Sri Lanka names Angelo Mathews in T20 squad to tour India

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka withdrew the former captain Angelo Mathews to the T20 team on Wednesday after a 16-month absence of the shortest form of the game for the next tour of India.

The cricket table said Mathews, 32, will be on the team led by Lasith Malinga Play three games in India.

The squad will leave Sri Lanka on Thursday, the board said in a statement.

Mathews played his last T20 international match against South Africa in August 2018 when he led Sri Lanka to a three-win win, but failed to impress in the fold, scoring a duck after facing three balls.

Sri Lanka squad: Lasith Malinga (captain), Danushka Gunathilaka Avishka Fernando, Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Kusal Perera, Niroshan Dickwella, Dhananjaya de Silva , Isuru Udana, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Oshada Fernando, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lahiru Kumara, Kusal Mendis, Lakshan Sandakan and Kasun Rajitha.

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