The Sri Lankan side will be led by the experienced Danushka Ranjan in the Hong Kong 7s rugby tournament scheduled to be held from the 7th to the 9th of April 2017.
Borneo 7s squad members Omalka Gunarathne, Reeza Raffaideen and Kavindu Perera will miss this tournament with injuries. In their places, Sri Lanka will have the services of the experienced Fazil Marija, Anurudda Wilwara and Anuradha Herath.
Initially, a twenty-two member pool was announced but it has been trimmed down to the best twelve.
Sri Lanka will face Hong Kong, Chile and Namibia in Pool F. All three games are expected to be tough encounters for the boys.
Hong Kong Sevens Fixtures
Sri Lanka vs Chile – 7th April 2017
Sri Lanka vs Hong Kong – 7th April 2017
Sri Lanka vs Namibia – 8th April 2017
Sri Lanka Squad : Danushka Ranjan (C), Fazil Marija, Srinath Sooriyabandara, Danush Dayan, Jason Dissanayake, Suhiru Anthony, Richard Dharmapala, Anurudda Wilwara, Sudarshana Muthuthantri, Kevin Dixon,Saliya Handapangoda, Anuradha Herath.
As the tournament unfolds, Sri Lanka will rely heavily on experience with Sudarshana Muthuthantri and Fazil Marija in the side.
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