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Sri Lanka announce 16-membersTest squad for Australia series -2019(SL vs AUS)

Sri Lanka announce 16-membersTest squad for Australia series

The Sri Lanka Cricket Board has announced the 16-member squad for the upcoming Test series against Australia starting 24 January 2019 in Brisbane.

Angelo Mathews have been ruled out of the series due to hamstring injury. Attacking left-handed batsman Kusal Perera has been included in the squad for the Test series in Australia.

The Sri Lanka team will play two test in Australia, first in Brisbane on Jan 24,2019 and second at Canberra from Feb1 ,2019.

Sri Lanka Test squad for Australia: Dinesh Chandimal (captain), Dimuth Karunaratne, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Mendis, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dhananjaya de Silva, Roshen Silva, Niroshan Dickwella, Kusal Perera, Dilruwan Perera, Lakshan Sandakan, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep, Lahiru Kumara, Dushmantha Chameera, and Kasun Rajitha.

Wicket-keeper:

Niroshan Dickwella(LHB), Sadeera Samarawickrama(RHB)

Openers:

Dimuth Karunaratne (LHB) , Lahiru Thirimanne(LHB)

Middle Order Batsman:

Dinesh Chandimal(RHB) ,Roshan Silva(RHB) , Kusal Perera(RHB ),Kusal Mendis (RHB)

Spin bowlers:

Lakshan Sandakan(Left-arm chinaman),Dilruwan Perera(Right-arm offbreak)

Fast bowler:

Suranga Lakmal(Right-arm fast-medium),Nuwan Pradeep(Right-arm fast-medium), Lahiru Kumara(Right-arm fast), Dushmantha Chameera(Right-arm fast) and Kasun Ranjitha(Right-arm medium-fast)