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SL vs Zim – Sri Lanka recall Angelo Mathews to T20I squad for Zimbabwe sequence

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This shall be Wanindu Hasaranga’s first sequence as captain. There’s nonetheless a spot within the squad for earlier captain Dasun Shanaka.
Among the many omissions from this squad are of opener Avishka Fernando and high order batters Nuwanidu Fernando and Janith Liyanage, who was Participant of the Match within the second ODI in opposition to Zimbabwe. Additionally not within the squad are allrounder Dunith Wellalage, seamer Pramod Madushan, and legspinner Jeffrey Vandersay. Pathum Nissanka has been named topic to health, after he was admitted to hospital final week with suspected dengue.

These three T20Is will mark Sri Lanka’s earnest preparation for the T20 World Cup to be held later this yr. Sri Lanka solely performed seven T20Is in 2023.

All three T20Is shall be performed at Kettarama, on January 14, 16 and 18.

Sri Lanka squad: Wanindu Hasaranga (capt), Charith Asalanka, Kusal Mendis, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Kusal Perera, Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kamindu Mendis, Pathum Nissanka, Maheesh Theekshana, Dushmantha Chameera, Dilshan Madushanka, Matheesha Pathirana, Nuwan Thushara, Akila Dananjaya.


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