Young batting prodigy Dhananjaya De Silva has been added into preliminary squad as 24th man for the upcoming tri-series during Bangladesh tour after being declared match fit, Cricket Age learns.
Dhananjaya was not part of the original preliminary squad, as he was recovering from glute injury, he sustained during the third test against India at Delhi. He scored a composed century in that match before retiring hurt.
Though, selectors or SLC hasn’t announced this officially an yet, according to sources, he started practicing with the rest of the squad from yesterday.
The tri-series in Bangladesh to commence on January 15 and final will be played on 27th January. Sri Lanka’s first match is scheduled on January 15 against Zimbabwe.