Sanath Jayasuriya and co has made their final selection in picking the Sri Lanka T20I squad to face India on 6th September at R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium.
Sri Lankan selectors have recalled Isuru Udana and Dasun Shanaka for the only T20..
T20 specialists in Seekkuge Prasanna, Dasun Shanaka and Isuru Udana have been named in the 15-man squad. Prasanna who last featured in the ICC Champions Trophy was out for several weeks due to a hamstring injury.
Fast-bowler Vikum Sanjaya who made his international debut in Australia earlier this year have been recalled to the squad along with Suranga Lakmal who missed the entire Indian series due to back problems.
Right-arm leg-spinner Jeffrey Vandersay has also been added to the leg spin-heavy Lankan squad.
Sri Lanka’s T20I track record at RPS is not at its best. In 13 T20Is played at the venue, Sri Lanka has won only 2, losing 11 including a World Cup final.
Sri Lanka T20I squad – Upul Tharanga (Captain), Niroshan Dickwella, Dilshan Munaweera, Angelo Mathews, Milinda Siriwardena, Dasun Shanaka, Seekkuge Prasanna, Wanindu Hasaranga, Akila Dananjaya, Jeffrey Vandersay, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana, Lasith Malinga, Suranga Lakmal, Vikum Sanjaya.