Dananjaya in Sri Lanka T20 World Cup squad

Sri Lanka have added spinner Akila Dananjaya, batsman Pathum Nissanka, and seamers Lahiru Kumara and Binura Fernando to their 15-man squad for the Twenty20 World Cup.

The quartet have replaced allrounders Lahiru Madushanka and Kamindu Mendis, spinner Praveen Jayawickrama and veteran fast bowler Nuwan Pradeep.

Madushanka has missed out after fracturing his collarbone during the T20 series against South Africa.

Middle-order batsman Kusal Perera, who had been a major doubt due to a hamstring injury, has also made the final cut in the squad announced on Sunday.

Sri Lanka, led by Dasun Shanaka, will take on Namibia in their tournament opener in Abu Dhabi on October 18.

Squad:

Dasun Shanaka (captain), Kusal Perera, Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya De Silva, Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Avishka Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Chamika Karunaratne, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dushmantha Chameera, Lahiru Kumara, Maheesh Theekshana, Akila Dananjaya, Binura Fernando.

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