Thursday 28 February 2013 

Sangakkara Included In Team For Bangladesh Tour Match

Sangakkara Included In Team For Bangladesh Tour Match
Sangakkara Included In Team For Bangladesh Tour Match
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Sri Lanka have included experienced batsman and former captain Kumar Sangakkara in an Emerging Players squad to play the touring Bangladesh side in a three-day game.

Sangakkara is continuing his recovery from the hand injury that ended his tour of Australia prematurely in December.

He has been named in the provisional Test squad, subject to proving his fitness ahead of the first match in Galle, which begins on 8th March.

Leg-spinner Akila Dananjaya was also set to feature but due to injury, he has been replaced by Ramith Rambuwella.

The games gets underway on 3rd March in Matara.

Sri Lanka Emerging Players XI: Angelo Perera (captain), Kithruwan Withanage (vice-captain), Ashen Silva, Kumar Sangakkara, Shehan Jayasuriya, Niroshan Dickwella (wicket-keeper), Udara Jayasundara, Ashan Priyanjana, Ishan Jayratne, Dushmantha Sameera, Kashun Madushanka, Vishwa Fernando, Lahiru Gamage, Ramith Rambuwella, Dulanjana Mendis, Chathurange de Silva

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