Malinga once more in Sri Lanka squad


The injury-prone 35-year-old had been largely ignored since his ultimate ODI look in September ultimate 12 months in opposition to India in Colombo when he took just one wicket for 35 runs. Sri Lanka misplaced the match by six wickets.

Nonetheless, official sources talked about he had impressed selectors all through an ongoing house T20 sequence and has now been included inside the one-day squad for the Asia Cup occasion opening inside the United Arab Emirates in two weeks.

Malinga has taken 301 ODI wickets freely giving 8,705 runs since his ODI debut in July 2004. Inside the shortest kind of the game, he has taken 90 wickets conceding 1,780 runs.

Squad: Angelo Mathews (captain), Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Upul Tharanga, Dinesh Chandimal, Danushka Gunathilaka, Thisara Perera, Dasun Shanaka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Akila Dananjaya, Dilruwan Perera, Amila Aponso, Kasun Rajitha, Suranga Lakmal, Dushmantha Chameera, Lasith Malinga.

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