Sri Lanka Test Squad for the 1st Test against Bangladesh

At a Selection Committee meeting held at SLC,at 3.00 pm today ,the following Players were selected by the National Selectors for the 01st Test of the Bangladesh Tour scheduled to be held at the Galle International Cricket Stadium from the 8th to the 12th of March 2013.

  1. Anjelo Mathews (Capt)
  2. Dinesh Chandimal (V.Capt & Wk)
  3. T.M Dilshan
  4. Dimuth Karunaratne
  5. Kumar Sangakkara
  6. Lahiru Thirimanna
  7. Shaminda Eranga
  8. Kusal Janith
  9. Jeewan Mendis
  10. Kithruwan Vithanage
  11. Ajantha Mendis
  12. Nuwan Kulasekara
  13. Chanaka Welagedara
  14. Suranga Lakmal
  15. Rangana Herath
  16. P.H.T Kaushal


The following Cricketers who were in the original squad of 20 players have since been injured and have not been considered for the 1st Test Match.


  1. Dushmantha Chameera
  2. Nuwan Pradeep


The selected players have all duly signed their contracts offered by SLC,

The Hon.Minister has approved the above.

  • viraj

    thilan samarweera is best in test matches why are cricket boad not select him for bagaladesh matches

  • viraj

    i think kithruwan is good player we can send him for 1 test vs bangaladesh

  • lakmal

    apeta mahela nathuwa crickrt apa……………

  • ashok

    Why do we persist with lakmal…he neither has good pace or good control…just releases any pressure the bowling unit builds up…he needs to be ditched permanently

  • what about mahela???????

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  • sameera

    a good team with youngsters all the players should do is forget the past and play for the country

  • Dulith Kasun

    Dropping Prasanna Jayawardane is not fair..

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  • ajith ranjan

    still miss mayya ♥ :(