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Angelo Mathews, Suranga Lakmal Cleared for West Indies Tour

AFP | Updated: May 17, 2018, 7:29 PM IST
Angelo Mathews, Suranga Lakmal Cleared for West Indies Tour

File image of Sri Lanka cricketer Angelo Mathews. (Photo credit: Reuters)

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Colombo: Sri Lanka's former skipper Angelo Mathews and medium pacer Suranga Lakmal have been declared fit for the three-match Test series against the West Indies, the cricket board said Thursday.

The 30-year-old all-rounder and Lakmal were doubtful after a spate of injuries. They were, however, included in a 17-man squad for the tournament which begins on May 30 with a three-day warm-up match.

"A fitness test was carried out this week and the duo has been given the clearance to go ahead with the tour," Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement.

Sri Lanka will miss opener Dimuth Karunaratne who fractured a finger while batting in the nets earlier this month as he prepared for a limited-overs domestic tournament.
First Published: May 17, 2018, 7:29 PM IST
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