Thushara, Perera & Thirimanne to play today

The tour selectors have replaced Lahiru Thirimanna for injured TM Dilshan, and have kept faith in young prodigy Thissara Perera as the replacement for Chamara Silva,   Nuwan Kulasekera has been given a rest and  left arm fast bowler Thilan Thushara will get an opportunity mark his comeback to the national side after being sidelined from the team due to injury.

Playing Eleven

Kumar Sangakkara (Captain)

Upul Tharanga

Lahiru Thirimanna

Thilan Samaraweera

Thilina Kandamby

Muthumudalge Pushpakumara

Thissra Perera

Suraj Randiv

Thilan Thushara

Chanaka Welegedera

Suranga Lakmal


  • Amila bandara

    nead to give a chance to lahiru .who score runs heavily in domestic tournament in srilanka. including hundred against pakisthan one of practice matches which pakisthan played against sri lanka A.since no 6 slot of srilanka havent permenent batsman in the team.important to give chamara silva and lahiru to give chances in this tournament to see whether thry good for that no 6 slot