Angelo Mathews re-appointed Sri Lanka's ODI and T20I captain

Dinesh Chandimal will, however, continue to captain Sri Lanka's Test team.

Angelo Mathews re-appointed Sri Lanka's ODI and T20I captain
File photo of Sri Lanka allrounder Angelo Mathews (PTI)

Colombo: Experienced allrounder Angelo Mathews has been re-appointed as the limited-overs captain of the national team, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced on Tuesday.

The coming tri-nation one-day international tournament in Bangladesh will be Mathews's first assignment as the skipper.

"Sri Lanka Cricket`s National Selection Panel has appointed Angelo Mathews as the white-ball captain of the national team on a long-term basis," SLC said in a statement.

"In the meantime, Dinesh Chandimal will continue to be the captain of the Test team," it added.

Rookie pacer Shehan Madushanka was also included in the 16-member squad, which is announced on Tuesday.

Squad: Angelo Mathews (captain), Upul Tharanga, Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Kusal Perera, Thisara Perera, Asela Gunaratne, Niroshan Dickwella, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep, Dushmantha Chameera, Shehan Madushanka, Akila Dananjaya, Lakshan Sandakan, Wanindu Hasaranga.

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