Five players released from Sri Lanka Test squad

West Indies tour of Sri Lanka 2021

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Sri Lankan national selectors have decided to release five players from the national Test squad currently taking part in the ongoing Test series against West Indies.

Accordingly, Dushmantha Chameera, Roshen Silva, Suminda Lakshan, Asitha Fernando and Kamil Mishara have been released from the squad.

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The decision to give a break to speedster Chameera is ideal when it comes to workload management, as he has been involved in a busy schedule in the last few months with the Sri Lanka camp.

Sri Lanka registered a comprehensive 187-run win the first Test against West Indies at Galle International Cricket Stadium.

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The second Test between the two sides will begin on 29th November at the same venue. The hosts will be keen to win the next Test and bag 12 more points to remain at the top of the ICC Word Test Championship points table with 24 points in 2 matches.