Wednesday 14 March 2012 

Sri Lanka Name Squads For England Warm-Up Games

Sri Lanka Name Squads For England Warm-Up Games
Sri Lanka Name Squads For England Warm-Up Games
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Prasanna Jayawardene and Thilina Kandamby will captain the two teams England take on as preparation for the two-Test series in Sri Lanka which begins later this month.

Jayawardene will captain a team in the first three-day game from 15th to 17th March before Kandamby leads in the second game, which begins on 20th March.

Both sides boast plenty of international experience with Jayawardene having Dimuth Karunaratne as his vice-captain and leg-spinner Malinga Bandara in his squad while Kandamby's side includes Chamara Silva and Isuru Udana.

England take on Sri Lanka in the opening Test in Galle on 26th March before the second Test in Colombo on 3rd April.

Squad - Game One: Prasanna Jayawardene (captain), Dimuth Karunaratne (vice-captain), Banuka Rajakapse, Roshan Silva, Sachithra Serasinghe, Malinga Bandara, Dilruwan Perera, Tyronne Gamage, Nilanka Premaratne, Kanishka Elvitigala, Ashen Silva

Squad - Game Two: Thilina Kandamby (captain), Chamara Silva (vice-captain), Malinda Warnapura, Dilshan Munaweera, Angelo Perera, Kushal Janith, Sajeewa Weerakoon, Kaushalya Lokuarachchi, Tharanga Lakshitha, Vishwa Fernando, Isuru Udana

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