Sri Lanka vs West Indies 1st Test – Preview (Update)

Dhananjaya De Silva is Flying to West Indies and will arrive two days before the First Test.

Likely XI-
1.  Kusal Perera (Left-Hand Batsman)
2.  Kusal Mendis (Right-Hand Batsman)
3.  Dinesh Chandimal (Captain)(Right-Hand Batsman)
4.  Angelo Mathews (Right-Hand Batsman)
5.  Roshen Silva (Right-Hand Batsman)
6.  Niroshan Dickwella (Left-Hand Batsman)(Wicket-Keeper)
7.  Akila Dananjaya (Left-Hand Batsman)(Right-Arm Off/Leg-spinner)
8.  Rangana Herath (Left-Hand Batsman)(Left-Arm Orthodox)
9.  Suranga Lakmal (Right-Arm Medium-Fast)(130-135 kph)
10.Lahiru Kumara  (Right-Arm Fast)(can bowl 145+ kph)(Average speed136-140 kph)
11. Asitha Fernando (Right-Arm Fast-Medium)(can bowl 140+ kph)(Average speed136-140 kph)

The Practice match has proved that Fast-bowler with more pace has more success in west indies, therefore, the two fastest bowlers should be selected for the 1st Test.

Bench-

12. Dilruwan Perera
13. Mahela Udawatte
14.  Dhananjaya De Silva (Right-Hand Batsman)
15. Kasun Rajitha (Right-Arm Medium-Fast) 
16. Jeffrey Vandersay
17. Lahiru Gamage (Right-Arm Medium-Fast)

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