Dilshan leads Sri Lanka against Australia

Sri Lanka on Thursday appointed Tillakaratne Dilshan as skipper for Australia’s visit next month, but did not name a deputy.

By (AFP)

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Published: Thu 21 Jul 2011, 4:32 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 7:26 AM

Dilshan will lead in the three Tests, five ODIs and two Twenty20 games, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said in a statement. The first game is a T20 clash on August 6.

The squad for the Test matches was not announced, but on Wednesday evening SLC issued the names of 20 players who will be in a squad for the ODIs and the T20 games.

They are: Tillakaratne Dilshan, Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara, Angelo Mathews, Chamara Kapugedera, Jeevan Mendis, Chamara Silva, Dinesh Chandimal, Dimuth Karunaratne, Thisara Perera, Lasith Malinga, Suranga Lakmal, Dhammika Prasad, Nuwan Kulasekera, Isuru Udana, Suraj Randiv, Ajantha Mendis, Rangana Herath, Malinga Bandara and Sachithra Senanayake.



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