Malinga not included in Sri Lanka T20 team, Mathews vice-captain

July 30, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s injured fast bowler Lasith Malinga has been left out of the national team for the two-match Twenty20 series against Australia to be started on August 6th , the Sri Lanka Cricket announced.

All-rounder Angelo Mathews has been picked as the vice-captain to assist Captain Tillakaratne Dilshan after dropping Thilina Kandamby who was the deputy during the England tour. Uncapped all-rounder Shaminda Eranga has also been drafted.

The squad for the T20 series vs Australia: Tillakaratne Dilshan (Captain), Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayewardene, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews (Vice-Captain) Jeevan Mendis, Dilruwan Perera, Thisara Perera, Dhammika Prasad, Suranga Lakmal, Ajantha Mendis, Nuwan Kulasekara, Suraj Randiv, Rangana Herath, Chamara Silva, Shaminda Eranga.

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