Colombo – Sri Lanka’s cricket board is not going to change
all-rounder Dhananjaya de Silva who withdrew from a excursion of the West Indies
following the homicide of his father, officers mentioned on Friday.
Ranjan de Silva, a neighborhood baby-kisser, was once shot lifeless close to
Colombo past due on Thursday, hours ahead of the crew was once because of depart for the
three-match Check collection within the West Indies.
“There will probably be no alternative for Dhananjaya,” a
board legit mentioned. “As a substitute of a 17-member squad, we will be able to now have 16.”
Sri Lanka Cricket mentioned it’ll toughen the 26-year-old
Dhananjaya “at the moment of sorrow and grief”.
Police mentioned an investigation was once underway however no arrests had
Sri Lanka can even leave out opener Dimuth Karunaratne who
fractured a finger whilst batting within the nets this month as he ready for a
Revised Sri Lanka squad: Dinesh Chandimal (captain), Mahela Udawatte, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Janith Perera, Roshen Silva, Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella, Rangana Herath, Dilruwan Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Jeffrey Vandersay, Lahiru Gamage, Kasun Rajitha, Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Kumara, and Asitha Fernando.