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Khandamby gets Sri Lanka call-up for India tour

October 27, 2009 20:55 IST

Sri Lanka have included two uncapped players, middle-order batsman Thilina Kandamby and stumper Kaushal Silva, in their Test squad, for the team's tour of India starting next month.

While the youngsters got their maiden call-up, left-arm pacer Chanaka Welegedara made a comeback to the Test squad.

Sri Lanka will play three Tests, five One-Day Internationals and two Twenty20 Internationals during their tour.

"Squads for all three formats were announced after the ratification from the Minister of Sports Gamini Lokuge," Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement.

Muralitharan will serve as deputy to Kumar Sangakkara.

Veteran Sanath Jayasuriya is part of both the ODI and Twenty20 squads, as is Lasith Malinga.

Test Squad:

Kumar Sangakkara (Captain), Muttaiah Muralitharan (Vice Captain), Mahela Jayawardene, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Tharanga Paranawithana, Thilan Samaraweera, Angelo Mathews, Thilina Kandambi, Prasanna Jayawardana, Kaushal Silva, Chanaka Welegedara, Thilan Thushara, Nuwan Kulasekera, Dhammika Prasad, Rangana Hearth, Ajantha Mendis.

ODI Squad:

Kumar Sangakkara (Captain), Muttiah Muralitharan (Vice Captain), Mahela Jayawardene, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Chamara Kapugedara, Tilina Kandambi, Upul Tharanga, Angelo Mathews, Thilan Samaraweera, Sanath Jayasuriya, Lasith Malinga, Dilhara Fernando, Thilan Thushara, Nuwan Kulasekera and Ajantha Mendis.

T20 Squad:

Kumar Sangakkara (Captain), Muttaiah Muralitharan (Vice Captain), Mahela Jayawardene, Sanath Jayasuriya, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Chamara Kapugedara, Angelo Mathews, Chinthaka Jayasinghe, Kaushal Weerarathne, Ajantha Mendis, Muthumudalige Pushpakumara, Chanaka Welegedara, Thilan Thushara, Lasith Malinga and Nuwan Kulasekera.

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