He recently had to play for Sri Lanka A against Ireland A to earn a recall for the ongoing series in South Africa but has failed to capitalise on the chance.
Tharanga is Sri Lanka’s eighth highest run-getter in the 50-over variants.
The ball generally travels quickly at the Wanderers because of the high-altitude.
Oshada Fernando could be handed his maiden ODI cap.
The Dynamite chased the target down with 20 balls to spare.
The Dynamites beat Khulna Titans by six wickets.
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Angelo Mathews has been dropped from the T20I squad as well.
The teams have met twice previously and the Lankans have come out trumps on both occasions.