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July 3, 2019 by Surrey Storm

Sri Lanka Tickets On Sale Until Midday Friday

Tickets for Surrey Storm’s Vitality Netball World Cup warm-up against Sri Lanka, on Saturday, must be purchased by midday on Friday – with no tickets available for purchase on the day.

Click here to buy your tickets as Mikki Austin’s Storm squad host the Asian champions at Wellington Health and Fitness Club in Crowthorne. Tickets are priced £8 for adults and £4 for concessions.

The 11-strong Storm team features nine members of the 2019 Vitality Superleague squad, plus two England Roses Academy players from Storm’s NPL side. Alongside Austin and captain Katy Hughes will be Jessica Dale, Leah Goss, Emily Gulvin, Yasmin Hodge-England, Laura Morton, Emily Porter and Alima Priest, plus England Roses Under 19 international Ellie Harding, and Roses Under 17 Academy member, Erin Leahy-Salvage.

Having won the Asian Championships for a fifth time last year, Sri Lanka now compete in their tenth World Cup as part of Group A alongside Northern Ireland, Zimbabwe and reigning World Champions Australia.

Led by Coach Thilaka Jinadasa, who also represented her country as a sprint hurdler at the 1988 Olympics Games, and Captain Chathurangi Jayasooriya, a Flight Lieutenant in the Sri Lankan Air Force, they beat Singapore 69-50 in the Final of the 2018 M1 Asian Netball Championships. Their squad also features 6ft 10in Tharjini Sivalingam, who was named Best Shooter at the 2011 Netball World Cup.

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