Colombo, 4th September 2017
Sri Lanka Cricket today announced the following provisional squad for the forthcoming Test series to be played against Pakistan from the 28th September to the 10th of October.
The 2 – Test series which will be worked out in UAE will be comprised of one day Test, and one D/N Test match.
1. Dimuth Karunaratne 2. Kaushal Silva 3. Kusal Mendis 4. Dinesh Chandimal – Captain 5. Angelo Mathews 6. Lahiru Thirimanne 7. Niroshan Dickwella 8. Sadeera Samarawickrama 9. Rangana Herath 10. Suranga Lakmal 11. Nuwan Pradeep 12. Lakshan Sandakan 13. Vishwa Fernando 14. Lahiru Kumara 15. Jeffrey Vandersay 16. Milinda Siriwardana 17. Dhananjaya de Silva 18. Dushmantha Chameera 19. Dilruwan Perera 20. Malinda Pushpakumara 21. Roshen Silva 22. Akila Dananjaya 23. Charith Asalanka 24. Shaminda Eranga 25. Dhammika Prasad
Sri Lanka White-ball captain, Upul Tharanga has informed SLC of his unavailability for selection for tests for a period of 6 months, as he wishes to concentrate on his White-ball skills.