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Malinga in Sri Lanka's T20, ODI squad for Pakistan tour

May 24, 2012 19:11 IST

Sri Lanka have included seam bowler Lasith Malinga in their T20 and one day international squads for the home series against Pakistan starting next month.

Malinga, who plays only the shorter versions, was recently included in the highest category of Sri Lankan players with central contracts.

The tour will kick off with a T20 international at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Hambantota on June 1. The series will feature two T20 games, 5 ODIs and 3 Tests.

T20 Squad: Mahela Jayawardena (C), T M Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara (W/K), Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kaushalaya Lokuarchchi, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekera, Sachithra Senanayake, Lasith Malinga, Chamara Kapugedera, Upul Tharanga, Isuru Udana.

ODI Squad: Mahela Jayawardena (C), T M Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Thirimanne, Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekera, Sachithra Senanayake, Lasith Malinga, Rangana Herath, Upul Tharanga, Nuwan Pradeep, Dilhara Fernando.

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