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Dimus Carnaratne returns to Sri Lanka’s 17-member squad for two test series against the West Indies – WWE Sports

Dims Karna Ratne returned to the test side after Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced a team of 17 members in a two-game test series against the West Indies on Saturday.

The cricket board also announced that Lahiru Thirimanne, Dhananjaya De Silva, Roshen Silva, Vishwa Fernando and Lasith Embuldeniya will depart for the Caribbean on Saturday night and participate in a test series starting March 21st.

Dimus Carnaratone.Image-Reuters

Dimuth Karunaratne returns to lead test and ODI team

Opener and regular skipper Dims Carnaratne returns to the side after missing a home test series with England due to a thumb injury. Sri Lanka, led by Dinesh Shandimal, was painted white on the side of Joe Root. Dimuth Karunaratne will also lead the side in the next ODI series starting March 10th.

“The National Cricket Selector has selected the following teams to play the 02 Matchtest Series vs. West Indies. The teams have been approved by the prestigious Minister of Sports of France, Namal Rajapaksa,” SLC said in an official statement. It was.

Pathum Nissanka made its international debut earlier this month Getty Images
Pathum Nissanka made its international debut earlier this month Getty Images

Danangjaya de Silva, who lost to England for a thigh injury in South Africa, has returned to the team with Dimus Carnaratne. Pacer Lahiru Kumara continues to be off the team after a positive test for covid-19.

Pathum Nissanka won the first call for two tests against the West Indies. Dilwan Perera, Ksar Perera and Rakı Sandakan did not participate in the test team.

Pathum Nissanka, a 22-year-old top batter, has already impressed the ongoing T20I in the West Indies with scores of 34 off 39 and 23 off 37. He is also a consistent performer in First Class Cricket, averaging 67.54 across the 59 long format innings he has played so far.

In those innings, he hit 1350. Intermediate batter Roshen Silva was also impressed with the domestic cricket, but hasn’t tested it for more than two years.

Missing a flight to the West Indies, Dasun Shanka joins his teammates in the ODI part of the tour

Sri Lankan all-rounder Dassun Shanaka, who previously missed a flight to the West Indies due to visa-related issues, will travel to join his teammates on Sunday. Nominated as the “White Ball Team” in the West Indies series, Dasun Shanka did not travel with the team due to visa issues he faced because he lost his previous passport, which had a valid US visa. It is engraved on it.

Friday’s Sri Lanka Cricket said the all-rounder will travel to the West Indies via France and join the national team during the ODI segment of the tour. The newly appointed T20I skipper, all-rounder Dasun Shanaka, will travel to the West Indies, but will travel through France instead of the United States to join the ODI team.

Dasun Shanaka
Dasun Shanka. Image-Twitter

Sri Lanka and the West Indies are currently locking the T20I series horns. The West Indies defeated Sri Lanka on the first T20I, but visitors made a comeback with an all-round performance on the second T20I.

Dasun Shanaka was unable to depart in time for the T20I series due to US transit visa issues.Therefore, Angelo Mathews was asked to captain the side of the T20I series. Khyron Polard‘vapor.

Both teams will lock the horn on Sunday’s third and final T20I. After the T20I series, the West Indies will shift their focus to over 50 formats. The first ODI between Sri Lanka and the West Indies will take place on March 10.

Sri Lanka National Team: Dimus Karnaratone (Captain), Dasun Shanaka, Patum Nissanka, Oshada Fernando, Lahil Tirimanne, Dinesh Panaché Dimal, Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella, Roshen Silva, Dhananjaya De Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Ramesh Mendis, Vishwa Fernando, Suranga Lakmal, Asitha Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera, Lasith Embuldeniya

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Dimus Carnaratne returns to Sri Lanka’s 17-member squad for two test series against the West Indies

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