On Tuesday, Sri Lanka Cricket announced a 24-member squad for the limited-overs tour against England, starting 18 June. The tour included three T20Is and three ODIs which will form part of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League.
After the Bangladesh tour, all players have retained a spot except Ashen Bandara, who misses out. The 24-member squad includes the likes of Nuwan Pradeep, Avishka Fernando, Oshada Fernando who have been recalled to the Sri Lankan side.
Three uncapped players’ Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya Lakshan and Ishan Jayaratne have also been included alongside one Test-old Praveen Jayawickrama. Jayawickrama’s inclusion in the limited-overs comes at the backdrop of a dream debut in Test cricket against Bangladesh. He registered Player of the Match worthy figures of 11/178 that helped Sri Lanka take the series 1-0.
Sri Lanka Squad
Kusal Perera (c), Kusal Mendis, Danushka Gunathilaka, Avishka Fernando, Pathum Nissanka, Niroshan Dickwella, Dhananjaya De Silva, Oshada Fernando, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Ramesh Mendis, Chamika Karunaratne, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Ishan Jayaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Isuru Udana, Asitha Fernando, Nuwan Pradeep, Binura Fernando, Shiran Fernando, Lakshan Sandakan, Akila Dananjaya, Praveen Jayawickrama.