The 32-year old has taken five wickets thus far in the tournament at
an economy rate of 5.41, helping Sri Lanka to wins against England and
He missed the last game, as his side succumbed to a comfortable defeat at the hands of South Africa, and he has departed from the squad with Rajitha immediately taking his position.
26-year old Rajitha last appeared for his country on 13 March
in an ODI against South Africa, and he has five wickets from his six
matches to date in the format.
Sri Lanka have two matches remaining, against West Indies and India, and require results to go their way if they are to achieve semi-final qualification.