1 Sadeera Samarawickrama – Sri Lanka seems to have found the perfect openers for ODI. He can be an option for T20s as he has an attacking mindset. He along with Kusal Perera will be a good combination with Avishka at 3.
2 Minod Bhanuka – Has the ability to open as well as bat in the middle order. Adds that flexibility to the lineup. A very promising batsman who could be a useful option going to the T20 WC.
3 Kamindu Mendis – Can play the finisher’s role with his entry in the lower middle order. Bowls ambidextrous which adds variety to the bowling lineup.
4 Lahiru Madushanka – Fast bowling all rounder. Showed his all round efforts in the SA emerging tour. Definitely someone to look out.
5 Tharindu Kaushal – Came onto the scene in 2015. Hasn’t been in the eye of selectors since then. His stats speak for himself as someone who can succeed in all 3 formats. Will be important going forward.