Sri Lanka Cricket, on Wednesday, introduced an 18-man squad for his or her upcoming two-match Take a look at collection in opposition to 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 just lately. Taking part in for Kandy, Fernando notched 721 runs from six matches at a median of 80.11 with 4 centuries and three half-centuries.
Pathum Nissanka, who didn’t function within the second Take a look at in opposition to India as a result of again damage, did not 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 unique squad however indicated his lack of ability to tour” in accordance with a launch from the Sri Lankan board.
Sri Lanka are at present positioned on the fifth place within the ICC World Take a look at Championship factors desk, having gained two Assessments and drawn one other two in the course of the 2021-23 interval. Bangladesh, then again, have gained 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.