Sri Lanka cricket signs up 60 players for 2012

Sri Lanka cricket today announced that 60 players have been signed up for the year 2012 including five in the top category.

The category one contracted players are TM Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardena, Thilan Samaraweera and Lasith Malinga.

A category one contracted player will receive the highest pay as opposed to players contracted in the other categories.

Sri Lanka’s vice captain Angelo Mathews was contracted under category two which also included Nuwan Kulasekera, Rangana Herath and Upul Tharanga. (Colombo Gazette)

 

Full list of contracted players

 

Category 1

TM Dilshan

Kumar Sangakkara

Mahela Jayawardena

Thilan Samaraweera

Lasith Malinga

 

Category 2

Nuwan Kulasekera

Angelo Mathews

Rangana Herath

Upul Tharanga

 

Category 3

Prasanna Jayawardena

 

Category 4

Tharanga Paranawithana

Suraj Randiv

Ajantha Mendis

Dinesh Chandimal

 

Category 5

Dilhara Fernando

Chanaka Welagedara

Tisara Perera

 

Category 6

Chamara Kapugedara

Suranga Lakmal

Lahiru Thirimanna

 

 

Provincial Categories

Category A

Chamara Silva

Thilina Kandamby

Dhammika Prasad

Dimuth Karunaratne

Farveez Mahroof

Jeevan Mendis

Kaushal Silva

Sachithra Senanayake

Shaminda Eranga

 

Category B

Dilruwan Perera

Dilshan Munaweera

Janaka Gunaratne

Kosala Kulasekera

Kusal Janik Perera

Malinga Bandara

Malinda Siriwardena

Nadeera Nawala

Nilanga Premaratne

Roshan Silva

Sachithra Serasinghe

Sajeewa Weerakone

Sekkuge Prasanna

Tharanga Lakshitha

Malinda Waranapura

Nuwan Pradeep

 

Category C

Angelo Perera

Banuka Rajapaksa

Jehan Mubarak

Kaushal Lokuarachchi

Mahela Udawatta

Malinda Pushpakumara

T M Sampath

 

Category D

Ashan Priyanjana

Ashan Silva

Isuru Udana

Kanishka Elvitigala

Yohan De Silva

Kithuruwan Vithanage

Sohan Boralessa

Udara Jayasundara