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Cricket: SLC names touring squads to Pakistan

11 September 2019 - 155   - 0

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) named the touring squads to Pakistan, which will begin from September 27, with two new captains appointed.

Sri Lanka will play three ODIs and three Twenty20 Internationals during their 13-day tour to Pakistan, which will take place under a heavy security blanket. 

SLC has appointed Lahiru Thirmanne as captain of the ODI team while Dasun Shanaka is set to lead the Twenty20 side. 

The ODI squad will feature rookie Minod Bhanuka while others have played at least a match or more in the shorter form of the game. 

Dasun Shanaka, who leads the Twenty20 side, will also feature in the ODI squad, while Thirimanne, the ODI skipper, will be replaced by Lahiru Madushanka in the T20 squad. 

Others will be part of the whole tour. 

Sri Lanka ODI Squad: LahiruThirimanne (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, Lahiru Kumara 

Sri Lanka 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, Lahiru Kumara 

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