Tharanga dropped for New Zealand Test series




After announcing there probables for World Cup 2015 in Australia, Sri Lanka has announced theirsquad for series against New Zealand. Opener Upul Tharanga, who was highest scorer for Sri Lanka  in last test against Pakistan, has been dropped from the team’s squad for the upcoming two-Test tour to New Zealand. While Tharindu Kaushal who is in Sri Lankan squad since last 18 months regained his place, though he is yet to make into first XI. Uncapped Dushmantha Chameera  has been selected in 16 Man squad.

Sri Lanka’s squad for the upcoming 2 Test tour to New Zealand:

Angelo Mathews (Captain)
Kaushal Silva
Dimuth Karunaratne
Kumar Sangakkara
Lahiru Thirimanne
Prasanna Jayawardena
Dinesh Chandimal
Dilruwan Perera
P. T Kaushal
Suranga Lakmal

Niroshan Dickwella

Dhammika Prasad

Dushmantha Chameera
Nuwan Pradeep
Shaminda Eranga

Rangana Herath 

This will be the first test series after retirement of Mahela Jayawardene.


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