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Lasith Malinga, Angelo Mathews not to play in India

AFP
Published Jan 28, 2016, 5:39 pm IST
Updated Jan 28, 2016, 5:39 pm IST
The two captains have been rested due to injuries, Dinesh Chandimal to lead.
Sri Lanka announced on Thursday skipper Lasith Malinga and four other senior players have been dropped from the Twenty20 squad to play India next month in a warm-up series for the World Twenty20. (Photo: AFP)
 Sri Lanka announced on Thursday skipper Lasith Malinga and four other senior players have been dropped from the Twenty20 squad to play India next month in a warm-up series for the World Twenty20. (Photo: AFP)

Colombo: Sri Lanka announced on Thursday skipper Lasith Malinga and four other senior players have been dropped from the Twenty20 squad to play India next month in a warm-up series for the World Twenty20.

T20 captain Malinga, Test and One Day International skipper Angelo Mathews, Nuwan Kulasekara, Rangana Herath and Nuwan Pradeep were being rested because of injuries, Sri Lanka Cricket said.

 

Sri Lanka plays three matches in India — February 9 in Pune, February 12 in New Delhi and February 14 in Vizag.

The World T20 will be held at stadiums throughout India from March 8, with the final to be played at historic Eden Gardens in Kolkata on April 3.

Sri Lanka's 15-member squad for the India T20 series: D Chandimal (captain), T Dilshan, S Prasanna, M Siriwardana, D Gunathilaka, T Perera, D Shanaka, A Gunaratne, C Kapugedera, C Dushmantha, D Fernando, K Rajitha, B Fernando, S Senanayake and J Vandersay.

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Location: Sri Lanka, Western, Colombo




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