Sri Lanka name squads for Pakistan series

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Sri Lanka on Thursday announced separate Twenty20 and one-day squads for the home series against Pakistan starting next month.

Colombo – Sri Lanka on Thursday announced separate Twenty20 and one-day squads for the home series against Pakistan starting next month.

Pakistan and Sri Lanka will play two Twenty20 games in southern Hambantota on June 1 and 3, followed by five one-day internationals in Pallekele and Colombo from June 7 to 18.

The Sri Lankan squad for the three-Test series, starting on June 22, will be named later.

A release from the Sri Lankan board did not name a captain, but veteran Mahela Jayawardene is expected to remain at the helm.

Twenty20 squad:

Mahela Jayawardene, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kaushal Lokuarachchi, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekera, Sachithra Senanayake, Lasith Malinga, Chamara Kapugedera, Upul Tharanga, Isuru Udana.

One-day squad:

Mahela Jayawardene, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Thirimanne, Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekera, Sachithra Senanayake, Lasith Malinga, Rangana Herath, Upul Tharanga, Nuwan Pradeep, Dilhara Fernando. – Sapa-AFP


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