Sri Lanka Cricket announced a strong 15-man squad for the two match unofficial test series against England Lions starting Friday the 17th of February 2017 at Pallekele.
All-rounder Dhananjaya De Silva was selected to lead the team with Dimuth Karunaratne as his deputy. Experienced spinner Dilruwan Perera was also included in the 15-man squad.
Sri Lanka A Squad: Dhananjaya de Silva (capt), Dimuth Karunaratne, Udara Jayasundera, Sandun Weerakkody (wk), Charith Asalanka, Roshen Silva, Lahiru Gamage, Kasun Rajitha, Ron Chandraguptha, Kasun Madushanka, Asitha Fernando, Dilruwan Perera, Amila Aponso, Jeffrey Vandersay, Malinda Pushpakumara.
In the ongoing tour match between the SL President’s X1 and the England Lions, top order batsman Ron Chandragupta helped the side through to a good position on the third and the final day. However, the match will most certainly end in a tie with the visitors yet to bat for the second time.
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