25th February 2022
Sri Lanka Cricket’s Selection Committee selected the following 18 member squad to play the upcoming 02 match test series vs India.
The Honorable Minister of Youth and Sports Namal Rajapaksa approved the below-given squad.
- Dimuth Karunaratne – Captain
- Pathum Nissanka
- Lahiru Thirimanne
- Dhananjaya de Silva – Vice-Captain
- Kusal Mendis – subject to fitness
- Angelo Mathews
- Dinesh Chandimal
- Charith Asalanka
- Niroshan Dickwella
- Chamika Karunaratne
- Ramesh Mendis – will not take part due to an injury
- Lahiru Kumara
- Suranga Lakmal
- Dushmantha Chameera
- Vishwa Fernando
- Jeffrey Vandersay
- Praveen Jayawickrema
- Lasith Embuldeniya
In the meantime, Niroshan Dickwella and Dhananjaya De Silva have been drafted into the T20I squad in place of injured Kusal Mendis and Maheesh Theekshana.
Both Mendis and Theekshana suffered hamstring injuries during the 5th T20I vs Australia.
Maheesh Theekshana will return home, whilst Wanindu Hasaranga also will return home from Australia.
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