1st ODI SL XI : Six points from Dasun Shanaka’s press conference

January 14, 2022 at 11:48 AM

Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe ODI series will begin tomorrow at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium.

Sri Lanka ODI captain Dasun Shanaka briefed the media on the composition of the team for tomorrow’s first ODI.

  • Kusal Mendis will open the batting
  • Kusal Mendis or Dinesh Chandimal will keep wickets
  • Dasun Shanaka will bat number 6
  • Niroshan Dickwella has been added to the team bubble as cover for injured Minod Bhanuka
  • Dushmantha Chameera likely to miss the first ODI as he is just recovered from Covid.
  • Sri Lanka will play two spinners and two fast bowlers