Ireland announce Wolves squad for tour of Sri Lanka

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    After successful tour of Bangladesh and their return tour to Ireland, the Wolves (Ireland “A”) squad are set again to embark on a sub-continental tour, heading this time to Sri Lanka.

    The Wolves squad will play both first-class and List-A matches during their tour to help the young cricketers develop further as the country looks towards a more busier International schedule in the 2018-2023 FTP.

    Harry Tector will be leading the Wolves squads in both First-Class and List-A matches in the tour with some of the Ireland senior squad players in Barry McCarthy, Craig Young and Tyrone Kane, looking to impress the selectors to make a comeback into the first XI of the senior side.

    Ireland are scheduled to tour Oman in Feb 2019 for a T20I quadrangular series involving the host’s along with Scotland and Netherlands and the Wolves matches in Jan 2019 will be crucial for the youngsters to make a case for selection.

    Ireland Wolves Squad:

    (First-Class): James Cameron-Dow, Stephen Doheny, JJ Garth, Aaron Gillespie, Tyrone Kane, Josh Little, Barry McCarthy, James McCollum, Neil Rock, James Shannon, Harry Tector (Captain), Jack Tector, Lorcan Tucker & Craig Young

    50-overs (List-A): Gareth Delany, JJ Garth, Shane Getkate, Tyrone Kane, Josh Little, Barry McCarthy, James McCollum, Neil Rock, James Shannon, Harry Tector (Captain), Jack Tector, Stuart Thompson, Lorcan Tucker & Craig Young

    Sri Lanka “A” Squad:

    Upul Tharanga (Captain), Milinda Siriwardana, Avishka Fernando, Sandun Weerakkody, Shammu Ashan, Kamindu Mendis, Shehan Jayasuriya, Lasith Embuldeniya, Ramesh Mendis, Amila Aponso, Jeevan Mendis, Chamika Karunaratne, Asitha Fernando, Jehan Daniel, Isuru Udana & Ishan Jayaratne

    Tour Schedule:

    02nd Jan 2019: 2-day warm-up match @SSC, Colombo
    06th – 09th Jan 2019: 4-day match v Sri Lanka A @MCG, Katunayake (FC)
    13th – 16th Jan 2019: 4-day match v Sri Lanka A @MRICS, Hambantota (FC)
    19th Jan 2019: One-Day match v Sri Lanka A @MRICS, Hambantota (List-A)
    21st Jan 2019: One-Day match v Sri Lanka A @MRICS, Hambantota (List-A)
    24th Jan 2019: One-Day match v Sri Lanka A @SSC, Colombo (List-A)
    26th Jan 2019: One-Day match v Sri Lanka A @SSC, Colombo (List-A)
    29th Jan 2019: One-Day match v Sri Lanka A @RPICS, Colombo (List-A)

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