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SL T20I squad announced for Indo series

Sri Lanka T20I team held a practice session at the SSC Grounds on Wednesday 1 January morning ahead of its tour to India

The Minister of Education, Sports and Youth Affairs Dullas Alahapperuma approved the following 16-member national squad to take part in the upcoming T20I series in India.

Sri Lanka team will leave for India on 2 January to play a three-match T20I series.

Schedule:

01st T20I – Sunday, 5 January at Guwahati

2nd T20I – Tuesday, 7 January at Indore, and

3rd T20I – Friday, 10 January at Pune

The Squad:

Lasith Malinga (Captain), Danushka Gunathilaka, Avishka Fernando, Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Kusal Perera, Niroshan Dickwella, Dhananjaya De Silva, Isuru Udana, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Oshada Fernando, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lahiru Kumara, Kusal Mendis, Lakshan Sandakan and Nuwan Pradeep (got injured while practising and will not go on tour. The National Selectors named Kasun Rajitha as the replacement for injured Pradeep)