Wednesday, 31 December 2014 - 7:20
Sri Lanka's ODI Squad for the tour of New Zealand: Kusal left out for NZ tour: Kulasekara recalled.
The National Selectors at a meeting held selected the players for the ODI Squad of the Sri Lanka's tour of New Zealand.
Angelo Mathews will Captain the team, while others include, T.M Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardena, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dinesh Chandimal, Dimuth Karunaratne, Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Dhammika Prasad, Nuwan Kulasekara, Rangana Herath, Sachithra Senanayake, and Shaminda Eranga
Lasith Malinga has also been included and, as the coach Marvan Atapattu said recently, is expected to make his comeback from injury in the latter part of the seven-match series.
Kusal Perera has been omitted from Sri Lanka's squad, as they continue to search for a stable opening pair.