Before the first test match against Pakistan, the Sri Lankan team suffered a big blow. captain Dimuth Karunaratne unfit
Media reports, Sri Lanka’s Test captain Dimuth Karunaratne is doubtful for the first Test against Pakistan due to a hamstring injury. A decision will be made.
If the captain of the Lincoln team does not clear the fitness test before the match, then vice-captain Dhananjaya De Silva will lead the playing eleven.
On the other hand, Lahiru Kumara is also likely to be ruled out of the first Test due to a side strain injury.
The selectors have finalized the squad for the first Test match against Pakistan, but they will wait for Karunaratne’s fitness reports before making a final decision.
It should be noted that the first Test match of the series between the two teams will start from July 16, while the second Test match will be played in Colombo from July 24-28.