Sri Lanka national deaf cricket team

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Sri Lanka
Conference Deaf International Cricket Council
Captain Tharaka Sampath Jayasinghe

Sri Lanka National Deaf Cricket Team represents Sri Lanka in international deaf cricket arena. The team consists of players who are having hearing problems (deaf). The team also participated in the 3rd edition of the 2017 Deaf Cricket Asia Cup tournament in India.[1][2][3] The team ended up as runnersup to India in the finals,lost the match by a big margin of 156 runs.[4][5][6][7]

On November 2017, the national deaf cricket team played their first ever leather ball ODIs and T20Is against Pakistan, a team which is considered as the most consistent team in deaf cricket history.[8][9]

Current squad[edit]

  • Tharaka Sampath Jayasinghe (Captain)
  • Lakshan Fernando (VC)
  • Sumudu Lanka
  • Tharinda Deepika Wimalasena
  • Goyum Shanaka Walgama
  • Nalin Sameera
  • Asanka Manjula
  • Udaya Lakmal
  • Priyankara Madushanka
  • Kumarasamy Thirukumaran
  • Alenross Kalep
  • N.P.G.Ushan Lakshitha
  • G.A. Nuwan Hasaranga
  • A.P. Dinuka Sachin
  • Anton Jayasegaram
  • Antony Norman

See also[edit]

Sri Lanka national blind cricket team


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  9. ^ "Sri Lanka to play 'Deaf International Cricket' ODIs and T-20 against Pakistan". The Sunday Times Sri Lanka. Retrieved 2017-11-12.