Kusal Mendis appointed captain of Galle Gladiators


Sri Lankan top order batter Kusal Mendis has been appointed as the captain of Galle Gladiators franchise team for the upcoming Lanka Premier League 2022.

A premier batter for the Gladiators, Mendis was the top scorer of the second edition amassing 327 runs in 10 matches.

Runner-up of the first two editions, Gladiators will begin the 3rd season with the tournament opener on 1 August two-time defending champions Jaffna Kings.

The 3rd edition of the Lanka Premier League, Sri Lanka’s top-most domestic T20 Tournament, will be held from 1 to 21 August. The games of the much-awaited competition will be played at the RPICS, Colombo, and the MRICS, Hambantota.