Uncapped fast bowler Wikum Sanjaya has earned his maiden international call-up as the Sri Lankan cricket board announced their 15-man squad which will tour South Africa.
Sri Lanka Cricket have announced the signing of Wasim Akram as a mentor ahead of the team’s tour of South Africa next month #Cricket
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Skipper Angelo Matthews and vice-captain Dinesh Chandimal also make comebacks to the side after missing out on the recently concluded tour of Zimbabwe. Matthews suffered a calf injury while Chandimal underwent a surgery after suffering multiple dislocations.
Asela Gunaratne, Niroshan Dickwella, Lakshan Sandakan, Kasun Madushanka and Lahiru Gamage have faced the axe after a poor run in the Zimbabwe tour. The sides will face off during the Boxing Day Test match at Port Elizabeth.
Sri Lanka squad touring South Africa: Angelo Mathews (Captain), Dinesh Chandimal, Upul Tharanga, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kaushal Silva, Kusal Janith Perera, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dilruwan Perera, Dushmantha Chameera, Nuwan Pradeep, Lahiru Kumara, Suranga Lakmal and Wikum Sanjaya.