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The 18-member Sri Lanka cricket workforce led by Dimuth Karunaratne will take to the air to Bangladesh for 2 Take a look at matches in Chittagong and Mirpur.

The primary Take a look at will begin on Might 15 and the second Take a look at on Might 23.

All-rounder Kamindu Mendis, the highest scorer within the Nationwide Tremendous League 4-Day event, who was initially omitted from the provisional squad, was added to the ultimate touring social gathering after batsman Roshen Silva opted out.

Silva, who was within the provisional squad, is known to be taking part in Lancashire League Cricket in the UK, and had opted out of the ultimate contingent.

It was reported that SLC had requested Silva to return to the island to do a health check earlier than being chosen for the Bangladesh tour, however the participant had cited monetary constraints in being unable to return, and due to this fact opted out.

The contingent additionally contains 4 uncapped gamers in wicket-keeper batsman Kamil Mishara, all-rounder Mendis, left-arm fast Dilshan Madushanka and leg-arm spinner Suminda Lakshan.

Batsmn Oshada Fernando, all-rounder Ramesh Mendis and quick bowlers Kasun Rajitha and Asitha Fernando had been additionally known as up, with batsmen Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka and Lahiru Thirimanne omitted.

Vishwa Fernando and Kasun Rajitha, who has not performed a Take a look at because the tour of South Africa in 2020, would be the most skilled in Sri Lanka’s quick bowling unit, following the retirement of Suranga Lakmal earlier this 12 months.

That additionally means there’s a good likelihood Asitha Fernando or the uncapped Madushanka will function, with Sri Lanka additionally having one other quick bowling possibility at hand with all-rounder Chamika Karunaratne.

Leg-spinner Jeffrey Vandersay, who was a part of the squad for the Take a look at sequence in India, has additionally been axed.

Left-arm spinners Lasith Embuldeniya and Praveen Jayawickrama are more likely to be the popular spin choices for Sri Lanka, though the return of Ramesh Mendis, having missed the Indian tour as a consequence of damage, can be an enormous increase. 


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