 5,000)
  20. Mithun Jayawickrama (USD 5,000)
  21. Ayana Siriwardhana (USD 5,000)
  22. Sonal Dinusha (USD 6,000)
  23. Haider Ali (USD 25,000)
  24. Santhush Gunathilaka (USD 6,000)

Galle Marvels

  1. Alex Hales (Direct Signing)
  2. Maheesh Theekshana (Direct Signing)
  3. Niroshan Dickwella (Direct Signing)
  4. Bhanuka Rajapaksa (Retained)
  5. Tim Seifert (Retained)
  6. Lasith Croospulle (Retained)
  7. Janith Liyanage (USD 36,000)
  8. Dwaine Pretorius (USD 30,000)
  9. Sahan Arachchige (USD 20,000)
  10. Lahiru Kumara (USD 30,000)
  11. Prabath Jayasuriya (USD 10,000)
  12. Sean Williams (USD 20,000)
  13. Zahoor Khan (USD 10,000)
  14. Malsha Tharupathi (USD 25,000)
  15. Sadisha Rajapaksa (USD 5,000)
  16. Mohamed Shiraz (USD 10,000)
  17. Isuru Udana (USD 100,000)
  18. Dhananjaya Lakshan (USD 10,000)
  19. Pasindu Sooriyabandara (USD 5,000)
  20. Kavindu Nadeeshan (USD 5,000)
  21. Mujeeb Ur Rahman (USD 50,000)
  22. Jeffrey Vandersay (USD 30,000)
  23. Chamindu Wijesinghe (USD 5,000)
  24. Yuri Koththigoda (USD 5,000)

B-Love Kandy

  1. Andre Fletcher (Direct Signing)
  2. Mohammed Harris (Direct Signing)
  3. Wanindu Hasaranga (Retained)
  4. Angelo Mathews (Retained)
  5. Dushmantha Chameera (Retained)
  6. Kamindu Mendis (Retained)
  7. Ashen Bandara (USD 28,000)
  8. Dinesh Chandimal (USD 40,000)
  9. Dasun Shanaka (USD 85,000)
  10. Ramesh Mendis (USD 10,000)
  11. Dimuth Karunaratne (USD 10,000)
  12. Mohammad Hasnain (USD 30,000)
  13. Pavan Rathnayake (USD 5,000)
  14. Chamath Gomez (USD 5,000)
  15. Chathuranga de Silva (USD 30,000)
  16. Kavindu Pathirathne (USD 5,000)
  17. Lakshan Sandakan (USD 20,000)
  18. Sammu Ashan (USD 5,000)
  19. Azam Khan (USD 50,000)
  20. Salman Ali Agha (USD 10,000)
  21. Mohammad Ali (USD 10,000)
  22. Kasun Rajitha (USD 26,000)