Former Test cricketer named in USA Over-50 squad

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Former Sri Lanka Test cricketer Sanjeewa Weerasinghe has been named in the the United States of America Over-50 squad for July 2023’s tour of England and Wales.

Weerasinghe was capped at Test level in 1985 – and was in the USA squad for the Over-50 World Cup in South Africa earlier this year.

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“This is the squad for the seven-game tour of England and Wales from 1 to 12 July 2023. We will play matches against India, England and Wales and participate in the four-nation Silver Dragon Cup hosted by Wales at the Newport Cricket Club,” read a statement from USA Over-50.

USA Over-50 squad for England and Wales tour

  1. Sanjeewa Weerasinghe (captain)
  2. Humayun Bashir (vice-captain)
  3. Amjad Khan
  4. Arun Tholudur
  5. Fazal Alam
  6. Himanshu Patadia
  7. Hitesh Patel
  8. Milroy Don
  9. Mohsin Khan
  10. Naveen Peiris
  11. Parak Anata
  12. Rafey Kazi
  13. Rajendra Badadare
  14. Syed Shahanawaz
  15. Zubair Hussain

USA lost to eventual champions England in the semi-final stage of the 2023 Over-50 World Cup. USA and United Arab Emirates Over-50 were newcomers to the tournament, which was also hosted in South Africa in 2020 – and Australia in 2018.

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