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Uva cricket team

Uva Elevens
Personnel
CaptainChaminda Vaas
Team information
Founded2004
History
First-class debutWestern Province[1]
in 2004
at R Premadasa Stadium
IP FC winsnone
IP LO winsnone
IP T20 winsnone
Official websiteSri Lanka Cricket

The Uva cricket team is a Sri Lankan first class cricket team that represents Uva Province. The team was established in 2004 and only featured in the 2003-04 season of the Inter-Provincial First Class Tournament. The team was captained by Chaminda Vaas. In 2011 the team will be returning for the 2010–11 Inter-Provincial Limited Over Tournament.

History

2003-04 Ten Sports Inter-Provincial Tournament

The team played 4 matches overall but won only 1 against North Central Province (17 Jan 2003) but lost matches against Western Province (9 Jan 2003), Southern Province (24 Jan 2003) and Central Province (30 Jan 2003).

2010

The team returned to participate in the 2010–11 Inter-Provincial Limited Over Tournament after a six-year gap and finished bottom of the table with a similar record of winning 1 and losing 3. They won only 1 match against Wayamba Elevens but lost against Ruhuna, Kandurata and Basnahira. But this time their captain was Thilina Kandamby.

Players

Current squad

Players with international caps are listed in bold.

No. Name Nat Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Batsmen
Tharanga Paranavitana Sri Lanka 15 April 1982 Left-hand Right-arm off-break
Mahela Udawatte Sri Lanka 19 July 1986 Left-handed Right-arm off-spin
Lahiru Thirimanne Sri Lanka 8 September 1989 Left-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Janaka Gunaratne Sri Lanka 14 March 1981 Right-handed Right-arm off-break
All-rounders
Thilina Kandamby Sri Lanka 4 June 1982 Left-handed Right arm leg break Captain
Milinda Siriwardene Sri Lanka 4 December 1985 Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Malinga Bandara Sri Lanka 31 December 1979 Right-handed Right arm leg break
Wicket-keepers
Indika De Saram Sri Lanka 2 September 1973 Right-handed Right-arm off-break
Sameera De Zoysa Sri Lanka 31 January 1987 Left-handed
Bowlers
Shaminda Eranga Sri Lanka 23 June 1986 Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Dilhara Fernando Sri Lanka 19 July 1979 Right-handed Right arm fast-medium
Dinuka Hettiarachchi Sri Lanka 15 July 1976 Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Ian Daniel Sri Lanka 17 August 1981 Right-handed Right-arm medium pace
Kaushalya Weeraratne Sri Lanka 29 January 1981 Left-handed Right–arm fast-medium
Dinesh Daminda Sri Lanka 23 October 1983 Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium

Notable players

Chaminda Vaas played for Uva

Honours

First Class

Opponent Matches Won Lost Win % First win
Western Province 1 0 1 0 -
Southern Province 1 0 1 0 -
Central Province 1 0 1 0 -
North Central Province 1 1 0 100 17 January 2003

List A

Opponent Matches Won Lost Win % First win
Wayamba Elevens 1 1 0 100 13 January 2011
Ruhuna 1 0 1 0 -
Kandurata 1 0 1 0 -
Basnahira 1 0 1 0 -

Twenty20

Opponent Matches Won Lost Win % First win

References

  1. ^ "The Home of CricketArchive". Cricketarchive.com. 2004-01-12. Retrieved 2012-11-07.
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