Normal captain Kumar Sangakkara [ Images ], vice-captain Muttiah Muralitharan [ Images ], former captain Mahela Jayawardene [ Images ] and fast bowler Lasith Malinga [ Images ] were all rested for the three-nation tournament.
All-rounder Angelo Mathews [ Images ], 22, has been appointed as Dilshan's deputy as Sri Lanka seek to trial young players ahead of the 2011 World Cup. India [ Images ] will also take part in the tri-series.
Leg spinning all rounder Jeewan Mendis and batsman Dines Chandimal are the uncapped players in the squad.
Squad: Tillakaratne Dilshan (captain), Angelo Mathews (vice-captain), Upul Tharanga, Thilan Samaraweera [ Images ], Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Thirimanne, Chamara Kapugedera [ Images ], Suraj Randiv [ Images ], Nuwan Kulasekara [ Images ], Thilan Thushara, Ajantha Mendis [ Images ], Jeewan Mendis, Dilhara Fernando, Chamara Silva, Thisera Perera.