Kenya To Take On Sri Lanka 'A' In T20 Series
Kenya will begin their preparations for the ICC World Twenty20 2014 Qualifier by playing Sri Lanka 'A' in seven Twenty20 matches in Colombo.
The matches will be held at two grounds in Colombo and take place between 27th October and 2nd November with the final six matches being played as double-headers.
Kenya will be travelling with much of the squad they named for the ICC WT20 Qualifier, which included recalls for former captain Steve Tikolo and fast bowler Thomas Odoyo.
Batsman Alex Obanda will not be in Sri Lanka while Emmanuel Bundi and Gurdeep Singh are included in the touring party.
Sri Lanka's 'A' squad will be captained by Twenty20 International captain Dinesh Chandimal who will have Lahiru Thirimanne as his vice-captain.
Experienced internationals Upul Tharanga, Jeewan Mendis and Mahela Udawatte are also selected.
27th October: 1st Twenty20, Colts Cricket Club (CCC)
29th October (morning): 2nd Twenty20, Nondescripts Cricket Club (NCC)
29th October (afternoon): 3rd Twenty20, NCC
31st October (morning): 4th Twenty20, CCC
31st October (afternoon): 5th Twenty20, CCC
2nd November (morning): 6th Twenty20, CCC
2nd November (afternoon): 7th Twenty20, CCC
Kenya squad: Collins Obuya (captain), Ragheb Aga, Duncan Allen, Emmanuel Bundi, Dhiran Gondaria, Irfan Karim, Shem Ngoche, Nehemiah Odhiambo, Nelson Odhiambo, Thomas Odoyo, Elijah Otieno, Morris Ouma, Rakep Patel, Gurdeep Singh, Stephen Tikolo, Hiren Varaiya
Sri Lanka 'A' squad: Dinesh Chandimal (captain), Lahiru Thirimanne (vice-captain), Akila Dananjaya, Niroshan Dickwella, Shaminda Eranga, Dhanushka Gunathilake, Ishan Jayaratne, Lahiru Jayaratne, Shehan Jayasuriya, Kosala Kulasekara, Yasoda Lanka, Dilhara Lokuhettige, Jeewan Mendis, Angelo Perera, Kushal Perera, Seekkuge Prasanna, Ashan Priyanjana, Ramith Rambukwella, Chathuranga de Silva, Milinda Siriwardene, Upul Tharanga, Kithruwan Vithanage, Isuru Udana, Mahela Udawatte
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