Sri Lanka 15-player squad for England Test series

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I would prefer following 15-player squad for England test series. Paranavitana was given a chance ahead young Kusal Mendis considering his recent great form in domestic matches. Both Kaushal Silva and Paranavitana  are included to add some experience to our bating line up. As we have 5 fast bowlers in following squad I doubt if a batsman or Dilruwan Perera should be included in the place of a fast bowler.  All suggestions are welcome!

1) Dimuth Karunaratne
2) Kaushal Silva
3) Dhananjaya de Silva
4) Dinesh Chandimal
5) Angelo Mathews(c)
6) Milinda Siriwardana
7) Niroshan Dickwella(wk)
8) Dhammika Prasad
9) Rangana Herath
10) Dushmantha Chameera
11) Kasun Rajitha
12) Jeffrey Vandersay
13) Nuwan Pradeep
14) Shaminda Eranga
15) Tharanga Paranavitana

 

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I'd probably replace one of

I'd probably replace one of Kaushal Silva, Paranavitana or even Rajitha with Dasun Shanaka. He can bowl well when conditions help, which they will in England and he will bat aggressively, so he'll be like a Ben Stokes or Shane Watson. Maybe drop Dickwella for him and let Chandimal keep, but I'm not sure.

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I would drop Dickwella from

I would drop Dickwella from team & include Dasun Shanaka instead. The rest of the team is a good choice. There are enough batsmen who need to play in all 3 Tests. Dasun could be a X factor if he clicks, should explore options for the future.

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My xv

Dimuth
Kusal
Para
Udara
Chandimal
Mathews
Milinda
Prasad
Chameera
Eranga
Vandersay

Pradeep
Herath
Kaushal Silva
Dasun

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My team

1. Dimuth
2. Kaushal
3. Paranavitana
4. Chandimal
5. Mathews
6. Milinda
7. Dickwella
8. Prasad
9. Herath
10. Chameera
11. Lakmal

12. Eranga
13. Vandersay
14. Dhananjaya
15. Pradeep

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Test squad for tour to England

1. Dimuth Karunaratne
2. Kusal Mendis
3. Tharanga Paranavithana
4. Kaushal Silva
5. Angelo Mathews (c)
6. Dinesh Chandimal (vc & wk)
7. Milinda Sriwardena
8. Dhammika Prasad
9. Dushmantha Chameera
10. Rangana Herath
11. Shaminda Eranga
12. Dhananjaya De Silva
13. Dilruwan Perera
14. Suranga Lakmal
15. Kasun Rajitha

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My Test squad

We are really going to miss Roshan Silva, Lahiru milantha and Tharindu Kaushal (Should be given a chance continuously though we cannot expect from our selectors) and for Kaushal Silva, Paranavitana and Vandersay) and once they would have select Dilruwan then no WORDs ONLY RIP and this is gonna be a my 16 man squad from 20 Preliminary List

1. Dimuth Karunaratne
2. Kusal Mendis
3. Tharanga Paranavitana
4. Roshan Silva/Kaushal Silva
5. Angelo Mathews (c)
6. Dinesh Chandimal (vc & wk)
7. Milinda Siriwardena
8. Dhammika Prasad
9. Dushmantha Chameera
10.Rangana Herath
11.Nuwan Pradeep
12.Dhananjaya De Silva
13.Vandersay
14.Vishwa Fernando
15.Kasun Rajitha
16.Selected Under 19 Cricketer

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Where is Roshen Silva ???

Where is Roshen Silva ???

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Jayasundara and Roshan unlucky to miss out

Udara was most unlucky in NZ including a rank Hora out and a run out. He looked good in defense and had a nice flow to his strokes. Roshen Silva is an excellent middle order prospect for tests and is most unlucky to miss out. Both these players have the talent to play the moving ball

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