Sri Lanka U19 squad announced for England tour

Sri Lanka U19 tour of England 2022


The Sri Lanka U19 squad for the upcoming England tour which will consist 2 Youth Tests and 3 Youth ODIs has been announced.

The 18-member Sri Lankan contingent will be led by the leg-spinning all-rounder Raveen De Silva (Nalanda College) while the dashing left-hand batter Shevon Daniel of St. Joseph’s College will be his deputy during this tour.

Out of 18 members in the squad, 11 have donned the national jersey during the last ICC U19 World Cup held in January this year. Shevon Daniel, Anjala Bandara, Pawan Pathiraja, Sadisha Rajapaksa, Wanuja Sahan, Raveen De Silva, Ranuda Somarathne, Malsha Tharupathi, Trevin Mathew, Vinuja Ranpul and Abhisheak Liyanaarachchi all featured in the World Cup squad.

Former Sri Lankan cricketer Jehan Mubarak will work as the head coach of the team while Chamila Gamage will be his assistant cum bowling coach. The rest of the coaching staff includes Gayan Wijekoon (fielding coach), Buddhika Herath (Trainer), Priyantha Wickramasinghe (Physiotherapist) and Jayantha Seneviratne (Manager).

Sri Lanka U19 Squad

Raveen de Silva (C) (Nalanda College, Colombo), Shevon Daniel (St. Joseph’s College, Colombo), Wanuja Sahan (St. Peter’s College, Colombo), Lahiru Dawatage (St. Peter’s College, Colombo), Anjala Bandara (Mahanama College, Colombo), Vinuja Ranpul (Nalanda College, Colombo), Abhishek Liyanarachchi (D.S. Senanayake College), Sadisha Rajapaksa (Royal College, Colombo), Malsha Tharupathi (Richmond College, Galle), Ranuda Somaratne (Trinity College, Kandy), Pawan Pathiraja (Trinity College, Kandy), Traveen Mathew (St. Anthony’s College, Katugasthota), Asitha Wanninayake (St. Anthony’s College, Katugasthota), Caniston Gunaratnam (S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia), Sahan Mihira (St.Johns College, Panadura), Duvindu Ranatunga (Mahanama College, Colombo), Dulaj Samuditha (Central College, Weeraketiya), Hasitha Amarasinghe (St. Servatius College Matara)

Sri Lanka U19 will play 2 Youth Tests and 3 Youth ODIs against England U19 commencing from 21st August.

Schedule of Sri Lanka U19 tour of England

16th to 18th August 2022 3 Day Warm  Up Young Lions International XI ECB Performance Center, Loughborough
21st to 24th August 2022  01st Test England U19 Chelmsford ( Essex CCC)
28th to 31st August 2022 02nd Test England U19 Derby ( Derbyshire CCC)
5th September 2022 01st ODI England U19 Worcester ( Worcestershire CCC)
08th September 2022 02nd ODI England U19 Worcester ( Worcestershire CCC)
10th September 2022 03rd ODI England U19 Leicester (Leicestershire CCC)