AUS vs SL: Australia add Daniel Sams to squad for Sri Lanka series

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AUS vs SL: Australia add Daniel Sams to squad for Sri Lanka series
AUS vs SL: Australia add Daniel Sams to squad for Sri Lanka series

AUS vs SL: Australia add Daniel Sams to squad for Sri Lanka series

AUS vs SL: Cricket Australia (CA) announced on Monday that all-rounder Daniel Sams has added to Australia’s squad for their five-match Twenty20 International series against Sri Lanka.

The 29-year-old has played four Twenty20 Internationals for Australia.  hitting 54 runs and collecting four wickets.

Moreover, for the series, Australia have rested opener David Warner and all-rounder Mitch Marsh. With Josh Hazlewood likely to return after missing the final four Ashes tests due to a side strain.

Therefore, the series against Sri Lanka will start from February 11 to February 20.

On March 3, Australia will play three Tests, three One-Day Internationals, and a T20 International in Pakistan.

T20I Schedule
DATE MATCH VENUE
11th February, 2022 Sri Lanka vs Australia SCG
13th February, 2022 Sri Lanka vs Australia SCG
15th February, 2022 Sri Lanka vs Australia Manuka Oval
18th February, 2022 Sri Lanka vs Australia MCG
20th February, 2022 Sri Lanka vs Australia MCG

Squad:

Australia: Aaron Finch, Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Moises Henriques, Josh Inglis, Daniel Sams, Ben McDermott, Glenn Maxwell, Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, Adam Zampa.

Sri Lanka: Avishka Fernando, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Dasun Shanaka (Captain), Danushka Gunathilaka, Janith Liyanage, Charith Asalanka, Ramesh Mendis, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dinesh Chandimal, Kamil Mishara, Chamika Karunaratne, Lahiru Kumara, Nuwan Thushara, Dushmantha Chameera, Binura Fernando, Maheesh Theekshana, Jeffrey Vandersay, Praveen Jayawickrama, Shiran Fernando.

Australia vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I Will begin at 1:40 PM (IST)