Sri Lanka 16-man T20 Team squad for Twenty20's vs Australia Series

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Published on: Jul 30, 2011

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Sri Lanka Cricket on Saturday named a 16-man squad for the Twenty20 games against Australia next month.

Sri Lanka T20 teamSri Lanka Cricket on Saturday named a 16-man squad for the Twenty20 games against Australia next month.

The teams will play two Twenty20 games on August 6 and 8 at the newly-built Pallakelle International Stadium in the central town of Kandy, which will also host the opening one-dayer and the second Test match.

All-rounder Angelo Mathews got the vice-captain job, after being overlooked for the post during the recent tour of England.

Selectors also named uncapped right-arm bowler ShamindaEranga and all-rounder DilruwanPerera.

The itinerary also includes a five one-day game series and three Tests. The Test and one-day squads will be announced next month.

Squad:TillakaratneDilshan (captain), MahelaJayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara, DineshChandimal, Angelo Mathews (vice-captain), JeevanMendis, DilruwanPerera, ThisaraPerera, Dhammika Prasad, SurangaLakmal, AjanthaMendis, NuwanKulasekara, SurajRandiv, RanganaHerath, Chamara Silva and ShamindaEranga.

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