The explosive Bhanuka Rajapaksa has withdrawn from the Afghanistan sequence, requesting relaxation from ODIs after Sri Lanka introduced the squad.
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Sri Lanka initially named a 16-player squad to face Afghanistan within the three-match sequence towards Afghanistan. Nonetheless, quickly after the announcement, Bhanuka Rajapaksa requested Sri Lanka Cricket to be launched from the squad as he needs to take a break from the 50-over format.
Accordingly, Sri Lanka Cricket have accepted his request.
Within the squad, the left-arm orthodox bowler Dunith Wellalage retains his place after a powerful debut towards Australia earlier this 12 months the place he picked 9 wickets in 5 matches, averaging 22.33.
In the meantime, Dananjaya Lakshan will get one other alternative after enjoying his solely worldwide match over a 12 months later.
The squad was launched pending approval from the Minister of Sports activities and Youth Affairs.
The sequence will start on 25 November and all three ODIs can be performed in Kandy with essential Cricket World Cup Tremendous League factors on the road.
Sri Lanka ODI squad: Dasun Shanaka (c), Pathum Nissanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Dinesh Chandimal, Kusal Mendis, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dunith Wellalage, Dananjaya Lakshan, Kasun Rajitha, Maheesh Theekshana, Pramod Madushan, Asitha Fernando, Ashen Bandara, Lahiru Kumara