Jayasuriya back in Sri Lanka's ODI team for England ...

Jayasuriya back in Sri Lanka's ODI team for England tour

Tags: Sri Lanka tour of England - 2011, Sri Lanka, Sanath Teran Jayasuriya

Published on: Jun 09, 2011

Veteran batsman Sanath Jayasuriya's international career has been resurrected in the wake of a doping investigation involving Sri Lankan opener Upul Tharanga.

Veteran batsman Sanath Jayasuriya's international career has been resurrected in the wake of a doping investigation involving Sri Lankan opener Upul Tharanga.

Jayasuriya, who turns 42 this month, will return to play for Sri Lanka in the upcoming limited-overs and Twenty20 matches against England.

Jayasurya His inclusion in a 16-member squad announced on Thursday comes a day after Sri Lanka Cricket announced the official notification by International Cricket Council that Tharanga has tested positive for a banned substance after the World Cup semifinal win over New Zealand.

Jayasuriya hasn't played a limited-overs international for Sri Lanka since December 2009 and played his last Twenty20 game a year ago.

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