Sri Lanka title two spinners for first T20 towards Australia | Cricket Information

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Sri Lanka included Wanindu Hasaranga and Maheesh Theekshana, lately again from taking part in within the Indian Premier League (IPL), of their aspect for the primary Twenty20 towards Australia on Tuesday as they give the impression of being to check the guests with spin.
Batters Pathum Nissanka and Kusal Mendis have been additionally named within the Dasun Shanaka-led group to face the world champions in Colombo within the first sport of the three-match collection.
Among the many notable omissions was younger fast Matheesha Pathirana, who caught the attention taking part in for Chennai Tremendous Kings within the IPL.
Australia introduced their group on Monday, sticking with the three-pronged tempo assault that led them to the World Cup final yr. Kane Richardson was chosen alongside Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood with Ashton Agar chosen as the only spinner.
Sri Lanka suffered a 1-4 collection loss to Australia earlier this yr.
Groups:
Sri Lanka: Pathum Nissanka, Danushka Gunathilaka, Charith Asalanka, Kusal Mendis, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka (captain), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Maheesh Theekshana, Nuwan Thushara
Australia: Aaron Finch (captain), David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, Ashton Agar, Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson, Josh Hazlewood

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