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Chandimal back in Sri Lanka squad for New Zealand Tests

(Web Desk): On Friday, Sri-Lanka reviewed the previous captain Dinesh Chandimal to the 15-members squad for the 1st Test against New Zealand, finishing a 6-month banish for the wicketkeeper-batsman.

The 29-year-old was dropped after a poor series against Australia and missed the South African voyage to Sri Lanka which the home side won by 2-0.

As same Sri-Lanka reviewed Akila Dananjaya who had been suspended from international cricket over suspicious bowling activity. He returns in the wake of rebuilding his activity.

The first Test match against New Zealand begins Wednesday at Galle. No squad had been named at this point for the next Test match starts on August 22 in Colombo.

New Zealand will play the same on August 31, September 2 and September 6 during their visit.

Sri Lanka squad:

Dimuth Karunaratne , Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Niroshan Dikwella, Dhananjaya de Silva, Akila Dananjaya, Lasith Embuldeniya, Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Kumara, Oshada Fernando, Lakshan Sandakan, Vishwa Fernando.

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