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.