Sri Lanka announce ODI and T20I Squads for Pakistan ...

Sri Lanka announce ODI and T20I Squads for Pakistan Series

Tags: Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka - 2012

Published on: May 24, 2012

Sri Lanka have announced squads for their upcoming home series against Pakistan. Mahela Jayawardene leads both the ODI and the T20I Squads. The Lankans host Pakistan for a 2-match T20I Series, 5-match ODI Series followed up by 3 Test matches.

By BV Swagath

Sri Lanka have announced squads for their upcoming home series against Pakistan. Mahela Jayawardene leads both the ODI and the T20I Squads. The Lankans host Pakistan for a 2-match T20I Series, 5-match ODI Series followed up by 3 Test matches.

The Selectors have ignored spinner Ajantha Mendis from the two teams. They have instead selected leg-spinning all-rounder Jeevan Mendis and fast bowler Dilhara Fernando. Injury prone fast bowler Nuwan Pradeep also finds a place in the Sri Lankan team.

Also back in the Sri Lankan team, for the T20 format are nagging left-arm pacer Isuru Udana who is known to bowl more number of slower deliveries than his normal seam-ups and leg-spinner Kaushalya Lokuarachchi.

Sri Lanka T20I Squad for Pakistan Series: Mahela Jayawardene (Captain), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara (Wicket Keeper), Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kaushalya Lokuarachchi, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekera, Sachithra Senanayake, Lasith Malinga, Chamara Kapugedera, Upul Tharanga and Isuru Udana

Sri Lanka ODI Squad for Pakistan Series: Mahela Jayawardene (Captain), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara (Wicket Keeper), Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Thirimanne, Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekera, Sachithra Senanayake, Lasith Malinga, Rangana Herath, Upul Tharanga, Nuwan Pradeep and Dilhara Fernando

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