The Sri Lankan cricketers have agreed to compete in opposition to England on a tour-specific contract, however wouldn’t signal the annual contracts except Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) defined the analysis course of.
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Namal Rajapaksa, gave his approval for the chosen Sri Lanka squad. It is scheduled to play three T20Is and as many ODIs between June 18 and July 4.
Following a stormy spherical of talks, the gamers had been advised by the administration that they might both name off the England tour or ship a third-string facet.
The gamers advised the administration they might signal a tour-specific contract, however want extra time to signal the annual contracts.
The gamers had defied a June 3 deadline to signal the contracts, citing lack of transparency within the course of.
The squad: Kusal Perera (Capt.), Kusal Mendis, Danushka Gunathilaka, Avishka Fernando, Pathum Nissanka, Niroshan Dickwella, Dhananjaya de Silva, Oshada Fernando, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Ramesh Mendis, Chamika Karunaratne, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Ishan Jayaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Isuru Udana, Asitha Fernando, Nuwan Pradeep, Shiran Fernando, Lakshan Sandakan, Akila Dananjaya and Praveen Jayawickrama.