Sri Lanka have announced a tried-and-tested patrol for subsequent month’s World Twenty20 in Bangladesh. The usually preference imitative something of a warn was a inclusion of batting allrounder Chaturanga de Silva as a standby in box Rangana Herath doesn’t redeem in time for a tournament.
Chaturanga also facilities in Sri Lanka’s Asia Cup squad, yet as a reliable member and not a back-up. The 15-man patrol for a 50-over Asia Cup had usually one change from a World Twenty20 side, batsman Ashan Priyanjan holding a place of spinner Seekkuge Prasanna.
Sri Lanka would have had an extended ambience of Bangladesh conditions before a World Twenty20, nearing in a nation in late Jan for a full series. They won a Test array 1-0, a Twenty20s 2-0 (both victories came off a final ball) and are now personification a initial of 3 ODIs. The Asia Cup, also in Bangladesh, starts after this month and leads adult to a warm-up matches for a World Twenty20.
Chaturanga, 24, plays for Moors Sports Club, and has been partial of Sri Lanka’s A group over a past year. He has put in unchanging performances in a ongoing home array opposite England Lions. He had formerly been picked in a inhabitant patrol for an ODI opposite South Africa final year.
World Twenty20 squad: Dinesh Chandimal (capt), Lasith Malinga (vice-capt), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kusal Perera, Kumar Sangakkara (wk), Mahela Jayawardena, Lahiru Thirimanne, Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Suranga Lakmal, Rangana Herath / Chaturanga De Silva, Sachithra Senanayake, Ajantha Mendis, Seekuge Prasanna
Asia Cup squad: Angelo Mathews (capt), Dinesh Chandimal (vice- capt), Lasith Malinga, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kusal Perera, Kumar Sangakkara (wk), Mahela Jayawardena, Lahiru Thirimanne, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Suranga Lakmal, Chaturanga De Silva, Sachithra Senanayake, Ajantha Mendis, Ashan Priyanjan