LPL performers rewarded as Avishka Fernando makes comeback for India tour

Top-order batter Avishka Fernando on Wednesday earned a take into account to Sri Lanka’s constrained overs squad for the away collection towards India starting January three in Mumbai.Fernando closing performed for Sri Lanka in February, and then he turned into sidelined because of an injury.

He comes returned into the crew following an excellent run withinside the currently held Lanka Premier League. The 24-year-vintage is a part of each the squads.Sri Lanka Cricket picked a 20-member squad for 3 T20s and as many ODIs.Another LPL performer Sadeera Samarawickrama has been picked withinside the crew on the price of Dinesh Chandimal.

Chamika Karunaratne has made a comeback after a efficient LPL.Dasun Shanaka will captain each the groups with Wanindu Hasaranga being his deputy withinside the T20 layout and Kusal Mendis withinside the ODIs.

After the T20 collection opener in Mumbai, the groups journey to Pune (January 5) and Rajkot (January 7).The ODI collection may be performed in Guwahati, Kolkata and Thiruvananthapuram on January 10, 12 and 15 respectively.

Squad: Dasun Shanaka (C), Pathum Nissanka, Avishka Fernando, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Kusal Mendis (VC for ODIs), Bhanuka Rajapaksa (simplest for T20Is), Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga (VC for T20Is), Ashen Bandara, Maheesh Theekshana, Jeffrey Vandersay (simplest for ODIs), Chamika Karunaratne, Dilshan Madushanka, Kasun Rajitha, Nuwanidu Fernando (simplest for ODIs), Dunith Wellalage, Pramod Madushan, Lahiru Kumara, Nuwan Thushara (simplest for T20Is).

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