Update: Sri Lanka squad for South Africa tour

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Sri Lanka Cricket has announced the squad for the upcoming Test series against South Africa and England.

The squad which includes 22 players has been approved by Minister of Youth and Sports Honorable Namal Rajapaksa.

Read: Sri Lanka to take 22 players to South Africa

Angelo Mathews who was injured in the semifinal of the LPL 2020, will not take part in the tour of South Africa but has been added in the squad hoping he would be available for the Test series against England which will is scheduled from 4th January 2021.

Read: Update: Sri Lanka squad for South Africa tour

The squad is set to leave the island on 18th December and will have a 3-day practice match against South African Invitation XI on 20th December. The first Test match of the South Africa tour will be held at Centurion, starting from 26th December.

Sri Lanka Squad for South Africa tour – Dimuth Karunaratne (C), Oshada Fernando, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Kusal Janith Perera, Niroshan Dickwella, Dhananjaya De Silva, Dasun Shanaka, Minod Bhanuka, Santhush Gunathilaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dilruwan Perera, Lasith Embuldeniya, Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Kumara, Vishwa Fernando, Kasun Rajitha, Asitha Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera, Dilshan Madushanka

Sri Lanka Squad for England Tests – Dimuth Karunaratne (C), Oshada Fernando, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Kusal Janith Perera, Niroshan Dickwella, Dhananjaya De Silva, Dasun Shanaka, Minod Bhanuka, Santhush Gunathilaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dilruwan Perera, Lasith Embuldeniya, Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Kumara, Vishwa Fernando, Kasun Rajitha, Asitha Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera, Dilshan Madushanka

More Info: Sri Lanka v South Africa 2020/21