Dinesh Chandimal suffered a groin strain during the 1st day of the 1st test

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Dinesh Chandimal  Skipper Dinesh Chandimal suffered a groin strain during the 1st day of the ongoing 1st test match played between Sri Lanka and England at the Galle Cricket Stadium.  He is currently under observation and is not yet ruled out of the game.  Galle Test Match Tickets sold out Tickets for all 5-days of the ongoing 01st test match; played at the Galle International Cricket Stadium is already sold out.

Sri Lanka T20I squad for England match released

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Media Release 22nd October, 20181 The following Sri Lanka squad was approved by the Honorable Minister of Sports Faiszer Musthapa to play the T20I match vs England. The match will be played at the RPICS, Colombo on the 27th October, 2018. 1 Thisara Perera  – Captain 2 Dinesh Chandimal 3 Niroshan Dickwella 4 Kusal Janith Perera 5 Kusal Mendis 6 Dhananjaya De Silva 7 Dasun Shanaka 8 Kamindu Mendis 9 Isuru Udana 10 Lasith Malinga 11 Dushmantha Chameera 12 Akila Dananjaya 13 Kasun Rajitha 14 Nuwan Pradeep 15 Lakshan Sandakan Standby 1 Amila Aponso 2 Sadeera Samarawickrama 3 Shehan Jayasuriya 4 Shehan Madushanka  

Rangana Herath to retire after first Test against England

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Media Release 22nd October, 2018 Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to inform that Mr. Rangana Herath following a discussion he had with the SLC CEO and the selectors, notified his retirement from test cricket, after the 1st test match, in Galle against England. “We respect and support Rangana’s decision. Even though his retirement will be a big loss for Sri Lanka Cricket. We wish to thank him for the invaluable contribution he has made to Sri Lanka Cricket;” said Ashley De Silva; CEO of Sri Lanka Cricket. 

Sri Lanka Test Squad to play against England

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Media Release 26th September; 2018 Honorable Minister of Sports Faiszer Musthapa approved the below test squad to play the 3 match series against the visiting England team. Dinesh Chandimal – Captain Dimuth Karunaratne Kaushal Silva Kusal Mendis Angelo Mathews Dhananjaya De Silva Roshen Silva Dilruwan Perera Rangana Herath Malinda Pushpakumara Akila Dananjaya Suranga Lakmal Kasun Rajitha Lahiru Kumara (subject to fitness) Lakshan Sandakan Niroshan Dickwella Standby players Dushmantha Chameera Lahiru Thirimanne Jeffrey Vandersay Kusal Janith Perera Nishan Peiris

Sri Lanka ODI squad to play against England

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Media Release 26th September; 2018 Honorable Minister of Sports Faiszer Musthapa approved the below ODI squad to play the 5 match series against the visiting England team. 1 DINESH CHANDIMAL- CAPTAIN 2 UPUL THARANGA 3 SADEERA SAMARAWICKRAMA 4 NIROSHAN DICKWELLA 5 DHANANJAYA DE SILVA 6 DASUN SHANAKA 7 THISARA PERERA 8 AKILA DANANJAYA 9 DUSHMANTHA CHAMEERA 10 LASITH MALINGA 11 AMILA APONSO 12 LAKSHAN SANDAKAN 13 NUWAN PRADEEP 14 KASUN RAJITHA 15 KUSAL JANITH PERERA Standbys 1 Shehan Madushanka 2 Kusal Mendis 3 Dimuth Karunaratne 4 Suranga Lakmal 5 Jeffrey Vandersay