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Sri Lanka squad for Zimbabwe ODI series

Media Release

13h January 2022

Sri Lanka Cricket’s Selection Committee selected the following squad to play in Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe ODI series, which will commence on the 16th January 2022 at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium.

 SQUAD

  • Dasun Shanaka – Captain
  • Avishka Fernando – He will not play in the series, as he has tested Positive for Covid-19
  • Pathum Nissanka
  • Minod Bhanuka
  • Dhananjaya De Silva – Vice Captain He will not play as he is on Paternity Leave
  • Charith Asalanka
  • Chamika Karunaratne
  • Maheesh Theekshana
  • Jeffrey Vandersay
  • Lahiru Kumara – He will not play as he has not fulfilled the ‘fitness standards’
  • Nuwan Thushara
  • Janith Liyanage – He will not play in the series, as he has tested Positive for Covid-19
  • Ramesh Mendis
  • Praveen Jayawickrama
  • Dushmantha Chameera
  • Chamika Gunasekera
  • Kalana Perera – He will not play as he has not fulfilled the ‘fitness standards’
  • Kamil Mishara – He will not play in the series, as he has tested Positive for Covid-19

The below-given players will come into the squad in place of the aforementioned players, who will not play in the series.

  • Dinesh Chandimal
  • Kusal Mendis
  • Nuwan Pradeep
  • Shiran Fernando
  • Kamindu Mendis

The following players were named as standby players.

  • Ashen Bandara
  • Pulina Tharanga
  • Nimesh Vimukthi
  • Ashian Daniel
  • Asitha Fernando
  • Vishwa Fernando

The squad was released subjected to the approval of the Minister of Youth and Sports Honorable Namal Rajapaksa.

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