Lankan Cricket Club

Team Country: Sri Lanka
Team City: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Home Ground: Colombo Cricket Club Ground stadium
Coach: Nuwan Shiroman
Captain: Chanaka Ruwansiri
Forms of Cricket: First-Class Limited Overs Twenty20
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Lankan Cricket Club: First-Class Cricket Competitions

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Lankan Cricket Club: Sri Lanka Cricket Team Review

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Lankan Cricket Club

The Lankan Cricket Club (LCC) is one of the leading Sri Lankan cricket clubs, participating in all domestic tournaments, including the Premier Trophy.

The team is based in the suburb of Colombo and represents the eastern provinces of Sri Lanka. Home matches are held at the Colombo Cricket Club Ground stadium with a capacity of up to 5 thousand spectators.

Lankan Cricket Club: history

The Lankan Cricket Club is considered one of the youngest Sri Lankan cricket franchises. The club was initially positioned as a host, playing for nine years (from the 2005/06 to 2012/13 season) in the country’s top league – the Premier Trophy.

However, the club’s results did not always meet expectations, which was an objective reason for the expulsion of the LCC in the 2013/14 season – during the period of the league’s reduction from 20 to 14 teams. The Lankan, along with the other five clubs, was exempted but not abolished.

In this regard, the team had to regain their former reputation as a top club and reaffirm their own List A status by playing at a lower level, where it stayed until the 2019/20 season. The Lankan returned to the Premier Trophy at the Tier A subgroup B  In 2019.

It is worth noting that such a radical decision on the part of Sri Lanka Cricket was dictated by the Lankan’s mediocre performance throughout the franchise’s existence. During its eight-year history, the club has not managed to become the trophy owner in any format. In total, the LCC played 74 first-class matches with 11 wins, 28 losses and 35 draws.

The team  has 28 victories, 28 defeats, 2 draws and 2 matches in List A that were declared unsuccessful.

Lankan Cricket Club: history

Lankan Cricket Club achievements

The success of the LCC in the national championship is quite modest. The club failed to achieve significant victories on a national scale. In this regard, it is possible to evaluate only the merits of its players.

The best achievement of its representatives is 175 points scored by Ashen Silva in the match against the Nondescripts in the 2011/12 season. Among the best bowlers are Ranil Dhammika against the Panadura Sports Club (2007/08 season) and the Gayan Sirisoma, who took 7 wickets 5 times in 27 LCC matches. Thanks to such an impressive performance, the bowling rate of the Sri Lankan player was 16.95.

Lankan Cricket Club: interesting

It may seem quite interesting that the Sri Lankan franchise has a direct namesake with a similar name. It is known for certain that the Lankans Cricket Club plays in Toronto.

In addition, there are several English franchises with a similar name. For example, the representative of Leicester – the Leicester Lankans Cricket Club, or Midland – the Midland Lankans Cricket Club.

Experts agree that you can find several variations of the name of the Sri Lankan collective today. However, the disputes are rather related to the identification of its ancestor.

Lankan Cricket Club: line-up

Lankan Cricket Club: line-up

The current line-up of the Lankan Cricket Club is as follows:

No Name Age Batting Style Bowling Style
Sahan Peiris 23 Right-handed Right-arm off-break
Methsith Jayamanna 23 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Lahiru Dilshan 22 Right-handed Right-arm off-break
Kevin Perera 21 Left-handed Right-arm leg-break
24 Damitha Silva 22 Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Sahan Nanayakkare 25 Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Geeth Kumara 33 Left-handed Slow left-arm wrist-spin
Chanaka Ruwansiri (Captain) 31 Right-handed Right-arm off-break
Umesh Lakshan 21 Left-handed
Kasun Abeyrathne 22 Right-handed
Pace Bowlers
Udith Madushan 24 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Spin Bowlers
Keshan Wijerathne 25 Right-handed Right-arm off-break

There are no international players in the team.

Nisha Bhavani
Author: Nisha Bhavani Position: Cricket Expert

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