Lasith Malinga named T20 skipper for NZ series
2019-08-24 at 13:50
Veteran paceman Lasith Malinga has been named as the captain of the Sri Lanka Twenty20 side to face New Zealand in a three-match series.
Niroshan Dickwella has been retained as the vice-captain of the side.
The 15-member squad announced by Sri Lanka Cricket, has been ratified by the Minister of Sports.
However, Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera and Dhananjaya De Silva have not been named in the Sri Lanka squad to face the Kiwis.
The Lankan team will kick-start the series on the 1st of September and all three matches will be played at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Kandy.
01) Lasith Malinga – Captain
02) Niroshan Dickwella – Vice Captain
03) Avishka Fernando
04) Kusal Janith Perera
05) Danushka Gunathilaka
06) Kusal Mendis
07) Shehan Jayasuriya
08) Dasun Shanaka
09) Wanindu Hasaranga
10) Akila Dananjaya
11) Lakshan Sandakan
13) Kasun Rajitha
14) Lahiru Kumara
15) Lahiru Madushanka