Prasanna in Sri Lanka squad for remaining ODI's vs ...

Prasanna in Sri Lanka squad for remaining ODI's vs Australia

Tags: Australia tour of Sri Lanka - 2011, Sri Lanka, Seekkuge Prasanna, Team Squad

Published on: Aug 18, 2011

Sri Lanka is flying upcapped leg spin bowler Seekkuge Prasanna back from England to be part of a new squad to play the remaining two one-day internationals against Australia.

Sri Lanka is flying upcapped leg spin bowler SeekkugePrasanna back from England to be part of a new squad to play the remaining two one-day internationals against Australia

Prasanna has been brought into the side after his impressive performance for Sri Lanka "A'' in England, where he took 6-23 against England Lions last week. He has 73 wickets in 48 first-class one-day games.

His inclusion came as and as the host nation tries to turn the course of the five-match series, which it trails 2-1.

Left-arm spinner RanganaHerath, allrounderThisaraPerera and batsman DineshChandimal were dropped as the initial 16-man squad was pared down to 14.

The fourth match of the series will be played in Colombo on Saturday.

Sri Lanka squad:

TillakaratneDilshan (captain), UpulTharanga, MahelaJayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara, Angelo Mathews, Chamara Silva, JeevanMendis, SurajRandiv, NuwanKulasekera, LasithMalinga, AjanthaMendis, SurangaLakmal, ShamindaEranga, SeekkugePrasanna.

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