Sri Lanka Announced the T20I Squad for the tour of Pakistan
Sri Lankan cricket board has announced the squad for the tour of Pakistan for both ODI and T20 format. Sri Lankan Team has announced the 16 players which include:
- Dasun Shanaka(c)
- Minod Bhanuka
- Avishka Fernando
- Oshada Fernando
- Danushka Gunathilaka
- Wanindu Hasaranga
- Shehan Jayasuriya
- Lahiru Kumara
- Lahiru Madushanka
- Angelo Perera
- Nuwan Pradeep
- Bhanuka Rajapaksa
- Kasun Rajitha
- Sadeera Samarawickrama
- Lakshan Sandakan
- Isuru Udana
If we talk about the Sri Lankan Team there team for this tour is completely of youngsters and new faces. They will have to work hard to show case their talent. If we talk about the batting order there is no such experienced player like Angelo Mathews, Thesara Perera, Chandimal.
Talking about the key players in this squad Isuru Udana is primarily left arm fast bowler and he evolve as a all-rounder in 2018 and holds the record of scoring the highest runs of 84 at number 8 in the T20’s international.
Another key bowler for this side is Nuwan pardeep who is right arm fast bowler and has excellent record in ODI’s he had played 28 ODI’s and taken 70 wickets in 28 ODI’s with the bowling average of 42..90.
We talk about the all-rounders most of the players in this squad are all-rounders.
- Isuru Udana: He is left arm pacey fast bowler can bat as well. He holds the record for sri Lanka for scoring the highest runs of 84 at number 8 in the T20 international.
- Wanindu Hasaranga: He is legbreak bowling all-rounder,along with bowling he can bat as well.
- Shehan Jayasuriya: Shehan Jayasuriya is batting all-rounder he is quick scoring left handed batsmen and right arm off break bowler as well. He has good track record in the first class cricket he had played 38 matches and had scored 2475 runs and taken 85 wickets.
- Dasun Shanaka: the Lankan’s captain is also all- rounder he is right handed batsman and right arm medium bowler. Dasun Shanaka will be leading the team in T20I format.
The Sri Lankan squad consist of all the young players who don’t have much experience and this might be benefit for the host team Pakistan.
Cricket lovers in Pakistan will be able to watch live transmission on PTV sports, Geo Super and Ten sports while the people in Sri Lanka will be able enjoy ball by ball live telecast on Skysports and Hot star.