COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) Sri Lanka on Tuesday named Thisara Perera captain of a 16-member squad to play three one-day internationals against India, with opening batsman Kusal Perera also coming back into the squad after a nearly six-month injury layoff.
The series will begin on Sunday in Dharamsala, India.
Perera replaces Upul Tharanga as captain.
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All-rounder Asela Gunaratne who was out of the squad for four months after a thumb fracture, also returns to the squad.
Batsman Kusal Mendis, dropped for the ongoing three-match test series against India, has also been omitted from the one-day internationals squad