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Sri Lanka hosts Under-19 Asia Cup tournament

Nipun Dhanajaya leads Sri Lanka under-19 team for the under-19 Asia Cup cricket tournament that will be held in Sri Lanka from September 5 to 14 where eight teams from Asia will vie for honours.

The matches will be played at the P. Sara Oval, Maitland Crescent, R Premadasa Stadium, MCG Katunayake and De Soysa Stadium Moratuwa.

India, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Kuwait are in group A while Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, United Arab Emirates and Nepal are in group B.

Sri Lanka Under 19 squad: Nipun Dhananjaya (captain), Kamil Mishara (vice captain), Navod Paranavithana, Ahan Wickramasinghe, Avishka Tharindu, Ravindu de Silva, Abhishek Kahaduwaarachchi, Rohan Sanjaya, Ashen Daniel, Chamindu Wijesinghe, Sandun Mendis, Kavindu Nadeeshan, Yasiru Rodrigo, Dilshan Madushanka and Amshi de Silva.

Stand byes: Chamindu Wickramasinghe, Sonal Dinusha, Dilum Tillekaratne and Chihan Kalindu.

Match Schedules:

September 5 Afghanistan vs Pakistan at P. Sara Oval

India vs Kuwait at Maitland Crescent

September 6 - Bangladesh vs UAE at Katunayake

Sri Lanka vs Nepal at Premadasa Stadium

September 7 - India vs Pakistan at De Soysa Moratuwa

Afghanistan vs Kuwait at Premadasa Stadium

September 8 - Bangladesh vs Nepal at P. Sara Oval

Sri Lanka vs UAE at Katunayake

September 9 - India vs Afghanistan at Maitland Crescent

Pakistan vs Kuwait at De Soysa Moratuwa

September 10 - Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh at De Soysa Moratuwa

UAE vs Nepal at Katunayake

September 12 – semi-final 1 – A1 vs B2 at P. Sara Oval

Semi Final 2 – A2 vs B1 at De Soysa Moratuwa

September 14– Final at Premadasa Stadium

(YK)

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