The captaincy of this team has been handed over to all-rounder Dasun Shanaka after former Sri Lankan team captain and senior batsman Kusal Perera has been ruled out of the entire series due to injury today.
Sri Lanka has announced its team for the ODI and T20 series against India. all the young players have been given a place in the 24-member squad. The captaincy of this team has been handed over to all-rounder Dasun Shanaka after former Sri Lankan team captain and senior batsman Kusal Perera has been ruled out of the entire series due to injury today.
Only a few days are left for the limited-overs series between India and Sri Lanka and Kusal's injury will be a major setback for the Lankans.
Dhananjay de Silva has been made the vice-captain of the team. Binura Fernando will not be part of the ODI squad due to injury. Cricket Sri Lanka has given information about the team on its website.
The first ODI series between Sri Lanka and India will be played on 18 July in Colombo. The Indian team has been in Sri Lanka for a long time and has also finalized the preparations by playing some intrasquad matches. Team India's game will be worth watching under the captaincy of Shikhar Dhawan and the coach Rahul Dravid.
Sri Lanka Squad :
Dasun Shanaka (Captain), Dhananjay De Silva (Vice Captain), Avishka Fernando, Pathum Nisanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Charith Asalanka, Minod Bhanuka, Lahiru Udara, Wanindu Hasaranga, Ashen Bandara, Ramesh Mendis, Dhananjay Lakshman, Praveen Jayavikrama, Akila Dhananjaya, Lakshna Sandakan, Lahiru Kumara, Dusmantha Chamira, Kasun Rajita, Asita Fernando, Chamika Karunaratne, Isuru Udana, Binura Fernando, Shiran Fernando, Ishan Jayaratne.