Dishan to captain Lanka in tri-series

COLOMBO: Like India, Sri Lanka too have rested some big names. TM Dilshan has given yet another opportunity to lead the Sri Lankan side for the tri-series in Zimbabwe which involves India, Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka.

Some big names including Captain Kumar Sangakkara, Opener Mahela Jayawardane, Lasith Malinga and Veteran Sanath Jayasuriya have not been picked up for the tournament.

Muttiah Muralidharan, the best bowler ever for Sri Lanka missed out of the T20 World Cup earlier because of a groin injury has not been picked as he is not fully recovered.

All rounder, Angelo Mathews has been given the responsibility to depute Dilshan as Vice Captain.

Newbie Lahiru Thirimanne, who played two ODIs and uncapped Jeewan Mendis are a part of the 15 member squad.

Dilhara Fernando has been given a chance for Lasith Malinga along with opener Upul Tharanga and middle order batsman Chamara Silva who were out of T20 World cup.

The Tri- nation tournament kicks starts from May 28th in Bulawayo.

Sri Lanka squad: Tillakaratne Dilshan (capt), Angelo Mathews (vice-capt), Upul Tharanga, Thilan Samaraweera, Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Thirimanne, Chamara Kapugedera, Suraj Randiv, Nuwan Kulasekara, Thilan Thushara, Ajantha Mendis, Jeevan Mendis, Dilhara Fernando, Chamara Silva, Thissira Perera

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