Sri Lankan selectors have recently announced the 15-member
Sanath Jayasuriya and Ajantha Mendis have been excluded from the squad, though for different reasons. Chief selector of Sri Lanka Cricket, Aravinda de Silva, has revealed that the veteran batsman was dropped due to his poor form over the last one year, while Mendis lost his place due to ‘tactical’ reason which de Silva did not want to reveal to the media.
There are three spinners in the squad in Muralitharan, Suraj Randiv and Rangana Herath. Herath last represented
There are two all rounders in Angelo Mathews and Farveez Maharoof. Pacer all rounder Maharoof has come back after recovering from his long-term injury.
The batting line up is strong enough to provide a tough competition to
Here is the
Sri Lanka Squad
Kumar Sangakkara (captain), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Mahela Jayawardene, Muttiah Muralitharan, Upul Tharanga, Angelo Mathews, Chamara Kapugedara, Thilan Samaraweera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Farveez Maharoof, Lasith Malinga, Chanaka Welegedara, Thilina Kandamby, Suraj Randiv, Rangana Herath
Two young players Dinesh Chandimal and Jeevan Mendis who looked impressive in