SL vs ZIM: Sri Lanka squad for ODI series against Zimbabwe announced;

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SL vs ZIM: Sri Lanka squad for ODI series against Zimbabwe announced;

Sri Lanka Cricket’s selection committee announced the squad for SL vs ZIM ODI series.

The series will commence on the 16th January 2022 at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium.

SQUAD:
  • Dasun Shanaka – Captain
  • Avishka Fernando – He will not play in the series, as he has tested Positive for Covid-19.
  • Pathum Nissanka
  • Minod Bhanuka
  • Dhananjaya De Silva – Vice Captain – He will not play as he is on Paternity Leave.
  • Charith Asalanka
  • Chamika Karunaratne
  • Maheesh Theekshana
  • Jeffrey Vandersay
  • Lahiru Kumara – He will not play as he has not fulfilled the ‘fitness standards’.
  • Nuwan Thushara
  • Janith Liyanage – He will not play in the series, as he has tested Positive for Covid-19.
  • Ramesh Mendis
  • Praveen Jayawickrama
  • Dushmantha Chameera
  • Chamika Gunasekera
  • Kalana Perera – He will not play as he has not fulfilled the ‘fitness standards’.
  • Kamil Mishara – He will not play in the series, as he has tested Positive for Covid-19.

The below-given players will come into the squad in place of the aforementioned players, who will not play in the series:

  • Dinesh Chandimal
  • Kusal Mendis
  • Nuwan Pradeep
  • Shiran Fernando
  • Kamindu Mendis

Standby Players:

  • Ashen Bandara
  • Pulina Tharanga
  • Nimesh Vimukthi
  • Ashian Daniel
  • Asitha Fernando
  • Vishwa Fernando

The squad was released subjected to the approval of the Minister of Youth and Sports Honorable Namal Rajapaksa.

SL vs ZIM: Match Officials for the ODI series announced;

TOUR SCHEDULE

DATE | MATCH | VENUE

16th January, 2022 01st ODI (Day Night) Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy.

18th January, 2022 02nd ODI (Day Night) Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy.

21st January, 2022 03rd ODI (Day Night) Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy.

Zimbabwe’s Squad for Sri Lanka ODIs:

Ervine Craig (captain), Burl Ryan, Chakabva Regis, Chatara Tendai, Jongwe Luke, Kaitano Takudzwanashe, Madande Clive, Madhevere Wessely, Masakadza Wellington, Mutombodzi Tinotenda, Muzarabani Blessing, Ngarava Richard, Raza Sikandar, Shumba Milton, Williams Sean.

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