Jasprit Bumrah was named the player of the match for his impressive spell of four overs in which he took three wickets for 12 runs.
Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement on Monday it would invite Nuwan Kulasekara to witness the game at the R. Premadasa Stadium, and arrange a ceremony to honour him.
Nuwan Kulasekara had 199 scalps in 184 ODIs while he took another 66 wickets in 58 T20 matches in a career spanning over 15 years.
Dhoni's match-finishing six in the 2011 World Cup has become a lasting image of cricket in India.
Nuwan Kulasekara's deft bowling helped Sri Lanka defeat Bangladesh by 71 runs in the third one-day international, securing a 1-1 draw in the three-match series in Colombo on Saturday.
Sri Lanka cricketer Nuwan Kulasekara was on the A-1 highway when a motorcyclist travelling in the opposite direction hit a barrier dividing the lanes and crashed into the cricketer's vehicle, police said
Nuwan Kulasekara made his Test debut for Sri Lanka against New Zealand in Napier in 2005, and has taken 48 wickets in 21 matches in the longest format of the game
Lasith Malinga, who missed the New Zealand series due to injury, has been named as skipper of the Sri Lankan team for the Asia Cup and World Twenty20. Nuwan Kulasekara and Rangana Herath also return.
After claiming Luke Ronchi's wicket, Nuwan Kulasekara aggressively changed direction towards the dismissed batsman, which was considered unacceptable by the match officials.
Skipper Angelo Mathews says there will be no replacement for Nuwan Kulasekara, who is nursing a hamstring injury, as Sri Lanka have enough fast bowlers in the squad.
Tillakaratne Dilshan hit an unbeaten 74 off 51 balls to help Sri Lanka retain their number one ranking in T20Is.
The squad led by Dinesh Chandimal and fast bowler Lasith Malinga as his deputy has seven specialist batsmen, three all-rounders, three specialist fast bowlers and two spinners.
Fifties by Dhawan and Kohli seal eight-wicket win after Ishant Sharma and Ravichandran Ashwin take three wickets each in one-sided semifinal
For the islanders, the clash against India will be a grudge game of sorts. In the final of the 2011 World Cup at the Wankhede, India outclassed co-hosts Sri Lanka by six wickets.
Joint winners in 2002, Sri Lanka play India in the second semi-final of the ICC Champions Trophy in Cardiff on June 20
In what turned out to be a three-way battle with New Zealand keeping a close watch, Sri Lanka managed to keep chipping away Australian wickets to eventually post a decisive win.
Kumar Sangakkara stole the thunder from Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott as Sri Lanka kept their Champions Trophy hopes alive and kicking. Nuwan Kulasekara, sent up the order, too surprised the home team with a swashbuckling knock.
Sangakkara, who was adjudged man-of-the-match, said his side would now focus on beating Australia in their last Group A match to book a berth in the semifinals.