Vithanage and Priyanjan set to make T20 debuts against England

Priyanjan has a solid average of 33 in ODI cricket

Priyanjan has a solid average of 33 in ODI cricket

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Sri Lanka batsmen Kithuruwan Vithanage and Ashan Priyanjan are set to make their Twenty20 International debuts after being included in the squad for the national team’s one-off Twenty20 International against England later this month.

Vithanage is better known for Test cricket as he averages 69.66

Vithanage is better known for Test cricket, where he averages 69.66

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All-rounder Chaturanga de Silva and veteran spinner Rangana Herath have both been included in the 15-man squad as well.

Sri Lanka pace maestro Lasith Malinga will captain the side after Dinesh Chandimal was relieved of the position and Lahiru Thirimanne has been appointed as Malinga’s second in command.

Sri Lanka T20 Squad: Lasith Malinga (capt), Lahiru Thirimanne (vice-capt), Kusal Perera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Kithuruwan Vithanage, Ashan Priyanjan, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Chaturanga de Silva, Sachithra Senanayake, Suranga Lakmal, Seekkuge Prasanna, Ajantha Mendis

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