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Sri Lanka announce squad for T20I series in India

Sri Lanka Cricket announced on Wednesday their 16-man squad for the three-match T20I series against India, which begins on January 5.

Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga

Sri Lanka will depart on Thursday for India to play a three-match T20I series and the islanders will be captained by Lasith Malinga, the cricket board has announced.

Angelo Mathews, who had been out of the T20I side previously, returns to the squad in one of the most prominent changes, while injured Nuwan Pradeep has been replaced by Kasun Rajitha.

Squad: Lasith Malinga (C), Danushka Gunathilaka, Avishka Fernando, Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Kusal Perera, Niroshan Dickwella, Dhananjaya de Silva, Isuru Udana, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Oshada Fernando, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lahiru Kumara, Kusal Mendis, Lakshan Sandakan, Kasun Rajitha

Related: Fixtures for Sri Lanka’s 2020 cricket tour of India

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