Sri Lanka Go With Tried And Tested For ODIs
Sri Lanka have named a 15-man squad for the five-match One-Day International series against Pakistan which begins on 11th November in Dubai.
Tillakaratne Dilshan will lead the side with Angelo Mathews named as his vice-captain.
The only uncapped player in the squad is all-rounder Kosala Kulasekara, who was named a late replacement for Shaminda Eranga in the Test squad.
He was a member of the Sri Lanka 'A' squad which toured England earlier this year, taking eight wickets in four matches and he also played for the Sri Lanka Cricket Board President's XI against Australia in August, where he took the wickets of Peter Siddle and Ryan Harris.
Meanwhile, batsman Dimuth Karunaratne, who played two One-Day Internationals - one against England and one against Scotland - during Sri Lanka's recent tour of the United Kingdom, is also named in the squad.
Sri Lanka ODI squad: Tillakaratne Dilshan (captain), Angelo Mathews (vice-captain), Upul Tharanga, Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara, Dinesh Chandimal, Jeevan Mendis, Kosala Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga, Suranga Lakmal, Seekkuge Prasanna, Dhammika Prasad, Dimuth Karunaratne, Dilhara Fernando, Suraj Randiv
ODI Series Schedule
|11 Nov 2011||1st ODI||Pakistan v Sri Lanka||Dubai Sports City Stadium||ODI|
|14 Nov 2011||2nd ODI||Pakistan v Sri Lanka||Dubai Sports City Stadium||ODI|
|18 Nov 2011||3rd ODI||Pakistan v Sri Lanka||Dubai Sports City Stadium||ODI|
|20 Nov 2011||4th ODI||Pakistan v Sri Lanka||Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium||ODI|
|23 Nov 2011||5th ODI||Pakistan v Sri Lanka||Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi||ODI|