Drumpellier have confirmed the signing of Sri Lankan top order batsman Gayan Maneeshan as their professional for the 2019 season.

The left-hander has been a prolific run scorer in domestic cricket with 3875 first-class runs at 38.36, which includes eight centuries.

He plays for the Sri Lanka Port Authority, and his List-A record shows an average of just under 30.

A Drumpellier statement on Facebook welcomed him to the club saying: "With UK experience under his belt at Chorley CC in the strong ECB Northern Premier League, as well as a top reputation as a coach we are delighted to have him on board for this coming season."