August 20, 2010 (islandcricket.lk): Thilina Kandamby has been appointed captain of Sri Lanka A for the upcoming tri-series in Sri Lanka which will see the hosts take on the A teams of Pakistan and South Africa.
The 28 year old left handed batsman who plays for Basnahira North leads a side filled with talented players who are future hopefuls vying for a spot in the Sri Lankan national team.
The tri-series kicks off on August 24 with Pakistan A taking on South Africa A at the SSC grounds in Colombo.
Sri Lanka A squad: Mahela Udawatta, Milinda Siriwardane, Lahiru Thirimanna, Dinesh Chandimal (WK), Thilina Kandamby (C), Jeevan Mendis, Kosala Kulasekera, Farveez Maharoof, Sachithra Senanayake, Sekkugge Prasanna, Janaka Gunaratne, Dimuth Karunarathna, Nuwan Pradeep, Thilina Thushara, Tharanga Lakmal.
Aug 24 – Pakistan A v South Africa A – SSC
Aug 26 – Sri Lanka A v Pakistan A – SSC
Aug 29 – Sri Lanka A v South Africa A – NCC
Aug 31 – Pakistan A v South Africa A – P Sara Oval
Sep 04 – Sri Lanka A v South Africa A – SSC
Sep 06 – Final – TBC v TBC – SSC