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SRI LANKA TOUR OF SOUTH AFRICA – TEST SQUAD ANNOUNCED!

Sri Lankan Cricket Team travels to South Africa to play all 3 formats of the game. The tour starts with Test series and the first test begins in Port Elizabeth on Boxing Day. Two teams are scheduled to play three match test series. After that test series, 3 T20I and 5 ODIs follows up.

Sri Lanka Cricket Board announced 15-member squad for three match test series against South Africa. Regular skipper of Lankans, Angelo Mathews returns to the team after sidelined for last few months due to injury. Also, vice-captain of the team, Wicket Keeper Batsman Dinesh Chandimal also makes his return to the team. Fast Bowler Dushmantha Chameera who got injured back in May 2016 also makes his return to the squad with this test series.

Surprise element are Vikum Sanjaya, the uncapped fast bowler got an opportunity to be in 15-members squad for the first time. Batsman Upul Tharanga who made a successful return to tests on the tour of Zimbabwe also retained his place in the squad. Spin duo Rangana Herath and Dilruwan Perera in the squad too.

 

We gives you 15-members squad of Sri Lanka and also gives you a complete picture of this tour fixtures.

 

SRI LANKA’S TEST SQUAD :

  • Angelo Mathews                                     – All Rounder (Captain)
  • Dinesh Chandimal                                 – Wicket Keeper Batsman
  • Kusal Mendis                                          – Batsman
  • Kusal Perera                                            – Wicket Keeper
  • Dimuth Karunaratne                             – Batsman
  • Kaushal Silva                                           – Batsman
  • Upul Tharanga                                        – Batsman
  • Dhananjaya de Silva                              – All Rounder
  • Rangana Herath                                     – Bowler
  • Dilruwan Perera                                     – Bowler
  • Lahiru Kumara                                       – Bowler
  • Vikum Sanjaya                                       – Bowler
  • Nuwan Pradeep                                      – Bowler
  • Dushmantha Chameera                        – Bowler
  • Suranga Lakmal                                      – Bowler

 

FIXTURES :

TESTS :

Match                                                  Date and Venue                                                        Time

1st Test                                      Dec 26 – Dec 30 at Port Elizabeth                          10 AM Local | 1:30 PM IST

2nd Test                                    Jan 2 – Jan 6, 2017 at Cape Town                          10 AM Local | 1:30 PM IST

3rd Test                                     Jan 12 – Jan 16, 2017 at Johannesburg                 10 AM Local | 1:30 PM IST

 

T20Is :

Match                                                 Date and Venue                                                           Time

1st T20                                             Jan 20, 2017 at Centurion                                    6 PM Local | 9:30 PM IST

2nd T20                                           Jan 22, 2017 at Johannesburg                             2:30 PM Local | 6 PM IST

3rd T20                                            Jan 25, 2017 at Cape Town                                   6 PM Local | 9:30 PM IST

 

ODIs :

Match                                                    Date and Venue                                                        Time

1st ODI                                            Jan 28, 2017 at Port Elizabeth                               10 AM Local | 1:30 PM IST

2nd ODI                                          Feb 1, 2017 at Durban                                              1:30 PM Local | 5 PM IST

3rd ODI                                           Feb 4, 2017 at Johannesburg                                 1:30 PM Local | 5 PM IST

4th ODI                                           Feb 7, 2017 at Cape Town                                       1:30 PM Local | 5 PM IST

5th ODI                                           Feb 10, 2017 at Centurion                                       1:30 PM Local | 5 PM IST

 

We will come up with further updates about this tour in upcoming days! Keep Follow Us!!

 

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