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Farveez Maharoof picked for Sri Lanka after four years

Sri Lanka Has Called In Veteran Farveez Maharoof For ODI Series In Ireland And England Later This Month. The All-rounder Had Last Played An International Match In March 2012.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Pankaj Samantray | Updated on: 09 Jun 2016, 03:00:30 PM

New Delhi:

Sri Lanka has called in veteran Farveez Maharoof for ODI series in Ireland and England later this month. The all-rounder had last played an international match in March 2012.

Sri Lanka will play a series of ODIs in Ireland and England. Maharoof will join the Test squad currently on tour in England. Four other players including all-rounder Danushka Gunathilaka, leg-spinner Seekkuge Prasanna, off-spinner Suraj Randiv and batsman Upul Tharanga have been selected for the ODIs.

Sri Lanka is set to play two ODIs in Ireland on June 16 and 18 before a five-match series against England which starts from June 21.

Maharoof was the leading wicket-taker in Sri Lanka's List A championship, the Premier Limited Over Tournament. He took 16 wickets in five matches at an average of 6.31. He also scored 77 runs, playing for Nondescripts Cricket Club.

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First Published : 09 Jun 2016, 02:58:00 PM

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