Sri Lanka vs West Indies 2nd & 3rd Test – Early prediction of XI

2nd Test Likely XI-
1.  Kusal Perera (Left-Hand Batsman)
2.  Kusal Mendis (Right-Hand Batsman)
3.  Dhananjaya De Silva (Right-Hand Batsman)
4.  Dinesh Chandimal (Captain)(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.  Lahiru Gamage (Right-Arm Medium-Fast)
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)

National Selectors have stated both Suranga Lakmal, Rangana Herath and Angelo Mathew will only play 2 Test match in a 3 Match series against West Indies.
Therefore Both Might be rested in the 2nd Test so that they can play the 3rd Test which is a day/night test.


12. Dilruwan Perera
13. Mahela Udawatte
14. Angelo Mathews (Right-Hand Batsman)(Rested for this match)
15. Kasun Rajitha (Right-Arm Medium-Fast) 
16. Jeffrey Vandersay
17. Suranga Lakmal (Right-Arm Medium-Fast)(130-135 kph)(Rested for this match)

3rd Test Likely Xi for the Day/Night Test

1.  Kusal Perera (Left-Hand Batsman)
2.  Kusal Mendis (Right-Hand Batsman)
3.  Dhananjaya De Silva (Right-Hand Batsman)
4.  Dinesh Chandimal (Captain)(Right-Hand Batsman)
5.  Roshen Silva (Right-Hand Batsman)
6.  Angelo Mathews (Right-Hand Batsman)
7.  Niroshan Dickwella (Left-Hand Batsman)(Wicket-Keeper)
8.  Akila Dananjaya (All-Rounder)(Left-Hand Batsman)(Right-Arm Off/Leg-spinner)
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)

National Selectors have stated both Suranga Lakmal, Rangana Herath and Angelo Mathew will only play 2 Test match in a 3 Match series against West Indies.

Therefore Both Might be rested in the 2nd Test so that they can play the 3rd Test which is a day/night test.

12. Dilruwan Perera
13. Mahela Udawatte
14. Lahiru Gamage (Right-Arm Medium-Fast) 
15. Kasun Rajitha (Right-Arm Medium-Fast) 
16. Rangana Herath (Left-Hand Batsman)(Left-Arm Orthodox)(Rested for this match)
17. ​Jeffrey Vandersay

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