Colombo Kings

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Colombo Kings
Nickname(s)CK
LeagueLanka Premier League
Personnel
CaptainAngelo Mathews
CoachDav Whatmore
Team information
CityColombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
ColoursMaroon
Founded2020
History
LPL wins0

The Colombo Kings is a franchise Twenty20 cricket team based in Colombo, Sri Lanka, that competes in the Lanka Premier League. Former Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews is the Local Icon in the team Former South African skipper Faf du Plessis and West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell are the marquee foreign player.[1]

Current squad[edit]

Players with international caps are listed in bold.

S/N Name Nat. Date of birth (age) Batting style Bowling style Notes
Batsmen
Faf du Plessis South Africa (1984-07-13) 13 July 1984 (age 37) Right-handed Right-arm leg-break Overseas marquee player
Ashan Priyanjan Sri Lanka (1989-08-14) 14 August 1989 (age 32) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Ravinderpal Singh Canada (1988-10-14) 14 October 1988 (age 33) Right-handed Overseas
Lahiru Udara Sri Lanka (1993-11-27) 27 November 1993 (age 28) Right-handed
Navod Paranavithana Sri Lanka (2002-05-16) 16 May 2002 (age 19) Left-handed Left-arm slow-medium
All-rounders
Angelo Mathews Sri Lanka (1987-06-02) 2 June 1987 (age 34) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium Local icon player
Andre Russell Jamaica (1988-04-29) 29 April 1988 (age 33) Right-handed Right-arm fast Overseas marquee player
Manpreet Gony India (1984-01-04) 4 January 1984 (age 37) Right-handed Right-arm medium Overseas
Isuru Udana Sri Lanka (1988-03-17) 17 March 1988 (age 33) Right-handed Left-arm fast-medium Overseas marquee player
Thikshila de Silva Sri Lanka (1993-12-16) 16 December 1993 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Himesh Ramanayake Sri Lanka (1997-10-05) 5 October 1997 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Tharindu Ratnayake Sri Lanka (1996-04-18) 18 April 1996 (age 25) Left-handed Left-arm off-break
Wicket-keepers
Dinesh Chandimal Sri Lanka (1989-11-18) 18 November 1989 (age 32) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Manvinder Bisla India (1984-12-27) 27 December 1984 (age 36) Right-handed Overseas
Bowlers
Dushmantha Chameera Sri Lanka (1992-01-11) 11 January 1992 (age 29) Right-handed Right-arm fast
Amila Aponso Sri Lanka (1993-06-23) 23 June 1993 (age 28) Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Jeffrey Vandersay Sri Lanka (1990-02-05) 5 February 1990 (age 31) Right-handed Right-arm leg break
Tharindu Kaushal Sri Lanka (1993-03-05) 5 March 1993 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Kalana Perera Sri Lanka (2000-07-28) 28 July 2000 (age 21) Left-handed Left-arm medium-fast

Source:[2]

References[edit]

  1. "Galaxy of global stars to descend in Sri Lanka for LPL". Sri Lanka Cricket. October 20, 2020. Retrieved October 25, 2020.
  2. Fernando, A. F. (October 19, 2020). "Chris Gayle, Andre Russell and Shahid Afridi among big names taken at LPL draft". ESPN. Retrieved October 25, 2020.

External links[edit]

Category:Cricket in Sri Lanka Category:2020 establishments in Sri Lanka Category:Cricket clubs established in 2020


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