SLPL Teams 2012 Players Squad
SLPL Teams and Squads
SLPL Teams Squads 2012 placed here. Sri Lanka Premier League; a three-week extravaganza of T20 Cricket, will comprise of seven heavy duty teams battling against each other. The teams emerge from different zones of the country. Herein are the details and chances of respective teams. SLPL Cricket will have its inaugural tournament from August 10th to 31st. The modalities almost replicate IPL, owing to the latter’s immense success over last 5 years.
Seven slpl cricket teams 2012 have been finalized to fight against each other and the top four will meet in the semifinals. A total of 56 overseas players from all cricketing corners will converge; six in every side. However, only four will be allowed to play in a match with the rest seven being Sri Lankan players.
Since the teams come from different zones of the island country, there will be prejudicial support lent to all sides. Nishant Ranatunga, SLPL chairman, hopes that SLPL 2012 will be a success story. Moreover, the winner will gain an automatic entry into the Champions League.
SLPL Cricket Teams Players 2012
The following are the 56 foreign players to participate in the upcoming SLPL tournament;
Wayamba United - Helmed in by Mahela Jayawardene, this team looks strongest with the experienced Pakistan trio of Razzaq, Umar Akmal and Azhar Mahmood.
Wayamba United Team Squad 2012: Abdul Razzaq, Azhar Mahmood, LD Chandimal, JP Faulkner, GB Hogg, CA Ingram, DSNFG Jayasuriya, DPMD Jayawardene, RAS Lakmal, MDKJ Perera, NANN Perera, PM Pushpakumara, KAJ Roach, TAM Siriwardana, Tamim Iqbal, Umar Akmal, WPUJC Vaas, K Weeraratne
Kandurata Warriors - Captained by Sangakkara, this team represents pride of Pakistan with Ajmal, Misbah and Tanvir. Their star turn will be provided by Albie Morkel and Johan Botha.
Kandurata Warriors Team Squad 2012: ST Jayasuriya, J Botha, MLR Buddika, LHD Dilhara, CKB Kulasekara, HGJM Kulatunga, CA Lynn, Misbah-ul-Haq, JA Morkel, NLTC Perera, Saeed Ajmal, TT Samaraweera, JK Silva, Sohail Tanvir, DJ Vilas, KDK Vithanage, AC Voges, UWMBCA Welegedara
Ruhuna Royals - With Lasith Malinga as captain, this team looks balanced with Nathan McCullum and Ryan Harris as bowlers. Afridi and Levi will provide sparks.
Ruhuna Royals Team Squad 2012: SL Malinga, HMCM Bandara, AJ Finch, DJ Harris, RJ Harris, HAPW Jayawardene, KPSP Karunanayake, RE Levi, NL McCullum, R McLaren, HUK Madushanka, MDK Perera, RLB Rambukwella, Shahid Afridi, LPC Silva, JE Taylor, HDRL Thirimanne, G Wijekoon
Uva Next - This team mostly brags of average fare with Andrew McDonald and Callum Fergusson. Chris Gayle out due to a severe groin strain.
Uva Next Team Squad 2012: WU Tharanga, SHT Kandamby, S Chanderpaul, Fawad Alam, PBB Rajapaksa, CJ Ferguson, CRD Fernando, MVT Fernando, JEC Franklin, Hammad Azam, DHA Isanka, CU Jayasinghe, TDD Darshanapriya, PASS Jeewantha, AB McDonald, LD Madushanka, EMGDY Munaweera, JDP Oram, S Prasanna, SMA Priyanjan, SMSM Senanayake, Shoaib Malik, WAAM Silva, Umar Gul
Basnahira Cricket Dundee - Skippered by Tilekratne Dilshan, the team looks strong bowling wise with such foreign stars as Clint McCay, Tim Southee and Dirk Nannes. Their batting looks patchy though despite the presence of Dilshan, Hodge and Samuels.
Basnahira Cricket Dundee Team Squad 2012: TM Dilshan, DNA Athulathmudali, CJ Borgas, SI de Saram, N Pradeep, MD Gunathilleke, HMRKB Herath, BJ Hodge, PLM Jayaratne, FDM Karunaratne, BMAJ Mendis, DP Nannes, RJ Peterson, KTGD Prasad, MN Samuels, SC Serasinghe, TG Southee
Uthura Rudras - This team looks moderate even without presence of Mutthiah Muralitharan (Captain). Shakib Al Hasan and Imran Farhat are other celebrated guys.
Uthura Rudras Team Squad 2012: M Muralitharan, S Badree, SCD Boralessa, K Cooper, KY de Silva, D du Preez, LJP Gunaratne, Imran Farhat, CK Kapugedera, MF Maharoof, DA Miller, KD Mills, J Mubarak, KPCM Peiris, RJ Quiney, ARS Silva, BRM Taylor, ML Udawatte
Nagenahira Nagas - Angelo Matthews will take charge of this icon-less team. With Mitchell Marsh being the most celebrated, it is easily the weakest.
Nagenahira Nagas Team Squad 2012: AD Mathews, Ahmed Shehzad, KG Alvitigala, TR Birt, Elias Sunny, RMS Eranga, Imran Nazir, MDUS Jayasundera, S Randiv, B Laughlin, MR Marsh, BAW Mendis, Mushfiqur Rahim, Nasir Hossain, SS Pathirana, AK Perera, AD Solomons, S Weerakoon