No Test cap for Charith Asalanka in the first test against scheduled to begin at the Galle International cricket stadium in Galle
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Charith Asalanka, who was Sri Lanka’s highest run-scorer in the recently concluded ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, will not play for the first Test against West Indies, which will commence tomorrow (21) in Galle.
Speaking at a media briefing yesterday (20), team captain Dimuth Karunaratne said that he and Pathum Nissanka are to open the Sri Lankan batting lineup, followed by Oshada Fernando at No. 03.
Dinesh Chandimal will be wicket keeper, he said.There is no place for Minod Bhanuka too who is in the squad as a wicket keeper