Both Sri Lanka and Pakistan will be aiming for improvements in their rankings on the Reliance ICC ODI Championship table when they go head to head in a five-match series which starts in Pallekele on Thursday.
Pakistan on Monday added Sohail Tanvir to the one-day squad against Sri Lanka after the left-arm paceman excelled in the Twenty20 series draw.
Pakistan were bowled out for 95 after restricting Sri Lanka to 132-7, with pacemen Nuwan Kulasekera, Angelo Mathews and Lasith Malinga and debutant off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake each taking two wickets.
14 man T20I squad and a 15 man ODI squad
60 contracted players for 2012
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The following players have been selected for representation for the above mentioned Tours by Sri Lanka Cricket. 1. Mahela Jayawardena 2. T M Dilshan 3. Tharanga Parnavithana 4. Lahiru Thirimanne 5. Upul Tharanga 6. Kumar Sangakkara (W/K) 7. Dinesh Chandimal (W/K) 8. Thilan Samaraweera 9. Prasanna Jayawardena (W/K) 10.Chamara Silva 11.Chamara Kapugedera 12.Angelo Mathews 13.Thissara Perera 14. Farvees Maharoof 15. Isuru Udana 16. Lasith Malinga 17. Nuwan Kulasekera 18. Chanaka Welagedera 19. Suranga Lakmal 20. Dhammika Prasad 21. Shamindra Eranga 22. Dilhara Fernando 23. Nuwan Pradeep 24. Suraj Randiv 25. Rangana Herath 26. Sachithra Senanayake 27. Ajantha Mendis 28. Dilruwan Perera 29. Kaushal Lokuarachchi 30. Jeevan Mendis
The following players have been selected for representation for the Sri Lanka “A” team tour to South Africa by Sri Lanka Cricket. 1. Dimuth Karunaratne 2. Ashan Silva 3. Udara Jayasundara 4. Thilina Kandambi 5. Kaushal Silva 6. Roshan Silva 7. Kushal Janith Perera 8. Banuka Rajapakse 9. Angelo Perera 10. Sohan Borallessa 11. Malinda Pushpakumara 12. Kanishka Elvitigala 13. Nilanka Premaratne 14. Vishva Fernandes 15. Kosala Kulasekera 16. Sachithra Serasinghe 17. Jehan Mubarak
The tour will consist of 5 Limited over Games.
The following squad has been approved by the Hon. Minister of Sports, for the Sri Lanka Women’s Tour of West Indies 2012. 1. Dilani Manodara (Captain) (Wk) 2. Sadamali Dolawatta (Vice-Captain) 3. Chamani Atapaththu 4. Inoka Galagedara 5. Yasoda Mendis 6. Shashikala Siriwardene 7. Deepika Rasangika 8. Prasadani Weerakkody 9. ChamaniSeneviratne 10. Chandima Gunarathne 11. Sripali Weerakkody 12. Dhashani Dharmasiri 13. Maduri Samudika 14. Inoka Ranaweera Stand by 1. Oshadi Ranasinghe 2. Lasanthi Madushani 3. Niluka Karunaratne 4. Udeshika Prabodeni
Graeme Swann claimed a match haul of 10 wickets as England roared to a series-levelling win over Sri Lanka in the second and final Test on Saturday to retain their number one ranking.
Tillakaratne Dilshan has been fined 10 per cent of his match fee after being found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the second Test between his side and England at the P Sara Oval, Colombo on Thursday.
Sri Lanka’s group game against South Africa most popular
The global sale of tickets for the ICC World Twenty20 2012 Sri Lanka began at 9am GMT this morning with demand expected to be high for the first ICC World Twenty20 to be held in Asia.