Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said After Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene retire, Lahiru Thirimanne and Dinesh Chandimal are the ones who are going to take up their roles.
Mohammad Kaif will contest from Phulpur, the constituency which produced India's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.
With their five-wicket win over Pakistan in the 2014 Asia Cup final, Sri Lanka are now the only Test team to have won all their ODI matches (eight) in 2014.
Sri Lanka were runners-up in the 2007 and 2011 50-over World Cups as well as in the World Twenty20 in 2009 and 2012. They were also the runners-up in the 2010 edition of the Asia Cup.
Lasith Malinga has three five-wicket hauls against Pakistan, including his 5 for 56 in the Asia Cup final in Mirpur.
West Indies batsman Chris Gayle said his friend Kevin Pietersen, who made a big impact around the world with his style of batting, deserved a better farewell, after he was sacked by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) following the English side's 5-0 humiliation in the Ashes series Down Under.
The ICC announced while celebrating International Women's Day on Saturday that it will be the fourth time during the ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014 that the men's and women's competitions will be played alongside each other, with the women's semi-finals and final held on the same day and at the same venue as the men's.
Having been left out of the Indian side for the Asia Cup, Suresh Raina will look to start afresh when he travels to Bangladesh for the upcoming World Twenty20. The qualifiers start on March 16 and India start on March 21 versus Pakistan.
Since winning the T20 World Cup in 2012, the West Indies have lost five of the 10 T20 Internationals they have played.
Sri Lanka were clinical as they restricted Pakistan to a modest 260 for five and then overhauled the target with 22 balls to spare to lift their fifth Asia Cup title. The last time they won the regional championship was in 2008.
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