Wellington’s Rakitha Weerasundara in NZ U19 Squad

Former Wellington College and now Johnsonville batsman Rakitha Weerasundara will join the New Zealand U19 squad at the end of this month for a series against Australia.

The New Zealand Under-19 side will host their Australian counterparts in three One Day matches and a Three Day match at Bert Sutcliffe Oval in Lincoln beginning March 30.

The tour will run over 10 days, with the Multi-Day fixture kicking things off before the first of the 50- over matches begins April 2.

NZ Under-19 squad:

Tim Seifert – Northern Districts
Jeremy Benton – Canterbury
Nick Blundell – Central Districts
Henry Collier – Central Districts
Leo Carter – Canterbury
Cameron Gibbons – Northern Districts
Shawn Hicks – Auckland
Jack Hunter – Otago
Kyle Jamieson – Auckland
Harley Jenkins – Northern Districts
Ken McClure – Canterbury
Arana Noema-Barnett – Central Districts
Kurtley Watson – Northern Districts
Dane Watson – Auckland
Ryan Watson – Central Districts
Rakitha Weerasundara – Wellington

NZ U-19 v Australia U-19 schedule:

March 30 – Three Day match
Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln

April 4 – 1st One Day match
Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln

April 6 – 2nd One Day match
Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln

April 8 – 3rd One Day match
Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln


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