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Sri Lanka has announced its 15-man squad for the 2015 World Cup, with the 2011 finalists including fast bowler Lasith Malinga who is currently recovering from surgery.
Veterans Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene have also been selected, with both players retiring from one-day cricket following the end of the World Cup.
Tillakaratne Dilshan and Rangana Herath will also retire from the 50-over form of the game at the conclusion of the tournament in Australia-New Zealand.
Sri Lanka opens its campaign against co-hosts New Zealand on February 14 in Christchurch.
SRI LANKA WORLD CUP SQUAD:
Angelo Mathews (capt), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara (wk), Mahela Jayawardene, Lahiru Thirimanne (vice-capt), Dinesh Chandimal, Dimuth Karunaratne, Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Malinga (subject to fitness), Dhammika Prasad, Nuwan Kulasekara, Rangana Herath, Sachithra Senanayake