The Sri Lankan team will be on a tour of India at the beginning of the new year. In this tour, 3-3 ODI and T20I series will be played between Sri Lanka and India. The IND vs SRL ODI and T20I Series, 2023 will begin with the first match of the T20I Series on 3rd January. Sri Lanka’s 20-member squad also includes bowling all-rounder Chamika Karunaratne, who was banned for one year by the Sri Lanka Cricket Board.
Despite being banned, how Chamika Karunaratne was selected for this tour will be a big question. The Sri Lankan team will be captained by Dasun Shanaka in this tour and Wanindu Hasaranga will be the vice-captain in the T20 series. Whereas, Kusal Mendis Vice Captain India vs Sri Lanka ODI Series, 2023 will be the Vice Captain in the ODI series.
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Significantly, Chamika Karunaratne, Pramod Madushan and Dilshan Madushanka have returned to the Sri Lankan team for the tour of India under the captaincy of Dasun Shanaka. Remind you that Chamika Karunaratne was accused of violating several provisions in the ICC T20 World Cup, 2022 held in Australia. After which SCB banned him from playing all formats of cricket for 1 year. And, to investigate this allegation, the 3-member panel constituted by the Sri Lanka Cricket Board found the allegations leveled against him to be true.
Sri Lanka T20I Team (IND vs SRL, 2023)
Dasun Shanaka Captain, Wanindu Hasaranga Vice Captain, Pathum Nisanka, Avishka Fernando, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Kusal Mendis, Bhanuka Rajapaksa ), Charith Aslanka, Dananjaya D’Silva, Ashen Bandara, Mahesh Teekshna, Chamika Karunaratne, Dilshan Madushanka, Kasun Rajitha, Dunith Vellalege, Pramod Madushan, Lahiru Kumara, Nuvan Thushara.
Sri Lanka ODI Team (India vs Srilanka ODI Team, 2022)
Dasun Shanaka Captain, Kusal Mendis Vice Captain, Pathum Nisanka, Avishka Fernando, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Aslanka, Dhananjay D’Silva Dananjaya de Silva), Wanindu Hasaranga, Ashen Bandara, Mahesh Teekshna, Jaffrey Wandersey, Chamika Karunaratne, Dilshan Madushanka, Kasun Rajitha, Nuaanidu Fernando, Dunith Wellalage, Pramod Madushan, Lahiru Kumara.