At a Selection Committee meeting held, the following decisions were made by the National Selectors with regard to SL vs NZ Series and year ahead with regard to T20 Captain.The same has been approved by the minister.
* Anjelo Mathews to be the National Captain for T20 up to 31st October 2013 and Lasith Malinga as Vice Captain for the same period.
T20 TEAM for the SL vs Nz OnlyT20
1. Angelo Mathews (Captain)
2. Nuwan Kulasekara (V.Capt NZ tour)
3. Dilshan Munaweera
4. T.M Dilshan
5. Kumar Sangakkara
6. Dinesh Chandimal
7. Jeevan Mendis
8. Lahiru Thirimanne
9. Thisara Perera
10. Shaminda Eranga
11. Akila Dhananjaya
12. Sachithra Senanayake
13. Upul Tharanga
*Mahela and Malinga were rested for the T20 game.
*Ajantha Mendis was not considered due to injury for both tournaments.