Sri Lanka Cricket, on Wednesday, introduced an 18-man squad for his or her upcoming two-match Take a look at sequence towards Bangladesh.
Proper-handed batter Oshada Fernando, who was not named within the squad for India tour, has been recalled after his spectacular present in home cricket lately. Enjoying for Kandy, Fernando notched 721 runs from six matches at a mean of 80.11 with 4 centuries and three half-centuries.
Pathum Nissanka, who didn’t characteristic within the second Take a look at towards India as a consequence of again damage, didn’t get well in time. SLC has additionally named uncapped Dilshan Madushanka and Kamil Mishara for the Bangladesh tour.
Kamindu Mendis, within the meantime, changed Roshen Silva, who was “included within the authentic squad however indicated his incapability to tour” in accordance with a launch from the Sri Lankan board.
Sri Lanka are presently positioned on the fifth place within the ICC World Take a look at Championship factors desk, having received two Assessments and drawn one other two through the 2021-23 interval. Bangladesh, then again, have received only one Take a look at in that very same interval and are on the eighth place, solely forward of England.
Sri Lanka squad for Bangladesh tour
Dimuth Karunaratne (captain), Kamil Mishara, Oshada Fernando, Angelo Mathews, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya De Silva, Kamindu Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella, Dinesh Chandimal, Ramesh Mendis, Chamika Karunaratne, Suminda Lakshan, Kasun Rajitha, Vishwa Fernando, Asitha Fernando, Dilshan Madushanka, Praveen Jayawickrama, Lasith Embuldeniya.