Nipun Dananjaya to lead SLC XI in warm-up game vs Pakistan

Pakistan Tour of Sri Lanka 2022

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The Sri Lanka Cricket Selection Committee has selected a 15-member squad to play in the 03 Day warm-up game against the Pakistan National Team.

Former Sri Lanka U19 Skipper Nipun Dananjaya has been given the responsibility to lead the Sri Lanka Cricket XI in this encounter.

The all-rounder Chamika Karunaratne, a regular feature in the Sri Lanka white-ball team, has been named in the squad, giving him an opportunity to showcase his red-ball skills.

Test discard left-arm spinner Lasith Embuldeniya and left-arm spinner Praveen Jayawickrama who was left out of the Sri Lanka Test squad after contracting Covid-19, have also been named in the squad.

The 03 Day game will be played from 11th to 13th July at the Colts Cricket Club Ground, Colombo.

Sri Lanka Cricket XI Squad

Nipun Dananjaya (C), Lahiru Udara, Nishan Madushka (WK), Nuwanidu Fernando, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Sahan Arachchige, Chamika Karunaratne, Lakshitha Manasinghe, Praveen Jayawickrama, Dilshan Madushanka, Pramod Madushan, Lasith Embuldeniya, Udith Madushan, Minod Bhanuka, Ashen Bandara