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Khandamby in as SL announces team for India tour

Published: Thursday, October 29, 2009, 13:20 [IST]
 
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Lanka announces team for India tour

Colombo: Thilina Kandamby and Kaushal Silva in their Test squad for the forthcoming tour of India as the national cricket selectors yesterday called up two uncapped players.

The tour starts with a three-day practice match between the tourists and India's cricket board president's XI on November 11, followed by three Tests, five One-Day Internationals and two Twenty20s.

Selectors have included six batsmen, four seam bowlers and three spinners in Test squad.

Muralitharan will serve as deputy to Kumar Sangakkara. Veteran Sanath Jayasuriya is part of both the ODI and Twenty20 squads.

In addition the national selectors also named all rounders Chinthaka Jayasinghe and Muthumudalige Pushpakumara in their Twenty20 squad.

Opener Malinda Warnapura and middle order batsman Chamara Kapugedera have been left out of the squad.

Test Squad:

Kumar Sangakkara (Captain), Muttaiah Muralitharan (Vice Captain), Mahela Jayawardene, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Tharanga Paranawithana, Thilan Samaraweera, Angelo Mathews, Thilina Kandambi, Prasanna Jayawardana, Kaushal Silva, Chanaka Welegedara, Thilan Thushara, Nuwan Kulasekera, Dhammika Prasad, Rangana Hearth, Ajantha Mendis.

ODI Squad:

Kumar Sangakkara (Captain), Muttiah Muralitharan (Vice Captain), Mahela Jayawardene, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Chamara Kapugedara, Tilina Kandambi, Upul Tharanga, Angelo Mathews, Thilan Samaraweera, Sanath Jayasuriya, Lasith Malinga, Dilhara Fernando, Thilan Thushara, Nuwan Kulasekera and Ajantha Mendis.

T20 Squad:

Kumar Sangakkara (Captain), Muttaiah Muralitharan (Vice Captain), Mahela Jayawardene, Sanath Jayasuriya, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Chamara Kapugedara, Angelo Mathews, Chinthaka Jayasinghe, Kaushal Weerarathne, Ajantha Mendis, Muthumudalige Pushpakumara, Chanaka Welegedara, Thilan Thushara, Lasith Malinga and Nuwan Kulasekera.

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