Ajantha Mendis returns for limited-overs series

Friday, 04 January 2013 - 18:26

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Sri Lanka have picked Kushal Perera, the wicketkeeper-batsman, for the limited-overs series in Australia, and spinner Ajantha Mendis makes a comeback after suffering a side strain during the World Twenty20 late last year.

Mendis hasn't played ODI cricket since January last year.

Perera replaces Kumar Sangakkara, who was ruled out of the tour last month due to a hand injury.

Perera has had a good run in the Premier Limited Over Tournament, the List A competition in Sri Lanka; he's the leading run-scorer, with 365 runs in eight games at 73, including a century and two fifties.



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