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Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 1st T20-Preview

Sri Lanka T20I squad: Thisara Perera (Captain), Dilshan Munaweera, Danushka Gunathilaka, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Ashan Priyanjan, Mahela Udawatte, Dasun Shanaka, Sachith Pathirana, Vikum Sanjaya, Lahiru Gamage, Seekkuge Prasanna, Vishwa Fernando, Isuru Udana, Jeffrey Vandersay and Chathuranga de Silva,Minod Bhanuka (wk)
90% confirmed Sri Lanka T20 XI against Pakistan in the 1st T20 According Reliable Source-
Also according to Domestic T20 tournaments, the Top4 in the line-up is guaranteed to be in this Order-
Source-

http://www.batsman.com/pages/all/Saracens-Sports-Club-v-Sinhalese-Sports-Club—-Colombo-Colts-Cricket-Ground-(12-Jan-2016)_f99502d3-7b12-4f83-b894-138c65ededad_M.aspx
http://www.batsman.com/pages/all/Sinhalese-Sports-Club-v-Ragama-Cricket-Club—-R-Premadasa-Stadium-(13-Jan-2016)_62784c48-e254-4159-bf99-5e3b2684a8b3_M.aspx
http://www.batsman.com/pages/all/Galle-Cricket-Club-v-Sinhalese-Sports-Club—-P-Sara-Oval-(05-Jan-2016)_e1619053-2981-43cc-98f2-218491de609b_M.aspx

Dasun Shanaka Surely is going to bat at No.4 after he scored 2 massive Century at that Position

 Minod Bhanuka is the designated Wicker Keeper in the squad and he is Top Order Batsman so he is Confirmed to be Opening the batting.

Danushka Gunathilaka will resume Opening the batting and Dilshan Munaweera will resume at no.3 

 

1. Minod Bhanuka (Wicket-Keeper)(Left-Hand Batsman)(Debutant)
2. Danushka Gunathilaka(Left-Hand Batsman)
3. Dilshan Munaweera(Right-Hand Batsman)
4. Dasun Shanaka(All-Rounder)(Right-Hand Batsman)(Right-arm Fast-Medium)
5. Ashan Priyanjan(All-Rounder)(Right-Arm Off-Spin)(Right-Hand Batsman)
6. Thisara Perera (Captain)(All-Rounder)(Left-Hand Batsman)(Right-arm Fast-Medium)
7. Isuru Udana(All-Rounder)(Right-Hand Batsman)(Left-arm Medium)
8. Sachith Pathirana(All-Rounder)(Slow left-arm orthodox)(Left-Hand Batsman)
9. Lahiru Gamage(Right-arm Medium-Fast)(Debutant)
10.Jeffrey Vandersay(Right-Arm Leg-Spin)
11. Vishwa Fernando(Left-arm Fast)(Debutant)​
Bench-
12.Sadeera Samarawickrama (Right-Hand Batsman)(Low on confidence after the Team Mangement Destroyed his Confidence in the ODIs by using in different Position and making get 2 ducks instead of letting him settle into the side as an Opener or at No.3 since he is a Top-Order Batsman )
13.Seekkuge Prasanna(Right-Arm Leg-Spin)
14.Chathuranga de Silva(Slow left-arm orthodox)
15. Vikum Sanjaya(Right-arm Medium) 
16. Mahela Udawatte  (Left-Hand Batsman)

If this Second-String Team Wins the T20 Series against a Strong International Pakistan Team then these Players should be permanent members of the T20 Squad and keep giving these fearless Players more international Experience Rather than the Coward experience players who neglect to go as the experienced player show the same cowardliness on the Field rather than the fearless cricket these youngsters will bring back to Sri Lanka Cricket.

Also, i think Upul Tharanga is not suited to Captain or be in the T20 Side as it will Require an Attacking Captain probably someone more likely Kusal Perea should be the Permanent T20 Captain.  

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