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SL announces 18-man squad for Test series


Published : 17 Apr 2021 07:55 PM | Updated : 17 Apr 2021 07:55 PM

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has announced an 18-member squad for the upcoming two-match series against Bangladesh.

Sri Lanka side will be captained by Dimuth Karunaratne. All-rounder Angelo Mathews has returned to the Sri Lankan Test team. Lahiru Kumara who missed the West Indies tour after he tested positive for COVID-19, has also returned in the squad.

The first Test will begin on April 21, followed by the second Test on April 29. Both of these games will be held at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele.

Squad:Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Lahiru Thirimanne, Dinesh Chandimal, DasunShanaka, Pathum Nissanka, Oshada Fernando, Angelo Mathews, NiroshanDickwella, Ramesh Mendis, Vishwa Fernando, SurangaLakmal, Roshen Silva, Dhananjaya de Silva, WaninduHasaranga, Dilshan Madushanka, Praveen Jayawickrama, Lahiru Kumara, Asitha Fernando.