England tour- Three new faces in Sri Lanka squad


The 24-member squad includes the likes of Nuwan Pradeep, Avishka Fernando, Oshada Fernando who have been recalled to the Sri Lankan side.

After the Bangladesh tour, all players have retained a spot except Ashen Bandara, who misses out. The new additions to the mix are the uncapped players Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya Lakshan and Ishan Jayaratne, while one Test-old Praveen Jayawickrama, who has been nominated for the ICC Men’s Player of the Month for May, has also found a spot.

Jayawickrama’s inclusion in the limited-overs comes at the backdrop of a dream debut in Test cricket against Bangladesh. He registered Player of the Match worthy figures of 11/178 that helped Sri Lanka take the series 1-0.

Courtesy: icc-cricket.com