Sri Lanka test squad against Pakistan, Jeevan Mendis included
Sri Lanka on Tuesday included uncapped all-rounder Jeevan Mendis in a 15-member Test squad for the three-match home series against Pakistan starting Friday.
Mendis, 29, has played 20 One-Day Internationals and in three Twenty20 games.
A release from the Sri Lankan board named veteran Mahela Jayawardene as skipper while Angelo Mathews was retained as vice captain.
Mahela Jayawardene, Angelo Mathews, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Tharanga Paranavithana, Kumar Sangakkara, Thilan Samaraweera, Dinesh Chandimal, Prasanna Jayawardene, Chanaka Welagedara, Suraj Randiv, Rangana Herath, Nuwan Kulasekara, Nuwan Pradeep, Thisara Perera and Jeevan Mendis.
Sri Lanka won the ODI series against Pakistan 3-1, after the ODI vice-captain Angelo Matews helped the team win a thriller in the last ODI when Sri Lanka needed 15 runs off the last over, and Mathews took it away in the the four deliveries of the over.Tags: Jeevan Mendis . Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka . test squad
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