Sri Lanka have included young batsman Dhananjaya De Silva into the 15 member squad for the upcoming Nidahas trophy. Dynamic opener Kusal Perera also returned into the side, after missing T20 series against Bangladesh due to injury.
In the absence of regular captain Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal will once again lead the team.
Selectors have also dropped Wicket keeper batsman Niroshan Dickwella, means Chandimal to keep wicket is well. During recently concluded T20 series against Bangladesh, Dickwella couldn’t make a substantial score, batting down the order, before being dropped for the third match.
Amila Aponso also being retained into the squad, after he impressed one and all during the third t20 against Bangladesh.
Hero Nidahas Trophy 2018, which is set to commence on the 06th March, 2018.
Dinesh Chandimal – Captain
Kusal Janith Perera
Suranga Lakmal – Vice Captain
Dananjaya De Silva