See also. The former Skipper Angelo Mathews for sure. The transaction of his Sinhala speech is given bellow. Malinga who is the current Skipper, Mathews the former Skipper and the person who has the experience of captaining the side in the big stage, Chandimal the former test Skipper or is he still the test Skipper? Nuwan Kulasekara finishes off as the third-highest fast bowling wicket-take for Sri Lanka, only behind stalwarts Chaminda Vaas and Lasith Malinga. The talent hunt was initially conducted in Jaffna, Polonnaruwa, Batticaloa, Matara, Badulla, Ruwanwella, Gampaha, Kurunagale, Kandy, Horana and Colombo. Now going back to earlier question out of these players which players will actually find themselves in the final 15? 250,000. 9-DAMMIKA P/LAHIRU K } He took a three-wicket haul against the Northern Warriors while he had also dismissed two batsmen each in the games versus Delhi Bulls, Maratha Arabians and Team Abu Dhabi. We are physically challenged for pace and the conditions are very pace unfriendly. mid-day online desk |, Sohail Khan purchases Sri Lanka's Kandy franchisee in LPL, Gayle picked for team, Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan announces his biopic '800' with Vijay Sethupathi, Mumbai Khabar: Anurag Kashyap doesn't reveal dates of Sri Lanka trip to avoid being manipulated, Arjun Bijlani: Family photos of the TV heartthrob that you'll love, Central Railway to resume shuttle service for residents of Matheran, 'Was molested at the age of 3; told I can get work only through sex', Happily ever after! Sri Lankan fast bowler Nuwan Kulasekara has decided to call time on his career and retire from international career. He officially stated that the first match of the upcoming three ODIs series against Bangladesh will be the last time he is wearing the national ODI jersey. 1.7k Views We need to go for the Chaminda Vaas blue print (AKA Vernon Philander). Well I’m taking a long shot and going with Dhananjaya. In the process, other than MAS Holdings, Sri Lanka Cricket also announced their partnership with Kent RO Systems as principle sponsors for the World Cup. Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password. In working with these youngsters from the very beginning of Airtel Fastest — I too have been excited to track down boys and girls with such impressive raw ability and I really hope all of our finalists will go on to represent our motherland at the highest levels of the sport,” Samaranayake explained. if ( localStorage.getItem(skinItemId ) ) { Now we have 7 spots left in the final 15 and 2 in the reserves list. Yes pace is welcome and very useful but of little use without control which is often the case with SL pace bowlers. We have options we really do but will they or can they be consistent? Produced by Lake House. [email protected] Call Us : (+94) 112 429 429. 11-Lasith Malinga(c), Shehan jayasuriya Chandimal, Kusal Janith, Kusal Mendis, Dickwella and Sadeera. All-rounder Udana has played 15 ODI and 27 T20I matches for Sri Lanka since his international debut in 2009, claiming 35 international wickets. To join these 2 will be Akila Dhananjaya. In 2019 for the 2019 Cricket World Cup, Sri Lankan jersey was made by recycled plastic sea waste from the Sri Lankan coast. Speaking at the top 45 selection, Anusha Samaranayake, the coach behind ‘Airtel Fastest’ said: “The players that we have identified through Airtel Fastest have great potential which we can nurture and bring up-to the international standards. To use social login you have to agree with the storage and handling of your data by this website. Can't judge him till he plays. Pix by Sameera Wijesinghe. The world cup will be a daunting task and we are going there as underdogs which I consider is a good thing. 5 Wkts. The Airtel Fastest finalists comprise of Vishmi Dewmini, Malsha Madushani, Methma Hettiarachchi and Shayani Senarathne in the Girls Open category, while Eshan Malinga, Mohammed Akil, Maleesha Duran, Janith Madushanka and Chiran Theekshana will fight it out in the finals in the Under 19 Boys category. -     In the end, 145 fast bowlers were selected from three categories – Under 19 and Over 19 boys as well as an open category for girls. It was an announcement about his farewell match. I don’t think I need to explain why he will be in that final squad. And I would also like to remind about Minod who has been really consistent with the bat in the domestic circuit but unfortunately he won’t make it now since he has never played in this level before. So who else will make it? The spinners or the bowlers whom the captains use to slow the pace of the game. If the conditions are there he is not 2nd to any bowler in the world. “When the idea of Airtel Fastest was first discussed, it was apparent that there was a gap between talented young Sri Lankan fast bowlers, and the opportunities presented to showcase their talent. Sri Lankan fast bowler Nuwan Kulasekara has decided to call time on his career and retire from international career. Also download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get latest updates, Sign up for all the latest news, top galleries and trending videos from, IPL 2020: CSK vs KKR Match Preview by Chandresh Narayanan. Sports. We should go for the Chaminda Vaas/Vernon Philander model. 5-BANUKA RAJAPAKSE WATCH: Sanga-Mahela friendly food banter during IPL. Former test captain Lakmal will certainly be that go to guy for us with the new ball in hand. Dushmantha Chameera, all in all this is a good squad, id really like to see jeewan mendis who is a quality allrounder, balls a wrongun thats hard to pick and a genuine batsman as well, much better than our so called specialized spinners. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our, Published: 24 July, 2019 16:50 IST | Sri Lanka national cricket team; References Both are decent spinners and Jeewan has been in the form of his life as a bowler. This is where the headache starts. Kulasekara retires just before Lasith Malinga who is set to retire from ODI cricket after the first match of the Sri Lanka-Bangladesh three-match series. Scott Kuggeleijn picks up four Sri Lankan wickets - YouTube This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. Watching them develop, become more confident in their abilities, learn from their heroes and improve their mindset has truly been heartening. Anusha Samaranayake at the event, Closing in on the final stage of an island-wide hunt to discover Sri Lanka’s next generation of pace bowling talent, Airtel Fastest unveiled the top 14 finalists at a special event in Colombo yesterday. And the last 2 players who will make up my reserves list are Dhammika Prasad & Dushmantha Chameera. While it's nice to have big fast bowlers who bowl fast, this alone is not going to do it. We want them to know that regardless of where they were born and raised, anyone who focuses on improving their abilities has a chance to compete in the big leagues. Day 01 |  1st Test |  Highlights |  Sri Lanka vs New Zealand Day 02 |  1st Test  |  Highlights |  Sri Lanka vs New Zealand... Sri Lanka's online news source, The Island   reported an interview made with the chief selector of the Sri Lanka Cricket, Asantha De ... Indian team selector MSK Prasad appeared in the media to announce the India squad to the upcoming West Indies tour. 5-Angelo Mathews Closing in on the final stage of an island-wide hunt to discover Sri Lanka’s next generation of pace bowling talent, Airtel Fastest unveiled the top 14 finalists at a special event in Colombo yesterday. try { But considering the recent injury issues don’t be surprised if he does become a part of the 15 later on as the tournament progresses. ‘Airtel Fastest’ unravels the female ‘Slinga-Malinga’ – Shayani Senarathene. Natasa Stankovic shares adorable picture of son Agastya as he turns 3-months-old, Neha Kakkar shines at her reception hosted by hubby Rohanpreet Singh; shares pictures, Man held for duping delivery boy by posing as customer in Delhi. 8 Sri Lankan bowlers with unique action 8 Sri Lankan bowlers with unique action Time and again, Sri Lanka has produced such bowlers with weird actions and delivery strides. While it's nice to have big fast bowlers who bowl fast, this alone is not going to do it. The winners in the girls’ and Over 19 boys’ categories will receive a cash prize of Rs. 3-KUSAL MENDIS We have 5 top contenders for this spot. Airtel Sri Lanka along with a team of selectors continued with their hunt for fast bowling talent at Thurstan ground yesterday. He also played 21 Tests for the island nation taking 48 wickets. The squad which will be in this article at the end may very well be totally different from the real squad will be named later this week. Asitha Fernando has done well with the A team and Emerging team tours recently. We already know Malinga will be there and probably as the captain. He answered to the que... After analyzing the most recent matches we can predict that the world cup scoreboards will hit big numbers in this summer. So that’s 3 done out of 15. 500,000, while the Under 19 Boys category winner will take home Rs. We expect great things from these youngsters so remember their names, and stay tuned for the finals of Airtel Fastest,” stated Airtel Lanka CEO/MD Jinesh Hegde. Anyone know around what pace Asitha Fernando bowls ? BBF. Kajal Aggarwal ties the knot with Gautam Kitchlu. So Dimuth and Dhananjaya to open. 4-K JANITH Comments. I believe I have seen enough of him to book him a place in the final 15. Out of the 145 initial pool that was selected, the organizers selected the top 45 fastest bowlers for the second round which will commence with a coaching camp. The Sunday Observer is the oldest and most circulated weekly English-language newspaper in Sri Lanka since 1928. Mumbai: Clerics slam cops for booking man for revocable divorce notice, Mumbai Metro line 2A: Steel girder 51-mts long launched over pillars, IPL Inspired Chicken Karage Recipe by Chef Himanshu Saini, I'm an outsider and I don't get offered the best, says Rohit Roy, Inside Kajal Aggarwal's amazing mehendi and haldi ceremony, Fatima Sana Shaikh on working with Manoj Bajpayee and Diljit Dosanjh, Vieroots : Providing personalised holistic lifestyle management solutions, Cuteness overloaded! What happened to us seriously? Avg. So that’s it we have our final 15 and the 5 reserves and they are as follows. He is still 22 years of age, should be a good prospect in the near future. Well that’s the final 15 and the best reserves we have at the moment in my opinion. Here you'll find all collections you've created before. How bad we perform whenever an ICC tournament comes around the Lions never fail to make it count and I believe its going to be a thrilling wild ride for all of us crazy Sri Lankan Cricket fans.All the best team Sri Lanka and bring the cup home!!!!! Chandimal, Kusal Janith and Kusal Mendis will be the 3 to make it while Dickwella who had a horrid time round recently won’t make the final cut. Kulasekara was ranked as the No.1 bowler in March 2009 ICC rankings and his career-best ODI figures of 5 for 22 came in 2013 against Australia in Brisbane. ධර්මසේන වරද පිළිගනිමින් මුලින්ම මාධ්‍යට කී කතාව. The program is a huge service to the sport itself to identify much needed talent to represent the country.”. 2-Kusal Janith Perera (wk) Speeds in the 135 KMH but total control and skill to swing and move the ball off the seam. And out of the others I see Avishka and Tharanga having an outside chance to make it to the reserves list. 10-Suranga Lakmal The Sri Lankan fast bowler, Lahiru Kumara played a match-winning role for the Qalandars in T10 League 2019 as he scalped 11 wickets in 8 games. And Oshadha Fernando will make it as I feel. The coaching camp is said to focus the youngsters on key attributes like bio-mechanics of fast bowling, fitness, endurance, speed and agility. Out of the remaining 8 I actually see Dimuth making it to the final 15 as he can be that solid batsman who can bat through. Sri lanka XI for World cup 2019. _g1 = document.getElementById('g1-logo-mobile-inverted-img');

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