Nine SL Cricketers in USA Minor League
Nine Sri Lankan Cricketers have been selected to play in the USA Minor League Cricket (MiLC) Tournament conducted by America Cricket Enterprises on behalf of USA Cricket.
The tournament will commence from 31 July. The Minor League Cricket Draft took place last Friday via video conference calls and was phased across seven geographic zones. In total, more than 400 players have already been selected from the 2,000 players. Sri Lankans Shehan Jayasooriya (Silicon Valley Strikers), Amila Aponso (Atlanta Fire), Shehan Fernando (Hollywood Master Blasters), Dhyan Ranatunga (Hollywood Master Blasters), Ruvindu Gunasekara (New Jersey Somerset Cavaliers Cricket Club), Roy Silva (Ft. Lauderdale Lions), Isuru Kuruvitage (Ft. Lauderdale Lions), Gayan Fernando (SoCal Lashings) and Peter Vittachi (SoCal Lashings ) were selected by six of the 27 teams participating in the tournament.