The minister has granted approval for the Sri Lanka cricket team appointed for 20/20 match between Sri Lanka and England which will be held on 27th October.
Sri Lanka team, which consists of 15 players, will be led by all-rounder Thisara Perera, and ODI captain Dinesh Chandimal has been included in the team.
All-rounder Kamindu Mendis has also been included in the team. Isuru Udana, who got the most number of wickets at the Afghanistan Premier League, has again received the opportunity.
Former captain Angelo Mathews, who was removed from the team after England-Sri Lanka match, has been excluded from the team.
The only 20/20 match of England tour of Sri Lanka will be held at R. Premadasa Stadium on 27th October.
England is ranked fourth in the 20/20 ranking, while Sri Lanka ranked ninth.