ROSHAN MANAHAMA will captain Sri Lankan at the Australasia Cup one-day tournament, which starts in Sharjah on 13 April. He replaces Arjuna Ranatunga, who resigned, along with five selectors, in protest at the dropping of the vice-captain, Aravinda de Silva, who failed a fitness test which, it is alleged, was not carried out by qualified doctors.
SRI LANKA SQUAD (Australasia Cup one- day tournament, Sharjah, starting 13 April): R S Mahanama (capt), H P Tillakaratne, M A R Samarasekera, A A W Gunawardene, S T Jayasuriya, R S Kalpage (subject to fitness), P B Dissanayake, A P Gurusinha, C Vaas, H A H Wickramaratne, M Munasinghe, C P H Ramanayake, U Chandana, A P Weerakkody.
ONE-DAY INTERNATIONAL (Bloemfontein): Australia 203 for 6; South Africa 202 for 7 (A C Hudson 84). Australia won by one run. South Africa and Australia tied series 4-4.Reuse content