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Pakistan Observer pakobserver.net 24 Nov, 2022 02:15 am

Soldier’s son as standby in Sri Lankan squad

Soldier’s son as standby in Sri Lankan squad

Home Sports Soldier’s son as standby in Sri Lankan squad Bipin Dani Sri Lanka’s 26-year-old Milan Rathnayake has been included in the training squad for the upcoming series against Afghanistan, it is learnt.According to the well-placed sources in the SLC (Sri Lanka Cricket), the head coach (Chris Silverwood) was highly impressed with fast bowler Milan Rathnayake’s performance in the domestic matches, especially when the bowler did well in the recent Invitational tournament where he played for the SSC Grey team.“Milan is a regular fast bowler in our main team at Moors Sports Club and the head coach and selectors have been keeping close eye on him.Undoubtedly, the soldier’s son is a well-disciplined boy in the training squad.

To-day he is in the standby team but I am sure the day will not be far when he also finds his name in the main squad”, the player’s mother RM Reeta Rathnayake said.The team which has been sent to the sports minister for his final approval is yet to be announced.

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