Injured Chameera out as Sri Lanka unveil squad for Afghanistan T20Is

Afghanistan tour of Sri Lanka 2024

Afghanistan tour of Sri Lanka 2024

Sri Lanka selectors have named a 16-member squad for the upcoming 3-match T20I series against Afghanistan.

Wanindu Hasaranga will continue to lead the side, while Charith Asalanka will work as his deputy. Sri Lanka’s pace spearhead Dushmantha Chameera will miss the series as he is yet to recover from an injury which he sustained during the ODI leg of the tour.

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The left-arm seamer Binura Fernando has replaced him in the squad. Except for Chameera’s exclusion, all the other 15 members in the squad were part of Sri Lanka squad that faced Zimbabwe in their last T20I assignment.

The 3-match T20I series will be played on the 17th, 19th and 21st of February at Dambulla International Cricket Stadium.

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Sri Lanka T20I Squad

Wanindu Hasaranga (C), Charith Asalanka (VC), Kusal Mendis, Pathum Nissanka, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Kusal Janith Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Kamindu Mendis, Maheesh Theekshana, Akila Dananjaya, Dilshan Madushanka, Binura Fernando, Matheesha Pathirana, Nuwan Thushara