Nov 10, 2021

Prominent players dropped from LPL!

The player draft for the second round of the 2021 Lanka Premier League (LPL) Cricket Tournament has been completed.

Each squad has a total of 20 players, including 6 foreign players and 14 local players.

However, it was notable that prominent players such as Kusal Janith Perera, Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya de Silva as well as Akila Dhananjaya, Praveen Jayawickrema and Minod Bhanuka were not selected by any team at the time of selection.

Jaffna Kings 

Thisara Perera, Wanindu Hasaranga, Wahab Riaz, Faff du Plessis, Shoaib Malik, Usman Shinwari, Ramanalla Gurbas, Avishka Fernando, Upul Tharanga, Chathuranga de Silva, Jaden Seals, Suranga Lakmal, Ashen Bandara, Mahesh Theekshana, Chamika Gunaseka, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth

Additional players - Devendran Dinushan, Ashen Randika, Ratnaraj Thenuradan, Krishan Sanjula

Dambulla Giants

Imran Tahir, Dasun Shanaka, Riley Rosav, Chamika Karunaratne, Shoaib Maqsood, Odeon Smith, Josh Little, Niroshan Dickwella, Nuwan Pradeep, Ramesh Mendis, Najibullah Sadran, Tharidhu Ratnayake, Lahiru Udara, Sasha Seneviratne, Muditha Lakshan, Kalana Perera

Additional Players - Sachitha Jayathilake, Madushan Ravichandrakumar, Janith Liyanage, Chamikara Edirisinghe

Colombo Stars

Chris Gayle, Dushmantha Chameera, Ahmed Shehzad, Dilshan Munaweera, Mohammad Irfan, Al Amin Hossain, Tuskin Ahmed, Pathum Nissanka, Lakshan Sadakan, Sikkuge Prasanna, Manpreet Singh, Gihan Rupasinghe, Lahiru Gamage, TM Sampath, Nuwanidu Fernando, Jehan Daniel

Additional Players - Malidu Maduranga, Nalin Priyadarshana, Hashan Dumindu, Kabil Raj

Galle Gladiators

Mohammad Hafeez, Isuru Udana, Tabriz Shamsi, Kusal Mendis, Mohammad Ameer, Samith Patel, Zafras Ahmed, Danushka Goonetileke, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Anwar Ali, Pulina Tharanga, Nuwan Thushara, Lahiru Madushanka, Dilshan Madushanka, Ashen Daniel

Additional Players –  Kevin Kothigoda, Mohamed Shamas, Suminda Lakshan, Angelo Jayasinghe

Kandy Warriors

Rowman Powell, Charith Asalanka, Cameron Del Pot, Lahiru Kumara, Mohamed Mithun, Nasmul Islam Apu, Mehedi Hassan Rana, Angelo Perera, Asela Gunaratne, Milinda Siriwardena, Amjad Khan, Ishan Jayaratne, Binura Fernando, Kamidu Mendis, Kamil Mishara, Ayana Siriwardena

Additional Players - Nimesh Vimukthi, Udara Jayasundara, Shashika Dulshan, Kalhara Senaratne

 

 

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