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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Sri Lankan cricket team now in city

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Sri Lanka cricket team, led by Angelo Mathews, arrived yesterday morning to take part in the triangular series also involving host Bangladesh and Zimbabwe scheduled to begin on Monday at  Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium (SBNCS) at Mirpur.  The Islanders reached Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 11.35 am. Sri Lanka will play against Zimbabwe on January 17.

After the triangular series, the Islanders will take part a two-match Test series against Bangladesh. The first Test will be held on January 31 to February 4 at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong while the second Test will be played on February 8-12 at SBNCS at Mirpur. The team will also participate a two-match T20I series against the host scheduled to be held on February 15 and 18 at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet.

Sri Lanka ODI squad Angelo Mathews (captain), Upul Tharanga, Niroshan Dickwella, Danushka Gunathilake, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Janith Perera, Asela Gunaratne, Dinesh Chandimal, Thisara Perera, Lakshan Sandakan, Akila Dananjaya, Suranga Lakmal, Wanindu Hasar-anga, Nuwan Pradeep, Shehan Madushanka and Dushmantha Chameera.

-BSS

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