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Nuwanindu Fernando enters National T-20 squad

The 22-year-old uncapped player Nuwanindu Fernando included in the 18-member Sri Lanka T-20 squad for the Austrlain series which will commence from June 7. Nuwaninidu Fernando scored a superb knock of 126 not out against Gloucestershire in their Emerging team England tour which concluded last week.

Sri Lanka Cricket Selection Committee selected 18 members including Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Matheesha Pathirana and Charith Asalanka amd Pathum Nissanka (both came to the squad after recovery from their injuries). The paceman Nuwan Thushara who has similar action of Lasith Malinga also included for this squad. Wanidu Hasaranga, Matheesha Pathirana, Maheesh Theekshana, Dushmantha Chameera, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Chamika Karunaratne all were selected to play at recently concluded IPL recalled for this National T-20 squad.

Sri Lanka T20 Squad for the Australia series:

Dasun Shanaka – (Captain)PathumNissank, Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaks, Nuwanidu Fernando, Lahiru Madushanka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Kasun Rajitha, Nuwan Thushara, Matheesha Pathirana, Ramesh Mendis, Maheesh Theekshana, Praveen Jayawickrama, Lakshan Sandakan (Standby-players Jeffrey Vandersay, Niroshan Dickwella


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