Sri Lanka Announced T20 Team Squad for South Africa Series, 2017
Sri Lanka cricket board named the 15-member squad for the Twenty20 Internationals series against South Africa. Thikshila de Silva Batting all-rounder who also bowls fast-medium get the maiden call-up to the national side.
Isuru Udana, Nuwan Kulasekara will also be making a comeback to the squad, Angelo Mathews to lead Sri Lanka in absence of Lasith Malinga. Dinesh Chandimal named vice captain of team.
Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga to miss the upcoming One-Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 (T20I) International series in South Africa due to dengue fever.
Sri Lanka to play three T20I match with host nation South Africa, The first of the three T20Is begins on January 20 in Centurion.
Sri Lanka 15-man T20 Squad: Angelo Mathews (c), Dinesh Chandimal (vc), Danushka Gunathilaka, Seekuge Prasanna, Suranga Lakmal, Niroshan Dickwella, Nuwan Pradeep, Isuru Udana, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Mendis, Asela Gunarathna, Sachith Pathirana, Thikshila de Silva, Lakshan Sadakan, Nuwan Kulasekara