Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) selection committee has picked a 21-member Sri Lanka National Cricket Team squad for the upcoming five-match One Day International (ODI) series against the Australia National Cricket Team, which is scheduled to begin on June 14.
The five-match One Day International series between Sri Lanka and Australia is part of the Australia tour of Sri Lanka 2022. Along with 5 One Day International games, the teams will be playing 3 T20 International games and 2 Test matches.
The first two T20I games of the 3-match series have already been played and Australia won the first match in a dominant manner by 10 wickets and in the second game, Australia won by 3 wickets to win the series with one game remaining.
Meanwhile, Bhanuka Rajapaksa has got his One Day International (ODI) recall for the series against Australia and the 19-year-old Dunith Wellalage has got his maiden ODI call-up for the Australia series.
Also, the 24-year-old Avishka Fernando was not included in the squad and other than that there have not been any surprise call-ups or recalls and the SLC has not dropped any major names from the team.
Talking about Australia, they will be going with a strong squad in the ODI series, which will be led by veteran Aaron Finch, and they will be looking forward to winning the ODI series as well.
Sri Lanka, Australia Squads For Five-match ODI Series:
Sri Lanka:Dasun Shanaka (Captain), Pathum Nissanka, Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dinesh Chandimal, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Niroshan Dickwella, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Asitha Fernando, Nuwan Thushara, Ramesh Mendis, Maheesh Theekshana, Praveen Jayawickrama, Jeffrey Vandersay, Lahiru Madushanka, Dunith Wellalage, Pramod Madushan
Australia: Aaron Finch (c), Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Swepson, David Warner
Australia Tour Of Sri Lanka Complete Schedule:
June 14: SL v AUS 1st ODI, Pallekele [2:00 PM IST]
June 16: SL v AUS, 2nd ODI, Pallekele [2:00 PM IST]
June 19: SL v AUS, 3rd ODI, Colombo [2:00 PM IST]
June 21: SL v AUS, 4th ODI, Colombo [2:00 PM IST]
June 24: SL v AUS, 5th ODI, Colombo [2:00 PM IST]
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