Dimuth Karunaratne, who fractured his finger in May will return to competitive cricket as the captain of the Sri Lanka A side in two four-day matches in their tour of Bangladesh.
Karunaratne will be available only for the first two of the three four-day matches because he is expected to play the first Test against South Africa, which clashes with the third four-day match in Bangladesh.
The first two four-day matches will be played at Cox’s Bazar before Sri Lanka A move to Sylhet for the third four-day match and also the One-day matches. Selectors are expected to name a separate team for the one-day matches.
Squad: Dimuth Karunaratne (Capt.), Danushka Gunathilaka,Sadeera Samarawickrama, Lahiru Thirimanne, Ashan Priyanjan, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka (Vice Captain), Shammu Ashan, Manoj Sarathchandra, Prabath Jayasuriya, Lakshan Sandakan, Nishan Peiris, Shehan Madushanka, Nisala Tharaka, D. Gunaratne