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Upul Tharanga Named Skipper for Series Against Zimbabwe

Upul Tharanga has been named as the Captain of the Sri Lankan ODI team for the series against Zimbabwe due to the absence of  skipper Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal.





Upul Tharanga had scored 5526 runs in 188 matches with 13 centuries and 29 half centuries with highest score of 174.

Explosive opening batsman Kusal Janith Perera has been named as the vice captain of the Sri Lankan ODI team for the series against Zimbabwe.

The 15 member squad is as follows …

1. Dhananjaya De Silva
2. Kusal Janith Perera
3. Niroshan Dickwella
4. Upul Tharanga – Captain
5. Kusal Mendis
6. Shehan Jayasuriya
7. Asela Gunarathne
8. Sachith Pathirana
9. Nuwan Kulasekara
10. Dasun Shanaka
11. Nuwan Pradeep
12. Lahiru Kumara
13. Suranga Lakmal
14. Lakshan Sandakan
15. Jeffery Vandersay