Accrington Cricket Club

Player Profiles

Janith Liyanage

Date of birth: 12th July 1995
Place of birth: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Current club: Accrington
Batting style:
Right-hand batsman
Bowling style:
Right-arm fast-medium

Accrington Cricket Club is pleased to announce the signing of young Sri Lankan all rounder Janith Liyanage as professional for the 2018 season.

The 22 year old who plays First-class cricket for Ragama Cricket Club is a top order right-hand batsman and bowls right-arm fast-medium.

Accrington Committee Man James Hayhurst said: "Janith comes highly recommended as an up and coming young cricketer.

"We think he will be a good fit with our youthful team and we look forward to welcoming him to the club in April."

Kongala Liyanage Janith Vimukthi will be the club's second Sri Lankan professional following in the footsteps of Roy Silva who helped Accrington win the Lancashire League title in 2008 and 2009.

Other recent Accrington professionals

Michael Erlank
Ockert Erasmus
Ashar Zaidi
Will Driver
Roy Silva
Nishit Shetty
Tama Canning
Andre Seymore
Nathan Astle
Shane Warne

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