Five fast-bowlers included in Test squad against England

Five fast-bowlers included in Test squad against England

Five fast-bowlers included in Test squad against England

Written by News 1st

03 Jun, 2014 | 8:03 am

Five fast-bowlers have been included in the Sri Lanka Test squad for the upcoming English test series.

Sri Lanka has named a 15-man squad for the two match test series against England which is to commence June 12 at Lords.

Prasanna Jayawardena and Dammika Prasad have been re-called for national duties and also included paceman Chanaka Welagedara, who suffered from an injury.

Rangana Herath and Dilruwan Perera will assist the Sri Lankan team as spinners, while Shaminda Eranga, Nuwan Kulasekara, Nuwan Pradeep, Chanaka Welagedara and Dammika Prasad will be added as the five fast bowlers.

This will be the first Test series for Lahiru Thirimanne as vice captain of the Sri Lanka team, while Angelo Mathews will captain the Sri Lankan team.

Sri Lanka will play their decisive fifth ODI against England on Tuesday in Birmingham at 6.30 p.m. Sri Lankan time.

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