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Sri Lanka Name Up Theekshana, Wellalage For Second Take a look at vs Australia | Cricket Information


Uncapped spinner Maheesh Theekshana was included in SL squad for 2nd Take a look at vs Australia© AFP

Uncapped spinners Maheesh Theekshana and Dinuth Wellalage had been on Tuesday drafted into Sri Lanka’s Covid-hit squad for the second Take a look at in opposition to Australia. Left-arm spinner Praveen Jayawickrama on Monday examined optimistic for coronavirus after former captain Angelo Mathews needed to pull out on the third day of the opening Take a look at with Covid. Each the gamers are in isolation and the remainder of the squad have examined adverse, Sri Lanka Cricket stated.

The hosts path 1-0 within the two-match collection after taking place to Australia by 10 wickets inside three days final week in Galle.

Theekshana and 19-year-old Wellalage are nonetheless to make their Take a look at debuts  however performed a key function in Sri Lanka’s 3-2 one-day worldwide collection conquer Australia final month.

Left-arm spinner Wellalage was the main wicket-taker within the collection with 9 dismissals, one forward of Australia’s Pat Cummins.

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Uncapped all-rounder Lakshitha Manasinghe can also be within the squad for match which begins on the identical Galle venue on Friday, however left-arm spinner Lasith Embuldeniya has been launched after he went wicketless within the first Take a look at.

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