Jayasuriya a surprise selection for pickings in SLPL
It was indeed a surprise that sprung in electing to pick former legend Sanath jayasuriya at a maximum price of US dollars 35,000/ He was one among six players who fetched this amount. The others drafted in were Dinesh Chandimal, Chamara Kapugedera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Thissara Perera and Rangana Herath. These players are among the total od 107 players dratted for the SLPL by the Sri Lanka Cricket authorities.
The legendary Sanath Jayasuriya now 43 years old was elected by the franchises to play in the Indian Premier league for three seasons .But as he did not impress at all he was not auctioned by any one for the IPL season 4 concluded recently. He represented Mumbai Indians and opened batting with the world’s leading run scorer in Tests and ODI’s having scored 100 international hundreds.
Sanath Jayasuriya has been selected to play for Kandurata team this Friday in Colombo, was selected in . Jayasuriya was selected to play for Khulna in the first season of the Bangladesh Premier League earlier this year. Dinesh Chandimal had a terrific demand and was the first Sri Lankan player to be selected for the forthcoming SLPL to be held in Sri Lanka to represent Wyamba.was the first Sri Lanka player to be drafted in. Thissara Perera and Nuwan Kulasekara were the second and third players who were in demand to be selected next for the Kandurata and Nagenahira teams respectively. According to reports received by the SLC Chamara Kapugedera was picked for the Uthura team by the SLC.
Rangana Herath was selected only in the second round and would play for Basnahira. Chminda Vass former Sri Lanka fast bowler, who had taken the most wickets for a pace bowler was selected for a sum of only $25,000 and selected by team Wayaba in the 11th round selection.
56 foreign players were picked on Thursday by the seven franchises’ through a special draft system, giving each franchise an initial list of 24 players to select from preliminary list of 24 players. The teams will now be reduced down 18 players comprising of 6 foreign and 12 Sri Lankan players.. The rest comprising of six players – Four Sri Lankan and two foreign players- which will become the other part of the players. In the event of an injury to one player he could be replaced from one in the supplementary list of players.
Adam Voges is a player from the supplementary list plays for is a member of Nottinghamshire T/20 team is to represent Kandurata, But he needs permission from Trent Bridge to participate.
Sri Lanka Premier League 2012 Full squads
Uthura: Shakib Al Hasan, Brendan Taylor, Kevon Cooper, Imran Farhat, Fidel Edwards, David Miller, Dillon du Preez, Samuel Badree, Chamara Kapugedara, Jehan Mubarak, Farveez Maharoof, Janak Gunaratne, Nilanka Premaratne, Mahela Udawatte, Chathura Peiris, Akalanka Ganegama, Roshen Silva, PHD Kaushalya, Sandun Weerakkody, Madra Lakmal, Sohan Boralessa, Yohan de Silva, Madushanka Ekanayake, Muttiah Muralitharan
Nagenahira: Mitchell Marsh, Imran Nazir, Travis Birt, Ahmed Shehzad, Ben Laughlin, Elias Sunny, Mushfiqur Rahim, Nasir Hossain, Nuwan Kulasekara, Angelo Perera, Ajantha Mendis, TM Sampath, Sachith Pathirana, Suraj Randiv, Gayan Maneeshan, Chammera Dushmantha, Shaminda Eranga, Udara Jayasundera, Kanishka Alvitigala, Sajeewa Weerakoon, Andy Solomons, Ishan Jayaratne, Charith Sylvester, Angelo Mathews
Ruhuna: Shahid Afridi, Daniel Harris, Ryan Harris, Aaron Finch, Jerome Taylor, Nathan McCullum, Ryan McLaren, Richard Levi, Lahiru Thirimanne, Chamara Silva, Prasanna Jayawardene, Dilruwan Perera, Ramith Rambukwella, Tharanga Lakshitha, Gihan Rupesinghe, Shaluka Karunanayake, Denuwan Rajakaruna, Malinga Bandara, Kasun Madushanka, Dananja de Silva, Shanuka Dissanayake, Gayan Wijekoon, Chaminda Vidanapathirana, Lasith Malinga
Wayamba: Azhar Mahmood, Umar Akmal, Tamim Iqbal, Colin Ingram, Kemar Roach, James Faulkner, Abdul Razzaq, Brad Hogg, Dinesh Chandimal, Isuru Udana, Kushal Janith Perera, Akhila Dhananjaya, Kaushal Weeraratne, Shehan Jayasuriya, Suranga Lakmal, Milinda Siriwardana, Chathuraga Kumara, Nimesh Perera, Chaminda Vaas, Alankara Asanka, Dashun Shanaka, Malinga Pushpakumara, Dilesh Gunaratne, Mahela Jaywardene
Kandurata: Saeed Ajmal, Misbah-ul-Haq, Sohail Tanvir, Chris Lynn, Dane Vilas, Albie Morkel, Johan Botha, Adam Voges, Thisara Perera, Thilan Samaraweera, Kosala Kulasekara, Kithruwan Vithanage, Kaushal Lokuarachchi, Jeevantha Kulatunga, Malinda Warnapura, Chanaka Welegedara, Sanath Jayasuriya, Dilhara Lokuhettige, Tharanga Paranavitana, Romesh Buddika, Chintaka Perera, Kaushal Silva, Niroshan Dikwalla, Kumar Sangakkara
Basnahira: Brad Hodge, Marlon Samuels, Daniel Smith, Dirk Nannes, Robin Peterson, Tim Southee, Clint McKay, Cameron Borgas, Jeevan Mendis, Rangana Herath, Indika de Saram, Danushka Gunathilaka, Dhammika Prasad, Lahiru Jayaratne, Rushan Jaleel, Sachitra Serasinghe, Nuwan Pradeep, Dimuth Karunaratne, Amal Athulamudali, Sanjaya Gangodawila, Nadeehra Nawala, Thilan Tushara, Ishara Amerasinghe, Tillakaratne Dilshan
Uva: Andrew McDonald, Umar Gul, Shoaib Malik, Callum Ferguson, James Franklin, Abdur Rehman, Hammad Azam, Chris Gayle, Sachithra Senanayake, Thilina Kandamby, Upul Tharanga, Dilshan Munaweera, Dilhara Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Chintaka Jayasinghe, Sameera Zoysa, Seekkuge Prasanna, Ashan Priyanjana, Vishva Fernando, Lahiru Madhushanka, Akila Ishanka, Dinesh Darshapriya, Saliya Saman, Ashen Silva