Sri Lanka announced test squad for England series on Wednesday, January 13th. Angelo Mathews has been recalled in the Srilankan side after he missed the 2 match test series against South Africa due to a hamstring injury.
Along with Mathews Nuwan Pradeep, Lakshan Sandakan, and Rooshen Silva have been added to the squad. Sri Lanka has called up uncapped player Ramesh Mendis in the team.
Ramesh was impressive in the recently concluded Lanka Premier League.
The home team has also sacked Dhananjaya De Silva, Kasun Rajitha, Santhush Gunathilake, and Dilshan Madushanka, who were part of the team in 2-0 whitewash against South Africa.
Sri Lanka Squad-Sri Lanka announced test squad for England series
Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Kusal Perera, Dinesh Chandimal, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Oshada Fernando, Lahiru Thirimanne, Niroshan Dickwella, Wanindu Hasaranga, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Embuldeniya, Dilruwan perara, Vishwa Fernando, Lahiru Kumara, Dasun Shanaka, Chameera, Lakshan Sandakan, Nuwan Pradeep, Asitha Fernando, Roshen Silva, Ramesh Mendis, Minod Bhanuka.
The first match of the series will begin at Galle on 14th January.