Herath rested for Bangladesh ODIs

Tuesday, 19 March 2013 - 8:33


Sri Lanka left-arm spinner Rangana Herath has been rested for the first two games of the 3-match ODI series against Bangladesh, which begins on March 23.


Mahela Jayawardene missed out as he is yet to fully recover from a fracture to the middle finger of his left hand.


Tillakaratne Dilshan was included in the 16-man squad "subject to fitness" according to Sri Lanka Cricket's press release.


23 year old batsmen Angelo Perera and Kithuruwan Vithanage earned call-ups, while all-rounder Sachith Pathirana, also has a place in the 16-man squad.


Wicketkeeper-bastman Kushal Janith Perera and off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake is also in the squad.