Thursday, 4 December 2014

Mahela Jayawardene returns to Sri Lanka squad for final ODI's


Mahela Jayawardene has been included in the Sri Lanka squad for the fourth and fifth One-Day Internationals against England, according to Sri Lanka Cricket press release.

The previous Sri Lanka captain, who had scored successive fifties in the initial two games, picked to miss Sri Lanka's five-wicket loss in Hambantota, in view of individual reasons. Sri Lanka selectors have now included him in the squad for the following two games, with his substitution Thilina Kandamby dropping out in the wake of making a second-ball duck in Hambantota.

Sri Lanka have likewise forgotten seamer Shaminda Eranga and accumulated Suranga Lakmal and uncapped wrist-spinner Lakshan Sandakan. Ashan Priyanjan, rang as spread for Mahela Jayawardene has been held in the squad.

Sri Lanka squad for the fourth and fifth Odis:

Angelo Matthews (chief), T.m Dilshan, Kusal Perera, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Lahiru Thirimanne, Ashan Priyanjan, Jeevan Mendis, Rangana Herath, Dilruwan Perera, Lakshan Sandakan, Dhammika Prasad, Suranga Lakmal, Thisara Perera, Lahiru Gamage and Ajantha Mendis