Offical Sri Lanka A Test team against West Indies

Sri Lanka selectors have named Dhananjaya De Silva as the captain of the Sri Lanka A team tour of West Indies while Young Charith Aslanka will be the vice captain of the side, Cricket Age has learnt.

Allrounder Dasun Shanaka, Sandun Weerakkody, Shehan Jayasuriya are amongst notable inclusions in the side, while Young batsman Ron Chandragupta is also being added in the squad.

Selectors have also included Roshen Silva and Sadeera Samarwikrama, both are currently in the Sri Lanka National team, in ongoing Test series against Pakistan.

Sri Lanka A is scheduled to play three 4-day Unofficial tests and three Odi's in the tour. First test will be played at Trelawny stadium from 11th October.

Squad : Dhananjaya De Silva (Capt.), Charith Asalanka (Vice-captain), Sadeera Samarwikrama, Roshen Silva, Sandun Weerakkody, Ron Chandragupta, Sehan Jayasuriya, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Amila Aponso, Malinda Pushpkumara, Chamika Karunaratne, Lahiru Kumara, Vimukti Perera, Asitha Fernando, Kasun Rajitha.

1.   Ron Chandraguptha (Left-hand Batsman)
2.   Sadeera Samarawickrama (Right-hand Batsman)
3.   Sandun Weerakkody(Left-hand Batsman)(W)
4.   Roshen Silva (Right-hand Batsman) 

1.  Charith Asalanka (All-Rounder)(Left-hand Batsman)(Right-arm Off-Spin)(Vice-Captain) 
2.  Shehan Jayasuriya (All-Rounder)(Left-hand Batsman)(Right-arm Off-Spin) 
3.  Dasun Shanaka (All-Rounder)(Right-hand Batsman)( Right Arm Medium) 
4.  Wanindu Hasaranga (All-Rounder)(Right-hand Batsman)(Right-arm Leg-Spin)
5.  Dhananjaya De Silva(All-Rounder)(Right-hand Batsman)(Right-arm Off-Spin)(Captain)

1. Vimukthi Perera (Left-Arm Fast-Medium)
2. Chamika Karunaratne (Right-Arm Medium-Fast)
3. Lahiru Kumara (Right-Arm Fast)
4. Asitha Fernando (Right-Arm Fast-Medium)
5. Kasun Rajitha(Right-Arm Fast-Medium)

1.   Amila Aponso(Left-arm orthodox spin)
2.   Malinda Pushpkumara(Left-arm orthodox spin)

My XI from this squad-
1.   Ron Chandraguptha (Left-hand Batsman)
2.   Sadeera Samarawickrama (Right-hand Batsman)
3.   Charith Asalanka (All-Rounder)(Left-hand Batsman)(Right-arm Off-Spin)(Vice-Captain) 
4.   Dhananjaya De Silva(All-Rounder)(Right-hand Batsman)(Right-arm Off-Spin)(Captain)
5.   Roshen Silva (Right-hand Batsman) 
6.   Sandun Weerakkody(Left-hand Batsman)(W)
7.   Dasun Shanaka (All-Rounder)(Right-hand Batsman)( Right Arm Medium) 
8.   Vimukthi Perera (Left-Arm Fast-Medium)
9.   Lahiru Kumara (Right-Arm Fast)
10. Asitha Fernando (Right-Arm Fast-Medium)
11.​ Malinda Pushpkumara(Left-arm orthodox spin)


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