Oshada Fernando returns as Sri Lanka announces squad for Bangladesh Tests

Oshada Fernando makes a return to the test squad. (Image Credit : RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Oshada Fernando makes a return to the test squad. (Image Credit : RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Sri Lanka have named Oshada Fernando in their 18-man crew for the two-Test visit through Bangladesh, with Pathum Nissanka yet to recuperate from the back injury that kept him out of the second Test against India as of late. Oshada, who was not named in that frame of mind for the India series, returns in the wake of enlisting amazing scores in homegrown cricket as of late.

The board has likewise named Kamil Mishara, the uncapped 21-year-old top request player who as of late made his T20I debut, in the crew close by Dilshan Madushanka, the left-arm seamer who’s additionally 21 years old and uncapped and has been on Sri Lanka’s Test radar for a couple of visits now.

Lahiru Thirimanne, Charith Asalanka have not been chosen close by Lahiru Kumara, Dushmantha Chameera – the two pacers set to be in charge of quick bowling undertakings for their group at the T20 World Cup in the not so distant future.

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Jeffrey Vandersay, who was named for the India visit however neglected to seize a presentation, has been dropped. Kasun Rajitha, who last played a Test in South Africa in 2020, has been added to the crew.

The triplet of Ramesh Mendis (injury), Suminda Lakshan and Asitha Fernando, who missed the India visit, track down their direction back in the crew. Kamindu Mendis has been named instead of Roshen Silva, who was “remembered for the first crew however demonstrated his powerlessness to visit” as per a delivery from Sri Lanka Cricket.

Squad: Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Kamil Mishara, Oshada Fernando, Angelo Mathews, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya De SilvA, Kamindu Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella, Dinesh Chandimal, Ramesh Mendis, Chamika Karunaratne, Suminda Lakshan, Kasun Rajitha, Vishwa Fernando, Asitha Fernando, Dilshan Madushanka, Praveen Jayawickrama, Lasith Embuldeniya

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