Sri Lankan Test squad announced for the Indian series





Sri Lanka Cricket today (25) announced a 18-member Test squad for the upcoming 2-match Test series against India. The first Test will played at Mohali followed by the second Test at Bengaluru which is a Day-night Test.




Sri Lankan Test Squad for the Indian Series



1. Dimuth Karunaratne (C)

2. Pathum Nissanka

3. Kusal Mendis (Subjected to fitness)

4. Lahiru Thirimanne

5. Dhananjaya de Silva

6. Angelo Mathews

7. Dinesh Chandimal

8. Charith Asalanka

9. Niroshan Dickwella

10. Chamika Karunaratne

11. Lahiru Kumara

12. Suranga Lakmal

13. Dushmantha Chameera

14. Vishwa Fernando

15. Jefrrey Vandersay

16. Praveen Jayawickrama

17. Lasith Embuldeniya

18. Ramesh Mendis (Ruled out)





Lahiru Thirimanne has returned to the Test squad after opting out of the series against West Indies at home. Kusal Mendis and Niroshan Dickwella have returned to the Test squad. Leg spinner, Jeffrey Vandersay has earned his maiden Test call-up. Ramesh Mendis has been ruled out of the Indian Test series due to a fractured right thumb and Mendis will miss the 2-match test series against India. Ramesh is currently undergoing rehabilitation process.




Sri Lanka tour of India - Test Schedule





1st Test - MAR 04-08, Mohali - 9:30 AM (LOCAL)



2nd Test - MAR 12-16, Bengaluru (D/N) - 12:30 PM (LOCAL)





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