SL vs IND 2021: Sri Lanka announce 25-man squad for India series, Dasun Shanaka to lead the side while Lahiru Kumara makes a comeback


The Sri Lankan cricket committee has introduced a 25-man squad for the upcoming limited-overs sequence in opposition to India. As reported by varied media shops earlier, Dasun Shanaka has taken up the captaincy function for the hosts, with Kusal Janith Perera lacking out as a result of an damage.

Dhananjaya De Silva has been named as deputy to Dasun Shanaka. In the meantime, quick bowler Binura Fernando will miss the ODI sequence however is anticipated to be accessible for the T20I contest.

Quick-bowler Lahiru Kumara has made a comeback to the limited-overs staff after greater than a yr. His final look in ODI cricket got here in 2019.

The three-match ODI sequence needed to be rescheduled after COVID-19 instances emerged contained in the hosts’ camp. The sequence now begins on 18 July with an ODI encounter in Colombo. The ODI sequence shall be adopted by a three-match T20I sequence.

Sri Lanka’s squad for restricted overs sequence in opposition to India

Dasun Shanaka (C),Dhananjaya De Silva (VC), Avishka Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Ashen Bandara, Minod Bhanuka, Lahiru Udara, Ramesh Mendis, Chamika Karunaratne, Binura Fernando (to overlook ODI sequence), Dushmantha Chameera, Lakshan Sandakan, Akila Dhananjaya, Shiran Fernando, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Ishan Jayaratne, Praveen Jayawickrema, Asitha Fernando, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara, Isuru Udana

India vs Sri Lanka head-to-head document in white-ball cricket

India have received 8 of their final 10 ODI encounters in opposition to Sri Lanka. Actually, India final misplaced a bilateral ODI sequence to Sri Lanka method again in 1997.

General, India leads the face to face document with 91 wins to Sri Lanka’s 56 within the ODI format. 11 video games have ended with no outcome.

Staff India rule the roost over the Islanders even within the shortest format, profitable 13 video games to Sri Lanka’s 5, whereas one recreation has ended with no outcome.

India vs Sri Lanka sequence schedule

ODI sequence:

  • First ODI: July 18
  • Second ODI: July 20
  • Third ODI: July 23

T20I sequence:

  • First T20I: July 25
  • Second T20I: July 27
  • Third T20I: July 29


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