Sri Lanka name squad for ODIs
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Sri Lanka name squad for ODIs

The selectors recalled fast bowlers Fernando and Perera in the team that will play five ODIs against England.

india Updated: Jun 07, 2006 12:48 IST

Sri Lankan cricket selectors recalled fast bowlers Dilhara Fernando and Ruchira Perera in the team that will play five one-day international matches against England, a cricket board spokesman said Wednesday.

The first march starts at Lord's on June 17.

Perera, 29, was recalled after being sidelined with a hamstring injury and Fernando, 26, is back after he worked on a persistent problem with his bowling action.

The pair replaces fast bowler Nuwan Zoysa and Nuwan Kulasekera who played in the test series, spokesman Samantha Algama said.

Sri Lanka squad team:

Mahela Jayawardene (captain), Kumar Sangakkara, Muttiah Muralitharan, Sanath Jayasuriya, Upul Tharanga, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Chamara Kapugedera, Russel Arnold, Farveez Maharoof, Chaminda Vaas, Lasith Malinga, Dilhara Fernando, Ruchira Perera, Malinga Bandara.

First Published: Jun 07, 2006 12:48 IST