Left handed opener, Mahela Udawatte will be joining Mahela Jayawardena and Dinesh Chandimal as reinforcements to the injury hit Sri Lankan squad taking part in the IDEA cup triangular in Bangladesh.
Udawatte will be joining the squad as an additional player. Chamara Silva will be returning home due to the finger injury he sustained yesterday. Silva’s place will be taken by experienced middle order batsman Mahela Jayawardena.
Tillekeratne Dilshan, who suffered a groin injury during his match winning innings yesterday will stay back in Dhaka as he is expected to take part in the latter part of the triangular series.
Udawatte last played an ODI in 2008 against Zimbabwe in Harare.