Sri Lanka pack Squad with Five Frontline Spinners for Upcoming Test Series Against England

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Sri Lanka have introduced their Take a look at squad for his or her upcoming house sequence towards England, with left-arm spinner Malinda Pushpakumara and opening batsman Kaushal Silva having earned remembers.Kaushal final performed a Take a look at for Sri Lanka in October final 12 months, however has since been constant on the home stage and even scored 76 just lately towards the visiting South African staff. He replaces Danushka Gunathilaka, who continues to be recovering from a again harm sustained earlier than the Asia Cup.

Pushpakumara joins a bunch of 4 different spinners within the squad, with Rangana Herath, Lakshan Sandakan, Dilruwan Perera and Akila Dananjaya being the others.

Angleo Mathews was additionally included within the Take a look at squad, after he was earlier faraway from limited-overs captaincy and dropped for Sri Lanka’s ODIs towards England attributable to health points. Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Kumara and Kasun Rajitha are the pacers within the squad.

Sri Lanka will tackle England in three Take a look at matches, with the primary one beginning on November 6 in Galle.

Squad: Dinesh Chandimal (capt.), Dimuth Karunaratne, Kaushal Silva, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella, Dhananjaya de Silva, Roshen Silva, Dilruwan Perera, Rangana Herath, Malinda Pushpakumara, Akila Dananjaya, Suranga Lakmal, Kasun Rajitha, Lakshan Sandakan, Lahiru Kumara (topic to health).

First Revealed: September 27, 2018, 11:58 AM IST


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