Sri Lanka include uncapped Ashan Priyanjan for ODIs vs New Zealand

Sri Lanka will host New Zealand for three one-day internationals and two Twenty20 games, starting with the first ODI on November 10 in Hambantota.

updated: November 01, 2013 16:24 IST
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Colombo: Dinesh Chandimal and Angelo Mathews (file photo)Sri Lanka have included uncapped batsman Ashan Priyanjan and recalled opener Dimuth Karunaratne after an absence of two years in a 16-member squad for its first two matches of a one-day international series against New Zealand.

The 24-year-old Priyanjan has scored 1,594 runs in 60 first class limited-over matches at an average of 31, including a century and 11 half centuries.

Karunaratne played the last of his two one-day matches in 2011. The Sri Lanka squad has seven specialist batsmen, three all-rounders, three seam bowlers and three spinners.

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