“The selectors want to give opportunities for young players, so it’s likely that several senior players will get dropped from the side, and a final decision will be taken in next few days,” the SLC official added.
Likely 22-man squad- Dasun Shanaka(T20 captain) , Niroshan Dickwella, Kamil Mishara, Danushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Ashen Bandara, Oshada Fernando, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Wanindu Hasaranga, Ramesh Mendis, Nuwan Pradeep, Ishan Jayaratne, Janith Liyanage, Dushmantha Chameera, Akila Dananajaya, Kusal Perea(ODI captain),Binura Fernando, Avishka Fernando,Dhananjaya de Silva,Promod Maduwantha,Chamika Karunaratne and Kusal Mendis
(If they pass the fitness test)
3.Kusal Perea (Captain)
4.Dhananjaya de Silva
5.Kamil Mishara (Wicket-Keeper)(Debut)
It is indicated that the selector had a preliminary squad before Thisara Perera retirement which is likely to train and play intra-squad matches before the Bangladesh Tour so that the Sri Lanka Coaching staff can refine the youngsters coming into the squad and so the Sri Lanka Management can pick the Best XI.