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Priyanjan To Lead Sri Lanka 'A' Against England

Ashan Priyanjan
Ashan Priyanjan will lead the Sri Lanka A team when they play England
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All-rounder Ashan Priyanjan will lead Sri Lanka A when they play two one-day warm-up games against the touring England side later this week.

The Sri Lanka A team will play the tourists on 21st and 23rd November at the Sinhalese Sports Club and then at the P Sara Oval in Colombo.

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) have picked a strong team with Priyanjan joined in the side by players with international experience including Dinesh Chandimal, Kithuruwan Vithanage and Dilruwan Perera.

Fast bowler Lahiru Gamage, who made his debut during Sri Lanka's recent 5-0 series defeat in India, is also included in a 15-man squad.

England begin a seven-match series against Sri Lanka on 26th November.

Sri Lanka A: Ashan Priyanjan (captain), Dushmantha Chameera, Dinesh Chandimal, Niroshan Dickwella, Vishva Fernando, Lahiru Gamage, Jeevan Mendis, Dilruwan Perera, Kusal Perera, Ramith Rambukwella, Lakshan Rangika, Kaushal Silva, Nisala Tharaka, Kithuruwan Vithanage

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