Dambulla Giants is representing a franchise of a small town of Sri Lanka in Lanka Premier League 2021 edition. The franchise was previously known as Dambulla Hawks but new management came up with the new identity for another exciting team of LPL T20 2nd edition.
In this article we will discuss all details of the Dambulla Giants team participating in Lanka Premier League 2021 edition.
Dambulla Giants Squad 2021
Dambulla Giants final squad after LPL draft session consist of young and upcoming Sri Lankan talent coupled with experienced overseas players.
Dambulla Giants Players List 2021
Dasun Shanaka, Chamika Karunaratne, Niroshan Dickwella, Nuwan Pradeep, Ramesh Mendis, Tharindu Ratnayake, Lahiru Udara, Sacha de Alwis, Muditha Lakshan, Kalana Perera, Sachitha Jayathilaka, Ravichandrakumara, Janith Liyanage, Chamikara Edirisinghe, Imran Tahir (SAF), Rilee Russouw (SAF), Sohaib Maqsood (Pak), Najibullah Zadran (Afg), Odean Smith (WI), Josh Little (Ire)
DG Batting Line Up
Pakistan’s Sohaib Maqsood and South Africa Rille Russouw will lead the batting line up of Dambulla Giants with Support from young and aggressive Najibullah Zardan of Afghanistan. Dasun Shanaka and Dickwella with fellow young and upcoming Sri Lankans makes a formidable batting lineup.
Dasun Shanaka, Chamika Karunaratne, Niroshan Dickwella, Ramesh Mendis, Tharindu Ratnayake, Lahiru Udara, Sacha de Alwis, Muditha Lakshan, Sachitha Jayathilaka, Ravichandrakumara, Janith Liyanage, Rilee Russouw (SAF), Sohaib Maqsood (Pak), Najibullah Zadran (Afg),
Fast bowler Nuwan Pradeep will be the leader of the attack with duo Imran Tahir, Josh Little will create their spinning web against the competition batters. Odean Smith from West Indies will further strengthen the fast bowling department as there are many batters in this team who can also be classified as all rounders.
Nuwan Pradeep, Kalana Perera, Chamikara Edirisinghe, Imran Tahir (SAF), Odean Smith (WI), Josh Little (Ire)
Wicket Keeper of Dambulla Franchise
Dambulla Giant Wicket keeper is Niroshan Dickwella.
Dambulla Giants Overseas Players
Dambulla Ginats Foreign players are well thought and covered all bases with 3 batsmans, 2 spinners and 1 fast bowler.
Imran Tahir (SAF), Rilee Russouw (SAF), Sohaib Maqsood (Pak), Najibullah Zadran (Afg), Odean Smith (WI), Josh Little (Ire)
Dambulla Giants Captain
Captain of the DG is Dasun Shanaka.
Dambulla Giants Fixtures
As per the schedule of LPL 2021 released by Sri Lanka cricket board Dambulla Giants will start their campaign in LPL T20 2021 edition against Kandy Warriors on 6th December, 2021. Dambulla Giants next match will be against defending champion Jaffna Kings on 7th December, 2021.
Dambulla Giants all matches of 2021 LPL edition will take place at RPICS. Dambulla Giants match schedule is mentioned below in detail:
|Match #||Date||Day||Team vs Team||Venue||Match Time|
|2||6-Dec-21||Mon||Dambulla vs Kandy||RPICS||3:00 PM|
|4||7-Dec-21||Tue||Jaffna vs Dambula||RPICS||3:00 PM|
|8||10-Dec-21||Fri||Dambulla vs Galle||RPICS||3:00 PM|
|11||11-Dec-21||Sat||Colombo vs Dambulla||RPICS||7:30 PM|
|14||13-Dec-21||Mon||Galle vs Dambulla||RPICS||3:00 PM|
|16||14-Dec-21||Tue||Dambula vs Jaffna||RPICS||7:30 PM|
|18||16-Dec-21||Thu||Kandy vs Dambula||RPICS||7:30 PM|