Sri Lanka rest key players for 5th ODI

Wednesday, 31 July 2013 - 11:45

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Having secured the five-match One Day International series 3-1 against South Africa, Sri Lanka Cricket has decided to give the youngsters the opportunity to perform in the fifth ODI and rest the key players.

Sri Lanka selection committee has decided to rest Mahela Jayawardene, Lasith Malinga and Rangana Herath.

The SLC selectors have recalled Kusal Janith Perera and Dimuth Karunaratne and have named uncapped players Vimukthi Perera and Chaturanga de Silva in the squad for the final ODI.