Mathews dropped from ODI and T20 squads

Mathews dropped from ODI and T20 squads

Written by Staff Writer

26 Sep, 2018 | 10:55 pm

Colombo (News 1st) – Former Sri Lankan Captain Angelo Mathews and Kusal Mendis have been dropped from Sri Lanka’s ODI squad against England.

Sri Lanka Cricket announced a 15 Man Squad to play against England in the ODIs and T20 Internationals.

Kusal Mendis, Dimuth Karunarathne, Suranga Lakmal, Shehan Madushanka and Jeffery Vandersay has been named as substitute players.

The ODI series between Sri Lanka and England will begin on the 10th of next month.

From 2017 Former Captain Angelo Mathews had played 22 ODI matches and amassed 888 runs whilst becoming the highest run scorer in the recent series against South Africa.

Sri Lanka Cricket Chief Selector Greame Labrooy states that Angelo Matthews had a hamstring injury to which he was being medicated throughout and that his “cricket fitness was not up to mark” and therefore unfit for the ODI and T20 matches.

 

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