Perera, Pradeep back in Sri Lanka T20 squad

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Perera, Pradeep back in Sri Lanka T20 squad

 Sports Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:43 PM, 27 February 2020  

Thisara Perera and Nuwan Pradeep

Thisara Perera and Nuwan Pradeep

All-rounder Thisara Perera and right-arm medium-pacer Nuwan Pradeep have been recalled by Sri Lankan cricket board to the 15-member T20 squad to play two matches against West Indies.

Nuwan Pradeep was dropped from the three-match T20 series against India earlier this year, was also brought back.

Sri Lanka retained the ODI squad with the exception of Dimuth Karunaratne who skippered the 50-overs team but does not play in the shortest form of the game.

In the current three-match ODI series against West Indies, Sri Lanka has already won two and the series with one more match to be played in Kandy on Sunday.

The first Twenty20 is on Wednesday while the other will be on Friday.

Sri Lanka: Lasith Malinga (c), Avishka Fernando, Kusal Perera, Shehan Jayasuriya, Niroshan Dickwella, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lakshan Sandakan, Isuru Udana, Nuwan Pradeep and Lahiru Kumara

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