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Dasun Shanaka to captain Sri Lanka vs India, entire squad details

The Sri Lanka Cricket Selection Committee on Wednesday announced the 20-member squad to take part in the upcoming white-ball series tour of India.

Dasun Shanaka will lead Sri Lanka’s T20I and ODI squads while Kusal Mendis will be uhis deputy in ODIs.

Wanindu Hasaranga will be vice captain in the T20Is.

The Honorable Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs, Roshan Ranasinghe, has given his approval for the squad,” said Sri Lanka Cricket in an official statement.

The tour comprises three T20Is and three ODIs.

Bhanuka Rajapaksa and Nuwan Thushara will take part only in the three T20 matches, while Jeffrey Vandersay and Nuwanidu Fernando will only play in the ODIs.

Sri Lanka will be touring India from January 3 to January 15 for three T20Is and three ODIs.

The first match of the series will be held on January 3, 2023, in Mumbai while the second and third will take place on January 5 and 7 in Pune and Rajkot respectively.

The ODIs will be held in Guwahati, Kolkata and Trivandrum on January 10, 12 and 15 respectively.

The Squad

  1. Dasun Shanaka – Captain
  2. Pathum Nissanka
  3. Avishka Fernando
  4. Sadeera Samarawickrama
  5. Kusal Mendis – Vice Captain for ODIs
  6. Bhanuka Rajapaksa – Only for T20Is
  7. Charith Asalanka
  8. Dhananjaya de Silva
  9. Wanindu Hasaranga – Vice Captain for T20Is
  10. Ashen Bandara
  11. Maheesh Theekshana
  12. Jeffrey Vandersay – Only for ODIs
  13. Chamika Karunaratne
  14. Dilshan Madushanka
  15. Kasun Rajitha
  16. Nuwanidu Fernando- Only for ODIs
  17. Dunith Wellalage
  18. Pramod Madushan
  19. Lahiru Kumara
  20. Nuwan Thushara – Only for T20Is

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