President approves Malinga as Captain for NZ Tour

President approves Malinga as Captain for NZ Tour

Lasith Malinga has been appointed as the Captain of the Sri Lanka ODI and T20I teams for Sri Lanka’s tour in New Zealand, stated Sri Lanka Cricket.

President Maithripala Sirisena has approved the squad for the Tour in the absence of a functioning Sports Minister.

Accordingly, the following 17 players have been approved to represent the National ODI and T20 Squad of Sri Lanka during the ongoing tour in New Zealand.

  1. Lasith Malinga – Captain
  2. Niroshan Dickwella – Vice Captain
  3. Angelo Mathews
  4. Danushka Gunathilaka
  5. Kusal Janith Perera
  6. Dinesh Chandimal
  7. Asela Gunaratne
  8. Kusal Mendis
  9. Dhananjaya De Silva
  10. Thisara Perera
  11. Dasun Shanaka
  12. Lakshan Sandakan
  13. Seekkuge Prasanna
  14. Dushmantha Chameera
  15. Kasun Rajitha
  16. Nuwan Pradeep
  17. Lahiru Kumara