COLOMBO – Sri Lanka cricket board has announced 16 member test squad for series against Pakistan.
Sri Lanka will play three test matches against Pakistan on their home soil followed by 5 one day internationals and 2 T20 international matches.
Jehan Mubarak has made a comeback to the Sri Lanka Test squad after eight years, while Fast bowler Shaminda Eranga was not considered because of a back injury and another fast bowler Lakmal’s inclusion would depend on his fitness.
Pakistan has already announced its squad for test series. Pakistan is going into series without Saeed Ajmal due to his lack of impact with his re-modeled action.
Sri Lankan squad : Angelo Mathews (captain), Lahiru Thirimanne (vice-captain), Kaushal Silva, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kumar Sangakkara, Dinesh Chandimal, Kithruwan Vithanage, Jehan Mubarak, Kusal Perera, Rangana Herath, Dilruwan Perera, Tharindu Kaushal, Suranga Lakmal (subject to fitness),Nuwan Pradeep, Dhammika Prasad, and Dushmantha Chameera,