Binura Fernando returns for Afghanistan T20Is


Sri Lanka have called up Binura Fernando for the three-match T20I series against Afghanistan. The left-arm pacer, who was a part of the Asia Cup squad but didn’t play, last featured for Sri Lanka in the 2022 T20 World Cup before injury struck.
Dushmantha Chameera “is recovering from the injury sustained during the ODI series” according to Sri Lanka Cricket and hence will not play but he’s been named as part of the squad.
Squad: Wanindu Hasaranga (c), Charith Asalanka (vc), Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Perera, Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Kamindu Mendis, Maheesh Theekshana, Akila Dananjaya, Matheesha Pathirana, Dilshan Madushanka, Nuwan Thushara, Binura Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera
The first of the three matches will be played on February 17 in Dambulla. The second and the third matches will be played on February 19 and 21 respectively, also in Dambulla.