Basnahira Cricket Dundee

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Basnahira Cricket Dundee
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Captain: Sri Lanka Tillakaratne Dilshan
Coach: Sri Lanka Duleep Mendis
City: Colombo
Founded: 2012
Dissolved: 2012
Home ground: R. Premadasa Stadium
Capacity: 35,000
SLPL wins: none

The Basnahira Cricket Dundee was a franchise cricket team that took part in Sri Lanka Premier League, representing Western Province. The Basnahira cricket team was based in Colombo.Indian Cricket Dundee Limited purchased the team for $4.33 million in 2012. They was owned for seven years, after which a new agreement may be negotiated.[1]

History[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Coach: Duleep Mendis[2]

Players with international caps are listed in bold.

No. Name Nat Birth date Batting style Bowling style Notes
Batsmen
1 Cameron Borgas Australia (1983-09-01) 1 September 1983 (age 33) Right-handed Right-arm off break
3 Dimuth Karunaratne Sri Lanka (1988-04-21) 21 April 1988 (age 29) Left-handed Right-arm medium
7 Brad Hodge Australia (1974-12-29) 29 December 1974 (age 42) Right-handed Right-arm off break
21 Rilee Rossouw South Africa (1989-10-09) 9 October 1989 (age 27) Left-handed Right arm off break
Amal Athulathmudali Sri Lanka (1987-01-21) 21 January 1987 (age 30) Left-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Nadeera Nawela Sri Lanka (1984-10-04) 4 October 1984 (age 32) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Marlon Samuels Jamaica (1981-01-05) 5 January 1981 (age 36) Right-handed Right-arm off break
All-rounders
34 Jeevan Mendis Sri Lanka (1983-01-15) 15 January 1983 (age 34) Left-handed Leg break
23 Tillakaratne Dilshan Sri Lanka (1976-10-14) 14 October 1976 (age 40) Right-handed Right-arm off break Captain
13 Robin Peterson South Africa (1979-08-04) 4 August 1979 (age 37) Left-handed Slow left arm orthodox
62 Sachithra Serasinghe Sri Lanka (1987-04-13) 13 April 1987 (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm off break
99 Dhanushka Gunathilleke Sri Lanka (1991-03-17) 17 March 1991 (age 26) Left-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Sanjaya Gangodawila Sri Lanka (1984-06-20) 20 June 1984 (age 32) Left-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Mahmudullah Bangladesh (1986-02-04) 4 February 1986 (age 31) Right-Handed Right-arm off spin
Wicket-keepers
13 Daniel Smith Australia (1982-03-17) 17 March 1982 (age 35) Right-handed
77 Indika de Saram Sri Lanka (1973-09-02) 2 September 1973 (age 43) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Bowlers
14 Rangana Herath Sri Lanka (1978-03-19) 19 March 1978 (age 39) Left-handed Slow left arm orthodox
18 Ishara Amerasinghe Sri Lanka (1978-03-05) 5 March 1978 (age 39) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
19 Nuwan Pradeep Sri Lanka (1986-10-19) 19 October 1986 (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
26 Dirk Nannes Australia (1976-05-16) 16 May 1976 (age 41) Right-handed Left-arm fast
30 Dhammika Prasad Sri Lanka (1983-05-30) 30 May 1983 (age 33) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
67 Charl Langeveldt South Africa (1974-12-17) 17 December 1974 (age 42) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
69 Lahiru Jayaratne Sri Lanka (1991-10-12) 12 October 1991 (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Clint McKay Australia (1983-02-22) 22 February 1983 (age 34) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Tim Southee New Zealand (1988-12-11) 11 December 1988 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
12 Thilan Thushara Sri Lanka (1981-03-01) 1 March 1981 (age 36) Left-handed Left-arm fast-medium
Rushan Jaleel Sri Lanka (1990-10-07) 7 October 1990 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm off break

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indian companies among SLPL-franchise owners". CricInfo. ESPN. 2012-06-28. Retrieved 2012-06-29. 
  2. ^ "Waqar joins Afridi as head coach of Ruhuna". Cricket.Org.PK. Retrieved 7 July 2012. 

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