Sri-Lanka cricket board named 14-member twenty20 team for the two t20 matches home series against Australia beginning from 6th September. Fast bowler Kasun Rajitha has been included in the side as he missed ICC WT20 in India. He took 3 wickets for 29 on his debut in February 2016.

Sri Lanka T20 squad announced for 2016 Australia series.

Dinesh Chandimal to lead the Lankan side in this crucial t20 series. Angelo Mathews wasn’t available for the selection due to calf tear. Selectors have picked Thisara Perera,┬áMilinda Siriwardana, Sachithra Senanayake,┬áChamara Kapugedara and Tillakaratne Dilshan.

SL Squad

  1. Dinesh Chandimal (Captain)
  2. Kusal Perera
  3. Dananjaya de Silva
  4. Tillakaratne Dilshan
  5. Milinda Siriwardana
  6. Suranga Lakmal
  7. Chamara Kapugedara
  8. Thisara Perera
  9. Sachithra Senanayake
  10. Dasun Shanaka
  11. Kusal Mendis
  12. Sachith Pathirana
  13. Seekkuge Prasanna
  14. Kasun Rajitha

Sri Lanka beat Australia in the test series by 3-0 whereas Australia clinched ODI series by 4-1.

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