SL Squad India Series: Niroshan Dickwella likely to be recalled, Uncapped Ashian and Vandersay in fray for Test call-up- Follow LIVE updates

SL Squad India Series: Niroshan Dickwella likely to be recalled Niroshan Dickwella, who was banned from international cricket after bio-bubble in July…

SL Squad India Series: Niroshan Dickwella likely to be recalled, Uncapped Ashian and Vandersay in fray for Test call-up- Follow LIVE updates on InsideSport.IN
SL Squad India Series: Niroshan Dickwella likely to be recalled, Uncapped Ashian and Vandersay in fray for Test call-up- Follow LIVE updates on InsideSport.IN

SL Squad India Series: Niroshan Dickwella likely to be recalled Niroshan Dickwella, who was banned from international cricket after bio-bubble in July last year, is all set to return for the upcoming T20Is against India. He has impressed in the ongoing National Super League (NSL). He was overlooked while the other two partners in crime Danushka Gunathilaka and Kusal Perera were recalled for national duty against Australia after Sri Lanka Cricket’s ban. Follow India vs Sri Lanka LIVE updates on InsideSport.IN

SL Squad India Series: Niroshan Dickwella likely to be recalled, Uncapped Ashian and Vandersay in fray for Test call-up- Follow LIVE updates

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Meanwhile, leg-spinner Jeffrey Vandersay and off-spinner Ashian Daniel are reportedly in the fray to be included against India in upcoming matches. The duo are likely to replace injured Nuwan Thusara and Ramesh Mendis who suffered injuries.

While Vandersay was part of Sri Lanka’s T20I squad against Australia, Daniel took 10 wickets in just 3 games including fifer and four-fer in NSL.

  • Ramesh Mendis has fractured his right thumb whilst batting during training. He is currently undergoing rehabilitation work.
  • Nuwan Thushara suffered a left side strain while bowling during the 3rd T20I played against Australia. Thushara commenced rehabilitation work and misses the remainder of the series.

As per themorning.lk, the likes of Lahiru Thirimanne, Oshada Fernando, Chamika Gunakesara, Praveen Jayawickrama, Lasith Embuldeniya & Anandian Gunasekara could also make cuts in the upcoming T20Is and Tests.

  • Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is likely to come with a squad announcement in the next 48 hours ahead of the India tour.
  • The tour was supposed to start with the two-match Test, but now will begin with T20Is, with the first match being played at the Ekana Stadium in Lucknow on February 24.
  • The second and third T20Is will take place in Dharamsala on February 26 and 27.
  • Following the T20I series, the teams will play two Tests, which form a part of the 2021-23 ICC World Test Championship cycle.
  • Mohali will host the first Test from March 4 to 8, while the second Test will be played in Bengaluru from March 12 to 16.

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SL Squad India Series: Niroshan Dickwella likely to be recalled, Uncapped Ashian and Vandersay in fray for Test call-up- Follow LIVE updates

Test squad (likely):        

Dimuth Karunaratne (Capt), Pathum Nissanka, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Charith Asalanka, Niroshan Dickwella, Dinesh Chandimal, Chamika Karunaratne, Ramesh Mendis, Lahiru Kumara, Suranga Lakmal, Dushmantha Chameera, Vishwa Fernando, Jeffrey Vandersay, Praveen Jayawickrema, Lasith Embuldeniya, Ashian Daniel

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