Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 1st ODI

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My Squad-
Sri Lanka 1st ODI XI against Pakistan-
1. Danushka Gunathilaka(Batsman)
2. Niroshan Dickwella(W)(Batsman)
3. Kusal Mendis (Batsman)
4. Lahiru Thirimanne (Batsman)
5. Upul Tharanga(Batsman)(Captain)
6. Angelo Mathews(All-Rounder)(Right-arm medium)
7. Asela Gunarathne(All-Rounder)(Right-arm off spin)
8. Vishwa Fernando (Left-Arm Medium)
9. Akila Dananjaya (Right-Arm Off-Spin)
10.Lasith Malinga(Right-Arm Fast-Medium)
11.Dhammika Prasad(Fast-Medium Bowler)
Bench-
12. Dasun Shanaka(All-Rounder)(Right-arm medium)
13. Jeffrey Vandersay(Slow Right-arm Leg-Spin)
14. Milinda Siriwardana(Left-hand Batsman)(Slow left-arm orthodox)
15. Dushmantha Chameera (Right-Arm Fast)

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Dinith's picture
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9 July 2012
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1 min 41 sec

Please no Malinga. His performance during the last few months has been very ordinary. I think Nuwan Pradeep is a better option

And , using Upul tharanga as middle order batsman also arguable given the modern middle order attacking batting style in the ODIs . I think playing both thirimanne and tharanga in the middle order is not the ideal way.

Angelo Matthews should take more responsibilities in the batting line-up as now he is not bowling that much

Sadeera samarawickrama should be given a chance at one point in this tournament (either as an opener or no.03)

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