Sri Lanka Make Four Changes

Shaminda Eranga
Shaminda Eranga is poised for a return to action following injury
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Sri Lanka have made four changes to their squad for the fourth and fifth One-Day Internationals against India in Kolkata and Ranchi.

Although they are aleady 2-0 down in the series, the selectors have opted to rest Kumar Sangakkara, Dhammika Prasad, Suraj Randiv and Upul Tharanga.

Dinesh Chandimal, Shaminda Eranga, Ajantha Mendis, Lahiru Thirimanne will replace them.

Chandimal and Thirimanne were left out of the original squad, Mendis is back after last playing against South Africa in July and Eranga returns from injury.

Eranga, who last played an ODI in July 2013, was ruled out of the second Test against Pakistan in August and was replaced in Sri Lanka's squad by Lahiru Gamage.

Gamage is now part of Sri Lanka's ODI squad and after tomorrow's game in Hyderabad, they end the series in Kolkata (13th November) and Ranchi (16th November).

India are expected to recall MS Dhoni, who sat out the first three matches, to their squad ahead of the final two matches.

Sri Lanka ODI squad for fourth & fifth ODIs: Angelo Mathews (captain), Dinesh Chandimal, Chathuranga de Silva, Niroshan Dickwella, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Shaminda Eranga, Lahiru Gamage, Mahela Jayawardene, Nuwan Kulasekara, Ajantha Mendis, Kusal Perera, Thisara Perera, Seekkuge Prasanna, Ashen Priyanjan, Lahiru Thirimanne

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