SLC appoints 16-member squad or first Test against Pakistan

A 16-member squad has been selected for the upcoming Test match against Pakistan due to be played on Sunday (16 July).

Accordingly, the squad was appointed for the first Test by the Selectors of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), with the approval of the Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs, Roshan Ranasinghe.
Issuing a statement in this regard, however, SLC noted that while Asitha Fernando was selected for the team, he will not be playing as he is suffering from dengue, and will thereby be replaced with Dilshan Madushanka.

Below is the 16-member squad:
1)  Dimuth Karunaratne – Captain
2)  NishanMadushka
3)  Kusal Mendis
4)  AngeloMathews
5)  Dinesh Chandimal
6)  Dhananjaya De Silva – Vice Captain
7)  PathumNissanka
8)  Sadeera Samarawickrama
9)  KaminduMendis
10)  Ramesh Mendis
11)  Prabath Jayasuriya
12)  Praveen Jayawickrama
13)  Kasun Rajitha
14)  Dilshan Madushanka
15)  Vishwa Fernando
16)  Laksitha Manasinghe