Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh 1st Test – Preview

My XI from this Best possible Sri lankan Squad-
Sri Lanka Test squad: Dinesh Chandimal (Captain), Dimuth Karunaratne, Angelo Mathews, Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Niroshan Dickwella, Roshen Silva, Rangana Herath, Suranga Lakmal, Dilruwan Perera, Dushmantha Chameera, Lakshan Sandakan, Akila Dananjaya, Lahiru Gamage and Lahiru Kumara

1.Danushka Gunathilaka (Left-Hand Batsman)
2. Dimuth Karunaratne (Left-Hand Batsman)
3. Dhananjaya de Silva (Right-Hand Batsman)
4. Kusal Mendis (Right-Hand Batsman)
5. Dinesh Chandimal (Right-Hand Batsman)(Captain)
6. Roshen Silva (Right-Hand Batsman)
7.  Niroshan Dickwella (Wk)(Left-Hand Batsman)
8.  Lakshan Sandakan (Slow left-arm Chinaman)
9.  Rangana Herath (Slow left arm orthodox)
10.Lahiru Kumara (Right-Arm Fast-Medium)
11.Suranga Lakmal (Right-Arm Fast-Medium)(Vice-Captain)

Permanent Member of the XI 
Not A Permanent Member of the XI 

Bench-
12.Dushmantha Chameera
13. Akila Dananjaya (Right-Arm Off-Spin)

14.Angelo Mathews (Injured)(Shehan Madushanka has been retained from the ODI Squad to have a further Exposure to the New Coach and his Training Methods)
15.Lahiru Gamage
16. Dilruwan Perera​

Pitch and conditions

The Chittagong surface looked rock hard but can be expected to take spin. The weather forecast is far from promising, as rain is expected on all five scheduled days of the Test. The presence of six specialist spinners in Bangladesh's squad suggests what Zahid Reza, the Chittagong curator, will dish out. Chandimal also reckoned that the pitch will assist spin. The forecast is clear for all five days.

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