Sri Lankan squad selected for ODI series against England (Complete list)

Sri Lankan squad selected for ODI series against England (Complete list)

Written by News 1st

13 May, 2014 | 11:19 pm

The fifteen-man Sri Lankan squad for the ODI Series against England was named on Tuesday.

However, the Chairman of the selection committee Sanath Jayasuriya said that the team was named only for the first two matches. The five-match series will commence May 22 at the Oval in London.

Spinner Rangana Herath has not been included in the fifteen-man squad.

Chairman of the Selection committee Sanath Jaysuriya speaking to Sports1st said that Rangana Herath was not included in the team due to an injury in one of his fingers. He went on to state  that Herath will recover within the next week and said he hopes to recall him to the squad for the remaining matches.

Upul tharanga, Niroshan Dikwella, Kithruwan Vithanage and Dhammika Prasad who played in the series against Ireland have not been included in the team while Mahela Jayawardene Kumar Sangakkara and Lasith Malinga together with upcoming players Ashan Priyanjan and Chathuranga De Silva have been included.

Sri Lankan squad for the ODI Series against England

  1. Angelo Mathews (Captain)
  2. Lahiru Thirimanne (Vice Captain)
  3. T.M.Dilshan
  4. Kusal Janith Perera
  5. Kumar Sangakkara
  6. Mahela Jayawardene
  7. Dinesh Chandimal
  8. Ashan Priyanjana
  9. Sachithra Senanayake
  10. Ajantha Mendis
  11. Chathuranga De Silva
  12. Lasith Malinga
  13. Nuwan Kulasekere
  14. Thisara Perera
  15. Suranga Lakmal

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