Sri Lanka Squad for the first two ODIs against New Zealand

At a selection committee meeting held on the the following 16 player squad were selected for the first two ODIs against New Zealand to be played later this month.

The squad:

Angelo Mathews (Captain)
T.M Dilshan
Dimuth Karunaratne
Kusal Janith Perera
Kumar Sangakkara
Mahela Jayawardane
Dinesh Chandimal (Vice Captain)
Lahiru Thirimanne
Thisara Perera
Nuwan Kulasekara
Lasith Malinga
Suranga Lakmal
Rangana Herath
Sachithra Senanayake
Ajantha Mendis
Ashan Priyanjan

Minister of Sports Hon. Mahindananda Aluthgamage has approved the above Squad.

  • Sahan

    Even Bangladesh has beaten New Zealand recently it won’t be a tough series for Sri Lanka. Therefore full power SL team will not require for this series. Then team for first two ODIs with batting order.
    1. Kusal Perera
    2. TM Dilshan
    3. Lahiru Thirimanne
    4. Kumar Sangakkara / Mahela Jayawardane

    5. Dinesh Chandimal

    6. Dimuth Karunarathne
    7. Angelo Mathews
    8. Nuwan Kulasekara

    9. Sachithra Senanayake
    10.Suranga Lakmal
    11.Ajantha Mendis