Fernando Replaces Welagedara In Sri Lanka Test Squad
Experienced fast bowler Dilhara Fernando has been added to Sri Lanka's Test squad as a replacement for injured Chanaka Welagedara.
Welagedara has been ruled out of the final two Tests against Pakistan with a shoulder injury and the second match gets underway in Colombo on Saturday (30th June).
Sri Lanka won the opening Test in Galle by 209 runs and there are no other changes to the squad.
Fernando, 31, has played 39 Tests for Sri Lanka, taking 97 wickets at an average of 37.75 and he made his debut against Pakistan in Colombo in 2000.
Sri Lanka Test squad: Mahela Jayawardene (captain), Angelo Mathews (vice-captain), Dinesh Chandimal, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Dilhara Fernando, Rangana Herath, Prasanna Jayawardene (wicket-keeper), Nuwan Kulasekara, Jeevan Mendis, Tharanga Paranavitana, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Pradeep, Suraj Randiv, Thilan Samaraweera, Kumar Sangakkara
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