Sri Lanka ‘A’ squad announced for England Lions games

England Lions tour of Sri Lanka 2023

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The Sri Lanka Cricket Selection Committee has selected the Sri Lanka ‘A’ squad to play the 02 four-day games and the 03 one-day matches against the England Lions Team.

The 22-year old Nipun Dhananjaya has been named as the captain of Sri Lanka ‘A’ four day team while the off-spinning all-rounder Kamindu Mendis will lead the Sri Lanka ‘A’ one day squad.

Sri Lanka ‘A’ Squad

1 Lasith Croospulle 12 Amshi de Silva
2 Nishan Madushka (WK) 13 Milan Rathnayake
3 Lahiru Udara (WK) 14 Shiran Fernando
4 Nipun Dhananjaya (Captain – 04 Day) 15 Isitha Wijesundara
5 Kamindu Mendis (Captain – One Day) 16 Chamindu Wijesinghe
6 Sahan Arachchige 17 Dhananjaya Lakshan
7 Thanuka Dabare 18 Suminda Lakshan
8 Shevon Daniel 19 Praveen Jayawickrama
9 Oshada Fernando 20 Lakshitha Manasinghe
10 Nuwanidu Fernando 21 Lasith Embuldeniya
11 Janith Liyanage 22 Dushan Hemantha

 

The Sri Lanka Cricket Selectors have also decided to play the below players as and when needed during the upcoming games, as part of their preparation for the Sri Lanka Tour of New Zealand.

1 Pathum Nissanka
2 Charith Asalanka
3 Chamika Karunaratne
4 Angelo Mathews
5 Dunith Wellalage
6 Sadeera Samarawickrama
7 Lakshan Sandakan
8 Vishwa Fernando
9 Pramod Madushan
10 Nuwan Thushara
11 Kavishka Anjula
12 Avishka Fernando
13 Dushmantha Chameera
14 Kusal Janith Perera

 

The two unofficial Test matches between Sri Lanka ‘A’ and England Lions will be played from 31st January to 10th February in Galle International Cricket Stadium while the three unofficial ODIs will be played on 15th, 18th and 21st February in R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium in Colombo.