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.


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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