Sri Lanka Cricket has announced a 26-member Under-19 National Training Squad for the upcoming U19 Asia Cup and the U19 World Cup.
The junior national squad was selected from 75 players, who were part of the Island-wide Talent Profiling Program conducted by Sri Lanka Cricket.
The Talent Profiling Program was conducted in partnership with the Schools Cricket Association and the Provincial Cricket Associations.
Before the selection of the squad, 75 players underwent a Residential Training Program in Kandy, which consisted of skills training, game education, fitness sessions, and several practice games.
75 players who took part in the Residential Training Program were divided into five teams, named after the Super Provinces of Sri Lanka Cricket, covering Colombo North and South, Dambulla, Galle, and Kandy.
SLC said the members of the National Selection Committee were present during the entirety of the ‘Residential Training Program,’ taking a closer look at all players before making the announcement.