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Galle Marvels

Galle Marvels
LeagueLanka Premier League
Personnel
CaptainDasun Shanaka
CoachGraham Ford
OwnerCricket Marvels LLC
Team information
CityGalle, Southern Province
Colors  Green
Founded2020: Galle Gladiators
2023: Galle Titans
2024: Galle Marvels
Home groundGalle International Stadium, Galle
Capacity35,000
History
LPL wins0
Official websitegallemarvels.com

T20 kit

Galle Marvels, formerly known as Galle Titans and Galle Gladiators, are a Sri Lankan franchise professional Twenty20 cricket team that competes in the Lanka Premier League, Sri Lanka and represents the city of Galle, Southern Province. Nadeem Omar, who owns the Quetta Gladiators in Pakistan Super League, purchased the franchise in 2020. Ahead of the fifth edition of LPL, Cricket Marvels LLC acquired the Galle franchise and the name of the team was changed to Galle Marvels.[1]

Seasons

Year League table standing Final standing
2020 4th out of 5 Runners up
2021 2nd out of 5 Runners up
2022 4th out of 5 Playoffs
2023 2nd out of 5 Playoffs

Current squad

  • Players with international caps are listed in bold.
No. Name Nationality Date of birth (age) Batting style Bowling style Year signed Salary Notes
Batters
30 Chad Bowes  New Zealand (1992-10-19) 19 October 1992 (age 31) Right-handed Right-arm medium 2023 $58,000 Overseas player
33 Lasith Croospulle  Sri Lanka (1998-10-10) 10 October 1998 (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm off break 2023 $20,000
Shevon Daniel  Sri Lanka (2004-03-15) 15 March 2004 (age 20) Left-handed Right-arm off-break 2023 $22,000
Sohan de Livera  Sri Lanka (2000-08-17) 17 August 2000 (age 23) Left-handed 2023 $5,000
8 Mohammad Mithun  Bangladesh (1991-03-02) 2 March 1991 (age 33) Right-handed Right-arm off break 2023 $20,000 Overseas player
Najibullah Zadran  Afghanistan 28 February 1993 (age 30) Left-handed Right-arm off break 2023 Overseas player
54 Bhanuka Rajapaksa  Sri Lanka (1991-10-24) 24 October 1991 (age 32) Left-handed Right-arm medium 2023
19 Pasindu Sooriyabandara  Sri Lanka (1999-10-19) 19 October 1999 (age 24) Right-handed 2023 $5,000
All-rounders
31 Ben Cutting  Australia (1987-01-30) 30 January 1987 (age 37) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium 2023 $30,000 Overseas player
Sonal Dinusha  Sri Lanka (2000-12-04) 4 December 2000 (age 23) Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox 2023 $5,000
Anuk Fernando  Sri Lanka (1995-08-01) 1 August 1995 (age 28) Left-handed Left-arm medium-fast 2023 $5,000
Seekkuge Prasanna  Sri Lanka (1985-06-27) 27 June 1985 (age 38) Right-handed Right-arm leg break 2023 $15,000
3 Ashan Priyanjan  Sri Lanka (1989-08-14) 14 August 1989 (age 34) Right-handed Right-arm off break 2023 $20,000
73 Lahiru Samarakoon  Sri Lanka (1997-03-03) 3 March 1997 (age 27) Left-handed Right-arm medium 2023 $40,000
75 Shakib Al Hasan  Bangladesh (1987-03-24) 24 March 1987 (age 37) Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox 2023 $100,000 Overseas; Icon player
7 Dasun Shanaka  Sri Lanka (1991-09-09) 9 September 1991 (age 32) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium 2023 $10,000 Local Icon player
Wicket keepers
15 Minod Bhanuka  Sri Lanka (1995-04-29) 29 April 1995 (age 29) Left-handed 2023 $20,000
Liton Das  Bangladesh 13 October 1994 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm off-spin 2023 Overseas player
Avishka Perera  Sri Lanka (2001-04-26) 26 April 2001 (age 23) Left-handed 2023 $6,000
43 Tim Seifert  New Zealand (1994-12-14) 14 December 1994 (age 29) Right-handed 2023 $30,000 Overseas player
Spin bowlers
04 Akila Dananjaya  Sri Lanka (1993-10-04) 4 October 1993 (age 30) Left-handed
  • Right-arm off-break
  • Right-arm leg-break
2023 $11,000
90 Tabraiz Shamsi  South Africa (1991-06-10) 10 June 1991 (age 32) Right-handed Left-arm wrist spin 2023 Overseas player
Pace bowlers
68 Vishwa Fernando  Sri Lanka (1991-10-18) 18 October 1991 (age 32) Right-handed Left-arm medium-fast 2023 $10,000
8 Lahiru Kumara  Sri Lanka (1997-02-13) 13 February 1997 (age 27) Left-handed Right-arm fast 2023 $40,000
Richard Ngarava  Zimbabwe 28 December 1997 (age 25) Left-handed Left-arm fast-medium 2023 Overseas player
65 Kasun Rajitha  Sri Lanka (1993-06-01) 1 June 1993 (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast 2023 $40,000
Mohamed Shiraz  Sri Lanka (1995-02-13) 13 February 1995 (age 29) Right-handed Left-arm medium-fast 2023 $5,000

Source: ESPN cricinfo[2]

Administration and support staff

Position Name
Head Coach Graham Ford
Mentor Sanath Jayasuriya
Assistant Coach Chamara Kapugedera
Bowling and Fielding Coach Anton Roux
Physiotherapist
S&C Coach Chandula Liyanage
Performance Analyst AR Srikkanth
Team Manager Tarun Kumar Gunja

Captains

No. Player From To Mat Won Lost Tied NR %
1 Shahid Afridi 2020 2020 3 0 3 0 0 0.00
2 Bhanuka Rajapaksha 2020 2021 17 9 7 0 1 52.94
3 Kusal Mendis 2022 2022 9 2 7 0 0 22.22
4 Dasun Shanaka 2023 2023 10 4 6 0 0 40.00

Source: ESPNcricinfo, Last updated: 13 May 2021

See also

References

  1. ^ "Galle Titans Transform into Galle Marvels for the Exciting 5th Season of LPL". Sri Lanka Cricket. 6 March 2024. Retrieved 14 March 2024.
  2. ^ "Galle Titans Squad". ESPN cricinfo. Retrieved 23 November 2023.


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