Representing Galle city, Galle Gladiators is perhaps the rather unluckiest side in the Lanka Premier League short history. The gladiators have been to the final of both editions of LPL, but they have never won the trophy. They should have completed the task. However, they have been contenders for the title in both stints. Lets see how their campaign goes when LPL starts in 2022.
Galle Gladiators Squad 2022
Below is the complete players list of Galle Gladiators of Lanka Premier League 2022 edition. Their teams comprises of several talented and experienced payers who are known for playing various global T20 leagues apart form their respective national teams.
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Galle Gladiators Captain 2022
The side captain will be Kusal Mendis for the LPL 2022 edition. This will be his first stint as captain of the Galle Franchise.
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Galle Gladiators Batters 2022
The batting lineup of Galle Gladiators is full of experience. Kusal Mendis, Azam Khan, Janneman Malan, Sarfaraz Ahmed and Sherfane Rutherford are the specialist T20 batters in this lineup.
While Sarfaraz and Kusal Mendis can bat as per the situation, Janneman Malan from South Africa, Azam Khan from Pakistan and Sherfane Rutherford from West indies are known for their explosive approach with the bat, so it is a good blend of explosive batters and strikes rotators.
Nuwanidu Fernando and Sammu Ashan are the two young batters with great potential in this lineup. Both are young prospects and will be exciting to watch in the LPL 2022 edition.
GG Batters List 2022
Janneman Malan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Sherfane Rutherford, Kusal Mendis, Azam Khan, Nuwanidu Fernando and Sammu Ashan.
Galle Gladiators All-Rounders 2022
The Galle Gladiators have four spin-bowling all-rounders in their lineup. The senior among these four is Imad Wasim. Imad possesses great experience and was recently brilliant in CPL 2022. PulinaTharanga is another experienced campaigner who will be very useful for Galle Gladiators.
Nimes Viumkhti and Movin Subasingha are the remaining two spin-bowling all-rounders. While Nimes is still raw, Movin is quite different, as he possesses great striking ability with the bat.
Faheem Ashraf is the lone pace bowling all-rounder in this lineup. Faheem’s accuracy is quite brilliant; while he can also be destructive with the bat, his batting talent is yet to be shown in the game’s shortest format.
GG All-Rounders List 2022
Imad Wasim, Pulina Tharanga, Nimes Vimukhti, Movin Subhasingha and Faheem Ashraf.
Galle Gladiators Pace Bowlers 2022
With a century of wickets in the game’s shortest format, Dushmantha Chameera will be leading the pace attack of Galle Gladiators in LPL 2022. Chameera will be supported by Nuwan Thushara, who has even better numbers than Chameera.
With these 2 senior pros, Nipun Malinga and Lakshan Gamage are the two young pacers to support them. Lakshan Gamage has already shown a spark in himself, while Nipun Malinga is yet to be tested.
GG Fast Bowlers List 2022
Dushmantha Chameera, NipunMalinga, Lakshan Gamage and NuwanThushara.
Galle Gladiators Spinners 2022
With 81 wickets in 70 matches, Lakshan Sandakan will be the senior spinner in this lineup. With Sandakan’s wrist spin, there will also be an off-break and leg break on offer from Tharindu Kaushal and Sachindu Colmbage, respectively. All 3 spinners have great averages and economy rather and have a certain amount of experience, which makes Galle’s spin attack very dangerous.
GG Spinners List 2022
Lakshan Sandakan, Tharindu Kaushal and Sachindu Colambage.
Coaching and Support Staff of Galle Gladiators in 2022
Head Coach of Galle in LPL 2022
Former Pakistan fast bowler and T20 specialist Umar Gul will be replaced by Micky Arthur as head coach of Galle franchise. He has previously Dhaka Dynamites in BPL and Karachi Kings in PSL other than the international sides and coaching stints in county circuit .
Assistant Coach of GG 2022
Former Sri Lankan wicket-keeper batter Indika De Saram will serve as deputy to Umar Gul and has been named Assistant Coach of Gladiators in LPL 2022 edition