Sri Lanka Cricket Team is planning to visit Pakistan for the first ever test series against Pakistan. The Sri Lankan Cricket team captain Dimuth Karunaratne is doubtful to visit Pakistan due to hamstring injury.
The test captain will undergo a fitness test in Colombo in the next 48 hours, and if he is unfit, he will not travel for any Cricket match.
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If the Captain is unavailable for test matches series in Pakistan, the team will be led by vice+captain Dhananjaya de Silva. Kumara is also likely to miss the first Test due to a side-strain injury.
Sri Lankan sources said, “In the event of Dimuth’s unavailability, the team will be led by the 31-year-old all-rounder, Dhananjaya de Silva, who is already the vice-captain”.
Final Squad for Pakistan tour
The selectors finalised the team but everyone is waiting for the captain’s fitness reports before making a final decision. The team will be finalized on the third day of the first match.
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The sources said, “They have selected the squad for the first Test only. The team for the second test will be finalized on the third day of the first test”.