Dilshan to miss first Test against New Zealand

Sri Lankan opener T.M Dilshan will not be considered for selection for the 1st Test match against New Zealand which is scheduled to commence tomorrow at Galle International Cricket Stadium. This is due to the back injury he suffered during the ODI series.
Uncapped Left handed opener Dimuth Karunaratne has been drafted in to the squad as cover for Dilshan. The Hon. Minister of Sports has approve this selection.