The Sri Lankan team is also the defending champions of the 50-over format version of the tournament, as they won the title last in 2014.
The 34-year-old last donned the national colours last year in a T20I against India.
All the major stats and numbers from Sri Lanka’s victory in the one-off T20I.
Chandimal held his nerves and scored 36 runs to take his team over the finishing line.
Several former cricketers from the island-nation have switched to politics after quitting the game.
Out of 33 completed matches, 16 matches have been won by the team batting first.
All the major stats and numbers recorded during Sri Lanka's exceptional win in the final ODI.
South Africa won the series by 3-2.
Vijay has found the going tough thus far on the England tour.
Will the hosts be able to end the series on a high?