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Sri Lanka named depleted squads for a six-match tour of Pakistan.

  • 11 Sep 2019 21:09:42

Sri Lanka on Wednesday named exhausted squads for a six-coordinate voyage through Pakistan, after 10 top players quit refering to security concerns. Lahiru Thirimanne has supplanted one-day universal captain Dimuth Karunaratne, who would not join the visit alongside Twenty20 captain Lasith Malinga. Thirimanne will lead a 15-part ODI squad, while the 16-part T20 squad will be driven by Dasun Shanaka.

A lion's share of global groups have would not visit Pakistan following a March 2009 activist assault on the Sri Lankan group transport during a Test coordinate in Lahore.

The other eight players who quit the Pakistan visit are Thisara Perera, Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella, Kusal Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Akila Dananjaya, Suranga Lakmal and Dinesh Chandimal.

ODI squad: Lahiru Thirimanne (Captain), Danushka Gunathilaka, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Avishka Fernando, Oshada Fernando, Shehan Jayasuriya, Dasun Shanaka, Minod Bhanuka, Angelo Perera, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lakshan Sandakan, Nuwan Pradeep, Isuru Udana, Kasun Rajitha, and Lahiru Kumara.

T20I squad: Dasun Shanaka (Captain), Danushka Gunathilaka, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Avishka Fernando, Oshada Fernando, Shehan Jayasuriya, Angelo Perera, Bhanuka Rajapaksha, Minod Bhanuka, Lahiru Madushanka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lakshan Sandakan, Isuru Udana, Nuwan Pradeep, Kasun Rajitha, and Lahiru Kumara.