The first home Test series of Pakistan is drawing near and Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has announced the squad which will be playing two matches.
The 16-man squad will be led by their regular captain, Dimuth Karunaratane and will include almost all the senior players including Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Suranga Lakmal, Kusal Perera, Niroshan Dickwella to name a few.
Sri Lanka Test Squad for Pakistan Tour 2019;
D Karunaratne – Capt
Dhananjaya De Silva
— Sri Lanka Cricket 🇱🇰 (@OfficialSLC) November 29, 2019
The squad is as follows:
|Dimuth Karunaratne (C)||Oshada Fernando||Kusal Mendis||Angelo Mathews|
|Dinesh Chandimal||Kusal Perera||Lahiru Thirimanne||Dhananjaya De Silva|
|Niroshan Dickwella||Dilruwan Perera||Lasith Embuldeniya||Suranga Lakmal|
|Lahiru Kumara||Vishwa Fernando||Kasun Rajitha||Lakshan Sandakan|
23-year-old Lasith Embuldeniya is a new name in the squad, however, he has already played 4 Test matches for Sri Lanka, making his debut earlier this year against South Africa.
The first match will be played from 11th to 15th December in Rawalpindi, whereas Karachi will host the second Test from 19th to 23rd December.
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