Sri Lanka includes ambidextrous bowler in T20 squad

Sri Lanka has named Kamindu Mendis in its squad for the one-off T20 against England to be played at the Premadasa International Stadium in Colombo.

Sri Lanka Board XI's Kamindu Mendis plays a shot during the practice match between the Sri Lanka Board XI and England team at the P. Sara Oval Cricket Stadium in Colombo on October 5, 2018   -  AFP

Sri Lanka on Monday included a 20-year-old ambidextrous bowler in its 15-member squad for the one-off Twenty20 match against England.

Kamindu Mendis, who has played under-19 matches, was brought into the squad led by Thisara Perera for Saturday's match at Premadasa International Stadium in Colombo under lights.

Sri Lanka T20 squad: Thisara Perera (captain), Dinesh Chandimal, Niroshan Dickwella, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka, Kamindu Mendis, Isuru Udana, Lasith Malinga, Akila Dhananjaya, Dushmantha Chameera, Kasun Rajitha, Lakshan Sandakan and Nuwan Pradeep.