Mathews has informed the selectors of his return and willingness to play in the upcoming fixtures.
Accordingly, with immediate effect, Mathews will join the squads training at the High-Performance Centre, focussing on future international tours.
He was relieved from national duties during the month of July 2021, following a request made by the player, owing to personal reasons
Even though he may not be able to take part in the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, for which Sri Lanka has already named their squad, Mathews will be available for the Tests against the West Indies in November.
He is also set to play in the Lanka Premier League 2021 and also represent Colombo Colts CC, in the upcoming domestic season which begins on October 27.
Mathews last played international cricket for Sri Lanka in May 2021 against Bangladesh in a home Test series. (Agencies)