Members of the squad for the triangular series in Zimbabwe cannot play in the Bangladesh premier league (BPL), said chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya.
The first ever match to be played in Sri Lanka using a pink ball, a four-day unofficial Test against West Indies ‘A’, will begin at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on October 04.
Thanks to their exploits in the just concluded Kanpur Test, India's Ravichandran Ashwin and New Zealand captain, Kane Williamson, were the big gainers in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings.
Sri Lanka’s national cricket team is expected to arrive in Zimbabwe on October 25 to play two Tests against the hosts before featuring in a triangular One-Day International (ODIs) series involving the hosts and West Indies, Standardsport can reveal.
All-rounder Dilhara Lokuhettige said he had been repeatedly dropped from being selected to the Sri Lanka cricket team and team Captain Angelo Mathew’s persistent refusal to include him in the team, were reasons for his decision to resign from one day cricket encounters.