Sri Lanka call up Rambukwella, Prasanna

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The uncapped Ramith Rambukwella and leg-spinner Seekkuge Prasanna have been named in Sri Lanka's squad for this month's two-match Twenty20 International series against New Zealand.

The uncapped Ramith Rambukwella and leg-spinner Seekkuge Prasanna have been named in Sri Lanka's squad for this month's two-match Twenty20 International series against New Zealand.

Both players impressed for the A side against Kenya recently, with off-spinning all-rounder Rambukwella particularly penetrative against New Zealand A too.

Opener Dimuth Karunaratne, middle-order batsman Ashan Priyanjan and spinner Rangana Herath, who were in the squad for the recent ODI series against the same opposition, have been omitted.

Batsman Dinesh Chandimal has retained the T20I captaincy. Both fixtures will be played at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium.

<b>Squad:</b> Dinesh Chandimal, Kumar Sangakkara, Lasith Malinga, Mahela Jayawardene, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kusal Perera, Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Thirimanne, Sachithra Senanayake, Ajantha Mendis, Seekkuge Prasanna, Ramith Rambukwella, Suranga Lakmal, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara.

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