However, senior batter Kusal Mendis and spinner Maheesh Theekshana have been dominated out of the final two T20 Internationals with the latter going again home owing to a hamstring harm.
Kusal is, nonetheless, going to remain again as he’s half of the Test squad and will probably be added topic to health.
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Niroshan Dickwella, who lately got here out of suspension for bio-bubble breach in England final yr, has been drafted into the T20 squad together with Dananjaya de Silva, each of whom, are additionally a component of the Test squad.
The 18-member squad permitted by Sri Lanka’s Minister of Youth and Sports Namal Rajapaksa, who by the way is son of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, additionally has all-rounder Ramesh Mendis.
Curiously, the SLC acknowledged that Mendis wouldn’t be taking part in as a consequence of an harm, however didn’t say why his identify was a component of the squad regardless of his unavailability.
It additionally stated that spinner Wanindu Hasaranga, who was in quarantine in Australia after testing constructive for COVID-19, “will return home”.
Dimuth Karunaratne (Captain), Pathum Nissanka, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dhananjaya de Silva (Vice-Captain), Kusal Mendis (topic to health), Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Charith Asalanka, Niroshan Dickwella, Chamika Karunaratne, Ramesh Mendis (is not going to participate as a consequence of an harm), Lahiru Kumara, Suranga Lakmal, Dushmantha Chameera, Vishwa Fernando, Jeffrey Vandersay, Praveen Jayawickrema, Lasith Embuldeniya.