Sri Lanka right-arm fast bowler Chamika Karunaratne (Courtesy- Sri Lanka Cricket Twitter)
Sri Lanka right-arm fast bowler Chamika Karunaratne (Courtesy- Sri Lanka Cricket Twitter)

Uncapped Chamika Karunaratne called to Sri Lanka Test squad

ANI | Updated: Jan 28, 2019 20:20 IST

Canberra [Australia], Jan 28 (ANI): Uncapped Chamika Karunaratne has been called to the Sri Lanka Test squad for the second and final match against Australia, beginning on February 1.
The 22-year-old has picked up 59 first-class wickets at an average of 34.16 and recorded best figures of 5/63. Karunaratne is capable with the bat as well and has registered seven half-centuries and one century in 29 games so far.
Meanwhile, fast bowlers Dushmantha Chameera and Lahiru Kumara have been ruled out after sustaining an injury.
Sri Lanka lost their first Test by an innings and 40 runs in Brisbane. They have a chance to draw the two-Test series when they clash with Australia for the second Test at Canberra. (ANI)

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