Malinga, Mathews back for World T20

Twenty20 captain Lasith Malinga and vice-captain Angelo Mathews are back from injury for Sri Lanka, for the Asia Cup and the World T20 that follows. Both were included in the 15-man squad Sri Lanka Cricket named for both tournaments. Left-arm spinner Rangana Herath and seamer Nuwan Kulasekara were also back, but 22-year-old quick Kasun Rajitha who had destroyed India in the first T20 of the recent series missed out.

Squad: Lasith Malinga (capt), Angelo Mathews (vice-capt), Dinesh Chandimal, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Niroshan Dickwella, Shehan Jayasuriya, Milinda Siriwardana, Dasun Shanaka, Chamara Kapugedera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Dushmantha Chameera, Thisara Perera, Sachithra Senanayake, Rangana Herath, Jeffrey Vandersay

In: Lasith Malinga, Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella, Shehan Jayasuriya, Rangana Herath

Out: Dilhara Fernando, Seekuge Prasanna, Danushka Gunathilaka, Asela Gunaratne, Kasun Rajitha, Binura Fernando

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Source: ESPN Crickinfo

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