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1st T20 Sri Lanka vs South Africa – My Sri Lanka XI

  • Dushmantha Chameera Rested for 1st T20 after an intense ODI series and will come back in the 2nd T20. Need to manage his workload carefully before the T20 World Cup as if he is injured it can reduce Sri Lanka chance of winning by a lot.
  • Batting Depth increase to No.10
  • Lahiru Madushanka and Pulina Tharanga are both finishers for the Sri Lankan Team
  • 8 Bowling options 
  • Dhananjaya De Silva even thou is vice-captain is not a T20 player.

XI-

  1. Avishka Fernando
  2. Dinesh Chandimal (Wicket-Keeper)
  3. Bhanuka Rajapaksa
  4. Kamindu Mendis
  5. Charith Asalanka
  6. Dasun Shanaka
  7. Wanindu Hasaranga
  8. Chamika Karunaratne
  9. Pulina Tharanga(Debut)
  10. Lahiru Madushanka
  11. Maheesh Theekshana(Debut)

Sri Lanka Squad for South Africa ODIs and T20Is

Batsmen – Avishka Fernando, Charith Asalanka, Pathum Nissanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Kamindu Mendis

Wicket-Keeper Batsmen – Minod Bhanuka, Kusal Perera, Dinesh Chandimal

All-Rounders – Dasun Shanaka, Dhananjaya De Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Lahiru Madushanka

Fast Bowlers – Dushmantha Chameera, Lahiru Kumara, Nuwan Pradeep, Binura Fernando

Spinners – Akila Dananjaya, Maheesh Theekshana, Praveen Jayawickrama, Ramesh Mendis, Pulina Tharanga

Sri Lanka vs South Africa fixtures

1st T20I – 10th September

2nd T20I – 12th September

3rd T20I – 14th September

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