Thisara Perera, Nuwan Pradeep Recalled To Sri Lanka T20I Squad For West Indies Series
Sri Lanka announced the 15-member squad for the T20I series against West Indies.
- Sri Lanka announced their 15-man squad for the T20I series vs West Indies
- Thisara Perera and Nuwan Pradeep have been recalled to the squad
- The series will begin on March 4
Sri Lanka have recalled all-rounder Thisara Perera to the 15-member Twenty20 International (T20I) to play two matches against the visiting West Indies. The cricket board said right-arm medium-pacer Nuwan Pradeep, who was dropped from the three-match T20I series against India earlier this year, was also brought back. Sri Lanka retained the ODI squad with the exception of Dimuth Karunaratne who skippered the 50-overs team, but does not play in the shortest form of the game.
In the current three-match ODI series against West Indies, Sri Lanka have already won two and the series with one more match to be played in Kandy on Sunday.
The first T20I is on Wednesday while the other will be on Friday.
Both matches will be played in Kandy.
The Sri Lanka squad:
Lasith Malinga (captain), Avishka Fernando, Kusal Perera, Shehan Jayasuriya, Niroshan Dickwella, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lakshan Sandakan, Isuru Udana, Nuwan Pradeep and Lahiru Kumara