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Hambantota Troopers

Hambantota Troopers
One Day nameHambantota Troopers
CaptainTillakaratne Dilshan
Team information
Home groundMahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium
First-class debutvs Kandy[1]
IP T20 winsnone
Official websiteSri Lanka Cricket

Hambantota Troopers cricket team is one of the five provincial cricket teams which make up the Sri Lankan domestic cricket structure representing mainly Hambantota District of Southern Province, Sri Lanka, and with some nearby provinces. In previous occasions, the province was included in to Southern Express and Ruhuna Reds, where part of them was combined in this season as Hambantota Troopers. The cricket team's first participation came during the Twenty20 competition known as the Inter-Provincial Twenty20 2016 season which was known as Super T20 Provincial Tournament.

The team plays their matches in Colombo R. Premadasa Stadium, despite its home ground is MRIC Stadium.[2] Tillakaratne Dilshan is the captain of the side.[3] Besides, the captain Dilshan, Dimuth Karunaratne, Jehan Mubarak, Thilan Thushara and Dilruwan Perera are some of the other notable current Test cricketers and Limited overs cricketers in the national side.

Current squad

The squad for the 2015–16 season as of 26 January 2016.[3]

Hambantota Troopers current squad
Players Coaches
Nat. Name Age Pos. Bat st. Bowl st.
Sri Lanka Tillakaratne Dilshan (c) 39 All-rounder RHB ROS
Sri Lanka Binura Fernando 20 Bowler RHB LMF
Sri Lanka Lahiru Gamage 27 Batsman LHB RMF
Sri Lanka Angelo Jayasinghe 22 Bowler RHB LB
Sri Lanka Dimuth Karunaratne 27 Batsman LHB RMF
Sri Lanka Jehan Mubarak 35 Bowler LHB ROB
Sri Lanka Sachith Pathirana 26 All-rounder LHB LO
Sri Lanka Dilruwan Perera 33 All-rounder RHB OB
Sri Lanka Seekkuge Prasanna 30 All-rounder RHB RLB
Sri Lanka Ashan Priyanjan 26 All-rounder RHB OB
Sri Lanka Malinda Pushpakumara 28 Batsman RHB LO
Sri Lanka Denuwan Rajakaruna 25 Wicket-keeper RHB
Sri Lanka Lakshitha Rodrigo 18 Wicket-keeper RHB
Sri Lanka Lakshan Sandakan 24 Al-rounder RHB LUO
Sri Lanka Alankara Asanka Silva 30 All-rounder RHB OB
Sri Lanka Andy Solomons 28 Bowler RHB RMF
Sri Lanka Thilan Thushara 34 All-rounder LHB LMF
Sri Lanka Sandun Weerakkody 22 Wicket-keeper LHB


  1. ^ "Hambantota Troopers v Kandy Crusaders". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 26 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Sri Lanka Domestic Season". 22 December 2007. Archived from the original on 22 October 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2009.
  3. ^ a b "Sri Lanka Cricket Inter-Provincial Twenty20 Tournament, 2015/16". ESPNcricinfo. 27 January 2016. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
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