Sri Lanka name Thikshila de Silva, Lakshan Sandakan in T20 squad against South Africa

Sri Lanka named uncapped all-rounder Thikshila de Silva today in a 15-member squad for the three Twenty20 Internationals against South Africa.

AP, Jan, 11 2017

Colombo: Sri Lanka named uncapped all-rounder Thikshila de Silva on Wednesday in a 15-member squad for the three Twenty20 Internationals against South Africa.

Lakshan Sandakan. AFP

Lakshan Sandakan. AFP

The squad also included left-arm wrist spinner Lakshan Sandakan, who has impressed in Test cricket but has still not played a T20 International.

Danushka Gunathilaka, Seekkuge Prasanna, Niroshan Dickwella, Asela Gunarathna, Sachith Pathirana, Lakshan Sadakan and Nuwan Kulasekara will depart for South Africa on Thursday to join captain Angelo Mathews and the others who are part of the Test squad currently in South Africa.

Squad: Angelo Mathews (captain), Dinesh Chandimal, Danushka Gunathilaka, Seekkuge Prasanna, Niroshan Dickwella, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep, Isuru Udana, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya Silva, Asela Gunarathna, Sachith Pathirana, Lakshan Sadakan, Thikshila de Silva and Nuwan Kulasekara.

Published Date: Jan 11, 2017 | Updated Date: Jan 11, 2017



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