Sri Lanka recall Maharoof for England ODIs. Allrounder Farveez Maharoof, who last played a universal diversion in March 2012, has been reviewed to the Sri Lanka side for the up and coming ODI matches against Ireland and England.
Maharoof and four different players – allrounder Danushka Gunathilaka, legspinner Seekkuge Prasanna, offspinner Suraj Randiv and batsman Upul Tharanga – will travel to the UK to join the current Sri Lankan squad on visit. Some Test pros are required to come back to Sri Lanka, yet the selectors have not yet told the group which players will leave. Sri Lanka are set to play Ireland on June 16 and 18, preceding the five-match arrangement against England begins from June 21.
Allrounder Thisara Perera has been named in the Sri Lanka A one-day squad for the up and coming voyage through England. Perera has had an incline keep running for Sri Lanka in constrained overs cricket subsequent to the begin of 2015, scoring 282 keeps running in 33 worldwide matches at a normal of 11.75, while taking 25 wickets. He was likewise let well enough alone for Sri Lanka’s ODI squad for the matches against Ireland and England. The four-day and one-day squads will be driven by batsman Ashan Priyanjan furthermore incorporate wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella, who is at present part of the Test squad. The group, which will be honed by previous opening batsman Avishka Gunawardene, will begin with a visit match against Durham before two four-day matches against Pakistan A from July 3. This will be trailed by a tri-arrangement between Sri Lanka A, Pakistan An and England Lions, beginning from July 18.
Sri Lanka A squad
(four-day) Ashan Priyanjan (capt), Mahela Udawatte, Udara Jayasundera, Madawa Warnapura, Niroshan Dickwella, Roshen Silva, Angelo Perera, Minod Bhanuka, Charith Asalanka, Sachith Pathirana, Lahiru Gamage, Kasun Rajitha, Vishwa Fernando, Asitha Fernando, Ramith Rambukwella, Prabath Jayasuriya
Sri Lanka A squad (one-day) Ashan Priyanjan (capt), Mahela Udawatte, Udara Jayasundera, Bhanuka Rajapakse, Niroshan Dickwella, Kithuruwan Vithanage, Angelo Perera, Minod Bhanuka, Charith Asalanka, Sachith Pathirana, Thisara Perera, Lahiru Gamage, Kasun Rajitha, Mohomed Dilshad, Asitha Fernando, Ramith Rambukwella, Lakshan Sandakan
Sri Lanka will be without spinner Rangana Herath and quick bowlers Dhammika Prasad and Dushmantha Chameera. While Herath reported his retirement from constrained overs cricket in April, both Prasad and Chameera were discounted of the visit because of wounds. Prasad endured a shoulder harm in the number one spot up to the main Test against England at Headingley, and Chameera returned home in the wake of playing one and only Test because of an anxiety crack on his lower back.
Maharoof, 31, was the main wicket-taker in Sri Lanka’s List An opposition, the Premier Limited Over Tournament, in 2015-16, taking 16 wickets in five matches at a normal of 6.31. He additionally struck 77 keeps running for Nondescripts Cricket Club in the competition. Generally speaking, Maharoof has played 22 Tests, 104 ODIs and seven T20Is and has taken 133 ODI wickets.
Randiv, as well, performed well for his side, Galle Cricket Club, in the Premier Limited Over Tournament, completing as their driving wicket-taker with seven releases in five matches. The offspinner last played for Sri Lanka in November 2014, visiting India for a five-ODI arrangement.
Striking unlucky deficiencies from the squad incorporate Nuwan Kulasekara, who as of late resigned from Tests to concentrate on the shorter arrangements, and Thisara Perera. In spite of the fact that once a key bowler in the restricted overs assault, Kulasekara’s structure seemed to have plunged over a two-year time span. His 25 ODI wickets since the begin of 2014 have come at a normal of 42.8. Thisara Perera has likewise been dropped on account of slide in structure.
Batsman Tharanga has not played for Sri Lanka since July a year ago, yet advances back to the squad after a noteworthy top of the line season, in which he struck 803 Premier League keeps running at a normal of 61.76. He has all the more as of late likewise been among the keeps running in the Dhaka Premier League, in which he hit four scores of 70 or more in seven innings. He might be in dispute to open the batting, as Tillakaratne Dilshan has quit the visit. Kusal Perera and Gunathilaka are the other potential opening batsmen on visit.
The choice of Maharoof, Tharanga and Randiv is a slight takeoff from the determination board’s mission for youth and recovery. Each of the three players – Tharanga specifically – have delighted in restricted overs accomplishment on occasion in their profession, yet had been disposed of because of loss of structure.