Navy man appointed manager for Sri Lankan women’s tour of Pakistan

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Bipin Dani

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has appointed Navy man Nishantha de Silva as manager for the women’s team for the forthcoming Pakistan tour.

Nishantha has been working with the Navy as a Rear Admiral. He is the Director General Logistics Head of Logistics in the Navy. Chamari Atapattu is likely to be the captain for Pak. tour.

The team is likely to leave for Pakistan on May 20 and all six matches (three T-20Is and three ODIs) will be played from May 24 to June 5 at one venue (Southend Club) in Karachi.

Sri Lankan women’s team is likely to be led by Chamari Atapattu, who, with Udeshika Prabodhani, are heading to UAE to participate in the first ever privately-funded FairBreak T-20 women’s cricket event.

They will return to Sri Lanka on May 16 after playing in the event, which is scheduled to run from May 1-15 in Dubai.

 

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