Friday 2 March 2012 

Kapugedara Covers For Injuries, Sri Lanka Name Asia Cup Squad

	Kapugedara Covers For Injuries, Sri Lanka Name Asia Cup Squad
Kapugedara Covers For Injuries, Sri Lanka Name Asia Cup Squad
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Batsman Chamara Kapugedara has been added to Sri Lanka's squad ahead of the best-of-three Commonwealth Bank series final contest against Australia.

Kapugedara has been called up to cover for injuries for all-rounders Angelo Mathews and Tissara Perera and despite their injuries, both players are included in Sri Lanka's 14-man Asia Cup squad.

Mahela Jayawardene will continue to lead the and the selectors have left out left-arm spinner Rangana Herath and Kapugedara finds no place in the touring party either.

The tournament begins on 11th March in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka playing Bangladesh, India and Pakistan while the final is on 22nd March.

Sri Lanka Asia Cup squad: Mahela Jayawardene (captain), Angelo Mathews (vice-captain), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Upul Tharanga, Kumar Sangakkara, Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Thirimanne, Tissara Perera, Farveez Maharoof, Sachithra Senanayake, Nuwan Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga, Seekkuge Prasanna, Suranga Lakmal

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