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Charith Asalanka

Richmond College cricketer Charith Asalanka will lead Sri Lanka under 19 in the two under 19 tests against Pakistan under 19 at Hambantota.

The national junior selectors picked two squads of 15 players for the two under 19 tests.

Initially the first 3-day under 19 test was to take place at Matara but it has now been shifted to Hambantota (venue for the second test) due to the bad weather conditions experienced in the country at present.

The first under 19 test is scheduled from October 4-6 and the second from October 10-12.

1st under 19 test squad: Charith Asalanka, Captain (Richmond College), Sammu Ashan, vice-captain (Ananda College), Salinda Ushan (Isipathana Vidyalaya), Kavin Bandara     (DS Senanayake Vidyalaya), Sheangeeth Shanmuganathan (Trinity  College), Avishka Fernando    (St. Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa), Wanidu Hasaranga (Richmond College), Wishad Randika (Isipathana Vidyalaya), Lakshina Rodrigo (St. Peter’s  College, Colombo), Thilan Nimesh (Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa), Lakshan Fernando (De La Salle College, Colombo), Nishan Pieris (St. Peter’s  College, Negombo), Lahiru Kumara (Trinity College), Asitha Fernando (St. Peter’s College, Katuneriya), Dilshan Sandaruwan (Rahula College, Matara).

2nd under 19 test squad: Charith Asalanka, Captain (Richmond  College), Sammu Ashan, vice-captain     (Ananda College), Salinda Ushan (Isipathana Vidyalaya), Kavin Bandara (DS Senanayake Vidyalaya), Sheangeeth Shanmuganathan (Trinity  College), Avishka Fernando (St. Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa), Wanidu Hasaranga (Richmond College),    Wishad Randika (Isipathana Vidyalaya), Lakshina Rodrigo (St. Peter’s  College, Colombo), Damith Silva (St. Anne’s College, Kurunegala), Lakshan Fernando (De La Salle College, Colombo), Ravin Seyer (Trinity College), Geethal Malinga (St. Benedicts College, Kotahena), Jehan Daniel (St. Joseph’s College, Colombo), Dilshan Sandaruwan   (Rahula College, Matara).

Officials: Shane Fernando (Manager), Roger Wijesuriya (Head Coach), Avishka Gunawardana (Assistant  Coach), Darshan Weerasinghe (Trainer), Priyantha Wickramasinghe (Physio), Darshana Gamage (Fast Bowling Coach), PA Leelananda (Schools Rep).