Former Sri Lanka cricketer Rumesh Ratnayake was on Wednesday appointed because the interim coach of the nationwide aspect for the upcoming tour of Australia. The five-match sequence from February 11-20 shall be performed throughout three venues, the Sydney Cricket Floor, Manuka Oval, and Melbourne Cricket Floor. “He was appointed by the Govt Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket in session with the Technical Advisory Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket,” SLC stated in an announcement.
Sri Lanka Cricket stated Ratnayake won’t journey to Australia with the group however will be a part of earlier than the first T20I sport, as he’s presently in self-isolation having examined constructive for COVID-19.
In the meantime, the second, third, and fourth T20Is have been relocated from Queensland and Adelaide to attenuate biosecurity dangers by decreasing journey throughout the nation.
Sri Lanka squad:Dasun Shanaka (c), Charith Asalanka, Avishka Fernando, Pathum Nissanka, Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Chamika Karunaratne, Janith Liyanage, Kamil Mishara, Ramesh Mendis, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lahiru Kumara, Nuwan Thushara, Dusmantha Chameera, Binura Fernando, Maheesh Theekshana, Jeffrey Vandersay, Praveen Jayawickrama, Shiran Fernando (topic to ministerial approval).
Revised T20 Worldwide sequence schedule:
February 11: Australia v Sri Lanka, Sydney Cricket Floor
February 13: Australia v Sri Lanka, Sydney Cricket Floor
February 15: Australia v Sri Lanka, Manuka Oval
February 18: Australia v Sri Lanka, Melbourne Cricket Floor
February 20: Australia v Sri Lanka, Melbourne Cricket Floor
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